21 March 2007

first time for anything

Well, this is a first. After living together for four plus years, tonight we finally did it. We fucked up dinner so bad that neither of us will eat it and are going out to perkins. Here's to hoping this isn't the start of something new.

05 March 2007

tenative colors

Mostly just to keep track of them:

Kitchen: Glow W-B-310 in K&B latex
Living Room, Upstairs Hall, Entry and Downstairs Hall: Innocence W-D-720 in eggshell
Nursery (band around the top): Polar Bear 1875 in semi gloss
Nursery: Eucalyptus Leaf 490D-4 in semi gloss
Office (band around the top and middle): Polar Bear 1875 in semi gloss
Office (above the mid band): Utah Sky 560A-3 in eggshell
Office (below the mid band): Adobe Straw 760B-4 in semi
Downstairs Bathroom: Balmy Seas 490C-3 and Ice Cube 490C-1 (exact walls TBD) in K&B latex
Family Room: Regal 760A-3 in eggshell

plus undercoater 75 (or 2075 for the low voc version)

All are Behr Premium Plus.

04 March 2007

And so it begins...

They say baby's come with a lot of "stuff"....

Seems to me like we need to get most of it before hand to be ready. And we've been doing all the reading up and studying on various things, and talking to others that have already btdt.

First decision was easy: A convertible crib that will expand out of a bed as they grow. We opted for the Ellis style by Simplicity, in Cherry finish. We also got the matching dresser, rather than the "combo" unit.

Of course that lead a need for something to put on top of the dresser for a changing area, so a contoured changing pad and a covering for it are also on order. And today at Sam's Club we stumbled past a sage green super soft blanket, which will match the changing pad cover. With the Cherry wood and sage green combination going, it happens to tie nicely with a glider rocker we were looking at at JCPenny's last night, so I suspect they'll be ordered not too long from now.

We've also started looking at car seat/stroller systems, and have tentatively picked one out, and have some ideas in place for later when the child has out grown the infant seat.

Oh, and we picked up paint chips at home depot today for the grand house painting in June.


slightly delayed

So this past week we had an ultrasound appointment.

The technician and the machine confirmed that the expected date the hospital had chosen was off by 3 or 4 weeks, we're not as far along as they thought. This puts the expected due date right back where we had originally predicted it would be based on temperature shift and a prediction of conception date. That extra month will come in handy this summer to wrap up all the preparations.