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So today I braved the crowds at the Old Navy Summer Sale looking for some maternity pants... Turns out that the Old Navy near us does not have a maternity section, however I did find a few pairs of maternity pants in the clearance racks so perhaps they had a maternity section but got rid of it? I picked up two pairs of khakis in different colors, just finished hemming those. Also grabbed a pair of lightweight "roll-up" pants that convert from regular length to capri length. Since I'm feeling lazy I'll probably just wear them at capri length so I don't have to do any more hemming. I've got them on right now and I have to admit that they're 100 times more comfy than the capris I was wearing earlier today- the ones that don't button anymore..

I also picked up a few things for the baby which was the first time I've bought any clothing for him but I just couldn't resist (and it was all on sale- yay!) I got him a super cute short-sleeved body suit with a dachshund stitched on it (had to get that of course!), a three-pack of long-sleeved onesies with little sheep on them, and a cute t-shirt. Paul is into cars, specifically his Pontiac GTO, and has been talking about getting a supercharger for it for years now. Unfortunately superchargers cost $3000 and he's now most likely going to trade his car in for something that we can actually fit a car seat into so I got him (and the baby) a cute t-shirt that has a muscle car on it and says "Supercharged." I told him it was a substitute for a real super charger which he thought it was funny...

So that's been the day so far.. Now we're debating pizza or subs for dinner and it sounds like we might be ordering both... (I'm married to a bottomless pit in case any of you weren't aware of that fact!)

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