I'm from the heartland, and I will always be a midwestern girl even as the years I've been living in Dallas - update: we just moved to Orlando - fly by. These are my daily musings and interests for my family in Ohio, who I see far too little of, and for anyone else who cares what I had for dinner. Feel free to email me at jecgirlie@gmail.com.

You Can't Take the Ohio Out of the Girl

The prettiest face I’ve ever seen ❤️

The prettiest face I’ve ever seen ❤️

Carys was born yesterday at 1:40pm.  6 pounds 10 ounces, 19 inches long, and the absolute sweetest temperament.  Carys means love, and love her we do :)

Carys was born yesterday at 1:40pm. 6 pounds 10 ounces, 19 inches long, and the absolute sweetest temperament. Carys means love, and love her we do :)

Our dog children are going on a mini-vacay until baby sister comes home :)

Our dog children are going on a mini-vacay until baby sister comes home :)

justthedesign:

Leather Jacket From Rika/Skindeep, Jeans from AG Adriano Goldschmied, Bag From Chanel. Via Carolines Mode

I love this.  Real clothes, come to me.  After I drop 30 pounds of baby weight…

justthedesign:

Leather Jacket From Rika/Skindeep, Jeans from AG Adriano Goldschmied, Bag From Chanel. Via Carolines Mode

I love this. Real clothes, come to me. After I drop 30 pounds of baby weight…

fullcravings:

Fried Cadbury Eggs

WHAT.

fullcravings:

Fried Cadbury Eggs

WHAT.

Last OB appointment!

I can’t believe it! This has been such an up and down experience, and so emotional. Finally, I can report that I (hopefully we both) feel happy and pretty much ready to meet our baby girl. I hope she is as healthy as the latest ultrasounds have suggested, that’s all I can ask for.

Our world will change on Monday :)

theatlantic:

What’s Closer To Texas Than Texas Is To Itself?

This map shows (roughly) how large the Lone Star State is. Points in the map’s red section are closer to somewhere in Texas than the opposite sides of Texas are to each other.
That’s right: You can be in Fargo, or Atlanta, or San Diego … and be closer to Texas than Texas is to itself.
That’s what the map above says. Texas is big.
Read more. [Image: mostwrong / Reddit]


I had always heard the drive fromDallas to Chicago was shorter than the drive from East to West Texas.  Big, beautiful state.

theatlantic:

What’s Closer To Texas Than Texas Is To Itself?

This map shows (roughly) how large the Lone Star State is. Points in the map’s red section are closer to somewhere in Texas than the opposite sides of Texas are to each other.

That’s right: You can be in Fargo, or Atlanta, or San Diego … and be closer to Texas than Texas is to itself.

That’s what the map above says. Texas is big.

Read more. [Image: mostwrong / Reddit]

I had always heard the drive from
Dallas to Chicago was shorter than the drive from East to West Texas. Big, beautiful state.

How scary is this rug?!  It’s listed under kids rugs on Rosenberry Rooms.  I think not.  Unless it’s a kid you hate.

How scary is this rug?! It’s listed under kids rugs on Rosenberry Rooms. I think not. Unless it’s a kid you hate.

Reading nook!  Cozy.

Reading nook! Cozy.

food52:

Well. That took a lot of convincing.

Read more: Banana Cake with Panocha Frosting on Food52

(via giphy)

Seriously. I can’t stop. This kid must be packing on the last bit of weight because I am HUNGRY. More more more.

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