Settling in- and a little one on the way (whoa, not what you think!)

I have a problem. You see, right after Mathew and I got married (about the next week or so), I got an iPhone. What does this mean? Well, it means I never feel the need to get on my laptop anymore because all I need to do is use my phone to check Facebook and Twitter. My other problem? Pure exhaustion. By the time I come home from work, cook dinner, work on homework, and go to the gym, I finally collapse on my couch and call it a night. Married life has that effect on you. You know, (or maybe you don’t just yet), that whole, “getting into a routine” thing. All I know, is that I need to work my blog into my routine.

The best way to keep up with me though is through Twitter, I suppose. If I don’t have you added as a friend yet, let me know and I’ll add you.

As for an update- we got our wedding pictures back this past week. The only downside? I have a netbook laptop and there’s no CD/DVD drive. This wouldn’t be an issue if my pictures didn’t come on HD discs for me to have all copyrights to (and to pick which photos I want in our albums). Needless to say, I think I’m going to have to go buy a cd drive at Best Buy this upcoming week. I really want to see our pictures 🙂

I know in the title of this post gave some not-so-subtle hinting about a “little one”. I am pleased to announce that we’ll be the proud parents of a furbaby on February 18th! We have decided to get our first puppy together, and she is a maltipoo. We are waiting for her to turn 8 weeks old so she can leave her mommy. We are so excited to get her soon!

We’ve decided to name her Pearl 🙂

She looks like an adorable little rat right now, but in a few weeks when we get her, she’ll be fluffy and curly and have cute floppy ears :). We’re pretty much completely ready for her. We’ve bought her kennel, her collar, toys, blankets, bedding- pretty much everything except food. Can you tell we’re excited? Mathew and I are definitely not ready for children yet (I need to finish my degree and get a teaching job first, so we’re waiting a couple years) but a puppy will be just what we need!

Oh, and if you were wondering how I’ve been doing with I’ve lost 6 lbs in just under 3 weeks (anything more than 2 lbs a week is not entirely healthy for you). I’m so happy! If you’re on leave a comment with your username and I’ll add you!

Anything new with you? I’ve barely been on here and haven’t been reading. Catch me up ladies!

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  1. I have missed your blogging! Congrats on the new edition 🙂

  2. congrats! so adorable! and i know what you mean about the routine! i’m trying so hard to blog and i’m failing at it!

  3. EEEEEEEEEEEEE! She’s just SO cute!!! I can’t wait til you get her and takes lots and lots of pics!!

  4. So cute! 🙂 Ah just love that pup!


  5. Ahh, I like the name…its cute! Sounds like a little old lady with white hair! LOL

  6. You inspire me, Stephanie, keeping up with so many different things going on in your life! Pearl looks so beautiful, and I just know she’s going to bring tons of joy to your lives.

  7. Oh my gosh your puppy is soo cute! I can’t wait for more puppy pictures! Ps if you want a good laugh go to YouTube and look up, Harvard Sailing team puppy pictures. It’s hilarious

  8. Pearl is adorable!
    I totally know what you mean about just calling it a night! I’m tired CONSTANTLY now. I should work the gym into my life like you make time to do!
    Keep having fun, girl!

  9. She is so sweet! We have three dogs as we keep filling the void for kiddos waiting until I finish my degree! 🙂 Awesome! Congratulations on your weight loss too! Go girl! xoxo. Heather

  10. She is so cute!! You both will love having little Pearl to keep you busy!!

  11. AHHH omg that puppy is beyond will you stand how cute she is?! You and Mathew will LOVE being parents to a doggie, we just love ours. Congrats Steph!

  12. What a cutie pie! You’re making me want a puppy!! 🙂

  13. Awww!! What a perfect name!!

  14. What a precious little puppy Pearl is! Seriously have puppy fever now :). I’m your newest follower…loving your cute blog! We are newlyweds too…isn’t it fun? Hope you guys are enjoying every minute!

  15. Congrats!!! That is so exciting! We have two little maltese and they are the sweetest dogs ever! I love the name Pearl too 🙂

    I’m a new follower, can’t wait to see more puppy pics once you get her!