Friday, March 27, 2009

31 Weeks (7 3/4 Months). Only 9 Weeks to Go!

Here is the latest batch of photos. I've gained 19.5-20 lbs so far and only have 9 weeks left to go (well, 8 weeks and 6 days...). I'm right on track. Doug is looking pretty good, too! It's Friday morning and he's dressed to go skiing for a few hours before we head to reno for work.

I finally ordered some of the baby furniture yesterday (thanks Dad & Gene/Diane for the Crib!) and we should be getting some of the bedding in a few days. Here's a link to the bedding. Once we get some of the bedding, we'll start to paint his room... brown and blue is what we're thinking (either 1 wall brown/3 walls blue OR the top part blue and the bottom part brown - with the border in between the 2 colors)
The crib should arrive in 4-6 weeks and can later be converted into a toddler bed and then a full bed. We're hoping it lasts for many, many years.

After months of deliberation, we finally settled on a 2nd piece of furniture: the changing table. We went ahead and got the matching baskets and even had one of them personalized with his name (thank goodness for credit card rewards - USBank paid for everything!). I'm thinking the changing table can double as a nice Bar Cart sometime down the road, but doug thinks that might be kinda gross (butts and booze don't always mix). We could also use it to store his books & toys once he's out of diapers (in malaysia they are trained at 12 mos!!), so hopefully this piece will also last for many, many years.

Finally, I ordered a big basket that will be personalized with his name... we'll use it for toys, etc. in the beginning and then for laundry as he gets older. That's the idea, anyway!

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