All posts in: Etc

27 Sep 2018

I Believe Christine.

I have drafts of posts I’m working on about my famous chocolate chip bread pudding recipe and my trip to Alaska a few months ago and how once again I hate owning a house because my beloved air conditioner leaked into the walls and I have to replace it but none of that shit is…

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20 Sep 2018

She’s Baaackkkkkkkkk

Oh, hey there! I have been wanting to return to the ole blog for months but it just seemed so DAUNTING. Would people still read? Did people still care? And then I posted about how I was thinking about it on Instagram and got many lovely responses which fed my ego and made me feel…

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23 Mar 2017

NO SHOPPING MARCH: An Update, With Many Complaints

The end of NO SHOPPING MARCH is in sight but let me tell you friends, it has not been easy.  Every time I do this I am actually legitimately incredulous when I realize how difficult it is to not shop. At least once a week, I run to Target on my lunch break to pick…

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  • A little late but worth the wait... Morgan is A ONE YEAR OLD MAN! He loves pressing buttons, eating hamburgers, and climbing the stairs (lord help me), and hates drinking bottles. He has 7 teeth and a full head of blonde hair. Everywhere we go people say “There’s the happy baby!” He has brought us so much joy this past year - I can’t believe our potato is ONE! (Also, I am never buying a balloon ever again.) #iloveyoumorg
  • Matchy matchy with my tiny boyfriend 💚
  • Happy Hanukkah from all the Raffs, latke-eating baby and grumpy piglet dog included! 💙
  • The best day celebrating the best boy. Thank you to everyone who called, texted, sent love, and celebrated with us ❤️ My baby is ONE!
  • A year and a half of trying. 
A lot of needles. 
A lot of meds. 
1 IUI that worked on the very first try. 
38 weeks of excitement and anxiety and straight up terror. 
36 hours of labor. 
1 hour, 1 minute of pushing. 
7 pounds, 5 ounces. 
19 inches. 
1 week in the NICU. 
2 of the chubbiest cheeks ever. 
Approximately 150 cans of formula. 
Approximately 150 packages of baby puffs. 
5 trips to New York. 
I trip to Arizona.
12 flights. 
2 train rides to San Diego. 
5 car seats (don’t ask.)
Three Mommy & Me groups (2 great, 1 mehhhhh.)
6 sippy cups til we found the right one. 
12 hours of sleep (most nights! Thank you my darling child.)
7 teeth. 
One million diapers. 
One million kisses. 
One million snuggles. 
365 days. 
Immeasurable love. 
Happy 1st birthday to Morgan Reese, the most amazing, delicious, sweetest little boy. Of all the babies in the entire world, I am so lucky you are mine!
  • Gives a new meaning to “pumpkin rolls.” 🧡🎃
  • Goose, why do you look so happy? We are about to leave NY!
  • I would just like to say I am very thankful for my sweet piglet angel Truffle bc LOOK AT THAT FACE!

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