Outtakes + a few pregnancy notes

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Justin and I had way too much fun snapping these pics for our announcement post yesterday. It was just us, the tripod and the wireless shutter release, but we had enough personality and laughs to make it fun.

Since I do these more often, I try to knock it out as quickly as possible. Justin made it fun and even had some ideas of  his own for the announcement photo.
He thought it would be fun to try to look like a rocket. When I showed him my advanced photoshop “rocket-like” additions to this concept, he agreed that the hand holding one was better. I can’t believe he wasn’t impressed with my skills.

*this is not how babies are made.

We had fun. Laughed a lot. And sweat way too much (it was about 85 and humid).
So, just to address a possible elephant in the room: naturally, I’ll write a bit about pregnancy and baby stuff on my blog but I still plan on writing about the same stuff from before I became pregnant. I am looking forward to filming more hair tutorials, and monthly favorites videos! I really had to chill out these past few weeks since I was fairly ill and e-x-h-a-u-s-t-e-d.

Thank you all so much for your kind words yesterday. I was truly so excited to share our news with you, and was overwhelmed with your excitement in return. Thanks again.


First Trimester Notes:

-So midnight feedings start at about week 7. I was pretty nauseous throughout the entire first trimester, which led to me not eating a ton (mostly crackers and ginger ale). I would wake up in the middle of the night absolutely starving and have to go downstairs and eat a bowl of cereal. Walking past my sleeping cats at 2:30a to go eat was both laughable and ridiculous.

-Bloat arrives quickly and lingers for many weeks. Wowza.

-Emotions are running on high. I’ve always been an emotional person, but now it’s just over the top. It takes almost nothing to get my nose stinging and eyes tearing up. It’s going to be a water-proof mascara several months for me!

-It’s been hard to find a diaper bag I like. I know I have a very long time until I need one, but I started browsing around online and can’t find anything that is striking a cord with me. 

-Ultrasounds are pretty incredible. We heard the heartbeat at week 8 and again at week 11. It’s so surreal to be looking up at a tv screen seeing what is inside me. At the 11 week ultrasound we saw the tiny legs and arms too which was pretty awesome. 


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Comments (234)

  1. Posted June 4, 2013

    I appreciate your photoshop skills πŸ™‚ Congrats to both of you!

    • Kate says
      Posted June 4, 2013

      why thank you!

  2. Posted June 4, 2013

    What about this etsy shop? Their bags are the cutest, and very non-traditional diaper bag looking!
    http://www.etsy.com/shop/ikabags?ref=usr_faveitems&atr_uid=5810594

  3. Kelly says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    Congratulations! So happy for you two! I’m sure you’ve seen them, but look at http://www.petunia.com/ for amazing diaper bags! They are so versatile and super cute! πŸ™‚

  4. Posted June 4, 2013

    YAY!!!! i love the outtakes. and i was the same way in my first trimester – so sick, so hungry at 2am. my taste buds were EXTREMELY specific… like, i would fixate on ONE thing and that was all i could / would want to eat.

  5. Posted June 4, 2013

    Congratulations!! Take a peek at Ju-Ju-Be diaper bags.. I have a couple and LOVE them! πŸ™‚

  6. Posted June 4, 2013

    I’m so excited for you!!

  7. Posted June 4, 2013

    I love the handshake! Haha!

  8. Posted June 4, 2013

    I always wanted this diaper bag but couldn’t pull the gun on it because of the price. but you may like it! (found it via pinterest)
    http://babyology.com.au/fashion/tote-baby-gear-in-style-with-the-work-with-me-baby-bag.html

    happy shopping!
    Kelly

  9. Posted June 4, 2013

    I feel like you would love a Petunia Pickle Bottom diaper bag πŸ™‚

    • Alisa says
      Posted June 4, 2013

      Yes! I have a Petunia Pickle Bottom and I loooove it! πŸ™‚

    • Emelie says
      Posted June 4, 2013

      Yes!!! They are the best! So nice and big and roomy! I love the fold out diaper changer with the pockets for wipes and diapers. Mine is a backpack type which I didn’t think I would love but, being hands free is wonderful!

    • Posted June 4, 2013

      I was going to suggest Petunia Pickle Bottom too! My daughter just had her second baby and she asked for this bag and she loves it! Happy searching πŸ™‚

    • Posted June 4, 2013

      I have 3 of them! LOVE PPB oh and also the PPB ERGO is a must have!

  10. Posted June 4, 2013

    I know exactly what you mean about the diaper bag! My baby is almost 4 months old, and I still don’t have one! Better luck!

  11. MrsMc-B says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    Congrats on your wonderful news! Was it the OPKs that helped you be successful? I’m just curious from your previous post and I have been in the same boat (trying for 18 months)

  12. Posted June 4, 2013

    Congratulations to both of you! I wish you the best! You two will make great parents. The outtakes are great! :o)

  13. Joy says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    Congratulations! Check out Vera Bradley diaper bags….very cute!

  14. Posted June 4, 2013

    I have a Coach diaper bag and LOVE it. You can check them online…they have lots of pockets, zippers, etc.

  15. Posted June 4, 2013

    Congratulations again, Kate! I remember all too well what it was like to wait for that little peanut to show up on the ultrasound.

    Timi & Leslie have some cute diaper bags that are really quite purse-like, and hold up well. I had a Skip*Hop that wound up being my go-to bag purely because of size and number of pockets.

  16. Posted June 4, 2013

    check out this site for diaper bags: http://jplizzy.com. I tried out MANY & love that this one looks like a purse yet is large enough to carry all his stuff. I have the Dreamsicle Satchel and have received lots of compliments on it.

  17. Ashley says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    Petunia Pickle Bottom has really cute bags(and a really cute name!).

  18. Posted June 4, 2013

    I love the Petunia Pickle Bottom diaper bags and plan on getting one πŸ™‚

    Check out my pregnancy blog (I’ve never been a blogger, but do not live near family and close friends so wanted to share some experiences). LittlePoppyPrentice.wordpress.com.

    You can see me practice diapering my dog and relate to all of my first trimester highs and lows πŸ™‚

  19. Posted June 4, 2013

    CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! So very excited for yall!

  20. Taylor says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    Check out this one! I had a terrible time too. Didn’t want anything with cartoons or too “babyish”. I love this one and you might too!
    http://www.skiphop.com/product/duodiaperbag.html

    • Posted June 4, 2013

      I’m a Skip Hop fan as well πŸ™‚

    • Chrissy says
      Posted June 4, 2013

      I have this one and love it!

