• Pregnancy

    Baby Clothes Are Stupid

    May 4, 2017

    Don’t get me wrong. I love, love me some cute baby clothes. I could spend all my money on them if I had all the dinero in the kingdom. I don’t. But, this is not about how…

  • Parenting

    Ambulance Anniversary

    April 27, 2017

    A year ago, in a faraway land called St. Louis where there’s a population above 1,000 people and buildings that have more than 2 stories, we landed ourselves at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. I never imagined I would…

  • Pregnancy

    Hot Sauce In My Hospital Bag, Swag

    April 20, 2017

    I suppose I can thank Beyoncé for the hot sauce idea and for most brilliant ideas. What better item for inducing labor than adding a little Frank’s Red Hot to your hospital bag to start the…

  • Parenting

    The Invisible Mother

    April 13, 2017

    Rarely can I convince myself to go shopping. Add being pregnant to that previous concept and it is an idea that is almost inconceivable to me. Being huge and draining my checking account aren’t two things…

  • Pregnancy

    How To Give Birth Out Of Your Butthole

    April 6, 2017

    I may never write a better title. God, it makes me happy. This experience did not. Taking your very first shit after giving birth is a horrifying experience; extremely comparable to labor. It is one I…

  • Woodwork

    The Dining Room Project

    April 2, 2017

    I must begin with an apology because this is kind of a cruddy picture of our before dining area because I’m splitting it into two posts. We never took a decent before photo of the other…

  • Pregnancy

    A Birth Story

    March 30, 2017

    When I went in for my 40 week appointment, little did I know it would be my last. I had ZERO signs of early labor. Nothing fell out of my vagina, not a mucus plug, not…

  • Parenting

    Hit Me Baby One More Time

    March 23, 2017

    I think every Mom can relate to impatiently waiting for their new baby to reach those oh so important developmental milestones. “Will my kid be normal?” is an ever present question in every parent’s mind. Being average…

  • Woodwork

    You Be The Judge

    March 19, 2017

    Table Manners Woodwork is in business! We had our very first project that wasn’t requested from a family member, so we’re all pretty stoked as you can see below.  Our neighbors and friends, Josh and Melissa…