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  • Vera - CONGRATS! This sweet post made my morning. You will have the BEST time with those two boys!ReplyCancel

  • Susy M. - That is wonderful. May God bless you with a healthy sweet boy like the one you have.ReplyCancel

  • Meg - Yay! What a cute little cookie! Congrats girlie.ReplyCancel

  • Brittany - As a mom of two sweet boys, I say congrats! 🙂 (ps. luke & levi are only days apart)

    I love how you revealed the gender, very creative. Which one do you enjoy better? Waiting for the surprise or finding out early? We’ve done both too:)

    Praying for you often as you journey through another pregnancy and grow your family. I can only imagine how bittersweet some moments can be.

    Love from KY,

  • The Fishers - What a darling announcement! Congrats on your second little man. My husband is one of two boys and he and his little brother are the best of friends ~ always have been 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Sarah - CONGRATULATIONS! Those boys will have SO much fun together.ReplyCancel

  • The Hopkins Home - Congratulations! Oh, what fun those boys will have!!! 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Andy and Cari - Happy for you…boys are fun! Close-together boys are super fun!ReplyCancel

  • anne girl - From one mom of two wonderful little boys to another… congratulations! Praying God will do mighty things through you and them both!ReplyCancel

  • The Dukes - I have two boys and there is great joy in raising brothers!


  • Jennifer Kay - You deserve every little happy moment. Congrats on your new little boy!ReplyCancel

  • Nirupama - Congratulations! Having another boy is so special. Two boys to love, grow and play together.ReplyCancel

  • mommyof2sons - Congratulations. Loved the post. We have two boys (10 years apart) Fun!ReplyCancel

  • Anonymous - Congrats on another boy! How fun! Love the cookie idea too!

  • Corlines - Congrats! I have two little boys myself, so I know just how much fun you are in for in the coming years!ReplyCancel

  • Michelle - Well, congratulations, Mac Family!

    Your announcement is by far the cutest, most creative EVER. Well, so are YOU. 😉ReplyCancel

  • morgan823 - CONGRATULATIONS!!ReplyCancel

  • Bethany - So cute! I love this. Congratulations on another boy. They’re going to have so much fun together.ReplyCancel

  • Rush Family - Congratulations!!! They will have so much fun together!!!ReplyCancel

  • Brittny - Congratulations!!!!!! That is so exciting!!!ReplyCancel

  • Kristen - LOVE this idea and my time on your blog this morning! Congrats!
    p.s. new follower here!ReplyCancel

  • Jules - Congrats!!! I’m praying for a healthy baby BOY for y’all! That cookie looks pretty good to me right now 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Rob and Corrie - Congratulations, y’all! I am the only girl w/two brothers…so I can say from experience that Cora is most blessed. 😉ReplyCancel

  • Kelly - Yay! Levi will LOVE having a brother. Congratulations!ReplyCancel

  • A - congrats!!! i cant even imagine the amount of cuteness that will overflow on this blog with TWO little boys of yours!!ReplyCancel

  • Selena - Congratulations, Jess and Joel… and congratulations big brother Levi! A little brother will bring each of you so much joy! We have two little boys, ages 3 and 1… 23 months apart, and they are loads of fun… for us AND for one another!

    Take care and enjoy the coming months!ReplyCancel

  • CLS - Two precious boys, and one precious angel! Blessings surround your sweet family!


  • the breedens - This posting is too cute! Congratulations!!ReplyCancel

  • Disney Freak - Congrats!! Boys are great- I have two of them! Although I’m hoping this 3rd (and last) one is a girl!ReplyCancel

  • Laura Ann - Congrats. I have read your blog forever and rarely comment but I am estatic for you and your family this morning.

    You have one of the sweetest spirits I have ever read in the blog world and I love following your journey.

