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Thursday, February 21, 2013

Exciting news!

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Yeah, that's a baby. And guess where it's hanging out? Yep, in my tummy.

I have been sitting on this secret for almost four months now and I have been dying to share our exciting news with all of you. As of today I am 20 weeks along (halfway already!) and we just found out on Tuesday that it is a baby boy that we will be expecting July 11th. We are so thrilled and can't wait to meet this little guy.

So now you know why my boobs have been looking so huge lately. I know you've been wondering.

♥elycia

PS. If you are at all interested in how the pregnancy is going so far feel free to ask any questions. I think I will do small little updates on the baby every weekend for those of you who think growing a baby is as cool as I do!

Double PS. The winner of the ever+mi crush giveaway is...BlessieNelson! I will be in touch shortly.

212 comments:

  1. Wheeee! So happy for you Elycia!

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  2. OH MY GOD OH MY GOD OH MY GOD. Yaaaay!!! That's awesome!! I'm so excited and happy for you guys!!! How on EARTH did you manage to keep that a secret!?

    Eeek! You're having a baby!!xx

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  3. Woweee! Congratulations!!!

    http://la-dulcie-vita.blogspot.com

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  4. What a great news! From Paris, I wish you all the happiness in the world! <3

    Insomnia.

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  5. CONGRATULATIONS!!! This is fabulous news, so happy for you!

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  6. OH MY GOD! Congratulations!!!! That is going to be one awesome baby!

    Becky
    xx

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  7. Also, I know I may be jumping the gun here but does this mean mother and baby "what I wore " posts. Because I'll need fair warning to prepare myself for such cuteness...

    X

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  8. Congratulations! Seems there's a lot of bloggers in the family way at the moment, there must be something in the water!

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  9. Congrats! That's great.

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  10. My earlier comment disappeared :(

    Well.. again! ---> CONGRATULATIONS!!! He will be a very happy little boy living in a very colorful world!! Updates every weekend are a very good idea, I would love to hear about how you change, not only physically! I am a bit jelous too, that you are ready for a baby!! :))

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  11. Holy Crap!!! Congratulations to you guys!
    xox

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  12. Congratulations!! What beautiful news! I have been following your blog for a while, but have not yet commented at all (no idea why!) Now seems like a perfect time, Good luck with your pregnancy!!

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  13. congratulations!! welcome to the rest of your life and what you are made to do! (i just had my baby boy in august....life will never be the same:)

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  14. ohhh that beautiful news! congratulations!
    :D

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  15. Massive congrats to you and Ivan! Aw that's wonderful news Elycia. You're going to make a totes awesome mommy.

    xx A

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  16. congratulations! growing a baby IS cool - my cousin had her first baby three weeks ago and I was asking her tons of questions during her pregnancy! So amazing :)

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  17. OH MY GOD
    These are thrilling news! Congratulations!! :D
    Have you thought about how you would raise the boy in matters of food? You're a vegan, right? Would be interesting to know yours and Ivans thoughts about it. Is he thrilled? Do you have a name already? Do you think he will poke his nose and eat bogeys? Can that still be counted as veganism? Questions, questions.
    You're really one of my favourite bloggers so far, and thus, I'm really happy for you. (I hope you are too :)) You seem so down to earth and funny, all the other blogger pregnancies seem so ... far off.
    I'm really eager to hear more!
    Greets from vienna!

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  18. Congratulations, dear!!! :D <333
    Oh I can't wait to see how you will dress this little boy :) I'm sure he will look FABOLOUS all the time :3

    Best of luck for you! <3

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  19. Congratulations! This is freaking amazing news, you guys will be the best parents ever! So happy for you both xo

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  20. Woahh that is exciting!! Congratulations :)

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  21. Congratulations!! I'm definitely interested in hearing bun in the oven updates!! :D

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  22. Congrats!
    When is the wedding? ;)

    Do you have some kind of morning sickness?
    My friend had that realy bad during her pregnancy.

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  23. YAY!!! Congrats! I love names, have you picked out any yet?

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  24. CONGRATULATIONS Elycia - what wonderful news! <3

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  25. Congratulations!! That baby will have the coolest parents! Having kids is exhausting yet so rewarding.

