I finished my second semester of culinary school.

I achieved my goal of finishing culinary school this semester. I finished right at eight months pregnant which was a tight fit. I will be honest, this semester was a tough one because I was full-time and the classes were a bit challenging. My final exam was given last Friday in Food Production II. The class was given a mystery basket, a sheet of paper to write a menu, and an hour to finish the meal. These are a few of the mystery ingredients that were in my basket, a large carrot, three eggs, flour, chicken, and fresh spinach. I decided to utilize my ingredients and make a pan fried chicken over a bed of creamed spinach with roasted carrots. I had a few points taken off my practical exam because I did not have a starch on my plate, otherwise, I did a good job!
Here is a recent pic of the baby belly:

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Special News!

Special News!.

Special News!

Matthew and I went to the doctor on Wednesday and found out that we’re having healthy lil boy. He’s measuring at 13 ounces and is right on target for his due date. We are so excited to finally have our family complete. We are naming him, Zion Matthew. Zion is hebrew for heaven and Matthew after his daddy for the middle name. He’s an active baby and is moving around alot at this stage. We can’t wait to meet our sweet lil boy. ❤

Good news and bad news.

Good news and bad news..

Good news and bad news.

So, I have good news and bad. The good news is the baby is doing great and we we’re able to hear the heart beat. Bad news: Doctor got the dates mixed up and told us we would be finding out today but in reality we won’t find out until 4 more weeks. Darn it! They took blood today to test for birth defects ect.. as well. Dr. Wood said listening to the hearbeat it sounded like a boy. We shall soon see! Sept 5 at 9:00 a.m in the morning will be the official date.. The baby is about the size of a small avocado..so tiny and sweet ❤

A week from wednesday sure is getting closer .

Oh , how we wish to meet you soon!
Oh, how we wish to meet you, soon!

2 more weeks and we find out the sex of our sweet baby!

2 more weeks and we find out the sex of our sweet baby!.

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