Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Catch Up Post: Christmas, Winter, Snow, Birthday, and Baby Update

 It's been 3 months since I've blogged. A lot has happened. I debated about updating all of our Christmas pics, talking about how great it was and updating everyone on how our winter was.  To be honest, I can't make myself go there... all the way.  Here are some snippets and pics to sum it all up.  That's what everyone wants to see anyway, right? photos!

We had the Cobb Family Christmas at our house this year. 
 It was great to have Mimi and Mamaw here all the way from Oklahoma City. 
 After Christmas morning at our house, we headed to Arkansas for some good 'ol Allen Family Christmastime.  It was filled with tradition, yummy food and lots of laughter. I set up the tripod and we took some family pics.  Here we all are!
 Caroline and Zoe are at the age where they play wonderfully together, most of the time. They were such buddy-buddies this trip!
 My love, me, and the bump.
 The kids and I made our first "homemade" gingerbread house.  We were snowed in for several days and didn't have a kit, so I just used what we had (mostly leftover Halloween candy) and they had a ball! I think we started our own tradition. 
 We got LOTS AND LOTS of snow this winter. In fact, as I type this we are having a "snow day".  The kids have used all their snow days for this calendar year. I'm not sure what they do to start making them up now. I guess we will see won't we?!

Caroline turned 5 in February.  I am still in disbelief! We only had a family party this year. My parents came over for the party, and so did cousins Indie, Kinzi, Zoe and Ezra! We had so much fun!  She wanted a Hello Kitty party, so that's what she got.

I had two amazing showers.  One in Edmond, and one here in Tulsa.  God has gone above and beyond to provide for this baby.  We feel overwhelmed and so loved!

My mom came over for the Tulsa shower and I snapped this of her and the kiddos before she left.  She will be back when the baby arrives.

okay, here come the belly pics.  Part of the reason I decided to post today was because I was worried that one day this baby girl would get on this blog and find no updates of when I was pregnant with her, like I did Caroline.  Here are the catch-up belly pics.  (feel free to skip over them)

31 weeks
 32 weeks

This was taken yesterday, one month till my C-section. 

Baby Update:

35 weeks, 1 day pregnant
29 days to go until my Scheduled C-section on April 3rd.
Baby Girl is measuring 3 weeks ahead of time. Yes, 3 weeks big. Ooops
Weight gained till now, only 3 lbs.
Gestational diabetes diet and exercise program going great!
Feeling good, except I'm having intense lower back pain. 
Spending every available second with my big kids, enjoying them.
We are in full "get ready for baby" mode around here!
Getting excited!  We cannot wait to meet her!
Still haven't decided 100% on a name yet.

That pretty much catches me up around here. I'll do my best to update as we get closer to baby--  especially now that I don't have the dreaded catch-up post to do. Ha! 


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