Keep It Sweet Desserts Weekly Wrap-up 4/18/14

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Last week’s “big news” was about TV.  This week, though, I have some actual real big news… Matt and I are having a baby!  I’m just over 14 weeks along (holy cow does that sound far now) and the past 9 plus weeks of keeping this a secret were some of the longest weeks I can remember.  I’m so happy, though, and very excited to finally be able to share our news.  There is a lot to tell you about but I think I’ll leave that for another post.  Do pregnancy related posts interest you at all?

Pregnancy Announcement with Before and After Pics

Pregnancy Announcement with Before and After Pics

The 13-week photos are from last weekend, but I haven’t changed too much since then.  And in the spirit of oversharing, I swear that’s only four added pounds.

Other than that nothing else seems that eventful right now.  Things at Keep It Sweet Desserts were great for Passover.  I do have much to share on my plans going forward for my first “baby” as well.  Oh yeah, and it took us about one minute to get hooked on Breaking Bad.

Now for this week’s updates:

Most popular product:  Matzo Crack

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Current seasonal specialsPumpkin Pie Coffee (on sale), Atlantic Blend Coffee, Cookie of the Month: Peppermint Patty Stuffed Triple Chocolate Cookies (almost gone!), Matzo Crack (almost gone!), Graduation Gift Basket

Peppermint Patty Stuffed Triple Chocolate Cookies

Most popular recipe/blog post:  Chocolate Truffles 3-ways

Five favorite things I pinned all week:

Salted Chocolate Pots with Caramel Sauce from Amuse Your Bouche

Biscoff Crunch Ice Cream Cake from A Family Feast

Bananas Foster Ice Cream from Scoop Adventures

Overnight Bananas Foster French Toast from Chef in Training

Raw Acai Bowl from Patrice D’Agostino

I hope that you all have a wonderful weekend!

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32 Responses to “Keep It Sweet Desserts Weekly Wrap-up 4/18/14”

  1. Lindsay @ The Lean Green Bean April 18, 2014 at 7:49 am #

    YAY!!!!!!! so excited the news is out. i literally squealed! love you! xo

    • Keep It Sweet April 24, 2014 at 7:28 am #

      XO so happy to be in it with you, friend!

  2. Tara @ Chip Chip Hooray April 18, 2014 at 8:19 am #

    AHHH!! Congratulations! So excited for you two — and you look adorable! :D

  3. Sara April 18, 2014 at 8:30 am #

    YAY!! We’re so excited!!! Love you!

  4. Leslie April 18, 2014 at 9:01 am #

    Yay! I am so excited for you and Matt and you look adorable!!! xoxo

  5. Miss @ Miss in the KItchen April 18, 2014 at 9:31 am #

    Congratulations! So happy for you and your husband!!

  6. Stephanie @ Girl Versus Dough April 18, 2014 at 11:41 am #

    Oh good gracious you look adorable… SO happy for you, dear! Congrats. xo

  7. MarciaL April 18, 2014 at 12:33 pm #

    You look beautiful and we are sooo excited!!!

  8. Sarah Caron (Sarah's Cucina Bella) April 18, 2014 at 4:10 pm #

    Congratulations! That’s amazing news. Best wishes for a happy, healthy pregnancy.

    • Keep It Sweet April 24, 2014 at 7:29 am #

      Thank you so much, Sarah!!

  9. Kayle (The Cooking Actress) April 18, 2014 at 8:25 pm #

    EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!! CONGRATULATIONSSSSSS!!!!! ohmygoshhhh I’m going to *gingerly* hug you so *softly* hard when I see you! This is soo exciting-congratulations!!!!! And I totally want pregnancy/baby related posts!!!

  10. Bianca @ Confessions of a Chocoholic April 18, 2014 at 9:07 pm #

    CONGRATULATIONS, Lauren!! You look so cute with your baby bump! :)

    • Keep It Sweet April 24, 2014 at 7:30 am #

      Thank you so much, Bianca!!

  11. Joanne April 19, 2014 at 6:48 am #

    YESSSS!!! You are adorable.

    And you know I want ALL THE PREGNANCY POSTS. Even more than ALL.

    • Keep It Sweet April 24, 2014 at 7:30 am #

      At least one person will read them:-)

  12. RWB April 19, 2014 at 10:07 am #

    Well in case I haven’t told you enough, I am BEYOND excited and so happy for you guys! You look beautiful and I can’t wait to see you and your adorable belly in Florida in a few weeks!!!!

  13. DessertForTwo April 21, 2014 at 8:04 am #

    Yayayayayyy!! I didn’t know I was going to get to see photos so soon! Yay! I’ve been thinking so much about you!! Much love xoxoxoxox

    • Keep It Sweet April 24, 2014 at 7:31 am #

      Ha, I was nervous to post photos but oh well:-) Thanks, love!

  14. thelittleloaf April 22, 2014 at 8:59 am #

    HUGEst congratulations Lauren, so so excited for you! xxx

  15. Erin @ The Spiffy Cookie April 22, 2014 at 9:50 am #

    YAyyy!!! Congrats to you both! Sorry I am late to reading this, I was out of town.

  16. Audra April 23, 2014 at 7:34 pm #

    So happy this news is out/ you look adorable/yes I want all the updates!!! Xo

  17. Kristen April 24, 2014 at 3:38 pm #

    Awwww, I love your pics!!! What a fun time for you and your hubby!

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