It's been awhile...

Hi all! I am indeed alive and still pregnant. This past month was a rough one so I decided to take a break from blogging and focus on surviving. Thankfully I'm feeling much better now!

I'm due at the end of next month so I'm in the home stretch finally. We also found out that this little babe is a girl. I wanted it to be a surprise but I'm happy to know so we can attempt to come up with a name for this lamb. If it was up to Marianne her name would be Old Man Coyote (we've been reading this series by Thornton W. Burgess ) and Shane has suggested a variety of names involving superheros and poop or fart. I guess I shouldn't expect more from a 2 and 5 year old!

Although I was pretty frazzled and depressed over the last couple of months we did manage to do some fun things. The week before last we visited Griffith Observatory and Park. Neither Ruben or myself had ever been there. It was a fun day and I can't wait to go back when it's not the smoggiest day of the year. You could hardly see downtown, it was pretty yucky.

We went to the beach several times.

I  made lots of soup.

We went on a desert adventure with Nicky and family.

And we visited my sister.

I look forward to getting back to regular postings and hope all has been well on the other end of the screen.

♥ anne


  1. Hello dear lady! Good to hear you are doing well, and that your wee one is due so soon! I saw that photo of you firing the gun on flickr, so badass heh.

  2. You look like a girl, not like a mama of five m'dear, and I mean that in the most flattering way. You look gorgeous. I love these family photos the one of R and the kidlets at observatory is so sweet and dear. And yeah, that one of you firing a gun. Bad. Ass. LOVE YOU.

  3. Sorry to hear that you've been feeling down. I can imagine the pregnancy hormones are pretty intense. Hope you cheer up right quick. You look so dang cute pregnant! Congrats on having a girl!

  4. What a babe Anne! I'm talking about you! Happy to hear you are feeling heaps better, still getting out to the beach and hanging with your fams and extended fams (Nicky and co). A little baby girl.....sweet little blessings that they are. xo

  5. Oh, so sorry you've been having a rough time, but glad you are in better spirits now. As always, you look absolutely gorgeous. I'm amazed by how skinny your legs are when you're pregnant!

    1. Oh oh gosh! Thank you but the rest of me isn't skinny. I basically look like a hen, I just hide it well...sometimes :)

  6. I'm obsessed with the cardigan. so stunning. love! love!

  7. Hang in there. Soon you will have a sweet baby in your house. Take Care

  8. Still catching up and glad to see that you found the light at the end of the dark tunnel. I also feel the need to point out that those soups look delicious and those sweaters so inviting!


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