July 2

Morning Walk

We decided to take advantage of the beautiful weather this morning and go for a long walk in the woods. As you can see I’m still carrying Baby Cotsford in my belly. The walk felt good though by the end I was hot, hungry, and having to pee.

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June 27

Little Miss Carr arrives!

Yesterday morning my cousin Alison gave birth to a precious baby girl. Miss Lillian Nordstrom Carr arrived in perfect health weighing in at 6 lbs 10 oz and measuring 19 inches. Michael and I were blessed to meet her just hours after she was born.

June 18

A little Swiss touch

For the baby’s room we decided to go with a Swiss theme. When Michael took me to Switzerland a couple of years ago I thought I had died and gone to heaven. Not only is it a beautiful country, but there is chocolate and cheese everywhere you turn! So I knew without a second thought what theme I wanted to have in the nursery.  As a gift, my parents hired the same local artist, Marcia Anuszczyk, who painted an African safari theme in Caroline’s room, to paint a Swiss mural. I have to say she did an amazing job!

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June 18

Relaxing with Daddy

Today was what I would call an ideal Saturday. Michael, Grammy, and Caroline went out this morning and left me at home to relax in the peace and quiet. It felt so good to just sit and relax in our sun room. With the wind blowing and the birds singing their songs, it was a perfect couple of hours.

Then later in the afternoon, after Michael finished up all the things on my to-do list, he and Caroline then enjoyed a few moments of relaxation. I think we’re all resting up as much as we can knowing (and hoping) that baby Cotsford will soon arrive to add new excitement to our lives!

June 18

Grammy is here!

Grammy arrived a few days ago and we’re all super excited to have her here for the next couple of weeks. I know that I’m personally relieved! Already I’ve been able to rest a bit more as Grammy and Caroline play together. Last night Michael and I enjoyed some alone time at the movies and then today Grammy made us a delicious dinner.


Category: Family, Grammy Time
June 13

Moving the shed

In between making sure Caroline and I are well taken care of, Michael has been busy trying to get as much done as possible around the house and in the yard. I give him a load of credit for completing the massive to-do list I handed to him a few weeks ago. You know, the “list” of everything I wanted done before the baby arrives. Now that he’s off the hook, he’s been focused on tidying up the yard. A couple weekends ago he managed to move one of our sheds. I have to say I was pretty impressed. One minute I look out the window and see the shed, the next minute it’s gone!

The paving stones was where the shed use to be

Category: House