Pregnancy is Amazing But Ultrasounds are 40% Excitement, 60% “I Can’t Breathe”

Ultrasounds: 40% excitement, 60% “Excuse me ma’am but I need you to be telling me my baby looks okay.”

At our 18-week anatomy scan we learned that baby Sellers would be a little man and while learning this news was so exciting, it was followed by a solid 15 minutes of me not breathing. I had no idea how nerve-wracking ultrasounds could be. All the excitement leading up to our anatomy scan and knowing we would learn the gender of our baby made me forget that during this appointment they were going to be making sure he had all his limbs, heart chambers, and other vital organs.

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What I Did When My Husband Lost His Mom

On Sunday, November 12th, 2017, my mother-in-law left this world to join my father-in-law in Heaven. I never had the pleasure of knowing my father-in-law, but the years I had with my mother-in-law are something I will never take for granted. She was kind-hearted, incredibly generous, absolutely hilarious, and such an amazing cook. She loved my husband more than anything and she would have been the greatest Nana. Aside from the obvious, the fact that neither of my husbands’ parents will meet his son causes my husband crippling heartache.

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The 11 Phases of Shopping at TJ Maxx

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and welcome to Blondemas 2017!


Yes, I know “Blondemas” is not a thing, “Blogmas” is a thing, and yes I know, “Casey, December has begun, it is here already!” But you know…I’m gonna call it Blondemas and I’m gonna start it right this very day. Get ready for a new blog every. single. day. for the rest of December. Today we dive into a topic that I find personally to be a national crisis.

Raise your hand if you have ever been personally victimized by TJ Maxx.

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Pregnancy is amazing but the beginning is a little boring!

Pregnancy is amazing but I didn’t realize how long everything takes to happen!

Welcome to the first post in my new series “Pregnancy is amazing but ___”

I thought it would be fun to start a series documenting things I’m learning and experiencing throughout my pregnancy. Today I want to talk about some things I didn’t realize prior to getting pregnant and that is simply that the first half of pregnancy is a little…well…boring!

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