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11.18
2011

35 weeks!

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Dress: Rik Rak Studio giveaway winning of a Jules Mae Dress | Tights: Forever 21 | Boots: Old Navy | Wrap Watch: Oh, Hello Friend yellow week

It’s been quite the busy week this week.  My parents came into town throughout the middle of it because they wanted to see me in my big belly glory.  It was so great to hang out with them and just see them one last time before we have our baby.  The next time we see them, our baby boy should be born or at least around the week of him being born (near Christmas time)!  They will be coming to help us out with the first month of baby care, we’re so blessed!

And our plans for this weekend?  Lunch with some friends at a new to us restaurant and hitting up the H&M and Savers that both just opened up on our city on Thursday, SO PUMPED!  But first… a bump update, or as Marvin calls it, a Bumpdate.  ;)

Bump update: 35 weeks

- Went to a Baby Care Basics class this week, learned a lot (how to change diapers, swaddle, bath baby)

- Had my last biweekly doctor’s appt and now we are on to weekly appts, wow!

- Getting more and more stretch marks… not fun!

- Officially can’t wear my wedding rings, so instead wear my Pear and Peacock ring on ring finger.

- Back to craving coconut water – it’s SO good.

46 Comments ( Reply )

  1. Chrissy
    Nov 18, 2011 @ 2:12 pm

    You look amazing! Can’t wait to see your sweet baby boy! Happy weekend – we’ll be hitting H&M tomorrow as well! Hugs xxx

  2. Kaylin
    Nov 18, 2011 @ 2:15 pm

    You’re getting so close! Don’t ya hate the stretch marks? I’ve been religious about cocoa butter at least twice a day since my tummy started to get big and would ya know it the one day I forget, bam up pops a stretch mark right next to my belly button ;( We’re now up to three times a day with the cocoa butter and its almost gone!
    I am in love with that dress its sooo cute! Sorry for the novel of a comment, I thing I’ve spent too much time on bed rest.

  3. melissa blake
    Nov 18, 2011 @ 2:19 pm

    Sandy! You’re glowing!!! Such lovely photos. Do you know if you’re having a boy or a girl?

  4. kelly
    Nov 18, 2011 @ 2:26 pm

    You look great! I love that green dress – perfect for the holidays!

  5. Krysten
    Nov 18, 2011 @ 2:32 pm

    I LOVE that dress on you, it’s so cute! Hope you have a wonderful weekend Sandy!

  6. bethani
    Nov 18, 2011 @ 2:45 pm

    how exciting! you are getting so close!! & the fact he’s a christmas baby? even better!

    and i really love that dress! :)

  7. ilene
    Nov 18, 2011 @ 3:09 pm

    you look daaaaarling, sandy! love the dress – esp that big ole bow. the photos are excellent too with that awesome background.

    love you!

  8. Kellie
    Nov 18, 2011 @ 3:12 pm

    You look so beautiful! Love that green. I hope you have an easy few weeks ahead!

  9. Collette Osuna
    Nov 18, 2011 @ 3:33 pm

    You look soooooo cute inthis green plaid dress hunnie!!! I cant wait til you show us this little snuggly bundle of joy:)

    Happy weekend!
    A Funky Little Fashion Blog

  10. Nani
    Nov 18, 2011 @ 3:51 pm

    you look adorable! rock that baby bump!

  11. rikrak
    Nov 18, 2011 @ 3:59 pm

    oh i LOVE this!
    you are sooooo beautiful. always, sweetie.

    but this is especially gorgeous: you and your cherished wee one in there. love it!

    and you are ROCKIN’ that fabulous dress! thanks for the shout-out!

    have a great weekend, wonderful one!
    cheers
    k. @ rikrak

  12. Christen
    Nov 18, 2011 @ 4:11 pm

    ohhh, adorable! you look so pretty :D

  13. Jacky {The Sweetest Petunia}
    Nov 18, 2011 @ 4:17 pm

    Oh, that dress! Love it! You look gorgeous, Sandy. :)

  14. AmandaRunsNY
    Nov 18, 2011 @ 5:31 pm

    You look so cute! I love the dress! I heard cocoa butter helps with stretch marks and if that doesn’t work, you can use Retin-A after birth (I used it in HS very successfully when my boobies grew overnight!).

  15. katrina
    Nov 18, 2011 @ 5:50 pm

    You look so cute in this dress and the bow sits so perfectly over your bump. I can’t believe how close you are and you’re still going shopping this weekend!! How do you have so much energy?

  16. Tintin
    Nov 18, 2011 @ 6:00 pm

    Almost there sandy!! Love your dress in this post, the color contrasts so nicely against the autumn leaves!! :)

  17. roseandruby
    Nov 18, 2011 @ 6:01 pm

    wow. you look amazing almost there!!!! xox

  18. Kendra
    Nov 18, 2011 @ 6:18 pm

    I just came across your blog. You look beautiful! Hang in there, the last few weeks seem to just creep slowly by!

  19. Georgianna
    Nov 18, 2011 @ 6:57 pm

    That middle photo of you is absolutely gorgeous!! xo – g

  20. Amanda
    Nov 18, 2011 @ 8:51 pm

    oh my goodness…gorgeous dress on you..and I love how the bow oh so perfectly sits on top of your baby bump!

