Sunday, January 2, 2011

Getting Ready for Baby

So now that the Holidays are over and no birthdays are coming up until March it is time for our family to get ready for our newest arrival. The baby is due on February 17th but we are scheduling her for February 10th. The thing is I have never made it to a scheduled delivery yet both Bubba and Pumpkin came at 38 weeks. I am 34 weeks along which leaves us not to much time to get stuff ready in my opinion. I have a baby shower coming up in two weeks that my mom and mother-in-law are hosting at our church. Today my husband and I worked on getting the nursery in some type of order to be able to get the crib up. Well the crib is up without a mattress or bedding. I need to go grab the mattress from my in-laws house so that can be done this week.

My next thing to do is get the nursery decorated for the baby. It has taken me all the way up until a couple of days ago to even decide on what I wanted to do the nursery in. When I first got pregnant I was set on pink camo; but when my mom was unable to get a hold of the bedding set I wanted I had to find something else. So I have finally decided on butterflies and flowers in pastel colors. Which I have several mesh butterflies and flowers that were to be used outdoors but never were that I am going to hang up in the nursery. I will post pictures when I get it done.

After the baby shower it will be time to start washing diapers and everything else the baby needs. We have decided to give cloth diapering a try with this baby. Both Bubba and Pumpkin had sensitive skin so we could only buy Pampers which got very expensive in the end for something that was getting thrown in the trash. I have been trying to find ways for our family to save money since I am now a SAHM. Every penny saved helps a lot. I had never thought about cloth diapering before because I didn't want to mess with the pinning and the mess that came along with them. Not long after finding out that I was a expecting a friend of my mine decided to give cloth diapering a try and was loving it. So I started asking her questions and it didn't take long for me to decide that it was something that I wanted to give a try as well.

I would now say that she has me addicted to Fluff and the baby isn't here yet. I am always trying to win all the Fluff giveaways now when there posted as well as the needed accessories. Like Rockin Green Soap which Happenings of the Harper Household has a giveaway for currently up on her blog. Oh yea did I forget to mention that Happenings of the Harper Household is my friend that got me started on the cloth diapering and blogging kick lol. I love you Danielle you are a great friend full of great information, and if you haven't checked out her blog you need to. She is always coming up with some great ideas like reusing the Christmas but you'll have to go check out her blog to see what I'm talking about.

Well I will try to keep everyone up to date on what is going on with the arrival of newest little and well have to see if she decides to come when scheduled or be like her big brothers and come early. Mommy, Daddy and Big Brothers are voting for early so well see lol.


  1. Awww!!! I have a huge smile on my face right now :) Thanks so much.

  2. Thanks for visiting my blog, I'm following you now too :) Congrats on your Feb. arrival--it's coming soon!!

  3. Hey Trista! Thanks so much for visiting my blog and entering my giveaway! I'm following back. Hope you'll come back soon. I'll have some fluffy giveaways coming up in Feb.!

  4. Congrats on your Feb due date and baby girl!!! Thanks for visiting my blog and sending me your way, I am following you too :)