    Praising God for you this morning.ReplyCancel

  • Kimberley - wonderful news!!! i have 2 boys and love it! your reveal was sooooo cute!!! congratulations! praying for a healthy baby!!ReplyCancel

  • Martha - Congratulations! What exciting news. How wonderful for Levi to have a brother to play with (and to eat dirt with!)ReplyCancel

  • Jenae - Two boys are the BEST!!! Congrats!ReplyCancel

  • Kelly K - congrats, I am so delighted for your family.ReplyCancel

  • Dear Abbi - Oh how sweet!!! Two little men, how precious! Congrats!! Those cookies are adorable, btw!ReplyCancel

  • Tara - aww! they are gonna be the bestest of friends! and spoil their mama like crazy i’m sure! congratulations!ReplyCancel

  • Sharon - Awesome news! Congratulations to you and Joel and of course big brother Levi!ReplyCancel

  • Tricia - Two little mini-Joels running around. Yay! Those boys will be so blessed to have each other (not to mention their mama and daddy).
    Congratulations, Jess and Joel.


  • Gene and Annie - What a cute idea to tell everyone!! Boys are so much fun!!ReplyCancel

  • kristin - What a cute way to tell it! Congrats!ReplyCancel

  • DianeTaylor - How exciting – two brothers!!! I wish Cora could be here, I know they would have protected their sister 🙂

    Congrats – this was the best news today. I hope your pregnancy goes smoothly!

    God Bless – The Taylors (Diane Dave and Indy Bones, chocolate lab extrodinaire)ReplyCancel

  • Laura - Congratulations on your newest Blessing!ReplyCancel

  • Happiness Is... - Congrats! What a cute way to tell people!ReplyCancel

  • The Kellys - Congratulations!!! Your boys will have sooo much fun together!ReplyCancel

  • Rachel - YAY for boys!!ReplyCancel

  • rentz - Congrats guys! I LOVE to watch my boys play together. I know you will too! It’s very special.ReplyCancel

  • MFuglseth - Congrats! God bless you and your new little boy!
    Molly 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Amy - aww! Congratulations 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Annie - YAY! So excited for you! How fun that you will have two little boys to play with each other, dig in the dirt with each other and I’m sure, get in little boy wrestling matches, etc. So happy for you! 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Amy - Cannot wait to see pictures of Levi and his little brother… tromping in the dirt together, hanging with Daddy on the farm, doing all the things boys love to do. Congrats to you all! 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Ashley - Congratulations! Those boys will have so much fun playing in the dirt with each other (and making big messes for momma to clean up!). What a blessing! (the baby not the messes! LOL!)ReplyCancel

  • Carmen - We saw your mom and brother at New Hope yesterday morning, and she told us the news! She shared that it is bittersweet. I’m sure it is. Congrats though…two boys will be SO fun (and keep you busy for sure)!ReplyCancel

  • Angie - Congratulations!!!!!!!

    How fun & exciting! Praying for another healthy baby boy!ReplyCancel

  • BlogMaster - congrats!!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Toni :O) - Congratulations and those boys will be so close as they grow up together. Wonderful news and thank you for making my day! God bless you all! Now I wanna go and eat a cookie!ReplyCancel

  • mel @ the larson lingo - FUN!!!!!!! Congrats!!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Sara @ Mom Endeavors - Congrats!!!!! I loved this post!! 🙂 I’m the mama of two little guys too! 🙂 You’re gonna have such joy in watching those brothers! 🙂ReplyCancel

  • The Mershawn's - Yay for Levi! Girl, your house just got louder & busier:). Of course that would be true of a girl too…ReplyCancel

  • Marianne - Congrats on a second son! They will have a bond for life!ReplyCancel

  • Michelle - YAAAAYYYYY, totally love how you announced it, very creative. Congratulations and God Bless!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Amber - Congratulations! Levi is going to be a great big brother! We just found out last Thursday that we are having a boy too! Bring on the blue!ReplyCancel

  • The Veers - they are going to have SO much fun together! awesome!ReplyCancel

  • twolittletots - congrats! what exciting news for your family!ReplyCancel

  • Paula - Levi will have a baby brother!! How sweet!!! He will be such a sweet big brother..i just know it.. Congrats on Baby Boy Mac!! <3ReplyCancel

  • The Christys - Congratulations!! That is exciting news!!! The boy/girl cookies & boxes was a cute idea!! :0)
    Have a great week!!ReplyCancel

