CJMeyer Adventures

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Month: September 2012

  • Sneak Peak: Celebrating Baby Girl

    Sneak Peak: Celebrating Baby Girl

    This past week or so has been absolutely jam packed with preparing class instructions, teaching workshops, meeting deadlines, and feeling infinitely grateful.  We have also been celebrating the news of our healthy baby girl! Here’s a sneak peak at some elements at our gender reveal party.  This gorgeous bouquet graced our main table: ….as well…

  • Baby Bump Update: Week 19

    Baby Bump Update: Week 19

    Time: September 18-25th Developmental Milestones: Our ultrasound this week showed Baby is a sweet little girl! She is the size of a mango and constantly moving around. We even saw her cover her ears at one point during the ultrasound! Vernix caseosa has formed a protective layer around her body that will protect her skin…

  • Guest Posting at Eighteen25!

    Guest Posting at Eighteen25!

    Have you heard of Eighteen 25’s Spooktacular September?  These lovely ladies are featuring fun Halloween craft ideas from other bloggers every day this month.  I am honored that they shared my idea for Halloween Treat Bags today!  Head over to Eighteen25 to see what I made with this fun spider embellishment and craft paper!

  • Halloween Cards at Checkered Cottage

    Halloween Cards at Checkered Cottage

    I am so excited to be joining the Checkered Cottage team of teachers.  This charming paper crafting store sells a variety of beautiful papers, embellishments, exclusive card design templates, and stencils.  They have a dynamite schedule of Fall classes right now.  Here is my take on Halloween… Introducing a Haunted Trio of Designs: Class participants…

  • Baby Bump Update: Week 17

    Baby Bump Update: Week 17

    Time: September 4th-10th Developmental Milestones:  Baby’s ears are developing so he or she is able to hear our voices!  Tiny fingerprints have also formed. Symptoms:  Feeling great except my sleeping patterns have really been affected the past couple of weeks.  I don’t remember the last time I’ve actually slept through the night!  Lately, my lower…

  • Baby Bump Update: Week 14

    Baby Bump Update: Week 14

    Time: August 14th-20th Developmental Milestones: Baby’s nose, lips, and taste buds are forming at this point! Symptoms:  Less nausea! So excited to have some energy back too! Cravings: I absolutely love the Izze Sparkling Juice line. I gave up drinking Diet Coke when I found out I was pregnant… a shocking decision for those that…

  • August 2012 Trip to Wisconsin

    August 2012 Trip to Wisconsin

    James and I traveled to Wisconsin for a family reunion the first weekend in August.  Our weekend highlights included: A reprieve from the scorching temps of our hometown!  The weather was absolutely delightful.  I might have mentioned to James at least once (or twice or three times!): “So, can we get a house up here…