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  26. Ooh! Congratulations! I am so thrilled for you :D \o/

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  27. Holy baby! Congratulations!!!!!

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  28. Oh my goodness, congratulations!!! That is so exciting!!!! Can't wait to follow the updates of the baby :)

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  29. Congratulations!! I bet that's why you haven't touched up your roots! LOL! It all makes sense now... :D That's so exciting.

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  30. Congratulations!! :) How exciting!

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  31. Oh that's wonderful news, Elycia! Congratulations <3

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  32. New to your blog...oh my gosh...congrats!! Being a mommy is fun! (tireing at times-I have 3 girls), but fun!!! Again, congrats to you and daddy! :)

    Cookie
    Farley_force_5@yahoo.com

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  33. Congratulations ... I have 2 sons, Hector 12 years, Gloria 10 ... and that's the best thing in life, enjoy as much this boy grows there, feel it is a delight to move!

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  34. Very exciting, congrats!! I'm deathly afraid of growing a baby, but I'm sure that I'll overcome that fear when the time comes. I hope you'll both be very happy and healthy! :)

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  35. thats really wonderful news, congratulations to you both x

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  36. Oh my! Congratulations! :D And yes, we were all wondering why your bewbs were so big.

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  37. Omg congratulations!
    xoxo

    alice c'n'r
    http://cutenroll.blogspot.it/

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  38. Congrats!!! That's so so so exciting!!

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  39. What wonderful news! Congratulations to you both! So how's it all going? Hope you've been keeping well. I really enjoy reading your blog and baby updates would be great. We have 3 children and I loved being pregnant - enjoy it x

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  40. That's so exciting! Congratulations! :)

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  41. Oh my goodness what exciting news, congratulations to you both xx

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  42. Congratulations! I just had my first baby girl in November! It's absolutely a wonderful experience that I wouldn't change for the world! Congrats again! Look forward to updates!

    -Sandra

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  43. Wow! Congrats! So excited to read about little LoveBaby :)

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  44. OH MY GOSH! How exciting! I literally gasped when I saw the picture...congrats to both of you! Can't wait to hear about the whole journey!

    ♥Brooke
    http://youreinbrookelynn.blogspot.com/

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  45. Congratulations!! I look forward to getting to follow along a tad in your journey to becoming one hot, crafty mama :). Plus, well lit baby photos!!
    Also I love how your linkwithin is all over the keywords "baby" and "news", haha!!

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  46. Btw, you're hiding that baby well! Those pictures of you in jeans and a grey sweater - you'd never know! :)

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  47. I don't want to sound creepy, but I totally had a feeling. Especially when you said you had exciting news to announce. Congratulations!! :)

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  48. Congratulations! You are going to be a great mom. Being a parent is one of the best things in my life. It seriously is so much fun. Congrats again!

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  49. OMG!!! Congratulations!!!! Oh how wonderful for you!!! =) Such wonderful exciting news!!! =)

    Ergo - Blog

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  50. eeeeeeep!!! CONGRATULATIONS ELYCIA!!!!! I'm so excited for you!! xoxo

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  51. That's so awesome! Congratulations on your upcoming new edition :)

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  52. That is so exciting! Congratulations!! <3

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  53. Congratulations!! :) That's so exciting!

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  54. CONGRATS HONEY!!! Thats the most exciting news ever!!! I can't wait to buy you cute little baby clothes for your lil guy <3 congrats congrats congrats!!!!!

    much love! Astrid <3

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  55. oh dear!!!
    Congratulations!! I just made that "eeep" sound, when I saw the picture :D
    Hugs, Marie

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  56. The best news. Very happy for both of you! Little boys are the best!


    chloex

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  57. Holy smokes! Congratulations mama (and daddy...and kittens)!

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  58. Oh my gosh, I was not expecting that! Wow, congrats :)

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  59. This is EXCITING! Congratulations to you! How fun!

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  60. Aww congrats! This is wonderful news and I can't imagine keeping that news in for 4 months! I'm so happy for you! xo

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  61. I've been following you for about 2 years now, but I've only commented once or twice. BUT THAT IS SO EXCITING!!! :D

    I love babies. Like, LOVE. :)

    Congrats!! :D

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  62. Congrats, Elycia! Blogland is having a huge baby boom. So many of my favorite bloggers will be having their babies at the same time. I can't believe you're halfway along and not showing in the slightest (except for the boob thing!). What an exciting time!