  21. Dani says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    I know someone who could make a totally custom diaper bag for you. Just sayin’. πŸ™‚

  22. ktb says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    You are in for an amazing treat! My husband and I struggled for a year to get pregnant and once it finally happened we couldn’t believe it….and still can’t! I’m 20wks and every week gets better and better! I am so thrilled for you and Justin and the exciting year you will have ahead!
    PS- I found out we were having a boy and fell in love with a diaper bag from Babymel! It’s called the satchel and got it in the navy stripe!

  23. Rachel says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    Have you tried better life bags for your diaper bag??

  24. Posted June 4, 2013

    Congrats again. And DO NOT limit yourself to “diaper” bags. Look at all totes. I had 2 diaper bags I hated but found a tote at TJ MAxx that was perfect. Diaper bags had too many pockets for me. I needed flexibility.

  25. Posted June 4, 2013

    Congratulations!!! So excited for you and as someone trying to get pregnant (and struggling) this is such an encouragement πŸ™‚

    Love all the pics and kind of wish you’d gone with the tacos/baby one. Hilarious!

  26. Posted June 4, 2013

    I’m due in October, and I’m have decided on the Skip Hop Duo. Their Studio diaper bag is a bit pricier but looks more like a purse and is super cute! I also purchased their Pronto! changing station. It basically looks like a large clutch, but it folds out into a changing mat, has a pocket for travel sized wipes and room for several diapers. Basically you can throw it in any purse/bag/tote you may already be carrying and you have an instant diaper bag!

  27. Posted June 4, 2013

    I’m going to knit you one right now. πŸ™

  28. Posted June 4, 2013

    Congratulations!! You are about to go on the best ride of your life!

    Check out Ju Ju Be diaper bags.

  29. Posted June 4, 2013

    AHH! SOO exciting! Congrats Kate!! : )

    Kayla
    http://www.lovelucygirl.com

  30. Posted June 4, 2013

    Was supposed to be a smiley πŸ™‚

  31. Chelsea says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    I really want to know how you told your husband and family that you were pregnant!! I am so excited to hear pregnancy/ baby stuff on the blog πŸ™‚ SO SO Happy for you!

  32. Posted June 4, 2013

    Congrats! I love my Kate Spade baby bag!

  33. Posted June 4, 2013

    So, so, so very happy for you!!!!

  34. Posted June 4, 2013

    These pics are adorable! I especially love the handshake – random! haha

  35. Posted June 4, 2013

    So thrilled for you! And you guys are ADORABLE! Have you been able to keep up with your workout routine through this? Random question, I know. But just a curiousity. I hear that it is tough during the first trimester to keep up with a workout because of fatigue. But I have also heard that exercise can cure some women’s morning sickness. Just curious! πŸ™‚

  36. Posted June 4, 2013

    Congrats on the baby! have you looked at Ju Ju Be bags?

    http://shop.ju-ju-be.com/allproducts.aspx?gclid=CIf5r6bUyrcCFUtgMgodZ0gAUg

  37. Posted June 4, 2013

    Love these photos! Big Congrats for you two.
    PS please tell us where you got the outfit

  38. Posted June 4, 2013

    Check out Petunia Pickle Bottom diaper bags, kind of pricey but I’m planning on using mine for other things after I no longer need a diaper bag. They are super stylish!

    Also, Coach makes a diaper bag, if you’re into Coach bags. So does Vera Bradley.

  39. Posted June 4, 2013

    Re: diaper bags

    You get what you pay for. If you go on the cheap, you will be buying several. Remember that you’ll need some sort of diaper bag for at least 3 years (more if you have a second) My sister has gone through eight and has a three and a six month old.

    Congrats again!

  40. Allie says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    I have been through too many diaper bags, and so far my favorite isn’t even a diaper bag! It’s my Coach satchel. There’s room for diapers, wipes, a bottle and a few toys along with my every-day stuff. I do keep a Thirty-One tote in the car with change of clothes and other stuff I don’t need to carry all the time.

  41. Posted June 4, 2013

    Kate, you both are so cute and I love the one of you shaking hands. That’s how this whole thing started!! hahaha

  42. Posted June 4, 2013

    Re: diaper bags

    You get what you pay for. If you go on the cheap, you will be buying several. Remember that you’ll need some sort of diaper bag for at least 3 years (more if you have a second) My sister has gone through eight and has a three and a six month old.

    Congrats again!

  43. Cara says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    I was very picky about diaper bags too! Check out: http://ju-ju-be.com/.

    • Posted June 4, 2013

      I agree. I love my new ju-ju-be be right back backpack. I’ve never been a backpack person but its so helpful to have my hands and arms free. And they are cute enough to feel like the right thing BUT I have been on the search for the perfect bag for the last 2 years and finally found one that works great now that number 2 is on the way. Good luck!

  44. k8te says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    hahah i love these outtakes! the tacos + baby arrows is my favorite, though the rocket is a VERY close second.

  45. Posted June 4, 2013

    I’m due in September, and even though I’m picky I think I’ve decided on the Skip Hop Versa bag because it looks cute and is so versatile! Plus, it’s not crazy expensive either. It’s worth a look!

  46. Posted June 4, 2013

    I’m due in September, and even though I’m picky I think I’ve decided on the Skip Hop Versa bag because it looks cute and is so versatile! Plus, it’s not crazy expensive either. It’s worth a look!

  47. Posted June 4, 2013

    I’m still just so excited for y’all! I decided on a JuJuBe bag after doing some research. I’ve heard good things about the LL Bean diaper bags, too. You have plenty of time to decide which is good! πŸ™‚

  48. Kim says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    Timi & Leslie bags are adorable. They are a bit more expensive but if you are wanting a diaper bag without the look of a diaper bag then they are great for that!! Congrats on your pregnancy and I can’t wait to read about it as you go πŸ™‚

  49. Posted June 4, 2013

    Congrats! So happy for you! My husband and I are expecting in December too, December 17th to be exact! πŸ™‚

    • Posted June 4, 2013

      and whoops, I just published this under his account lol

  50. Posted June 4, 2013

    How adorable and creative! I’m sure you are both going to be great parents. That child will have some pretty amazing hair!

  51. Posted June 4, 2013

    I received a Kate Spade diaper bag from my SIL…it’s an adorable bag and functions perfectly! She ordered it from amazon so it was cheaper than a typical Kate Spade purchase! It’s black with white polka dots and red inside!

  52. Amanda says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    I gotta agree about Petunia Pickle Bottom bags. Looove mine!!!

  53. Jess says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    Just took a look on eBay. There are some cute Vera Bradley and Coach diaper bags. Glad to hear you’re feeling better!

  54. Katy says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    Many Congrats to you! And, I wanted to add another diaper bag option for you to check out (not involved with the company in any way…had just seen these recently and it’s on my radar for the next time I need one!!) http://cindab.com/lifestyle/mom-and-baby.html

    • Posted June 4, 2013

      OMG. I have followed the link on every single diaper bag suggestion, and these bags are AH-mazing. Wow. Great find! Dont miss these Kate!

