Baker Bea Sloan


She’s here! She’s here! Miss Baker Bea Sloan made her very quick and grand entrance into this world on Friday, Juiy 8th at 12:02 pm.


Born at 37 weeks, our big girl weighed 8lbs 6 oz and was 21 inches long. 

After 12 nights in the hospital, 2 with little Baker Bea, we came home on Sunday afternoon. 

We are slowly adjusting to parenthood and loving every second with our baby girl. She’s received about 748 kisses {I mean look at those cheeks} and more snuggles than I thought possible. We head over heels in love! 


I hope to have her birth story written soon because I don’t ever want to forget that day but finding the time to blog is on the very bottom of my list right now! Until then, you can find me staring at our baby girl and telling her just how much I love her!

Week 34 Bumpdate

I’m alive, I’m alive! And yes, still pregnant. I know the radio silence was probably suspicious but it’s been a rough two weeks. So, let’s catch up? This is actually last week’s bumpdate and I plan to do week 35 before the end of this week. “Plan” being the key word there.

week 34 bumpdate

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Once Upon A Time Baby Shower

EEK! This shower, y’all. I’m still on cloud 9 from how sweet and precious my baby shower thrown by my best friend Jessica was.

Maybe you’ve seen the shower that I threw for Jessica exactly four years ago {the same weekend and everything!} to celebrate Miss Kaylen but she really outdid herself with this “Once Upon A Time” storybook-themed baby shower.

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It was a storybook baby shower but honestly, more like a fairy tale .

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The welcome table was just adorable. There were two little games and a guest book by none other than Dr. Seuss.

Baby Shower Ideas

Guess How Much I Love You was with a game in which the guests had to guess how many “bookworms” were in the bottle.

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The first one said “The Guessing Game. Guess How Many Book Worms”. The second one says “Mommy’s Eyes, Daddy’s Nose, What Will She Look Like? Nobody Knows.” And the last one says “Oh The Places She Will Go! Jot Down a Quick Note Before You Go.”

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I’ve never seen the picture idea before but it was fun swapping my eyes and Cory’s nose to guess what Hot Pie will look like!

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And this result is just creepy.

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The dessert table was probably my favorite part and not just because of all the yummy desserts.

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The books included Angelina Ballerina and If You Give A Mouse A Cookie.

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How adorable is the fruit caterpillar?!?!

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The perfect centerpieces for my storybook baby shower.

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I’ve used this venue multiple times for different events, the last being our gender reveal, and every time, it works out just so perfectly. It’s so bright and open, it’s the perfect spot if any local people are looking for a place to host an event.

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And of course, Little Miss got absolutely spoiled with the cutest stuff.

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Apparently, I can’t handle all the cuteness!

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Thank you so much to Jessica, Marla, and Chanda for all you did to make my storybook baby shower come to life. It was so wonderful and I’m so thankful to have such sweet ladies in my life!

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Our moms and their babies with their babies!

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With all these showers and all the great gifts we’ve been blessed with, we’ve almost run out of places to put all of Hot Pie’s things! Whenever {if ever} we get everything put away and organized, this little chick is gonna be set! But for now, you can barely get into her nursery. I promise, the finished nursery photos are coming soon!