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  63. OH MY, DO share moreeee!?!

    How come everyone and their brother is getting pregnant but me. I want a baby too and I've been trying since November. Can you tell me your secrets?!?!?

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  64. congratulations!! how exciting! i've been following your blog for a while, and am so happy for you! keep us updated!

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  65. Wow! Congrats, Elycia. Keep that little dude warm and safe... and do the same for yourself. :)

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  66. Whaaat!? ahh! congratulations, lady! that's so so exciting.

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  67. I'm so excited to meet him too!!!! Can't wait. He's going to be awesome! ♥

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  68. Congratulatuons!! Im Excited for you!!

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  69. congratulations! Baby boys are the best, I cant wait to see some of your maternity outfits!

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  70. Aww, congratulations, mama!! As an active member of the mommy club myself, let me just say how incredibly exciting this is- seriously, there is no greater joy. I know that sounds cliche, but believe me- it's cliche for a reason! All that love you have in your heart right now.... can you believe it will actually double.... no triple.... still not enough.... 100 million -duple (making up terms now!) when you meet that little boy?! I've always been a bit of a sarcastic realist. I never wanted to get married. Never wanted kids. I told my daddy (whom I get much of my personality from!) when I was about 17 that I had no plans to ever have children. The pleasant conversation we were having abruptly stopped. What five sesonds ago was a cheerful, joking face, turned into a look of concerned sadness. He said, "Don't let me ever hear you say that again. You GOTTA have kids, Jenny. I was never happier than the first time I held you and your brother." I sort of shrugged it off then, but I have never forgotten that day.

    You know what? Daddy was right :)

    I'm not saying it's for everyone. But for those of us who choose that path (for the right reasons, that is).... it's joy like we have never before known. Good luck, Elycia! If you have any questions, or just wanna talk gross pregnancy stuff, I'm here!

    ♥ Jenny

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  71. holy blogger baby boom! Congratulations!!

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  72. Congratulations! That's such exciting news!
    Are you going to be going handmade crazy for things for the baby?

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  73. That's awesome! Congratulations, Elycia!

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  74. Congratulations Elycia! So excited for you!

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  75. Congratulations!! I hope your feeling well :)

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  76. Oh congrats! That's gonna be one lucky baby boy

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  77. That's amazing news. Congratulations! I'm so excited for you xx

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  78. How exciting! Congratulations! :D

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  79. Ooohh I am SO happy for you guys!!!! Congratulations!!!

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  80. This is SO exiting. Congratulations to you both xx

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  81. That's great news Elycia! Huge congratulations to you both :) I'll be here reading along with your progress 'cos I find it fascinating, too!

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  82. I know I just texted you but I have to comment here too!! IAMSOEXCITEDFORYOOOOOOU!!! Congratulations Elycia and Ivan!!! Eeeeeee!! A babyyyyyy!!! <3 :D

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  83. Congratulations! :) What amazing news! :) Big hugs to you!

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  84. Oh, wow! CONGRATULATIONS! Really exciting news! I wish you all the best! :-)

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  85. awww.. congratulations! this is super exciting news!

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  86. Um yeah! Growing a baby is pretty stinkin awesome! Congratulations! :) I'm sure this baby's whole life will be blogged! hehe! I can't wait! :)

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  87. eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeep!! Huge congrats to you guys!! Exciting crazy times!
    Can't wait to see more about this new chapter for your life!
    (Maybe someday we'll get you to link up and share witty mama'isms over here... lol!)
    Monday Mamalogues link up that is...
    Anyway - hope you're feeling well?!! xx
    mel
    needle and nest design

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  88. my nephew, KEEFUHHH.


    hahaha.
    I love you.

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  89. great news congratulations! i'm looking foward to weekly updates on how little baby boy is doing ;)
    take care lovely!
    Betty
    betty-art.blogspot.com

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  90. Congratulations! I guessed this would be your exciting news when you said you had some to come!