  55. Dana says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    Super cute outtake pics!

    With regard to diaper bags, don’t forget that Justin will be carrying it at times, too! We actually went with a nice backpack so my hubby didn’t feel ridiculous when he had it.

  56. Meagan says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    I had a hard time with diaper bags too but go to Timi & Leslie that’s where I got mine! Oh and also Kelly More Bags, those are for cameras but now I wish I would have just gotten that they come in more colors! πŸ™‚

  57. Posted June 4, 2013

    I call those early ultrasound pictures the “Gummi Bear” days. The baby’s limbs are so short it always reminds me of a gummi bear! Congrats again! Such a fun and exciting time!

  58. Posted June 4, 2013

    Congratulations Kate! you guys are going to be awesome parents!! I LOVE my jj cole diaper bag and I get compliments all the time on it!! i have the canvas satchel bag in stone arbor! It fits sooo much but still holds its shape really well and i get told all the time it doesnt look like a diaper bag!! On another note… you should look into Jessica Alba’s company the honest company at honest.com It is an entire company of chemical free products specifically geared towards moms. They have a monthly delivery service you can get their diapers and wipes delivered to your home! I’ve tried most every baby product and they are amazing!! Check it out!! πŸ™‚ Good luck!! xoxo

  59. Posted June 4, 2013

    I had a Dooney and Bourke one and I loved it! It was big but not too big and it didn’t look like a diaper bag, just a big purse. But my favorite baby item was my Maclaren stroller – they are the best, so light and easy to fold. I had the Kate Spade one just because I am a Kate Spade addict LOL

  60. Amanda says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    Petunia pickle bottom diaper bags are the BEST! So many pockets and straps to wear them several ways! Highly suggest!

  61. Posted June 4, 2013

    Looks like a fun photo shoot! Again congrats!

  62. Nancy says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    You guys are so stinkin’ cute! If you don’t find a diaper bag you like – use a really big purse. You’re the one carrying it – it doesn’t have to have monkeys or cartoony characters (unless that’s what you’re into).

  63. Missy F says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    For function, style & price I really loved the skip*hop bags, fwiw! : )My favorite feature is the built in stroller clips & if you are lucky you can even fine them cheap at home goods, tjx or marshalls (love me a bargain!) I got one that retails for 65$ at home goods for 32$!

  64. grace says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    Petunia is the bomb for us moms who need organization but hate the vinyl knapsack looking things. They’re gorgeous and they hold up! I have four. Lol.

    Marc Jacobs makes a gorgeous one too. Get one you won’t get tired of. Like black or Grey πŸ™‚

    • grace says
      Posted June 4, 2013

      Four bags not four kids haha. I take my petunia everywhere and it looks brand new after 18 mos of hard use!!

  65. Kara says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    Outtakes are adorable!!! I don’t even use a diaper bag. I use this purse and it’s super cute and fits EVERYTHING! I have it in green.
    http://www.justfab.com/index.cfm?action=shop.viewproduct&master_product_id=140878&kw=alcatraz&psrc=site_search

  66. Amy E says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    Maybe Better Life Bags camera bag? Lydia I think it’s called.

  67. lynsey says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    Ha ha!! these images are so fun, congratulations to you both πŸ™‚

  68. Posted June 4, 2013

    Random…but what tripod and wireless release do you have?? I’ve been looking for both for awhile but would love a recommendation!! (I’m terrified of a tripod giving out and my camera breaking! haha)

  69. Posted June 4, 2013

    Congrats again. Are you going to find out the gender or let it be a surprise?

  70. siovhan says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    I’m so excited for you both! This is such a blessing. I’ve been reading your blog for more than a year now and I was over the moon when I read the last post! Congrats

  71. Posted June 4, 2013

    cute pictures!

    i had a Fluerville diaper bag with my first baby which I really loved. they are PVC lined for easy cleaning, and have lots of pockets. but for my 2nd baby i knew i wanted to use a bigger purse since i hated carrying both the first time around. i treated myself to an over sized Coach bag to double as a diaper bag/purse. six months in and it’s working great.

  72. Posted June 4, 2013

    Pretty sure you need to get a Kate Spade diaper bag!

  73. Posted June 4, 2013

    Congratulations on the baby! I know it’s been a long, hard road for you both, and I’m so happy you get your little gift (and in Dec., how fitting). Your out-takes are hilarious. Love!

  74. Eryn says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    Wow Congratulations!

  75. Rach says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    For diaper bags, I have 2 favorites: timi and Leslie make bags that look just like high quality purses and are leather and very stylish. I love mine and also use it when I go out without baby. I also have a Petunia Pickle Bottom satchel that I love. I can’t say enough good things about both brands.

  76. Posted June 4, 2013

    Oddly enough, during my 3rd (and last) pregnancy, during my nauseous time, all I could stand eating was tuna caserole, oddly enough. LOL. Hopefully you will find what is easiet for you soon, strange or not. Good luck to you both on you exciting journey! Can’t wait to hear and watch the videos to come.

  77. JJ says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    I would definitely try Coach! I used a hand-me-down Coach one and it was fantastic. I had one from Target, but it was just too bulky and some of the accessories broke. I would also suggest getting a second one for Justin that looks more like a messenger bag and is a bit more masculine. Good luck!!

  78. Abbey says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    congrats! maybe you’ve already seen them, but i love my petunia pickle bottom diaper bag. i have a few different ones {different sizes, depending on the situation}, and i just love them. also, if something happens to it {staining, zipper breaking, etc}, they will fix it for free, or replace it. no receipt needed. it’s a fantastic company. have fun looking around!

  79. JJ says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    As for the nausea, you could try the (ever so fashionable) Sea-Bands. I lived with those things on for the first few months. Also having some Lemon essential oil to take a whiff of can calm your stomach.

  80. Posted June 4, 2013

    Congrats!!! Check out the JJ Cole diaper bags πŸ™‚ I have the Caprice and LOVE it πŸ™‚

  81. Jenn says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    Instead of traditional diaper bag I went with a black Vera Bradley backpack/purse. I can still use it, and I found it really useful throughout the various stages. Not too big, light, but holds just enough. http://www.verabradley.com/product/Category/Backpacks/Backpack/1001923/defaultColorVariantId/179116/pc/638/c/0/sc/876/p/1001923.uts

  82. Posted June 4, 2013

    I’m a mom of 3 and have had more diaper bags than I can count. My current and most favorite is the Storksak Olivia in gray. There’s so many other cute Storksak ones, and Timi and Leslie has cute purse looking options as well. Also, Little Baby Garvin blog has the most resourceful baby registry must have items. I’m excited for you!