  • Shelly - There is something special about a mom with two boys… That is what my parents told me when my second son was born! Congratulations!ReplyCancel

  • Cindy - Congrats! Adorable announcement! By far one of the cutest I’ve seen!ReplyCancel

  • Cassie - So happy for you! I’m wishing I could gobble up 5 of those delicious looking cookies right now… mmmm…ReplyCancel

  • Gail - Yay! So happy for you!ReplyCancel

  • Lindsay - I am so happy for you. What a sweet way to share the news with all your loved ones and us out in blog world. Congratulations!ReplyCancel

  • Robin in Benton - Congratulations!!!!! So happy for you! Praying for another happy healthy little guy like Levi!ReplyCancel

  • Wanting What I Have - Crying happy tears and rejoicing with and for you!!!ReplyCancel

  • Amanda Bartell - Congratulations! Levi will be great at showing his little brother the ropes!ReplyCancel

  • Life With the Crazies - Those brothers are going to have So Much Fun together! Congratulations on another sweet boy!ReplyCancel

  • Lara - Congrats!!! Love the reveal!!! Many blessing for your family!!!ReplyCancel

  • Anonymous - As a mommy of 2 boys that are close together in age, I know you will love to watch them become friends. I love to watch my two boys together! :0)ReplyCancel

  • Jen - In tears…
    So happy for you guys!!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Doug and Sarah - Congratulations!! Another sweet boy, what a blessing!ReplyCancel

  • CourtneyC - Congrats!!! Levi will have a brother!

    Do you like knowing? Is it different after having a surprise?ReplyCancel

  • Erica - thrilled for you!!! 😉 brothers are the best… i’m having my 3rd boy in sept!ReplyCancel

  • Brittany - Congratulations! A sweet baby boy!ReplyCancel

  • Kristi - Congratulations! My 2 sons are 6 and 4 right now and they are the best of friends. They keep us busy, but it is so much fun!ReplyCancel

  • Lindsay - Congrats!!! They are sure to be best buds!!ReplyCancel

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  • Anonymous - Congratulations! What wonderful news! I LOVE your announcement!ReplyCancel

  • Mum2twopreciousgifts - Joy and happiness is coming from our little family in Australia all the way to yours. God Bless you all including Baby Mac #3.ReplyCancel

  • Stef - I am SO happy for you guys! A brother for Levi is going to be so fun… and crazy for Mama 🙂

    Love how you announced this, Jess.ReplyCancel

  • amy - jess, this is so sweet!
    yea for brothers!
    y’all are going to have so much fun!!

  • Shandra - congrats!! i have two boys 22 months apart and they are the best of friends!!! you’ll have so much fun with your guys.ReplyCancel

  • Ruth Abel - So happy for you all! Levi will be the best big brother. Hurrah!ReplyCancel

  • Micah - How do you always do the cutest things EVER!!! That is so adorable!! Congrats to your whole family! So glad Levi is going to have a little bro to play with 😉ReplyCancel

  • lkcarolinagirl08 - Such a sweet way to share your wonderful news. So happy for your family. Lord Bless.ReplyCancel

  • The Moffats - SOO CUTE 🙂 Will you send me one of those cookie?? 😉 We can’t wait to meet you Baby BOY Mac!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Missy - awwwww Levi is going to love having a little brother. Congrats 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Anonymous - What a blessing! Such a joy to know that another little one will join your family soon! May your family continue to be showered with God’s blessings.

    Evelyn from Newport News….ReplyCancel

  • Brooke - Love your announcement. God bless your family… happy for you guys.ReplyCancel

  • Kristi - Congratulations!! Oh, Levi will have so much fun with his baby brother :).ReplyCancel

  • Mrs. Perez-Ramirez - Congrats!!! This is awesome news. (-=
    P.S. Love the reveal!!!ReplyCancel

  • Jane - wow – such wonderful news. Levi will be such a great big brother and will have so many fabulous tricks to teach your new little one.ReplyCancel

  • Kelly - Congrats!ReplyCancel

  • Bridget - Wonderful! Looking forward to hearing more about the new baby boy!ReplyCancel

