Monday, August 13, 2012

Everyday Life: Oh, Hey There

Hi. I'm Jill (nerdy wave), and I'm Hyacynth's baby sister. As we were sitting in her living room the other night, she asked me if I wanted to be a guest on her blog while she takes a writing break. "Sure," I thought. "That will be fun!" Then it sunk in that I'm writing on my sister's blog. You know, that sister who has been writing beautiful work since like, age 3. I'm brand spanking new at blogging, so as nervous as I am, I will try and do my best for all of you wonderful, loyal readers of Undercover Mother. So here it goes.

This is me. I'm Jill. I'm 23 (I totally feel like I'm writing an online dating profile.) I like baking with my pink kitchen aid mixer, spending ridiculous amounts of time with my husband, adding pins on Pinterest, pretending I'm Adele as I sing in my car, riding my husband's motorcycle, knitting, and cleaning my kitchen. (That last one is totally legit.)

I'm married to this handsome guy, Mike. He's 32, an entrepreneur, hard-working, a perfectionist, would have way more fun sitting at the kid's table than with the adults, athletic. He likes politics, he loves to act like a kid, he rocks at Call of Duty, is good at "getting things done" and is your typical man's man. (and yes, that picture on the top right is him working on our wedding day.)

We are parents to this beauty. This is Emery. I gave birth to her at home on May 20th, 2012. She likes to talk a lot, loves being worn in a ring sling, absolutely loves the camera (she's amazed by it), likes bath-time, and loves to smile!

I'm a stay at home mom and my husband works from home. Needless to say, we are with each other 24/7. My husband and I are still newlyweds and still getting to know each other too, so it makes our days super interesting. We found each other on an online dating site and met in person on March 22nd, 2011.

Apparently, I made a pretty good impression because 6.5 weeks later we got engaged, then 4 months later on September 2nd, we were married.

Oh, and then to top it off, the same month, we found out we were pregnant! My life has never changed so quickly. I'm still trying to get used to it all. I was once the party girl, and now I've turned into a semi-crunchy, babywearing, breastfeeding, stay at home momma. It's been a pretty interesting adjustment rushing so quickly into married life, but I'm loving every minute of it. I can honestly say our life has been a whirlwind romance so far.

I'm looking forward to sharing a little bit of my life with you all this week while Hy's on a writing sabbatical.


  1. Hi Jill! :)
    I love my pink kitchenade and knitting too! Can't wait to hear more from Hy's incredible little sis that I've heard so much about!

  2. Welcome to blogging Jill! I'm excited to see what you have this week. Hopefully you will start your own blog when this week is over.
    Ps Your little family is gorgeous!

  3. Nice to meet you! I'm not much for cooking or cleaning my kitchen...but I've loved every single second of being a mama (mine are 25 and 22) ... and I do adore me some Pinterest! Will be joining on Thursday for sure - looking forward to getting to know you better!

  4. Thank you for the warm welcome! I'm so excited to be writing here for the week. I started blogging only a few months ago.(It was mostly for my sanity and my husband's eyes only, but I decided to take it public.) This week will be light over there since I'm here this week. Here is my link

  5. Welcome, Jill! I look forward to getting to know you better! Your daughter is beautiful! (And I am super jealous of that mixer! I want a purple one!)

  6. Hey Jill! I've had the honor of spending time with your sweet sister when she was in FL visiting. It's nice to "meet" you - What a whirlwind story! baby girl is just beautiful - I'm on the hunt for a sea green mixer myself :) Welcome!

  7. So cool, Jill! You already have me completely hooked on your life. Hope you don't mind ;)

  8. ::Nerdy wave back:: from across that great expanse of blue that is very dangerous. You know, because it is. Very dangerous. Oh, Lake Michigan.

    Also, I like you being here. :)

  9. I feel so welcome. Thanks! I hope you enjoy the other posts. I've had fun writing them.


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