2.27.17

Mom Life Mondays: Blog Link Up #25

Happy Monday, lovely friends!

I am returning to work after a long, five-day weekend! It felt SO good to unplug and spend so much QT with my boys and getting stuff done around the house!

My (amazing) husband took the kids up north for a boys’ wknd and I was left home solo to relish in the silence and freedom of being child-free for a couple of days. Needless to say, I spent much of my time eating sushi, junk food and Targeting to my heart’s content!

The rest of my week was filled with lots of outdoor play time and even a day at the zoo! We checked out the new Penguin exhibit/building at the Detroit Zoo and thoroughly enjoyed the beautiful day of sunshine. (Like seriously, my husband wore shorts on a February day in Michigan!!)

D and I also enjoyed a date night out, thanks to my mom. We’re trying to squeeze in as many date nights as possible! The countdown to baby 3 is getting shorter, and we’re fully aware that our time “just us two” is going to be even harder to manage once our third little love is here.

The long wknd ended with a moms’ night out with my new friends over at Detroit Moms Blog. It was such a fun night of chatting, laughing, and eating delicious BBQ at a local bar/restaurant. I’m so excited for the upcoming events and this amazing opportunity to connect with and write for such an amazing network of women (& men, too!).

BUMPDATE

25 weeks! Holy cow! Yep, I definitely sound like a broken record. This pregnancy is flying by and I’m still in shock mode. Most days, I am feeling well and eating well, too. Baby 3 is moving around a ton! I had a check-up last week and my OB tells me that baby is measuring a few weeks ahead. Both of his big brothers also measured ahead and were born 8 lbs 11 oz and 8 lbs respectively, so I have a feeling our little love, will probably not be so little either. (Lucky mama! LOL).

I am trying to be mindful of taking care of myself and can’t wait to get back to my regular gym routine. I’ve been so tired or sick throughout the beginning half of this pregnancy that I definitely let my gym game go. I was active during my last pregnancy and I know it helped me a ton as far as labor & delivery and post partum recovery. I’m hoping to get back into it in the coming weeks (as best as I can add it into my routine.)

Have you heard of blog link ups? Join us for our Mom Life Mondays blog linkup 25!

What is a blog link-up you ask? It’s a regular post that I’ have on Mondays [pending any holidays or life emergencies], but it’s a place you can come to find the latest and greatest blog posts about all things parenting, motherhood, lifestyle, etc.
Featured Blogger from Link Up #24: Amy Lu @ Making Motherhood Matter

This week’s blog link up feature is Amy and her post, Weekly Meal Plans! I’m trying to get on board with meal planning, so that it helps to curb our food budget on an ongoing basis. Amy’s comprehensive post provides easy to follow guidelines and printables for you to incorporate meal planning into your family! Be sure to check out her post and give her some love!

If you’re a blogger, please feel free to drop a link to a current motherhood-related blog post. I just ask that you follow the instructions detailed below!

We also have a chat loop on Instagram! Please follow JeeYoung (me!) @simplyeveryblog & Shannon @momwithoutlabels for our weekly #IGMOMSCHAT (usually on Thursday nights @ 9pm EST!)

Have a fabulous week, loves!

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25 Comments

  1. Danielle wrote:

    That night out was so much fun! I totally need to get back to the Zoo. We have pass, so we are always going. 🙂

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  2. Val wrote:

    I’m still so jealous of the days your hubby took the boys :). You look fantastic, this pregnancy will fly by!

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  3. Susan wrote:

    ????????????
    25 weeks!!!!!!! So crazy!!
    Love the photos and glad you got a nice long break!
    Happy Monday!!

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  4. Lindsey wrote:

    What a fun weekend! The weather here has been really warm too…we are loving it, but I’m nervous for the summer temps!

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  5. Amy wrote:

    Sounds like you had an amazing weekend!! I have never done a blog link up but might be interested in trying it out!

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  6. Sounds like an amazing weekend and you look so beautiful!!!

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  7. Belle wrote:

    Your weekend sounds amazing!

    Belle | One Awesome Momma

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  8. Awe sounds like an amazing 5 day weekend. Those kind of days t unwind and fill it with leisure things you enjoy are so important to have now and then. Have a great week.

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  9. Diedre wrote:

    Congrats! You look lovely. I’ve missed out on the chat loops. Is there a new thread that I’ve missed somehow?

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  10. Sounds like a great weekend.

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  11. Having that time to yourself sounds like a perfect weekend!!!! And yay for being a part of Detroit Moms Blog!!!

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  12. That 5 day weekend sounds like heaven! And you have the best husband for taking your little guys for a camping trip

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  13. Congrats on 25 weeks, you’ll be done before you know it! It sounds like you had a great five day weekend, and that time alone to get your fill of Target, sushi, and junk food?? Sounds heavenly!

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  14. What a fun week! Congrats on making it to 25 weeks!! You are looking so fab, too! 🙂

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  15. Lindsey wrote:

    Looking good, mama!! 🙂 I love reading all your updates… you’re so adorable!

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  16. Elizabeth wrote:

    yummm sushi… 🙂

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  17. Such a fun weekend off! I love that you have found such a great network of friends. I used pregnancy as an excuse to get away from the gym for 9 months, hehe.

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  18. Jacki wrote:

    Sounds like such a relaxing week! So happy you got to rest and recharge!

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  19. 25 weeks?! You look great!

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  20. Shannon wrote:

    You are the cutest! I’m so glad you got some QT by yourself and with your loves!

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  21. Bethany wrote:

    Your baby bump is precious! Congratulations!

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  22. Hanna wrote:

    Ok I’m TOTALLY jealous of your weekend!! I NEED some baby free time!

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  23. Amy Lu wrote:

    Thanks for the shout out! I am honored to be your link up feature this week!. Shared some love by pinning, stumbling and tweeting this post. Xoxo

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