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Monday
Nov252013

week 21 ::: spaghetti squash

The bump may be noticeabe now! My little spaghetti squash (haha). And prenatal yoga is ahhhh-mazing. Not much else to report, other than I should definitely get to prepping on things like—the nursery. Long weekend ahead = perfect time to start. Enjoy your short work week!

Monday
Nov182013

week 20 ::: mango

Halfway whaaaa??!!!! Apparently I have been pregnant for 5 months...and hardly realized it. How can this be?! And those little movements I thought I was feeling, oh they are very much unmistakable. This little sprout feels like a gymnast in my lower belly. Starting to get excited that this is real!

How was your weekend? Mine was pretty mild. Though my husband did break his nose Saturday during flag football. That thing called insurance, it came in super handy. Now looking forward to a mild week as well. Wishing you a great one!

Wednesday
Nov132013

an urban {rustic fall} wedding

Just a few short days ago was the anniversary of two wonderful people. Their wedding was such a blast, and I'm so excited to share a few snapshots of their day.

One way I love to style a wedding is to offer brides-to-be a "decor plan" and inspiration that I art direct, but they find the labor to implement. This was one such wedding.

The vision of the bride was to have an urban fall theme, with a touch of rustic. Rustic that does not include a hint of country—no burlap or mason jars allowed. Fair enough.

Using strands of wheat, scattered throughout the flowers & reception, we brought in both the season and rural texture. To compliment the wheat, we also had a number of corn husk flowers in the reception decor.

One highlight of the event was the entrance of the bride, who appeared with an acoustic performance of the song by The Lumineers. It was such a surprise and so touching!

Breakfast was a major part in the courtship of the couple, so for reception fare they had a wide range of breakfast for dinner. Including a pancake station where the guests had to catch their pancakes mid air.

In place of mason jars, we used painted tin cans in various shades of copper and gray. And for favors, an eclectic collection of coffee mugs. So fun!

And that gives you a glimpse into this lovely autumn event!

Happy Anniversary, Friends! It was truly wonderful to play a part in your special day.

Photography by: Feels Like Today Photography // Blog // Facebook
Styling & Flowers by: Amanda O'Rourke

Monday
Nov112013

week 19 ::: pomegranate

The weekly photos continue! Feeling a bit more this week like things are becoming noticeable. And maybe, just maybe, I can feel little movements. Or perhaps I'm only feeling indigestion.

I hope you had a great weekend! I've got a lovely wedding post in the works, hoping to share soon!

Monday
Nov042013

week 18 ::: onion

Anyone else loving the crisp fall weather? This week I had to get some of those lovely autumn colors in my weekly pregnancy photos. The bump is still not very noticable—to anyone other than my wardobe waistline.

Monday
Oct282013

week 17 ::: turnip

It is shocking to me that in a few short weeks I'll be halfway to meeting MY baby. A baby that is half me & half my husband. HOW is this possible?! And I do very much need to start tackling the before babe to do list.

Is everyone else super busy this time of year? Last week I worked on an amazing photoshoot, and this week I'll be decorating for a big gala event. Lots of fun in the works! (You can always follow my weekly adventures via my instagram)

Have a fantastic week, everyone!

Monday
Oct212013

week 16 ::: apple

A fine fall fruit for this week. I'll confess that I've already purchased a few maternity outfits. It sure didn't take long for me to feel incredibly uncomfortable in my current waistband. Ah well!

Monday
Oct142013

week 15 ::: avocado

The pounds should start coming fast nowadays. And I'm visiting my newborn niece & nephew so the baby anticipation/excitement is also on the rise. Enjoy your week while I enjoy twin snuggles!

Monday
Oct072013

week 14 ::: lemon

A week ago I denied there was a bump and said it looks like I've just eaten a large burrito. But a few days ago I embraced that I may be showing (though I admit it looks super obvious in pic 1).

Bye bye pencil skirt, you were fun for all of 10 min. Perhaps we'll meet again years from now.

Happy Monday to you—hoping you have an amazing week! 

Thursday
Oct032013

first trimester ::: fruit of the womb

Obviously there are many adorable ways to document a pregnancy. Deciding which I wanted to do was a challenge, but I loved everything about this approach. The "fruit of the womb" concept has been done before, most beautifully by Carolee Beckham. I love the agrarian aspect, but also the very tangible representation of the miracle that is taking place inside my body. Still can't believe it.

So each Monday I hope to update my pregnancy journal with a little photoshoot. And I also plan to post a few other non-baby related posts in between as well.