Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Fragments In My Mind

This is a rather fragmented post... sorry! I just felt like blogging, but had no real direction as to what to blog about. :)

So, today I went to Honey Baked Ham to pick up our quarter ham for Christmas dinner. Jason REALLY wanted a ham, so of course I had to get the best! You really can't beat the flavor or the convenience of a Honey Baked! Anyway, I ended up waiting over an HOUR AND A HALF (!!) for the ham. When I got to the counter, the "smallest" quarter ham they had left weighed a little over five pounds! Yikes!

I am still really sore from the tumble I took over the weekend. I've been taking hot baths, but they don't seem to be helping. Also, work has been pretty crazy this week and I have been up and down and on my feet constantly. I can't wait for a little respite over the Christmas holiday!

Last night I finished up the rest of my Christmas baking. I made rocky road milk chocolates and peanut dark chocolates. They are delish! Earlier in the week I made peanut butter fudge, lemon cookies, chocolate cookies, sugar cookies and reese's peanut butter cup cookies! It's funny that I still make ALL of this baking goodness, even though I don't have many people to hand it out to. I ended up taking EVERYTHING to work, along with goody bags, so that my coworkers could take what they wanted home! I just love to bake, especially for the holidays!

On a sad note, our camera broke! I have no idea what happened. One minute I'm taking pictures of some of the cookies I baked, and the next minute it won't work. Jason thinks that we are going to have to buy a new one, as it will probably not be worth it to fix. I'm worried because I am afraid we may not be able to get one before the baby is born! I would be devastated to not have any pictures of us and the baby in the hospital. Hopefully we'll be able to buy a new one, or find somewhere that will fix it for an affordable price.

Speaking of the baby, I am getting a little worried. Mainly because I am afraid we will not have everything in order/ready before the baby's arrival. Our next baby shower is January 10th, about 4 weeks before baby is due. I really just want everything put together, organized, and in it's place for the baby's arrival. I mean, God forbid, what if the baby arrives BEFORE the shower?! We still don't have a lot of stuff. I hate waiting until after the shower to use our gift cards to get the rest of the stuff that we NEED for LBN.

And finally, this little guy/girl can really move! The baby loves to "dance" and recently has taken a liking to sticking that little butt and those little feet up into Mommy's rib cage. Definitely NOT fun for me! I love feeling all of the movement, but I could pass on the intrusion into my ribs.

I think that's all for now! Happy Christmas Eve-Eve! Are you ready for the big day?

~Emily

2 comments:

  1. I'm sorry you fell! We need to be soooo careful as we get bigger with these babies! Also, I completely understand how you feel about your shower being late. I had one shower already but it was a small one and my church is throwing a large one for me about 5 weeks before Norah comes. Eek! I'll pray that neither of us go too early. Happy Christmas, Emily!

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  2. Thanks for stopping by the blog! Merry Christmas to you and your family!

    (And don't worry if the baby comes before the shower....I know, easier said than done!).

    Tamara
    www.theunexperiencedmomm.com

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