Nesting? Always.

I’ve been nesting my whole life. Don’t believe me? This is three-year-old Angie organizing the kitchen cupboards… because I thought it was fun. (Still do today.) So am I nesting? I’ll never know. Because nothing’s changed. Ps. I’ll be full term in two days. Two days! I can’t help but wonder if baby Annistyn will…

Feeding my freezer.

Today I’m crossing another baby to-do item off the list. My freezer is stocked FULL with 16 meals. We’re even trying some new recipes, like chicken and spinach pasta bake, baked penne with chicken and sun-dried tomatoes and shepherd’s pie. (And, since gestational diabetes disappears with delivery, I’ll have the freedom to eat these carby…

It’s all going to be okay.

My preference is to blog about the happy things in life. I generally stay away from the negative. But life’s always about ups and downs–even during this super happy time of waiting for our baby girl’s arrival. Two not-so-happy things happened in the past couple of weeks: Our daycare doesn’t have space for her until…

Forget about the weeds.

Even with the fatigue that accompanies my growing midsection, keeping my home clean is still at the top of my to-do list. Cleaning is something I naturally enjoy, and I go a little crazy if my house is out of order. (Plus, I have a wonderful hubby who cares and helps to keep casa Laxdal…

Joys of pregnancy slumber.

There’s a new man in my life. Meet Roberto: Well, at least that’s what my husband calls him. Roberto is my new, curvy maternity body pillow. And he is currently making my slumber so much more enjoyable. I’m naturally a back sleeper. Think coffin-like: flat on my back, hands folded at chest, sleeping through absolutely…