Rhone Oliver Pond

Rhone Oliver Pond has arrived! Today is his 1 week birthday but I’ve been so busy learning how to take care of him that I haven’t had a chance to update my blog. He arrived on 2/19/16 (his due date!) at 12:59am. Weighing 7 lbs. 3 oz. and 20 1/2 inches long. We are so […]

Valentine’s Day

Today is Valentine’s Day! To celebrate we did a little shopping then had lunch at the North Bend Bar & Grill. The Buckaroo is due any time now and my stomach must look huge because when I’m out random people just start talking to me about the baby. Here are some of the things people […]

Blue Apron Dinner

This week we tried the free week from Blue Apron (thank you Phuong!) Last night I made Mexican Spiced Salmon with Black Rice, Avocado and Orange Salad. It was pretty good, I especially liked the salad. Here is the recipe for the salad. Mix together the ingredients below: 1 cup of black rice cooked 1 orange – diced […]

Weekend Visits

The Buckaroo has quite a few friends arriving this year too! Many of my close friends are expecting and cousin Margaux was born in November 2015. This weekend we went to meet baby Madison, my friend Kristi’s baby girl. I was so happy to get to meet her, she is such a sweet baby girl. […]

Baby Preparation Education

To prepare for the Buckaroo’s arrival Ryan and I took some classes – A Day About Baby and Delivery Day – Birth and Beyond. We took the classes at Evergreen Hospital in Kirkland, where the Buckaroo will be born at. We’ve also picked up some tips from books. Ryan received the book below from Taylor, Erin and […]