If you’re new to hampersandhiccups.com, let me catch you up. I have a 17 month old Sweet Girl, and we just welcomed our new bundle of joy – Pipsqueak. You probably don’t want to do the math, so I’ll tell ya – that equates to me being pregnant for roughly 18 months out of the last 26. 69%! While both pregnancies were relatively uneventful and, dare I say, easy, they were still pregnancies! As I’m sure you’ve heard, no two pregnancies, births or babies are the same. I can agree with this and I’m going to share with you 7 of my pregnancy differences.
Hey all! This is an exciting post for me! I’m writing it at 36+1 which means I’m about 4 weeks from the estimated due date of our second baby, and officially in the final month of pregnancy! To say the time has flown by would be an understatement. There was so much I wanted to have done before #2 comes along, and it doesn’t seem like the To-Do list has gotten any shorter, even though I’ve been running around like a crazy person for the last 6 weeks. In my final month of pregnancy I’m dedicated to tackling the list and getting everything ready for our sweet new arrival.
The final month of pregnancy is fraught with apprehension, curiosity, excitement, and an overwhelming need to get shit done! Each day I’m hyper-aware of every little movement and feeling, wondering if it’s time. This excitement is immediately followed by slight panic when I realize I have virtually nothing ready for going to the hospital!
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So, instead of actually getting this stuff done, I’m writing about it – haha. I’m bringing you into my home for a glimpse at what my final month of pregnancy is looking like in hopes that you can find some motivation and comfort in your own final month of pregnancy.Continue Reading
I may have mentioned a few times (here, here, here, here, here, here) that I’m currently pregnant with our second little angel. If you signed up for my free 5 day email course, you’ll also know that my go-to nesting habit is to purge. And it’s seriously awesome.
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So, if you haven’t already guessed it, the way I made well over $600 from my pregnancy was by initiating a purge (or 3) and selling a lot of the excess! I don’t have an accurate total because it was money gathered over time (and I wasn’t yet in the blogging mindset), but I will outline what avenues we took to selling our things.
It’s here already! No, not my latest amazon parcel. Although that was pretty exciting, too. I’m talking about the final post of my September Christmas Series!! Wow did that month go by fast. Meaning, our new baby is due to arrive, like, any time. EEK! Okay, before I get sidetracked with onesies and little hats, let’s talk about Holiday Leftovers.
Yep, this week we’re talkin’ food. And oh. em. gee. let me tell ya, I had a helluva time staying on task when I was doing this round up. Do you know how freakin’ awesome food bloggers are at photography?! Seriously. If the recipe is good, there’s no need to torture us with the tantalizing pictures. Not to mention the drool on my laptop. Oops.
Lucky for you, I’m sharing all those photos here! Don’t worry, I won’t judge if your tongue hangs out the whole time and your phone screen ends up soaking wet.Continue Reading