Wow, guys. Wow. It’s been like, a million years since my last blog post. Life sometimes gets in the way of blogs though, but I really wanted to update and let my lovely followers know what’s been going on the last few months.
Last time I updated, I was a couple months pregnant and Mike and I were engaged. I’m now 7 months pregnant and Mike and I are MARRIED! Gasp! I know, I know.
It all happened so fast. We decided that we didn’t want a huge wedding. Not even a small wedding. We wanted to elope. And boy, did we. This past May, we went to Paris for 16 days and while we were there, got married beneath the Eiffel Tower. We were married on May 28 at 6pm (Paris time) and it was absolutely perfect for us.
So now, we’re married and in two months going to have a beautiful little baby! My pregnancy has been going well. I’ve had some painful times. Some restless times. Some crazy times. But also lots of great and wonderful times. Baby is kicking like crazy all the time! I also haven’t gained a whole lot of weight, and still working out and doing my yoga! I seem to have these bursts of energy through the day, which I take advantage of. I’m 7 months pregnant and my belly has finally just popped and STILL people don’t know I’m preggy!
All in all, it’s been a crazy year! And on top of all of that, Mike and I are moving! We’re staying in the same city, just wanting more space and moving soon, which is stressful with a capital stress!
So, that’s that. I’m sure there is way more, but that will be for another post ;)
You may not know this about Mike and I… but we’re an auction family! Well, him and his family are. I came along for the ride the moment he and I started dating.
Wards Auctions has been around for many, many, MANY years. Mikes Dad (sarcastic, funny, smartass. Just like him!) is the fabulous auctioneer and the leader of the pack, and the whole dang fam jam helps out. Mikes Mom, Jayne, is the “Auction Goddess”, and his siblings and I are there as well helping out when we are needed.
Mike and I are ALWAYS in the office during auction days. I’m the auction princess and he’s the one who makes everything work and he makes our lives much easier with his “can fix any problem and answer any question” ways. He’s Wards wonder child. He knows it. We all knows it.
So, if you’re an auction buff, know someone who is or even a virgin auction-going newbie (welcome to the dark side!), you should check us out! DO IT.
Don’t live in or near Edmonton? Excuses, excuses. Well, we’re online! So no excuses for you! ;)
The title says it all! Mike and I recently got engaged, this past April 5 :) He proposed with THE most perfect and beautiful ring of my life.
As some of you know already, we’re expecting our first baby this coming September and couldn’t be happier. Now, we’ve decided to pack up for Paris next month! We’ve never been and we are beyond excited.
My pregnancy is going well, I’m almost 18 weeks and STILL have yet to gain much weight or even much of a belly. But I’m enjoying it all very much.
Just wanted to keep my loyal followers up to speed on life and why I haven’t been updating as much! I sowwie!
I hope you’re all as blessed as I am and I wish you all the most lovely Easter weekend with your friends and family.
I know, I know. It’s been like a million years. I took a little break from updating my blogs. Alot has been going on these past few months though, so I think I have an ok excuse ;)
First of all, I’ve been teaching more yoga classes which was great. I love what I do and that’s a wonderful thing to be able to say. Second, I’ve been trying to help my sweetheart, Mike, achieve his dream in writing his very own graphic novel. We’ve been bouncing ideas off of eachother and I know that whatever he comes up with, will be great.
And finally… drum roll… Mike and I are so very happy to announce that we’re having a baby! Yep, that’s right. Yours truly is preggy :) I’m almost 11 weeks now and so far, it’s been a draining but amazing experience. I’ve had “morning” sickness all day, everyday since about week 5 and if anything, I seemed to have LOST weight. But I can’t wait to start showing, and I can’t wait for September when our little one is due to arrive. Mike and I (and our families) are so beyond happy and we can’t wait to be parents. I couldn’t have asked for a better father for my little one :)
So I hope you can all forgive me for not updating as much, but like I said, life has got in the way. In the most loveliest of ways <3
Ps. This is how we announced our news on Facebook. Stick Dinosaur style ;)
It’s been for-EVAH! I know, I know. Lot’s has been happening and I haven’t had a chance to update in a while.
Just a quick note to let all of my followers on here to know that I’m making Beautifully Vegan into a Facebook page! Yep. It’s happening. So, please check it out, like and share the page :) I’ll be updating that page more than this one I think, so if you feel like you’ll be missing my sweet, sweet banter, please follow the FB page ;)
Those of you carving pumpkins with your little ones (or big ones!) this Halloween, don’t throw out those delicious and nutritious pumpkin seeds! They make great snacks that are rich in fiber and kids love them! They are super easy to make too.
When you’re done carving, simply clean off any big pumpkin bits from the seeds and toss them in a bowl with whatever seasoning you wish, the options are really endless and you can be super creative! (I love vegan butter, cinnamon & coconut or maple sugar, for a sweet treat or olive oil and salt ‘n’ pepper for a more salty treat!), preheat the oven to 350, spread seeds on a large cookie sheet and bake for 35-45 minutes. (Just keep checking them so they don’t burn.)