So, I’ve been slacking a bit on the blog lately. Mike and I took off this past week for a much needed getaway at the beach! We headed to Blue Mountain Beach, FL – near where we got married – for 5 fabulous days with my family. We then drove to Tampa on Thursday to spend the rest of the weekend with my best friends from college. The four of us are only able to get together about once a year these days, so we really cherish these fun weekends. We had such a wonderful week, and I’m sad that it’s already come to an end. Because we left a day before I hit 24 weeks, I decided to just combine these past two weeks into one blog post.
How far along: 25 weeks and the size of a head of cauliflower – about 14 inches long and 1.5-2.2 pounds.
How far along: 24 weeks (23 weeks, 6 days) and the size of a canteloupe – more than 12 inches long and just over a pound.
Maternity clothes: I finally wondered into Motherhood Maternity the week before our vacation, and I added a few new pieces to the wardrobe – mostly work attire.
Belly button in or out: Looking pretty flat these days.
Sleep: I made the decision to load up my Snoogle in the car for our road trip since we would be gone for over a week, and I’m so glad I did! I’ve become pretty dependent on that thing as my belly continues to expand.
Best moment this week: So hard to choose after such an amazing week. Sitting on my favorite beach is really hard to beat, but spending quality time with my family and closest friends is the best!
Miss anything: Sitting on a beach with a good
beer book in hand. 😉
Movement: Baby Mully was quite content at the beach – she barely moved all week! I’m convinced it’s because she is definitely related to me, and the beach completely calms her. She was on vacation mode, too! She has been a little more active today, so she was probably kicking and screaming about heading back home along with her parents…
Cravings: The usual suspects… cantaloupe, watermelon, ice cream.
Baby Purchases/Gifts: We have racked up these past two weeks! My sweet aunt brought the most adorable beach rompers and hat for baby girl to wear during our next annual beach trip, and they are too precious for words. My friends also gifted us with a couple of sweet goodies this past weekend – a hooded towel and a personalized diaper caddy liner. We bought a couple of small items including a precious pink Rosemary Beach onesie, a tiny Mike Mulligan and the Steam Shovel t-shirt (can’t believe we found that!), and a baby book. I ordered a rug for the nursery, too, and can’t wait to start decorating in there once we get a couple of other house projects taken care of.
Looking forward to: My next dr appointment tomorrow!
Here are a few pictures from our vacation – Enjoy!
Shug & Shug soaking up the sun
Baby’s first trip to the spot where her parents tied the knot 4 years ago
Best friends for 13 years – Katie, Kristina, Christy, Ceilidhl