• Baby and Parenthood

    Baby Files: 2-1/2 months

    This little munchkin isn’t so little any more. He’s 2-1/2 months old, 15 pounds (or more), 25 inches long, and about as big as some of the 6 month old babies at church. His rolls, you guys! People constantly ask what I feed him. I answer “cake, every day.” Strangers assume automatically that he’s a girl, when they can’t see his obviously boy-clothes at the store. One woman, after I corrected her, exclaimed “He’s beautiful enough to be a girl! Look at those eyes!” And when he gave her the above look, she said “Oh no, he’s going to cry!” and I wanted to reassure her that no, that’s just…

  • Baby and Parenthood

    Ladykiller (And the winner of the flower clip giveaway)

    It is inevitable: when mama wears lipstick, baby gets kissy marks. And it makes for a pretty good photo op. Oh, this baby. He just gets cuter and cuter, I tell ya! The winner of the flower pin giveaway is: Timea! Congratulations, lucky girl! Shoot me an email — marabird (at) eccentricowl (dot) com — with your mailing address and it’ll be sent right to you! Happy Wednesday! bloglovin | chictopia | facebook | twitter | pinterest | Instagram | Fiction Press  

  • Baby and Parenthood


    This is how much Asa cared about the Super Bowl, even with his home team playing. 😉 Happy Tuesday! bloglovin | chictopia | facebook | twitter | pinterest | Instagram | Fiction Press  

  • Fashion,  Pregnancy


    It’s one of those days. Where the weather is cold, and there are pumpkin-chocolate-chip-oatmeal cookies and chai tea to be had, and all I really want to do is curl up under a warm blanket and watch a period movie. That might also be influenced by the fact that I almost gave up on getting dressed this morning out of pure frustration; I’ve been wanting simple, easy outfits that still look put-together,  but anything I might have worn pre-pregnancy doesn’t fit right now, and I tried on five or six different outfits before I came to this. It’s not a groundbreaking, style-forward, or even interesting outfit, but hey. I’m dressed,…