  83. Posted June 4, 2013

    You could try Vera Bradley diaper bags! My best friend got one and it was really cute. If you’re into that, that is.

  84. Chelsea says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    Congratulations to you! You are in for the BEST time of your life! I am a momma to an 8 month old boy and it is beyond words how wonderful, fulfilling, and simply lovely it all is! I went through the diaper bag trials- ahh so crazy! I wanted a bag that didnt look like a diaper bag necessarily but that was really functional and organized….
    I have two and this one is my current favorite (Skip Hop Duo limited edition french stripe) http://www.skiphop.com/product/duodiaperbag.html
    It’s so chic! I also have the StorkSak Olivia in Moss, and as other people have mentioned, it’s awesome! Its a bit pricey, but they come up on ebay for a good deal fairly often.

  85. Posted June 4, 2013

    KATE! look at http://www.kellymoorebag.com/

    They are technically camera bags but TONS of women use them as diaper bags because they are absolutely AMAZING!

    Congrats by the way πŸ™‚ So happy for you!!!

  86. Chelsea says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    Oh! Preggy pop drops are a nice way to deal with nausea πŸ™‚

  87. Posted June 4, 2013

    I love my Petunia Pickle Bottom Boxy Backpack in Waterloo Stop, which is actually navy. It is so cute and functional. http://www.petunia.com/bags/boxy-backpacks/boxy/waterloo-stop-boxy-backpack

  88. Brooke says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    I used a diaper bag with my first child and realized with the second that a backpack was the way to go….just my two cents! Pottery Barn Kids has some super cute one and you can get the babies initials on it. Congratulations on the big news!!

  89. Posted June 4, 2013

    http://www.tribebags.com/home

    Love the Singapore Sling. My best friend has one and loves it!!

  90. Seneca says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    Congrats! I’m so excited for you but probably not nearly as excited as you are. I’m looking forward to the Mommy view of Kate. Your blog is so well rounded that baby talk will only enhance your posts. I can’t wait to read more!!!

  91. Posted June 4, 2013

    You had me at diaper bags. My friend Brandi is mildly obsessed with them. Check out her blog and reviews of many many bags here: http://littlebrimbaby.wordpress.com.

  92. Unknown says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    Diaper bag – PINK LINING – I do not need to say anymore, they are are UK company but have a US site too, more stuff on the UK site though. I LOVE LOVE LOVE MINE! x

  93. Piglet says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    Congratulations!!!

  94. Posted June 4, 2013

    My OB and Chiro suggested eating rapes first thing in the morning, like keep them on your nightstand and eat some before you get out of bed…. your body is soo depleted from the baby growing that it makes you sick. It definitely helped for me πŸ™‚

  95. Posted June 4, 2013

    k, grapes, not rapes. oh my.

  96. Posted June 4, 2013

    Oh my gosh I know a few people have said this but I must confirm… Kelly Moore Bags!!! Specifically they are camera bags but they are easy turned into diaper bags and they just look like big, pretty purses!

  97. Posted June 4, 2013

    I am a bag-a-holic, and went though a couple with my first son. I like the Vera Bradley bag, but when we found out #2 was on the way (only got 6 weeks notice, yay adoption!!) I picked up a JuJuBe “BFF” bag. It is my favorite thing hands down. We even cloth diaper, and I can fit enough stuff for the New Guy, and extras for the Big Boy.

    Also, if the thought of cloth diapering passes through your brain, hit me up for info. If you like textiles, you’ll love modern cloth diapers.

    • Posted June 4, 2013

      We also cloth diaper, so I’m also available for an questions regarding cloth. I agree with Caryn. You’d LOVE all the cute CDs.

  98. Posted June 4, 2013

    Kate Spade makes gorgeous diaper bags. Great for carry on’s post baby!

  99. Posted June 4, 2013

    RE: Diaper Bags

    So happy for y’all, Kate! My diaper bag is the Kate Spade Stevie and I LOVE it. It was orginally over $400 but I got it at the outlet for $90 with the help of some extra discounts they had that day. Mine is just black but I’ve seen apple green and lots of different patterns too. Great bag!

  100. Posted June 4, 2013

    What’s wrong with a nice, warm handshake πŸ˜‰

  101. Posted June 4, 2013

    Ultrasounds are awesome! I go in for another one (28 weeks) tomorrow and I can’t wait!

  102. Raquel says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    hahah I love the pictures!! Congrats on the bundle of joy! πŸ™‚

  103. JANNA says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    The Vera Bradley Miller Bag is what I use for a diaper bag. Lots of pockets and very roomy! Love these outtakes! Congrats again!!

  104. sandie says
    Posted June 4, 2013
  105. Posted June 4, 2013

    Congratulations!!! πŸ™‚

  106. Melissa says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    Congratulations!

  107. Dana says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    Congrats!! I’m so happy for you (even though we don’t know each other haha!) πŸ™‚

  108. Posted June 4, 2013

    Congrats Kate!! Try this http://caughtyalookin.net/content/splash/splash.html it’s a store we have here in Lexington and you can pick fabrics and MAKE your own bag–tell them where you want pockets, if you want that plastic type stuff on it to be able to wipe it off quickly. They are super sweet too.

  109. Posted June 4, 2013

    Congratulations!!! I am 22 weeks along and can relate to the diaper bag dilemma. I hope you write a post if you find one you like.

  110. Rachael says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    You should try Parker & Otis in Durham, it has a little deli and a little shop with cute unique diaper bags( I wanted one as a purse until I realized it was not a purse). This would knock out 2 birds with one stone, you get to explore durham (like you said previously) & shop !

  111. Posted June 4, 2013

    So excited for you! I just had a boy 2 weeks ago. I gifted myself with a monogrammed navy/white chevron print tote/diaper bag from SeamsSoLovely on Etsy (http://www.etsy.com/shop/SeamsSewLovely). It has lots of pockets inside to keep me organized and has plenty of room for my baby gear and 31 wallet. It does not look like a diaper bag!

  112. Posted June 4, 2013

    Congratulations!!

    We’re a few weeks behind you with our first, get to finally tell everyone later this week. I can’t wait! I’ve just been casually looking at diaper bags and this is my favorite!
    http://shop.danzobaby.com/category_s/120.htm

    I’m an organizational freak and the idea of the label pockets inside get me all excited, however, the price tag DOES NOT but I think we deserve to be a little spoiled after surviving the first trimester!

  113. amber says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    Hearing the heartbeat and hearing the first cry are the two most amazing sounds in the world. And the kicks are also amazing. I cried about everything, all.the.time. when pregnant. I would even cry when watching someone win a big prize on The Price Is Right because I was so happy for them….lol

  114. dkmunoz says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    you are the cutest pregnant girl I’ve seen!!!!
    and your husband is cute too!!
    Love the giveaway too!
    Dana

  115. Posted June 4, 2013

    I am little behind on reading my blogs from a weekend away in NYC. Today I decided to just start from the top and work my way back. This was my first read and I was so excited to see “Taco” and “Baby”. I am so happy for you. Congrats!!!

