Judah's Birth Story

Judah's Birth Story

You were due on August 22nd, 2016 but you arrived on Wednesday, August 31st. I'm convinced you would have stayed in there for at least another week or two if I wasn't induced. Your dad and I arrived at the hospital shortly before 9:00am on Tuesday, August 30th for my scheduled induction. The labor and delivery unit was busy on this day and we almost got bumped. But, thankfully, we were able to get into a room and start your birthday party.

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Turning 30, Chicago, and some exciting news!

Turning 30, Chicago, and some exciting news!

I'm thirty... thirty years old... and I can kick, stretch, aaaand kick! I'm thirty! (yes, this reference has been modified for my current age but I love it so I'm using it... cyber high fives to anyone who is not in my immediate family and can name the reference... comment below!)

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Fall Datin'

Fall Datin'

Since Fall is my favorite season, it is a must that we have a Fall date every year. I love pumpkin patches, hay rides, corn mazes, donuts, (hard) cider, and the vivid colors all around! This year we literally had one day of October where we could actually make it happen and it happened to land on the Saturday following a senior high lock-in, the day of the MSU vs. UofM game, and it was really, really cold (it even snowed for a moment in the morning). We still went and had a great time, but the Fall festivities portion was pretty short due to the temperature and extreme exhaustion - especially for Anthony who ran the lock-in the entire evening (I left around 2 in the morning). 

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