Friday, November 02, 2007

The outside world...filled with lattes and fall weather

We went outside for the first time yesterday, Fenner's one week birthday. Man, it was awwesome. It's like we went into the hospital in summertime and came out of the fog and it was fall - the best season of the year. The Dark Horse is less than a block away and has spectacularly beautiful and delicious lattes.

Look! It's me! Outside! I'm wearing grown up clothes and clean underwear!!!!! This is also our new stroller. We love it. It's so light that even I could push it and I'm not my usual Herculean self as of late.


Fenner got dressed up for the occasion in her fave Punkin Hat and Smoking Jacket. The Punkin hat is made from a kit from Lettuce Knit out of the truly divine Dream in Colour and was a night's worth of knitting for the infant sized hat. The cardigan is out of Rowan All Season's Cotton and from Charmed Knits by Erika Knight, also a quick and adorable knit. The button's were vintage from Lettuce as well.

I loved the overall effect and it totally distracted a herd of mothers at the coffee shop from the fact that Fenner had no pants on...diapers, yes, blankets yes, but no pants. I was afraid of the mommy judgement...which I think was waylaid by the hat and sheer adorablility of the Pork Bun.

It's been prophesied by a random stranger named Mysterio that this child will be a Monkey Wrangler one day and judging by the size of her feet and hands - this is quite believable - we will keep you updated as to the progress of her training. This pic is for you Auntie E.


We had four generations of women in my house today so I'm knocked on my cottage cheesy ass. My Mimi who is at least 93 was rendered helpless in the face of another great-granddaughter. As she left she told Jason and I that we'd done magnificently.

Thank god I remembered the pants today.

13 comments:

Rachel H said...

Um, your pants or Fenner's pants?

Rachel H said...

Sorry. Couldn't resist that one. You guys look Faaaaabulous. Great stroller too.

Carol said...

Pants smantz, adorable kid tops all! (unless you forgot you rown pants...)

jacquieblackman said...

Fenner is so adorable. Can't wait to meet her in person. You look so happy!

Squee!

krista said...

Invite me over pleeeeeeaaaaassssee!!!!

She is so cute, I need to kiss her little toes.

Craftygrrrl said...

There is something to be said about getting the thumbs up from your Great Gran after you have expanded the family ranks.

Liz said...

Dance monkey dance!

alyson said...

Mimi (miss that Jackie O) - wish I could have been a fly on the wall. She must be so proud. What a family :)
LOVIN the Bugaboo. It is truly the only way to get baby around. Light as a feather, and you are too stylish looking, yummy mummy!

aviva said...

Of course we're on Jen. Just name the day and time (keeping in mind of course that Mon - Wed I come with one child only and therefore can be of more use). The baby blanket you made Fenner is gorgeous! We're still using the one you made Max (and by extension, Leo). Still so soft.

MademoiselleCaroline Says: said...

Congrats on the cutie. I'm sending you good vibes.
Best,
Mademoiselle C.

Peggy said...

Congrats Jen. She's really cute!

Deana said...

Cute CD's!! And you will Love, Love, LOVE your bugaboo! They are like pushing air! When we have to use our umbrella stroller we complain the whole time!

Dr. Steph said...

Fenner is gorgeous! And you're looking mighty fine at 1 week post-partum.

Four generations of fantastic women. Well done!