  116. Sarah B says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    I’m not gonna go through all 120+ comments that are already on here to see if it’s been mentioned before, but I really love my Ju Ju Be diaper bag. I got it for my 2nd baby and I love, love, love it. I went through 2 diapers bags on my 1st and I didn’t love either one. I like the Ju Ju Be’s because they’re designed by mom’s, so they’re chock-full of features that mom’s appreciate.
    Whatever brand you end up getting, look for one with a light colored interior. it really helps your items not get lost in the abyss that takes over your bag.
    And super huge congrats. I never struggled with fertility, but my heart breaks for those that do. I’m so excited for you & your hubby! πŸ™‚

  117. Julie says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    I’m so very happy for you! I have twin girls after a very long journey and I sure could use some little girl hair advice if that’s in your future πŸ™‚

  118. Posted June 4, 2013

    Congrats!
    Can’t wait to follow your journey!

  119. Posted June 4, 2013

    I’m not sure if you’re a Vera Bradley kind of gal, but I have their diaper bag (I think it’s called a Baby Bag) and I love it! One of the best features is its washable! Check it out!

  120. Bethany says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    Congratulations Kate!!! What exciting news! I am a daily reader but first time commenter, haha. πŸ˜‰ Though I think you have a pretty extensive diaper bag list to check out, I’m gonna add one more… Perry Mackin. They are on Zulily from time to time and I decided to get one on a whim last year about this time when they did. I have loved it – more tote looking, less baby looking…LOTS of pockets. Has held up through my daily use. Just my two cents. πŸ™‚

  121. Posted June 4, 2013

    You seem like you would like Petunia Pickle Bottom bags, but I see everyone else already suggested that to you! Love your outtakes!

  122. Marlene says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    So happy for you!!

  123. R2P2 says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    You are getting a LOT of suggestions on diaper bags! haha What has kept me from purchasing has been the price tag. Wowza. I fell in love with one or two bags on Etsy (one by MarandaLee and another by BagEnvy), but I just can’t justify it at $100+. (That’s as much as the car-seat!). But, I am also cheap. Another option would be to find a nice big tote you love and then get a diaper bag organizer insert for under $10. My issue has been finding a bag that isn’t too girly for the hubs. I don’t want him to feel silly lugging it around from time to time. I finally settled on one that is just plain black. I might still register for the more expensive Etsy bag though…just in case. πŸ˜‰

    That said, the bloat, oh girl, I feel you!!! At 9 or 10 weeks I wondered if I would have to move into maternity clothes already because I was so uncomfortable!! I managed to make it work by wearing dresses and using the bella band as long as possible, but I could not believe the bloating.

  124. Ashley says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    Watermelon Wishes is an etsy shop that makes cute custom diaper bags. I used mine for over a year and it’s held up great! Congrats!

    • Ashley says
      Posted June 4, 2013

      Oh, and I have an LL Bean tote bag that makes an awesome diaper bag, too! That’s what I plan on using next time. Tons of pockets!

  125. Posted June 4, 2013

    Congrats!!! I didn’t get to say it yesterday, but kind of teared up reading your post, it is such a exciting time and just reminded me how happy I was when I found out I was pregnant! So happy for you and your husband!

  126. kodijo says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    That handshake picture makes me laugh so hard because of the most ridiculous story one of my friends made up in high school when we were all buzzing on Mountain Dew that would be absolutely un-hilarious to describe, but let me tell you, it was funny at the time and is still funny to me now. Congratulations to you and your husband!!

  127. Posted June 4, 2013

    Congratulations!!!!!! That’s so exciting for u!!!! My God bless You with many more Blessings!!

  128. Posted June 4, 2013

    Yay again!!! I am so excited for you!! I am at week 9 now! We (Hubs and I) went to my first appointment last week – at week 8 – and we saw the ultrasound and heard the heartbeat. So crazy!!! Ours looked like a little peanut. I go back next week – week 10 – so I’ll see if there any changes with growing baby! I guess I am really lucky because I didn’t really have any nausea at all! From week 4-8 I felt like I had a constant stomach ache which made me not want to eat even when I knew I should be. Crackers were also my saving grace! I had about a week where I stopped feeling pain and my appetite was coming back, but this past Monday it all kind of hit me again. Darn! I thought I was over the pain part for the first trimester. Oh well.. it will be well worth it! =]

  129. Posted June 4, 2013

    Very exciting! I know the disappointment of the negatives and joy of finally seeing a positive test!! My partner and I tried for almost a year with no luck…but now our surrogate is 6 weeks pregnant! πŸ™‚ I too have been searching for diaper bags and it’s funny because I saw one and it sort of reminded me of your style (or what I think your style is since I only “know” you from the blog! lol) maybe it was the color? It’s smallish but here is the link: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Baby-Diaper-Bag-With-Changing-Pad-Cute-Design-Infant-Travel-Gear-Accessories-New-/321122634527?pt=US_Diaper_Bags&hash=item4ac4668b1f

    ps ebay is a great place to look! πŸ™‚ happy shopping and congrats!!!

  130. Holly says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    I love the joy between the two of you that is so evident in these photos. I was so thrilled to read your wonderful news- congratulations!

  131. Kelly says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    I have a Petunia Picklebottom Boxy Backpack in Notting Hill print — it is really functional & pretty cute too πŸ™‚ My advice is getting something the husband can carry as well.

    Congratulations Kate! I am so happy for you πŸ™‚

  132. Posted June 4, 2013

    Bless you…I am so happy for you and am very excited to read your pregnancy journey. πŸ™‚

  133. Melissa says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    I am on the hunt for a great diaper bag myself and right now my favorites are from timi & leslie. I love that they look more like a purse than a diaper bag!

  134. Teresa says
    Posted June 4, 2013

    I love my Petunia Pickle Bottom diaper bags! Check them out!

  135. Posted June 4, 2013

    Congrats!! I kept a gender neutral dia[er bag in the car but never brought it in anywhere. Who needs another bag to constantly tote around-well at least I didn’t. I’ve had 3 kids so far and still have never carried my diaper bag past the car. I grab a diaper, wipes and throw them in my purse and run in to the store. They can also easily be put in the car seat if you carry that in. Don’t sweat the small stuff πŸ™‚

    I’ve followed your blog for a LING time but never commented until today πŸ™‚ Very excited for you.

  136. Posted June 4, 2013

    So cute!