    <3Amanda
    feast.fashion.faves

  21. Ashley
    Nov 18, 2011 @ 9:54 pm

    Such a cute dress – love it!

  22. steph
    Nov 18, 2011 @ 10:05 pm

    “bumpdate” — nice, Marvin! I like it!

    I like the green dress on you!!

  23. Tara
    Nov 19, 2011 @ 1:52 am

    You look amazing! This dress looks so cute on you!
    Mix and Match Fashion

  24. Courtney
    Nov 19, 2011 @ 6:19 am

    I am not so sure how I feel about reliving my pregnancy! Haha! Just kidding. I just can’t believe how GREAT you look through out it all. I guess blogging helps. When I was in my last month or so I took the month off school and just stayed home in my maternity leggings the entire time! Haha! They saved my life. Even the mat jeans didn’t fit me anymore… Are you going to show pictures of the baby? I’ve been frightened to do that. Just paranoid about creepy people. I watch too much Criminal Minds I guess!

    Courtney
    I Can Be Many Things

  25. Sam
    Nov 19, 2011 @ 6:33 am

    I remember that time, so exciting. Make sure you keep a few towels and a trash bag in your car until the baby comes in cases your water breaks while you are out… like mine did at TGI Fridays!!! :)

  26. Imogen
    Nov 19, 2011 @ 7:17 am

    Thanks for visiting my blog, I’m very pleased that I have found yours now. I adore your dress. The colour is lovely and I like the print. Good luck with everything. It must be an exciting time for you.

  27. ElleSee
    Nov 19, 2011 @ 11:05 am

    You are sooo cute! I couldn’t even get my feet in shoes at this point :)

  28. Sherry
    Nov 19, 2011 @ 11:50 am

    Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving sweet comments! I’ve loved all of your pregnancy outfit posts! This one is my favorite I think!

  29. Jas
    Nov 19, 2011 @ 2:22 pm

    you’re a HOT mama! :) can’t believe you’re almost there! :) have a good wknd!

    jasmine

  30. Dancing Branflake
    Nov 19, 2011 @ 5:00 pm

    Cute! Love that bump in that dress. So close!

  31. Kelley
    Nov 19, 2011 @ 8:37 pm

    How beautiful are you?! Seriously, I love that dress, and the bow just makes your lovely lovely belly look even more cute :)

  32. jacqueline
    Nov 20, 2011 @ 3:15 am

    Dearest sweet sandy, so happy to know your parents are in town and you are having a wonderful time! I love your gorgeous photos! You look sooo beautiful and your outfit goes so well with the background! Have a lovely merry happy sunday and love to you!

  33. Dora
    Nov 20, 2011 @ 9:54 am

    The dress you are wearing is so cute :) The color looks great on you. I can’t wait to hear about the goodies you found at H&m

    P.S. I’d love it if you checked out my new giveaway http://adropofindigo.blogspot.com/

  34. isabel
    Nov 20, 2011 @ 4:01 pm

    you look beautiful!

  35. Shea
    Nov 20, 2011 @ 6:29 pm

    You look adorable in that green dress–what a great color on you! I’m jealous you hit up H&M this weekend–I didn’t have a chance, but i hope to soon!!

  36. Melissa
    Nov 20, 2011 @ 8:29 pm

    This is my favorite maternity look yet!
    Keep your clothes so I can take them off your heads in the [very way] future ;)

  37. alli
    Nov 20, 2011 @ 8:36 pm

    Aw, I love the ‘Bumpdate’! This is the most adorable outfit with the pretty green sash! Glad everything is going well : )

  38. Amanda (Toaster4JC)
    Nov 20, 2011 @ 9:20 pm

    my goodness you look so gorgeous!!! I can’t wait to “meet” your little one too! YAY so close!!!

  39. Ashley
    Nov 20, 2011 @ 9:26 pm

    Dont you look cute!,, almost there!

  40. Diana Smith
    Nov 21, 2011 @ 12:51 am

    How wonderful that you will have your parents here to help out with the baby! You look fabulous!

  41. honeymyheart
    Nov 21, 2011 @ 1:57 am

    you are getting so close! love the outfit :)

  42. Sarah
    Nov 21, 2011 @ 8:51 am

    Glad things are going so well! (minus the stretch marks) And YAY for H&M!! :)

  43. Heather G.
    Nov 21, 2011 @ 12:56 pm

    You look fabulous!!

    (Stretch marks suck – sorry, friend!)

  44. Elisse
    Nov 21, 2011 @ 9:16 pm

    This is such a cute outfit, Sandy – you continue to glow in motherhood – and you’re almost to full term!!

    Have a happy Thanksgiving!

  45. Page@It'sMarvelous
    Nov 21, 2011 @ 9:21 pm

    Look how stylish and cute you are! The last month was the hardest for me, so I’ve definitely been saying a little prayer for you when I read your blog in the middle of the night :) You’re so close!

  46. sooki
    Nov 27, 2011 @ 9:56 am

    i am loving all of your preggo outfits! the green against the autumn colors if fantastic!

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