August 2014

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welcome, baby

welcome, baby

Baby Evelyn was born almost two weeks ago on August 7, which just so happened to be our fourth wedding anniversary. We are overjoyed with her, and also completely overwhelmed.  It is so true that you can read everything you can possibly get your hands on about parenting and you will still be completely unprepared. … more

cinnamon streusel muffins

cinnamon streusel muffins

I’m still here, just baking away and trying to be patient.  Really I’m not even 40 weeks yet, so I have no right to be impatient; but we are ready for the baby to be here, and I am beyond ready to not be pregnant anymore.  I know a lot of women love being pregnant/miss … more

peanut butter oatmeal chocolate chip cookies

peanut butter oatmeal chocolate chip cookies

So it is August.  Which means we are officially having a baby this month.  At this point I mostly feel like we are just in waiting mode, and I almost don’t know what to do with myself.  Work has been kind of winding down for me as I’ve prepared to be gone for awhile and … more