  137. Posted June 4, 2013

    When you made your first post about having difficulty conceiving it stopped me dead in my tracks…My husband and I had been trying the exact amount of time. It instantly made me feel not alone. I know there are tons of other couples out there that are experiencing what we are, but I was so nice to hear about it from you. Congratulations, I’m so excited for you. We are not yet pregnant, but we are seeing a specialist now. Like you, I also have had several meltdown moments, but I feel fairly at peace about it all now. God’s time is better than my time and I feel confident that my doctor has us on the right path. OK…I said all of that to finally say, Thank you for sharing your story with us and I can’t wait to continue to hear how you’re doing!

  138. Posted June 4, 2013

    You guys are too adorable!

  139. Posted June 4, 2013

    I’m sure you’ll have plenty of suggestions for bags, but I thought I would throw mine out there πŸ˜‰ I make homemade diaper bags (actually I still carry one as a regular bag for myself) You can check out a sample of them at http://www.simplysewingsisters.blogspot.com
    I can make them bigger if need be as well!

  140. Posted June 4, 2013

    That handshake pictures had me rolling. So funny! I’m so excited to read along with everything!

  141. Posted June 5, 2013

    So happy for you guys. Being parents is so fun and one of the most amazing things to experience!! So fun to follow you on this journey.

  142. Erin says
    Posted June 5, 2013

    CONGRATULATIONS!!! I’m ecstatic to hear about your pregnancy and wish you the best of luck!
    xoxo Erin
    Short and Sassy Teacher

  143. Posted June 5, 2013

    So happy for you! So it looks like you have gotten TONS of links to diaper bags! πŸ™‚ but I have this one and get lots on comments on my cute “purse”! http://www.amazon.com/Debbie-OOYOO-Modern-Polka-Diaper/dp/B009AFK7XQ/ref=sr_1_2?s=baby-products&ie=UTF8&qid=1370391388&sr=1-2&keywords=ooyoo+diaper+bag

  144. Irene says
    Posted June 5, 2013

    Congrats! i had diaper bag issues myself and ended up having my seamstress mom custom make one.

    PS Love those purse organizers. I have a set, but an extra would make a great gift.

  145. Megan says
    Posted June 5, 2013

    Personally, I like the Tacos vs baby picture, lol. Congratulations!!

  146. Posted June 5, 2013

    CONGRATS!!! Love the captions on the pictures, especially the “tacos” and “baby” one. Too cute!

  147. Posted June 5, 2013

    I love the kate spade Stevie bag for a diaper bag!

  148. Natalie says
    Posted June 5, 2013

    It was heartbreaking reading about your struggles getting pregnant as that was a road I travelled before my twins. So so very happy for you! God is good!

  149. Rachael says
    Posted June 5, 2013

    Hilarious post… I even had my husband read it… and he’s not the blog-man type πŸ˜›

    Hands down THE best diaper bag (great if you have a BOY because it’s not too “blue-boyish”: http://i1363.photobucket.com/albums/r716/Ray_Queen/CarterShower-525_zps289ea513.jpg

    http://www.chicwallart.etsy.com

  150. Liz says
    Posted June 5, 2013

    Congratulations! You guys are so cute!

  151. chris says
    Posted June 5, 2013

    I agree, you are the cutest couple and will have the cutest baby! Along with many others, Congratulations!

    Chris

  152. Posted June 5, 2013

    There is a reason for everything . . . I knew there was a reason for checking your blog today. I’ve been using your hair tutorials for about 6 months now for cute updos (which I ALWAYS get compliments on), and I wanted one for tomorrow. I’ve been pretty bummed lately about how long it’s taking us to get pregnant again (first time around was 17 months – we just hit the year mark again), and I knew finding a new “do” and looking at your blog would make me happy. And then I see this pregnancy announcement post, which is awesome! However, I didn’t know until today that you struggled to get pregnant . . . I just reread some of your previous blogs and I felt like I was reading some of my own thoughts. Not to sound like a stalker, but I talk about how much I like your blog a lot! Now, finding out you’re a “soul sista” when it comes to the infertility stuff (which is pain I would not wish on anybody) makes me feel even more of a connection to you! (In a seriously non-creepy way.) Thanks for sharin! Carol

  153. Posted June 5, 2013

    Couldn’t be a more deserving couple! Congratulations!!

  154. Andrea says
    Posted June 5, 2013

    Try sammoon.com for diaper bags. They are pretty inexpensive but I’ve never ever had a problem with anything from them breaking (except a wallet which I used for 5+ years before a few of the inner card slots were too loose and my cards kept slipping down too far!). You can get a few different kinds for cheap! I also found some super cute ones at Burlington’s, I got one for my sis in law that is a fabulous brown zebra print πŸ™‚

  155. Posted June 5, 2013

    LOVE my Kate Spade diaper bag. I don’t feel it screams “I’m a mom!” but it fits all the necessities without being too bulky. I also like that if I have to run out quickly I can just use it as my regular bag instead of switching out all the contents I need. Even a few minutes will seem like an hour when you’re trying to get all your errands ran before he or she wakes up from their nap! Congrats!

  156. Posted June 5, 2013

    Wonderful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

  157. Elle says
    Posted June 5, 2013

    I love the taco-baby picture!

  158. Posted June 5, 2013

    Awww…this is wonderful news. I often would wonder how your heart really was doing when I would read your blog after learning of your pregnancy struggles. So, although we are strangers, I am so happy for you and your husband. Many, many blessings on your pregnancy and new adventure!

  159. Laura says
    Posted June 5, 2013

    This is too cute!!! Thanks for sharing!

  160. Erica says
    Posted June 5, 2013

    Petunia Pickle Bottom is a great diaper bag. I had the boxy backpack but it could be a backpack, cross body, or over the shoulder. They are on sale on One Kings Lane today if you want a deal. Congrats!

  161. ....... says
    Posted June 5, 2013

    love these photos so full of personality! I am so thrilled for you congrats on this fantastic news may you only have happiness!!! xx. gigi. food and beauty blogger @ http://www.gigikkitchen.blogspot.com

  162. Posted June 5, 2013

    Congratulations!! I’m so excited for you! I LOVE your blog!

  163. ashook says
    Posted June 5, 2013

    Congratulations! I have been praying for the Lord to give you the desires of your heart. As far as diaper bags go, after having about five different ones, different shapes, sizes, and brands; my favorite are Petunia Pickle Bottom. My favorite is the Sashay Satchel in organic cotton. Love the organization and carrying options.

  164. Posted June 5, 2013

    Congrats!

  165. Cheryl says
    Posted June 5, 2013

    Congratulations!!! I’m so incredibly happy for you!!!!!

  166. Posted June 5, 2013

    I am in the same boat with trying to find a good diaper bag! Keep us posted on what you decide!

