Bringing Lola Into the World

So this is a long birth story, but I figured I’ve been writing about all things related to my nine month long pregnancy… how could I possibly transition from one amazing part to the next in one measly paragraph? Remember the aura I was wondering if anyone felt before they went into labor? The internal (not physical) instinct that something profound was about to take place within your body? Well, let me tell you from my own personal experience… I didn’t feel it. On the night of January 3rd, I didn’t really have any physical signs nor spiritual intuitions that Lola was on her way. My husband made an extra spicy red curry for dinner that night and we both joked around saying that this could be the...
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Loot for Lola

Rob had a web client send us two big boxes of her daughters clothes, blankets, towels, toys and diapers. I had expected just a few outfits and was completely shocked when I saw all of the goods that she sent us. Rob practicing with the Baby BjornRata loved it...
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Lola’s Shower

Last month was Lola’s baby shower. I won’t say it was my baby shower as it was all for our little bundle, Lolita (OK, OK except maybe the food!). We had an absolute blast (men included) and it was all thanks to the gracious people that we are surrounded by here in Costa Rica. The cutest damn cake everSporting my $9.00 BCBG dress found at a Ropa Americana (aka-thrift shop)Yes folks… that is my motherAll of our friends in CR are foodies – lucky for this preggerMy favorite foods…vegetarian lasagna, broccoli salad and of course-breadI literally hid these little gems because I needed more for myself : recipeI love these outfits…it’s kind of funny that they were bought in the U.S.The most practical gift we received…a voucher for a...
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