    Fabulous news for you all x

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  91. Oh my gosh, congratulations!!!! That is amazing news and very exciting!

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  92. This is so awesome, I'm stoked for you guys!!!!

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  93. OH my goodness!!!! What in the world!!

    Yay babies! :) hope you're doing well :) and CONGRATULATIONS!

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  94. Ah. I am so excited for you. I havent read your blog in forever. Not sure why...but, I missed it and I am excited to see that the day I hop on over you and preggers! Congrats!!

    XO
    E
    abcdetheblog.blogpost.com

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  95. I've already said congratulations on your instagram, but I need to say it again!! CONGRATULATIONS, such lovely news.

    Jen | sunny sweet pea xx

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  96. Whaaaaat?! Oh my goodness. Congrats! I'm so freaking happy for you guys :)

    xo, samantha
    www.sammyblackwood.com

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  97. Oh my gosh growing a baby is awesome! Congratulations!! You are going to be such an adorable mama. Can't wait for some baby pics. :)
    Trish

    www.jellybonesblog.blogspot.com

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  98. WOW Congrats! What amazing news. I'm so happy for you guys. I would love to hear updates of course! :)

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  99. Ahhhh!!!! That's so exciting! Congrats! :D

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  100. Wonderful news, congratulations Elycia!! So excited to see you become a mama!

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  101. Oh my gosh! Congratulations! I believe you will the best mama a boy can have! So little... and a boy! Boys are more mama that papa :)

    I think it would be a great idea to do something I saw on a cartoon. It was about adoption and someone adopted a little girl from Vietname and it seems , at least in the cartoon, that there is a tradition, and if it is true or not I don't know but I find it adorable: when someone is expecting a baby their friends, family, neighbours, anyone give to the mother a little square of fabric with the pattern that it's somehow related to the person that gives, and the mother makes a quilt blanket made from the all squares she received :)

    Kisses and congrats again,

    Sofia G. (http://thedailymiacis.blogspot.pt/)

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  102. That is awesome, congratulations!

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  103. Wow! That's very exciting. So happy for you. Congrats. You'll be a kick ass mom.

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  104. yay! that's lovely news - congrats to you both.x

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  105. Congrats Elycia!! I'm a mama to 3 boys and they are wonderful! Happy and healthy pregnancy to you!!

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  106. yayayaya! So exciting! Congrats!

    www.theunstrungharpist.blogspot.com

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  107. OMG congratulations, I just read about you being pregnant in other blog and i was so happy!, anyway, a boy!! that's really cool!

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  108. congratulation!! that is a wonderful new, I'm happy for you :D

    titina

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  109. !!!!!!!!!e
    i cannot begin to tell you how excited i am for you!!! i'v been following your blog for about a year now, & even though i've never contacted you,i feel like a part of your life through your blog. i am SO happy for you!! CONGRATS!!!!!

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  110. Congrats! So happy for you! I saw this over at Miss Teacups and came rushing to say congrats! And a little boy too!

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  111. Eeeeeep! That is so stinkin' exciting! He certainly is going to be quite the handsome dude that is for sure! Congrats again!

    xoxo,
    Laura
    http://lauraisthriftingthroughlife.blogspot.com/

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  112. AAH, this is such exciting news! Congratulations! I hope that you can find time to keep blogging when the baby arrives, I bet you would do some awesome blog posts with baby involved!

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  113. Oh my gosh! Congratulations! That's fantastic news. I can't wait to read all about your experiences and meet your lovely baby boy when he arrives. Best wishes to you and Ivan!

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  114. Congratulations Elycia! I'm sure you'll be great parents! :)

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  115. Congratulations! :) You'll be one cool Mom...

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  116. Aw, CONGRATULATIONS, ELYCIA! <3

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  117. woo hoo congrats on the baby making!

    xx
    trisha
    veranellies.blogspot.com

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  118. Congrats! I am due Father's Day this year; it is amazing, right?!? Are you feeling kicks yet? It never stops being strange & magical!!!

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  119. Congratulations!! Wishing you an easy pregnancy and a healthy baby!

