Introducing Baby C!
posted in: Life        date: 03.12.12

I’m thrilled to announce the arrival of Clara Jane Champion. Our sweet little girl was born last Monday, March 5, at 3:50pm. She weighed 7lbs. 5oz. at birth and is 21 inches long. We are quickly adjusting to life as a family of three and are so happy to have her home. She is a beautiful girl with a head full of dark brown hair. She’s been eating like a champ…no surprise there. Eric and I are completely enamored by her and can’t get over how adorable she is.

We’ve been living off meals I made and froze in advance (so glad I did that!), but I can promise you we’ll be back in the kitchen soon. Until then, I’ve updated my featured recipes with a few of my favorites for spring.

COMMENTS: ( 38 )
  • Kayla

    She is so gorgeous and I love, love, love her name! Clara Jane was on our short list too. :) Congrats!

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  • Melissa

    Congratulations! She is absolutely adorable!

  • Charul Ajmera

    Awww! Congratulations you guys. And take care. All the best for days ahead. :)

  • Tracey

    Congratulations!! She’s beautiful :)

  • Emily

    Congratuations! She’s so beautiful! Love the animals checkin her out. :)

  • Carrie

    Congrats she is adorable. When you have time can you share what kind of meals your prepped in advance?

  • Abby

    She is beautiful!!! Congratulations!

  • Helena

    She is so precious…Congrats! Happy for you guys:) Take care!

  • ErinCroutons

    Wow, she is beautiful and I LOVE that name. :)

  • Courtney Jones

    Congrats!!! She is absolutely gorgeous!!!! :) What a beautiful family. xoxo
    All the best :)

  • Ana

    What a precious little girl- love the name! Congratulations! :)

  • Heather

    Congratulations!!–She is beautiful! Love the name :)

  • brandi

    congratulations! she’s gorgeous!

  • Chrissy

    Congrats! She is beautiful!

  • Eva @ Eva Bakes

    Congrats, Courtney and Eric!

  • Ryan

    Congrats Courtney! She’s beautiful and I LOVE her name! So happy for you all and that picture of the doggy and kitty checking her out is precious. :)

  • Danielle

    Precious! Congrats!!

  • Krissy@DaintyChef

    She is adorable, congrats to both of you! Love the name :)

  • Krissy’s Creations

    She’s absolutely beautiful! So perfect! And wow, you look gorgeous in the hospital. Most woman look all crazed and tired, but you look truly happy. Beautiful family Courtney!

  • Courtney

    Awwww, she is GORGEOUS!!!!!!! Congrats!!! Enjoy this time.

  • Laura

    Congratulations! She is so precious.

  • Stephanie

    Congratulations! Enjoy this stage and being a new family of three!

  • Jessica

    Hello Champions!

    So sweet and tender little girl. Congratulations!
    Here we say every little boy/girl born with a bread under his arm, your little girl is really fortunate to have cook ‘lovers’ parents. We wish you a happy new road all three together.


  • Sophia

    Congratulations! She is such a beautiful baby! You look great too! Take care and enjoy your bundle of joy!

  • Caroline

    Congratulations! She is so precious. I am so happy for you!

  • ErinsFoodFiles

    She’s totally adorable! Congrats!

  • Joelen

    Congratulations! Clara is absolutely precious! Enjoy motherhood – you’ll be great!

  • Jen @

    Congrats! She’s adorable.

  • Jessica @ Sunny Side Up

    She is beautiful! I absolutely love her name. Congratulations!

  • Ellie R.

    yay! shes so cute!

  • branny

    So happy I share a birthday with such a beautiful angel.!

  • cluttercafe

    Congratulations on your beautiful baby girl. She is precious. Good luck and lots of blessings.

  • Laura

    Congrats! She’s beautiful!

  • Aimee @ Simple Bites

    Congratulations! She is truly adorable. Our little Claras are blog cousins! ;)

    Happy to have discovered your lovely site. I’m adding it to my reader!

    (sorry if this is a duplicate comment. I left one before and it vanished)

  • Jaime Szajna

    She’s adorable. I love the name, but have to ask, what was your inspiration? I’ve thought of naming a girl after my grandmother, but worried that Clara was too old fashioned, I’m now reconsidering.

  • Stephanie @ Macaroni and Cheesecake

    Congratulations! She is beautiful! Hope you are feeling great too!

  • Courtney

    Jaime, we like old fashioned stuff, so the name was kind of perfect. :) Jane is after Jane Austen, and we decided that before we ever picked Clara.