  167. Emily says
    Posted June 5, 2013

    Congratulations, that is such good news!! With my second child I was so sick of diaper bags that I went for an oversized handbag from miche bag, they make interchangeable handbags and their Prima bag is perfect to use as a diaper bag, you also get several carrying options, pockets and best of all you can change the outside of your bag as often as you like and you never have to empty out your bag! here’s a video, showing the bag https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pj82AcQugf0

  168. Posted June 5, 2013

    Skip the diaper bag and just buy a cute purse that’s big enough to fit a few extra diapers and wipes.

  169. blm says
    Posted June 5, 2013

    these pictures are hilarious! the handshake one made me laugh out loud, haha. so happy for you both and so excited to follow on this journey with you. πŸ™‚

  170. Kris M. says
    Posted June 5, 2013

    Congrats on the baby news–your husband is so cute!
    I am also leaving a comment for the give away– would keep it for myself..would love it!
    Thank you…continued blessings!

  171. Posted June 5, 2013

    I have been following your blog for a year and a half, Kate! You are an incredible inspiration for me and countless other girls for outer and inner beauty. The Lord has given you a great platform to glorify Him!
    My husband and I are just starting our “infertility journey”. Thank you for helping me mantain perspective through this time πŸ™‚

  172. Posted June 5, 2013

    Congratulations!!! I read your post in January and I felt all those emotions you mentioned. I struggled with infertility for 7 years and now have the joy of two wonderful adopted children and boy (6) and a girl (3). God truly takes us through difficulties to fully trust in him. Even though I didn’t have the experience of pregnancy and childbirth we were able to be in the delivery room to see both our children come into the world. I can’t count the times that people have asked if my children are twins. My son is short for his age and my daughter is tall. I have to giggle to myself when people ask. What a blessing! It is going to be wonderful to see all the posts about your pregnancy and the birth in December.

  173. Posted June 5, 2013

    I just bought the Storksak Tania bag in graphite and I LOVE it! It’s modern and my husband actually likes it too. Happy baby shopping!

  174. Posted June 5, 2013

    Congrats on your wonderful news! As you look at diaper bags, you may want to try the Holly Aiken bags. I gave one to our mutual friend Stephanie from Greenville (she’s the one who got me started following your website even before the blog!) before she had her first child and she has used it for both babies and also uses it as a briefcase now. I have another friend who has done the same — she still carries her bag long after her daughter ditched the diapers. The Stitch store is in downtown Raleigh — right next to Raleigh Times — or you can go online to to hollyaiken.com. Congrats again!

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  176. Posted June 5, 2013

    Congrats!! I’m so excited to read pregnancy & baby stuff on the blog πŸ™‚ Also, I used A Kalencom Diaper bag & really loved it. Cute & easy to keep clean!

  177. jessica says
    Posted June 5, 2013

    Not how babies are made! Hilarious! Congratulations to y’all πŸ™‚ I’m a little diaper bag obsessed and have a couple from Timi & Leslie and a couple from Skip Hop – the studio tote and the Duo Luxe French Stripe which is my most recent one. I LOVE IT!! Good luck, I’m sure you’ll find the perfect one (or more ;).

  178. Posted June 5, 2013

    You’re right pregnancy bloat is NO JOKE! haha After the nausea I was also so hungry at night. 30 minutes after dinner I was already hungry.. insane. Thankfully now at 15 almost 16 weeks, my appetite and everything is balancing out again.

    The pictures are too cute! Great announcement πŸ™‚

  179. Posted June 5, 2013

    I had a hard time finding diaper bags that I liked as well. I finally found a really cute backpack that I use that has plenty of dividers and a color and design that make it more kosher for it to be my diaper bag/purse combo (because it made absolutely no sense to me to carry two bags.) Good luck on your search.

  180. Posted June 5, 2013

    Y’all are so cute!

  181. Carolyn says
    Posted June 5, 2013

    Wow, I’m picky enough over normal bags already, I think I would have a hard time too finding a suitable diaper bag!
    <3 Carolyn

  182. Posted June 5, 2013

    Check out Velvet Pepper bags……I’m thinking about getting their Whitney Pack for the arrival of my little girl

  183. Posted June 5, 2013

    Check out Velvet Pepper bags……I’m thinking about getting their Whitney Pack for the arrival of my little girl

  184. sam says
    Posted June 5, 2013

    Have you see these diaper bags on Amazon. Really cute http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0036DO6IK?tag=lenguajero-20

  185. Posted June 6, 2013

    My friend got her diaper bag from Tim & Leslie and I didn’t even know it was a diaper bag! My husband and I aren’t even pregnant yet, but I’ve already picked this one out πŸ™‚ You would love them! http://www.zappos.com/timi-leslie-diaper-bags-charlie-ii-light-brown

  186. Posted June 6, 2013

    petunia picklebottom has cute bags and so does kate spade!!

  187. Posted June 6, 2013

    I have the Marc by Marc Jacobs Pretty Nylon diaper bag and I love it. I get compliments on it all the time.

  188. Posted June 6, 2013

    Our stories are almost identical! We tried for about a year, found out I was finally pregnant in April and had a December baby! Be careful though, we started trying for baby #2 pretty quickly and now we have a 17 month old and a three month old. I have never been so tired and stressed in my life, but I’ve never experienced this kind of love and joy either. I’m so happy your prayers were answered. Congratulations!

  189. Posted June 6, 2013

    I have a Petunia Picklebottom and LOVE it! There are great prints to choose from

  190. Posted June 6, 2013

    Congratulations on your exciting news! Ever since I shared my story with you, I had hoped your time would come soon. I love the outtakes!

    Diaper bag… I absolutely love mine and it’s still be used to this day even though my girl is nearly 4 years old… I consider myself lucky since I know some would have several before they are happy with theirs. This is my one and only purchase. It is JJ Cole Mode (http://jjcolecollections.com/mode-tote-bag); looks like they have new color lines! I loved that it came with a changing pad and removable padded shoulder strap.

    studiorisa.etsy.com

  191. Posted June 6, 2013

    Look at Better Life bags, they have a diaper bag. And the one you already have from them can be used as a transitional bag later on!

  192. Posted June 6, 2013

    My friend makes some amazing purses and diaper bags. She has an Etsy page and Facebook page called Snappier U. She does a lot of military bags because that is the majority of her clientele, but she will customize a bag in any way you want with any fabric you want. She is a military wife and it started off as a hobby for her but her business has really taken off! You might want to look at her pages. She posts her more recent items on Facebook.

  193. Posted June 6, 2013

    You two are absolutely adorable! I love how he is so supportive of you. The photos are super cute! Congrats to you both!

  194. Posted June 7, 2013

    Im really excited to hear you are pregnant! Ive been following your blog for several months now and have really really enjoyed your videos, thank you so much for your help!

