Happy 35th Birthday, Husband!

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This weekend was all about celebrating my sweet Husband for being born 35 years ago.  His parents came over in the early afternoon and we all went to the Florida Aquarium where Bennett got to enjoy daddy’s birthday as if it were his own ;).  We had the best time.  I was surprised at how interested Bennett was in all the sea creatures.  Husband held him in front of almost every exhibit and we watched him stare off into the tanks full of fish.  After the aquarium, we had an early dinner at Jackson’s Bistro then headed back to the house where we had the heavenly Peanut Butter and Chocolate cake from Wrights Deli.  Funny how now that we have a baby, all we think about is where we can go with him where he will be entertained and/or unheard if he gets loud.  This was the first birthday we have had with him, and it was no longer really about the actual birthday.  Well, it was, but just different.  It was about Husband having a wonderful day with his son.  Such a special first birthday with his baby.

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For the first 30 minutes or so after we arrived, Bennett was fast asleep and missed some of the atrium exhibits.  Ha ha ha!  That doesn’t mean I wasn’t still trying to get his picture in front of the cool animals…

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^^ Bennett and the sea otter.  He was very interested. ^^

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^^ Love this face!!  He’s like, “over this, ready to move on to the next thing” ha ha ha!^^

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Husband, you are the best of the best.  Such a great daddy and a wonderful partner in life!  I wish you many more happy birthday’s with memories as special as this one!  I love you more than you know…

xoxo


Dietrich Babymoon- Grand Cayman Islands

It’s about 5AM and of course I cannot sleep, so what better time to blog?!? Ha ha ha!  I know it has been about a month since we went on vacation to Cayman Island…  I just feel like time is slipping away from me, and there’s still so much to do before Baby D makes their appearance into the world.  Anyway, here are some of the photos from our beautiful trip :)
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^^ That water!!  It seriously reminded me so much of our trip to Turks & Caicos ^^

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^^ Handsome Daddy-to-Be ^^

I love that scruff on his face!  So cute!

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Husband & I were primarily on this trip for a business meeting, so we didn’t get to do a whole lot on our own… most of the time we were with people from the group, which was actually super fun!  We have made some really good friends in the group and it’s nice to know that we are able to see them twice a year at these meetings even though we all live in different parts of the country.  One of my really good friends is a wife of another Dr. in the group, and she is also pregnant!  So it was great having someone to relate with and get advice from {this will be her second baby}.

One of our nights was spent on a catamaran watching the beautiful sunset.  Husband sipped on the local brew and I had the virgin Cayman Lemonade ;).  Everyone had a great time!  I love sailing… maybe Baby D will take up sailing as an extra curricular activity and take his or her momma out every now and then :).

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^^ This is where we stayed.  This resort was fabulous, especially for families with children.  Lots of amenities and right on the beach! ^^

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In case you missed it, click here for pictures from Stingray City :)

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In less than 5 weeks we will be parents!  Yeeeee!!


Showering Baby Dietrich :: Florida Style

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Another amazing shower for Baby D!  My sweet, sweet friend Kelly T. hosted and it was a wonderful success!  She had cute little blue mason jars with pink & white striped straws for beverages, twine & wooden clothespins for pictures of Husband & I when we were babies, and little cards for all the guests to write wishes for Baby D on!  We had so much fun with the ribbon game, where everyone guesses the size of the belly with ribbon and compares it to mine and my cousin Kelly H. (from Chicago) flew down for the occasion and brought a word scramble game that was super entertaining as well (even had to do a run-off since 2 people tied)!  I am beyond appreciative of all the love, support, and gifts for this little baby of mine.  I cannot thank everyone enough!

Just a few short weeks left before we all get to meet this sweet baby!