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  120. Wonderful news,congrats to y'all!! Have you guys thought of any names yet? :D

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  121. Congratulations! We just had our 3rd boy three months ago- boys are so fun!! I know it may not seem like it now, but he will be here before you know it. So enjoy, relax, and get some sleep! Congrats again!

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  122. Congrats! I'm so excited for you. I'm certain you'll be a wonderful mom!

    xx S.
    The Laughing Medusa

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  123. Wonderful! Wonderful! Wonderful!

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  124. CONGRATULATIONS! Your baby is going to be so lucky to have such awesome parents! And grow up in the hammer, haha!

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  125. Holy smokes! Congrats Elycia! You're gonna make a most excellent mum!

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  126. That's so awesome! Congratulations! :-) Have you decided on a name yet? Thanks so much for sharing! :-D

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  127. OMG OMG OMG! Wonderful! COngratulations to both of you, you'll make such a great mom! LOts of love from Switzerland!

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  128. Hooray! Congratulations to you and your husband!

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  129. Congratulations!! Having babies is scary and wonderful and definitely worth it! I hope your pregnancy treats you well, I know a lot of people can feel under the weather the whole time. Good luck with everything! :)

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  130. OMG & his birthday is a few days before mine.

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  131. That is so awesome! Congratulations :)

    x

    Marielle

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  132. AHHH! I inhaled hard and freaked out when I saw that photo. My boyfriend's sister just told us she's pregnant too, due in July. That is so crazy!! I can't wait to see pictures of your baby looking at kitties and playing with yarn and other wonderful cuteness. Omg. I am so happy for you!

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  133. Wow, that's so awesome! Congrats girl! :)

    xo,
    Kristin
    aboutagirl.ca

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  134. I've just found your lovely blog and found out this exciting news. Congratulations!! ...from one happy mama :)

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  135. congrats from a french reader ! my first comment and i follow your blog since fex years... :))

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  136. CONGRATULATIONS ELYCIA! I'm so excited for you! :)

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  137. Aww congratulations!! That's such wonderfull news!

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  138. Congratulations! I am the mama of a little boy and it's the best ever! I am so excited for you!
    -Gaela

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  139. oh my God, I'm so happy for you!!!

    congratulations from Czech Republic in Europe :)

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  140. Congrats to you both! Such exciting news!

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  141. Wow! Congratulations!! You must be so thrilled! It must've been so difficult to keep it quiet. Enjoy your pregnancy!

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  142. Of course yesterday was the day I DIDN'T check your blog, ha. This is such awesome news and little boys are so fun!!! I can't believe you held that in for four months, what restraint! I hope you haven't been too sick.
    Catherine Denton

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  143. Oh my goodness Congrats!!! Many blessings to you and your family.

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  144. Oh my word!! I'm so happy for you guys!!!! :)

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  145. CONGRATS!!!! You are such a sneaky lady! I can't imagine how hard that was to hold in.

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  146. Congratulations and best wishes...from Lisbon, Portugal :)

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  147. This is wonderful news! Congratulations!!!

    I can't wait to see your maternity style and new baby boy!

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  148. OHMYGOSH YAY!!!! When I saw the mention of this in your fave fridays, I had to comment on this instead.

    Congrats! Time ten! So happy for you guys, that's awesome. :D

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  149. oh gosh that is so exciting! congratulations to both you and Ivan :)

    Drawing Dreaming

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  150. Omg congrats!!

    xo Ashley
    luckylittlebird.blogspot.com

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  151. Congrats!!! That's huge news!!! So happy for you!!!! :)

    xoxo
    Nat

    modernbuttercup.blogspot.com

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  152. Wow! That's so wondelful!
    Congratulations!!
    I'm so Happy for you guys!

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  153. Congratulations! That is exciting news! I know so many people in the blog word and real world who are expecting this summer! It's crazy to think that I'm at that age.

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  154. SO HAPPY FOR YOU! :D
    <3
    http://thecookiebutton.blogspot.co.uk/

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  155. ohmygodohmygodohmygod that is the bestest news.

    Not sure why I am so overly happy but Yay!!

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  156. Congrats! That's awesome news!! :)

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  157. Congratulations!!!! That is amazing! Wish you all the best!:-)

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  158. That is very cool. Wishing you the best of luck in this exciting new stage!

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