Snapshot: Making Personal Threats & Isobel’s Pencil Room

16 Jan

– Since it’s been awhile since my last snapshot, and since so much has happened, I’m posting it early this week.

– The biggest news (besides me having the most annoying and stubborn cold on the planet) is that we moved Isobel’s big girl bed from our bedroom into the Pencil Room. The Pencil Room is officially Isobel’s big girl bedroom, and now we refer to it as “your pencil room.” The first day was rough. At first she was so excited when I told he we were going to move her bed that she tried to move it herself and then excitedly asked me to help her. Once we got the bed in the room and all set up for her nap, she pretty much cried from nap time to bedtime. She was m-a-d. After she got that out of her system it wasn’t a problem and she’s been sleeping in there fuss-free since the 7th. Anthony and I are so glad to have our room back (bow chicka wow wow) but it did make me a little sad at first. I was so ready for her to be out I didn’t expect to be sad. Having her in a different room after two and a half years of cosleeping was an adjustment for Mama as well as baby.

– I’m almost done decorating Isobel’s big girl room. I posted a sneak peek earlier on twitter. I still need to finish some organizational things and Anthony needs to hang the finishing touches, but once that’s done I’m going to share it here. Hopefully sometime next week!

Bethylicious nominated me for a Versatile Blogger Award! According to the meme I’m supposed to nominate fifteen people and list 7 random facts about myself. I always have trouble coming up with these, so how about we do something else: I will answer seven random questions put to me by readers, either here in the comments, or via email, or on twitter. If I get seven questions I’ll answer them in a post and then nominate my picks for the award. I’m betting there won’t be seven questions.Go ahead and take that personally. It’s a threat. Or something. Yeah.

– The lovely and talented Erica made this gorgeous shawl for me and I am over the moon about it. The deep green-blue color, the delightful scrunchiness of the wool, the fact that it was nothing but a mere string a few short days ago has me swooning for it. Thank you so much, Erica. I hope the basket of vintage goodies I’m about to send you is satisfactory.

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9 Responses to “Snapshot: Making Personal Threats & Isobel’s Pencil Room”

  1. kvetchmom January 16, 2012 at 10:09 am #

    1. You take great, great photos. Always so visually interesting.
    2. Isobel is adorable & I love her new room. You give me hope that we will someday get Theo out of our bedroom
    3. (Not to be creepy…but) You have the best eyebrows ever. I have eyebrow envy
    4. Your vintage finds are always super cool
    That is all. 🙂

  2. Marie January 16, 2012 at 5:26 pm #

    I didn’t know you were co-sleeping. Us too, but because our room is too small, we have been sleeping in our son’s room on futons. Phil moved out a while ago in order to get sleep for work (our son has been working through his night terrors) and I am just in the process of moving out now. Yeah, Mr. Poom is NOT impressed. But Phil and I really want to be able to spend whole nights together so this is it. I know exactly what you are saying because I miss the hell out of my son being there next to me. Sniff. Good luck with it.

    • LittleBig January 17, 2012 at 11:06 am #

      Poor Mr Poom has night terrors? 😦 Infinite sadness. Just keep doing what you’re doing, Mama. You are the best thing that’s ever happened to him.

  3. TheRedQueen January 16, 2012 at 8:47 pm #

    Thanks for the love ❤ you are the bestest bestie ever.

  4. Camilla January 17, 2012 at 7:14 am #

    Glitter flats. Get a cheap pair from Old Navy or Target!

    • LittleBig January 17, 2012 at 11:05 am #

      I can’t wear flats, either. It’s a damn shame.

  5. Kristi January 20, 2012 at 9:21 pm #

    Where are the dam questions?

    I demand dam questions!

    What’s your favorite dam? 😉

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