Pregnancy Update – Week 10

(If you'd like to start at the beginning of my pregnancy journey, click HERE!)   So...we've made it to week 10!!!   At ten weeks, Baby McInnis is the size of a... Strawberry Lego man Date Prune   He/she is tiny and still sucking the life out of me. Tiredness all day every day. Sometimes, I have [...]

Pregnancy Update – Week 9

(If you want to start at the beginning of my pregnancy journey, click here!)   Week 9 was the best week by far!!!   Why? Because I had my second ultrasound, of course! Remember, I had my first one when I was 5.5 weeks (at least that's how far along they thought I was - it's a [...]

Pregnancy Update! (Weeks 4-5)

***If you want to start at the BEGINNING of my pregnancy posts, click here!***   Let's see, where did we leave off?   Oh, right. I'm pregnant! And I was waiting for an OB referral from my doctor's office.   What else was going on?   Before we continue, I feel obligated to remind you again [...]

The Michigan Life

I'm writing to you from my homeland, the mitten state!!!   Ahhh, it's so good to be back.   Baby Rucker agrees. He hasn't been sleeping nearly as much as he does in Alabama, and that's because of all the hullabaloo going on around him. So many guests! People! Dogs! Cats! Horses! He can't catch a wink, [...]

See You Later, Alabama!

Guess what?   In one week, I will be petting kitties in Michigan!!!!!!!!!   Also, I will be petting goats. My brother got goats.   I am over the moon excited. I have made about 8 billion plans. Seriously, I have made a lot of plans. Very unlike me, but with three weeks' Michigan vacation, I [...]

What’s New in Alabama

Well, a LOT is new in Alabama.   First of all, we finally had a weekend visit from Big Wheel (Husband's BFF), who is stationed at Fort Benning, GA, which is just about 3 hours away from Husband and me. It was really nice to have a house full of boys again! Remember, I complained [...]

Puppy Training Update!

First and foremost... THANK YOU SO MUCH to everyone who flooded my media outlets with tips and solutions to my puppy woes. I have never received so many texts, Facebook comments, Snaps, and emails in one day! You are all amazing, and your advice is even better. I've taken everything you've said into consideration and implemented all of our [...]

I’m Back and I Have BIG News!

HELLO, dear friend of mine!   WOW have I missed you. Did you have an excellent holiday? Did you eat lots of cookies? Did you avoid the viral sickness that seems to be contaminating the corporeal cavities of everyone around us?   I did NOT manage to avoid that plague, so I was ill for [...]

Michigan, Here We Come!

I AM RESISTING THE URGE TO WRITE THIS ENTIRE POST IN CAPS LOCK. I feel like ALL CAPS is the only way I can adequately express my excitement.   You see, even though I've been enjoying the sixty-five-degree Alabama sunshine lately, I cannot WAIT to dig my Uggs into some snow. Some Michigan snow.   In just a [...]