23 Weeks!!
This week has been so crazy with finals and school.
I am done with finals Wednesday,
and Aaron is done on Saturday!! yayyy. FREEDOM!!
I did manage to take a few pictures tonight to record the bump..
(I took them after dinner because that's when it seems to show the most! ha)
It is definitely growing each day!!
(I will be honest and tell you that sometimes I try and push it out to see if anyone says anything or notices haha)

My favorite new thing:
laying in bed with Aaron at night,
and WATCHING my tummy.
baby will move like crazy at night,
and you will see all these pokes every which way.
We try and have contests to guess what body part it is.
ha we are so easily entertained with this baby.
Every kick is like Christmas morning.
and Aaron talks to him each night like he is right here,
it's the cutest.
I am so incredibly grateful to be a mom.
Coming up on this Mother's Day,
I have such a new appreciation and love for motherhood.
I see the sacrifices and time it takes to bring one into the world,
and can't help but be so grateful for my wonderful mom.
Can't wait to be a mommy!
ah i love you little one!

Karina Marie Powell


  1. so sweet and beautiful! you are going to love being a mommy! it really is the most amazing thing in the world

  2. You are so adorable Karina! I love you my beautiful niece!!

  3. You are so adorable Karina! I love you my beautiful niece!!

  4. Love you guys!!! can't wait to see the baby!!!

  5. I love your positive attitude about everything. Being pregnant is truly one of the most amazing experiences you will ever have. Keep focusing on the wonderful miracle going on inside of you!

    1. Aww Thank you!! You're such a sweetheart! I can't wait to have a little one running around like you guys. your family is so stinking cute!

  6. I'm so glad to have found your blog! I have loved reading.

    We seem to have quite a similar build and I haven't got a very big bump either! It's at the stage that if you know I'm pregnant it's obvious but I still think a few people at work haven't worked it out. They probably just think I've put on weight!

    Such an exciting time! :)

    1. You are such a sweetheart! Thank you! Yours is just darling! Haha I totally know what you mean! i'm so glad to hear someone is in the same boat! ha it will come soon enough! that's what people tell me!:) xo

  7. You are ridiculously cute! You make it look so easy!

    1. Oh goodness! You are darling! ha I wish I could make it look easy!! xo