happily anne


a fresh start

Soooo I know it's like three weeks into the new year and I'm just now posting my goals...but let's just pretend not to notice that and hope I don't continue this trend of procrastination throughout the year. Whaddup 2018!

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Milo's Nursery

Ta da! Milo's nursery is finally 99.99% finished! (Yeah, I couldn't wait for the finishing touches to show you guys, I'm just waaaay too excited!) At long last the sweet baby room is done, with less than a week til my due date! We worked pretty hard on it and it's taken a little while to bring all my visions to life, but it was well worth it. I'm so in love with this room. It's definitely my new favorite place in the house. I actually go in there at least once a day and stare at everything. I'm legit the heart eyes emoji, just standing there, gazing at the adorable-ness.

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milk bath + stretch marks

Up until about a month and a half ago, I had no pregnancy related stretch marks. Then I noticed two teeny ones and before I knew it, there were dozens of them reaching up my ever growing belly. I'm no stranger to stretch marks by any means, but it was shocking to see them pop up in a time frame that felt like over night.

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coffee shop thoughts

So I decided to go have some "me time" the other day while Mack hung out with his dad & I thought I'd go get a cappuccino from a popular coffee shop in the area and just hang out. Since we've been so busy with the move for the past couple weeks, I haven't been able to keep up with some of the shows I watch and haven't had much time for blogging or myself and I thought it sounded great to get some good coffee, put in some headphones, and catch up on some stuff.

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diy boxwood topiary

So lately I've been really wanting one of those super cute topiaries I see everywhere. Y'know, the one with the single round greenery orb at the top, looks adorable sitting next to a tv or really anywhere. They also cost about a zillion dollars everywhere I look (okay, so maybe like $30 but still too much for my cheap butt). The other day while I was browsing around Hobby Lobby for the third time this week....I found this boxwood ball on sale for about $2.50. Boom. A thought occurred to me. Maybe there's a way to make a topiary myself?

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