New Years Resolutions and Words of the Year can be very powerful if done properly. We’re sharing our resolutions so you can be part of our journey and use our goals as inspiration for your own!

Our New Year’s Resolutions & Word of the Year

Sam’s Resolutions Confession time: I never believed in New Year’s Resolutions. I mean, if you want to change, why not just change? Why wait until an arbitrarily assigned date? And most people don’t stick with their resolutions – there are all those jokes about people…

16 Baby Shower Themes and Ideas

It’s getting real around here, folks. Only 3 months left to go until my daughter becomes a mom for the first time and I become a Meemaw. So, pretty much everything around here is focused on the baby. Now, I’m not throwing the baby shower….

Blow Raspberries at Your Baby!

The photographer was SO frustrated by Sam blowing raspberries in this photo. He wanted me to “do something to make her stop”. My response, “You don’t know much about babies do you?”. Finally, I told him I thought it was cute and to just take…

So excited to finally share the news! Little Anderson on their way Fall 2017!

My First Trimester (Weeks 1-13)

It’s true what they say – the first trimester is rough. From being exhausted, to colds that you can’t treat with medicine, to morning sickness kicking in strong…it’s already been a ride and a half. All of those hurdles make it difficult to enjoy being…

First time being pregnant? Here’s what to expect at your 12-week ultrasound.

What to Expect at Your 12-Week Ultrasound

You’ve probably peed on a stick. You’ve probably had the blood test to confirm.  It’s official! Now what? Your 12-Week Ultrasound If your health practitioner has no concerns and believes you are “low risk”, likely the first ‘big’ pregnancy thing you’ll get to experience is an…

The beautiful necklace to represent our new family of three!

Letter to Baby #1 (12 weeks)

Dearest Little One, You’re really in there! I saw you today, wiggling around and sucking your thumb. It’s almost starting to set in – you’re my baby. You’re inside me, growing and moving and so very much alive. When I saw your sweet little body…

Trying to conceive was an exhausting journey, but we got our happy ending! Read all about our story.

Trying to Conceive: My Fertility Journey

This post contains affiliate links. For more information, please see our disclaimer. Also note that I am not a health professional and this blog should not serve as medical advice. You can read more about that on the disclaimer page, too. I took my supposed…

The first look at our beautiful baby- the 12 week ultrasound.

Amazing Announcement!

Hello everyone! You may have noticed that things have been a little quiet on the blog lately. We posted some great Valentine’s Day ideas and then…nothing. “It’s been a month since Valentine’s Day, ladies,” you may be thinking. Yes, okay, valid point, but there’s a…

Check out this spook-tacular Halloween School Lunch @ GagenGirls.com

Halloween School Lunch {12 Days of Hallowe’en}

Day 8 of the 12 Days of Hallowe’en Crafts and Recipes Wow! Can you believe we are on Day 8 of our 12 Days of Halloween ideas already? The time is flying by but there are so many great ideas here. Don’t worry! We still…

Colourful Fresh Green Bean Salad, last of the 12 Days of School Lunches @ GagenGirls.com
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