― I was sitting in our backyard a couple weeks ago (It was 85 degrees in the sun!) staring at our swimming pool thinking how weird it was to have it be that warmth with no leaves on the trees and our pool not up and running. When we bought our house, we weren't looking for a pool, but we were thrilled to have it as "icing on the cake" to the home we fell in love with. And believe me, a year later when I was hugely pregnant w/ Alex in the heat of summer, I was so happy we had it! So as I was [...].