It’s a little past due but I wanted to share Joel’s birth story with everyone! His due date was Friday, October 26. That day came and went with no sign of him coming. Earlier that week my doctor made an appointment for us to go to labor and delivery for a non-stress test to make […]
Bumpdate! The third trimester
We’re officially in the third trimester! And when you’re at a beautiful place like this, you force hubby to take some beach bump photos of you. ? 85 days till we meet this little one! #BabyCabs is approx. the size of a large eggplant ?, measuring around 2 1/4 lbs and 15 inches long! I absolutely love feeling Baby […]
Baby Caballero coming this October
I am so excited to announce that we are pregnant with our first child! We are so excited and extremely blessed to be starting this next chapter in our lives. God is so good! The Big Fat Positive We were on vacation in Florida with family when I had the first suspicion I was pregnant. […]
2017: Year in Review
As 2017 comes to a close, I can’t help but reflect on everything that has happened over the past year. This year has been filled with many great memories and I wish I could write about all of them, but here are just some of my favorites. Adopted a cat We adopted Cosmo in the […]
We bought our first house!
“As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.” Joshua 24:15 My husband and I officially just bought our first house! This is a moment I’ve dreamed about for many, many years — and it’s finally a reality. We are so excited to take this next step in our lives… to own a […]
How to control pet fur in your home
Becoming a pet owner is probably one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. I love our dog and cat so much. They give you unconditional love, entertainment, lots of laughter and of course, fur… everywhere. It’s hard… or nearly impossible to keep our apartment pet fur-free. It’s a problem all pet owners deal with […]
Welcome to the family, Cosmo!
Meet the newest member of our family, Cosmo! We adopted Cosmo about two weeks ago from the DuPage County Animal Care and Control (the shelter where I volunteer). He is a domestic shorthair, almost three months old and a little bundle of joy. My husband and I had been contemplating getting a cat for a […]
My First Half Marathon
On Sunday, September 22 I ran in my very first half marathon, the Fox Valley Marathon in St. Charles, Illinois. It was an experience of a lifetime and by far one of my greatest accomplishments. Here are some before and after thoughts… Before Nervous and excited. Those are the best words to describe how I’m […]
The Past Year: Where I’ve been!
A quick photo update of what’s been going in my life over this past year. More updates to come, I promise!
New Beginnings & New Words
It all began in January 2005 with my first Xanga post… back when I was a sophomore in high school and I thought I knew everything about everything (such as every teenage girl does) and of course I needed to document it all (although, I am glad I did because it’s always a good laugh […]