Thursday, October 11, 2012

Life this Week

What's new in my world....let's see: 
I sewed my very item Monday night with my mother-in-law 
unless you count the pillow I sewed in 8th grade Home Ec & barely passed
We have some extra fabric I just love extra pillows for baby girl 
She likes it too.
I must say I am DYING to share with you all that we've been working on,
but I want to do a big dramatic reveal
[maybe even in a video!?]
and show off our nursery when it's all complete.
Tuesday I attempted my best to look like a hot prego wifey,
as it was the love of my life's birthday!!
He worked all day, but I ran him up lunch and then got busy in the kitchen.
Black maternity shirt: Borrowed from a friend, I think it's Kohls though.
Jeans: Motherhood
Scarf: a boutique in LA
Belt: Target
Bracelet: Things Remembered
I showered the love of my life with my cooking skillz
His Gifts:
He bought himself faster internet accessories {to play Madden better}
and a stool to sit one whilst playing Madden.
I gave him a few shirts from Express
and we have tickets to a comedy show featuring Eddie Griffin in a few weeks!
**Candy coating melted in the microwave,
then dip strawberries & set on wax paper or non-stick foil.
I then added a few drops of mint extract to the chocolate & finished it off with some pretzels.
I die.
Cream cheese sugar cookies...
I did frost them, don't worry!!
I took a few shots of the sweet treats,
but once I started my lobster risotto and beef tenderloin with mushroom Merlot sauce,
I stopped taking photos and just concentrated on the cooking.
It had been awhile since I made a baller-ass meal like that
and I must say I was quite proud of how delicious it turned out!
Sorry I could not share with all of you.
I am also sorry that I don't have comfortable shoes, as my feet are still killin me!!
Joe wanted a low key birthday, since he hasn't had a day off in 9 days,
so I tried to give him just that with a restaurant quality meal.
I am not sure who enjoys the cookies more, him, me, or baby!! 
Wednesday I had a Living Social voucher that needed to be used up ASAP,
so I got all dressed up for lunch with my step-mom Tricia.
Maternity top: Kohls 
Jeans: Motherhood Maternity--by far the comfiest pants yet!
{and they have a cute design on the bum}
Shoes: Marshalls
Scarf: Marshalls
Bangle: Premier Jewelry
Leather wrap bracelet: Stella & Dot
Watch: MK
Necklace: Premier
Earrings: F21
I had been wanting to try The Melting Pot for awhile,
and Trish really wanted to go back to one.
It was fun!
You start with a Cheese Fondue:
We chose the traditional Swiss.
 We got a salad in between...
Then our main course.
 And the best part:
We went with the Ying/Yang.
While I wouldn't go back all the time,
[it's pricy, rich and very filling]
I would recommend it for the tasting experience.
 I was surprised how long we were there for!! 
Two + hours
It'd be fun to have a big group of people and try a bunch of flavors.
 We then walked the mall
maybe bought a few more precious baby girl clothes
and called it a day after a few errands.
I then went over to my in-laws to finish up the bumper pads,
or rather my mother-in-law finished and I sat and talked. 
I am so appreciative of all the hard work she's done!!
It's beautiful.
Happy Thursday pretties!!!


  1. Cute pilow and cute outfits! I hope I look that cute when I'm prego one day! And you're so lucky to have such a great relationship with your MIL. Mine not so much.. I really wish it were better!

  2. Cute outfits as always! I cannot wait to see the big reveal of the nursery. You should so do it in vlog-style.

    And is your iPhone case VS Pink?! So cute!

  3. You always look so damn cute!! Ah! Great job on the pillow!! And all those treats! I am coming over for my next birthday!! Lucky man.

  4. The Melting Pot is sooooooo good, but yes, something I couldn't go to all the time. It would be a great place for a special occasion! Your treats for your hubby looked so delicious! I'm sure he loved your birthday surprises! :)

  5. Yum! Those chocolate covered strawberries look delicious. I never thought about adding mint to the chocolate, but it sounds good.

  6. I've only been to The Melting Pot once and it was delicious! YUMMMM!! You look so cute, little momma!

  7. I've always wanted to go to the melting pot, how awful is it that we've never been?! :( You are looking amazing as always girlie!

  8. You look so good! Baby girl is one lucky babe, the pattern of the pillow is so sweet :) Have a great day!

    xoxo andrea

  9. That pillow is so pretty! It's going to look perfect in the nursery, I am sure! :) As usual, you are looking absolutely gorgeous and your outfits are super gorg, as well! That meal you cooked for your husband sounds amazing!!! Eeeeesh! My mouth is watering, and I even ate a Chipotle burrito tonight!

  10. Love that you are sewing! Did you and Trish plan to match? All that cheese and chocolate looks so yumm!!! I am super impressed with your man's bday dinner! I have tried risotto a few times and it is hard!


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