  • Trav's Mommy - My heart is overfilling with joy of reading this wonderful news! Levi is going to be absolutely in LOVE with his baby brother. instant best friends in the making <3

  • anne - I have two boys and they are the best of friends!! So happy for you!ReplyCancel

  • KK - So awesome! Strap yourself in. I can only imagine the fun that having 2 little boys will bring!ReplyCancel

  • Baby Kate's Mom - Congratulations to you mama! I love the cookies, they look delish too! I’m sure it is a bittersweet time for you being pregnant with your third. Praying for peace for you and a happy heart.
    aka babykatesmomReplyCancel

  • Tara Long - How sweet! I have 2 boys and they are fun to watch together. You are the most creative person! Such cute posts as always!ReplyCancel

  • G. - Wonderful news!! So very happy for you.ReplyCancel

  • EricaG - Congratulations! I have two little guys of my own, and I love watching their brotherly relationship grow. Your cookie reveal is precious!!!ReplyCancel

  • Rich and Carolyn Dewey - Congratulations on adding a new little boy to the family! We think boys are GREAT – have three of them! They’ll be buddies!

    Loved your announcement!ReplyCancel

  • Melissa Joy - This is beautiful. And I am praying for you as your hearts enlarge yet again to love on this particular boy.ReplyCancel

  • Karina - Oh my…I haven’t been on the Internet in a while and when I saw this I cried! Tears of joy, of course.

    Honestly, Jess – I have two boys 22 months apart and they are the absolute BEST of friends! I am so happy for you and Joel (and Mr. Levi)!!!

    What a beautiful way of sharing the news…as usual!ReplyCancel

  • Anonymous - Oh BOY!!! I am so glad little Levi is getting a little partner in crime 🙂 You are so blessed, and I am so happy for you! You will be one busy Mama, but its a good busy. I will be praying for a safe delivery and a healthy baby for you,
    Christina E. from New HampshireReplyCancel

  • Nicole - Congrats on another boy! Having had a boy then a girl (and then another little boy) I am a little jealous! I have learned watching other’s children that it is so special having same-gender siblings close together. You are blessed!!! Enjoy the rest of your pregnancy!ReplyCancel

  • L ~ S - Who knows if you will read this comment, but I LOVE your creative ideas! You will have a lot of fun with your boys!ReplyCancel

  • Danielle - Congratulations! I’m so happy for you:)ReplyCancel

  • Courtney Mayfield - Congrats! Two boys will be soooo much fun!
    Courtney MayfieldReplyCancel

  • Katie - Wow!!!!!! Congrats!ReplyCancel

  • Sarah - With three boys of my own, boys are all I know. Each one wraps himself around my heart in a different way. They will for you too. 🙂 Enjoy raising these little sons of yours. Praying for you here in Nebraska.ReplyCancel

  • texasinafrica - YAY!!! Levi and he will have so much fun together!!!ReplyCancel

  • ASJ - Congratulations! Wonderful news.ReplyCancel

  • Deborah - Congratulations! God bless your beautiful family 🙂ReplyCancel

  • The Chance Family - Congrats & exciting news to be having a boy! I have 3 boys and they are wonderful. Wish we had a farm like you though because my boys were made for a farm, that’s for sure!ReplyCancel

  • Angela - Count me in the “Boy Mom” club. I have three boys, all two years apart from each other. They are 5, 3, & 1 right now.
    You are such a wonderful mom, and Levi is going to love having a brother!!ReplyCancel

  • The Fast Family - Congrats!!! What fun that will be for you!

    I know this is a bit off subject, but as I was reading your Easter post, your home in the background caught my eye. I would LOVE to see a post of inside your home and decor. It looks BEAUTIFUL!

    Love your blog! You’re a joy to follow!ReplyCancel

  • Tonya Winningham - As a mom of two busy, lovable, darling boys…CONGRATS! My boys are 17 months apart, and my youngest is now 15 months and the oldest is 32 months. They are really interacting now and playing so much and they love each other so much! Your news is wonderful, and go paint that living room pink! I feel the same way some day! 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Lexie Loo & Dylan Too - Congratulations!!!ReplyCancel