Twenty Sixteen


I know some might say 2016 was a rough year, but in the Natali household (no longer the LeMasters-Natali household because I finally got around to officially changing my name) it was one of the best, namely because this couple became a trio. Here’s a look at some of our best moments from the year: […]

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Pregnancy: 40 weeks


I was officially 40 weeks yesterday, which means my due date was October 20. Not October 24, as we had originally thought. Funny story: the ultrasound tech had told us October 24, and that was the last date we heard, so we went with it. My doctor always operated in weeks, so I just assumed […]

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Pregnancy: 22 weeks


I’m officially 22 weeks into this pregnancy! We had the 20-week ultrasound earlier this month and we (and by “we,” I mean “me”) were able to resist the urge to find out the gender of this little nugget, but according to the tech at the hospital, she wasn’t sure she could have confidently told us […]

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Our biggest adventure yet


About this time four years ago, Dave and I found out he had been accepted into the Masters program in France and we decided to embark on a two-year adventure that included living in France and Italy. At the time, dropping everything to live in a foreign country for that long seemed exciting, but that pales in comparison to our newest big adventure…

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Happy New Year | 2016


Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a great time ringing in the New Year! We were in Queens with some good friends, playing Cards Against Humanity, laughing hysterically, and marveling at the stamina of a 4-year-old who was awake until 11:30! Dave and I took a long holiday break, only just returning to California […]

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