  195. Posted June 7, 2013

    Im really excited to hear you are pregnant! Ive been following your blog for several months now and have really really enjoyed your videos, thank you so much for your help!

  196. Posted June 7, 2013

    Well, first of all congratulations!!! I talk as a very recent mum (my boy is 6 weeks old!): it’s going to change your life, but at the same time it’s soooo rewarding.

    Concerning the diaper bag, I have some comment (by the way, I love that you start taking care of stuff in the early stages of pregnancy… I remember lots of people here in Spain telling me that you have to wait… “yeah, of course, when I have a huge belly I’ll be around shopping”)

    So, the diaper bag. First we made a list to try not to buy all that baby stuff they sell you and that you would never use. Then it happened that we inherited a lot of things from family and friends (we love the “second life” that baby things get, and we clear their storage places at the same time), and that included a couple of diaper bags. None of them exactly what I would have chosen, but we decided to wait until the baby would be born to see our real needs when going out with him.

    I find diaper bags normally too fluffy and they look just as what they are. Having in mind that I do not want to carry too many bags, I end up carrying my wallet, phone and personal items in the baby’s bag… so I loose the nicety of going out with a nice purse. Then, in these bags I find difficult to organize stuff (not too many pockets), and if you put your personal things inside, then you really need organization. I thought, maybe I should buy a new one, but I already had a very nice baby changing mat (a present from a friend), and all diaper bags have another, along with more complements… and I hate having too many things that I don’t need.

    So I checked the bags I already had. And the best (I mean, THE BEST) diaper bag I could encounter is my American Tourister cabin bag, which I got from my husband years ago and that was my college bag. Summary: something I already had, that I liked, that would fit my clothes… and when we are done carrying a baby it will have another use (it’s original one!).

    So get imaginative!

  197. Posted June 7, 2013

    I highly recommend Petunia Pickle Bottom. I got the weekender bag because, when I was honest with myself, my daily purse was the size of a normal diaper bag. The downside is that it doesn’t really have a shoulder strap. Also look into Coach. They have some cute stuff. But really any oversized bag will do. Depending on your needs and which way you decide to go (breast feeding? pumping? formula?) you may need to make sure you have something waterproof! You’ll figure it out. πŸ™‚

  198. Posted June 7, 2013

    As for baby bags – I vote for one that you can use as a purse too. Get an organizer insert like this one,
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Women-Travel-Insert-Handbag-Organiser-Purse-Large-Liner-Organizer-Tidy-Bag-/161031645702?pt=US_CSA_WH_Handbags&var=&hash=item257e3bea06

    Plus a foldup changing pad/ wipe holder, And put in a bag like this
    https://www.onekingslane.com/product/22684/1235424

    Your spare outfit in case of a blowout should go in a heavy duty ziplock bag, so you can put the dirty clothes in it after you change the baby

  199. Monique says
    Posted June 8, 2013

    My first diaper baby bag with my baby girl was a petunia pickle button and I loved it! But we just had our baby boy and I got a timi and Leslie. Oh my it’s the best!!!

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B008R5260M/ref=mp_s_a_1_7?qid=1370687673&sr=1-7&pi=SL75

  200. Posted June 8, 2013

    Congrats!!! When you shared the emotional journey story awhile back I was sad for struggle ever since. I am so excited for you and to live vicariously through you as hopefully I’ll be there next year after I get married this September. Woot woot!!!!

  201. Posted June 8, 2013

    Congrats!!! When you shared the emotional journey story awhile back I was sad for struggle ever since. I am so excited for you and to live vicariously through you as hopefully I’ll be there next year after I get married this September. Woot woot!!!!

  202. Posted June 9, 2013

    Congratulations!!! My newest addition is already almost two months old, and I finally just decided on a diaper bag. I spent countless hours watching YouTube reviews and researching diaper bags. I have to say Timi and Leslie quickly became my favorite. They are giving away a bag right now too. Good luck finding a bag! I will pray for a healthy pregnancy resulting in a healthy little baby for you and your husband!

  203. CaM says
    Posted June 9, 2013

    I struggled to find a cute diaper bag and my sister-in-law found an awesome one. I copied her. It’s by Lassig. Absolutely love it. Stylish and functional. πŸ™‚
    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B006G794E4/ref=wms_ohs_product?ie=UTF8&psc=1

  204. Posted June 9, 2013

    I just know you will be an amazing mom . . .

  205. Posted June 10, 2013

    Hi congrats on the baby. I feel like all the blogs I read are now pregnant/having a baby…and being nowhere remotely close to even wanting a child, I can’t help but feel like I’ll have to find other blogs to read. I understand that you’ll “try to keep writing about beauty tips”…but when every other post ends up being about baby-this and being-a-mom-that…I just get so frustrated and not interested!!! πŸ™

  206. Carylee says
    Posted June 10, 2013

    You guys are so fun and I love seeing significant others enthusiastically participate in blog posts! Congrats again on your addition!
    -Carylee
    morepom.blogspot.com

  207. Tiffany says
    Posted June 11, 2013

    Congrats to you guys – you will be such an amazing mom! And a stylish one to boot πŸ™‚

  208. Posted June 12, 2013

    I also have a PPB! I LOVE it!! it was a must have, and will be for every baby we have!

  209. Posted June 13, 2013

    I really think that your rocket was great. Congrats on the baby announcement. I think my favorite is the tacos and babies one. You both look great and very happy. Thanks for sharing the pictures and congratulations.

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  210. Vanessa says
    Posted June 15, 2013

    There are definitely tons of diaper bags out there, but I disagree about price equaling quality. I got a $35 diaper bag from Target and it still looks brand new. And to put things in perspective, I have a 3 year old, 2 year-old, and a 6 month-old: that bag is STUFFED! I just couldn’t see dropping too much money on something you aren’t even using every day. And even then it just sits in your car or on a seat in a restaurant.

  211. Posted June 18, 2013

    Wow I’ve been following your blog for about a year and just realized it’s grown by the thousands, geez girly!!! People love it as much as I do! I would die for a Petunia Pickle Bottom bag but spending $180 on a diaper bag just isn’t going to happen! So exciting that you are pregnant πŸ™‚ I am almost due! I just posted about some birth options if you’re interested at all πŸ™‚

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  212. Posted June 21, 2013

    I LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE (no seriously, love) my Tim and Leslie diaper bag. Totally doesn’t look like one but has all the functions of one. I’m a bit of a purse snob and it was the only one I wanted. πŸ™‚

  213. Posted August 13, 2013

    Have you looked at thirty-one for a bag they have incredible patterns and you can put babies initials on it… very southern thing to do πŸ˜‰

  214. Kaeleen says
    Posted October 28, 2013

    “This is not how babies are made” oh my gosh you are adorable πŸ™‚

  215. Posted January 2, 2014

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