And then I really did feel pretty…

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This was the only really good picture I got this holiday weekend.  Major contrast from last year’s three-post roundup of all the beautiful pictures of our holiday fun.  That should give you an idea of how pregnant I am currently.  I’m always hot, always huge, always feeling crummy. We did just get a window AC unit, though, so I’m sitting prettier now.  Plus I have to mention that yesterday when I squeezed into my swimsuit and insecurely waddled towards the pool, James burst out, “Wow, Mom! You look so pretty!!”  And then I really did feel pretty, it was the strangest thing.  

It was a lovely weekend for our little family!  Lots of food, lots of wonderful friends, lots of gratitude for the comforts that come from living in our beautiful country, and lots of love for the people we get to live so close to who come from so many beautiful and wonderful countries who teach us so much about love and inclusiveness and humanity.  In short, we feel so blessed for so many reasons. 

We sure hope you are all enjoying your weekend, no matter where you are or whether or not you are celebrating America.  Thank you so much for following along with our silly little adventures and supporting us as we try hard to raise our babies!