Congrats to Blake and Ryan! They have announced they are expecting their first child!

Blake Lively didn’t announce her pregnancy via a Gossip Girl e-blast.

Instead, the actress and entrepreneur revealed she’s pregnant via her website, Preserve. In a photo taken by her brother, Eric Lively, the actress cradled her very visible baby bump. The Age of Adaline star dressed her new curves in Sam and Lavi’s “Lyna” top ($148) and Sam and Lavi’s “Seren” skirt ($178). This will be the first child for Blake and Ryan Reynolds, who met on the 2010 set of The Green Lantern and surprised friends, family and fans by marrying in September 2011. The actors live in Bedford, New York.

“Preserve at its core is about family. ‘Family’ is the single word our founder, Blake built this home on,” the website’s editorial team wrote Monday. “We have something for men, for women, for the old, but we realized, we don’t have anything for the new. With family on our mind, we looked to the origin of it all—to the women in our lives who are right there, at that special moment; at the creation of family.”


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“Today we celebrate them. With food to fill their tummies (as if that needs more filling), presents to soothe their tired (and swollen) soles, toys to warm their baby’s souls, projects to provoke them, and decorations to inspire creativity and merriment in all,” the team wrote in the photo-heavy post. “We had too much fun with this. Because there’s so much to share, we break up our first ever Preserve Celebration into multiple parts. In the upcoming days we will bring even more treats and fun. The entire next month will be sprinkled with highlights for women in this exciting chapter of their lives. Congratulations to all the expecting mothers out there. And thank you for being a part of our Preserve family.”

Since tying the knot, both Blake and Ryan have vocalizes their desire to raise kids. “I’ve always wanted a big family,” the actress, 27, told Allure in October 2012. “Oh, I’d love 30 [children] if I could.” In August 2013, her husband made similar comments in Details. “We’d love to have a big family. We both come from big families—my parents did four, Blake’s did five. A lot of people say it’s crazy, but we’ll only know when we’re there, you know?” Ryan, 37, said. “We’ll walk through that fire pretty happily, I think.”

Most recently, Blake told Marie Claire that she needed to “get started” having babies right away. “If I could spit out a litter of kids, I would,” she said.

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The mini-major today bumped up the release of Johnny Depp’s action comedy by two weeks and moved the Blake Lively romantic drama back by three months. Mortdecai, in which Depp plays a debonair art dealer caught up in international intrigue, is replacing The Age Of Adeline in the January 23 slot, where it will square off against Universal’s Jennifer Lopez thriller The Boy Next Door. Adaline, which also stars Harrison Ford and Ellen Burstyn, now will open April 24 versus Open Road’s comedy Rock The Kasbah starring Zooey Deschanel, Bruce Willis, Kate Hudson and Bill Murray.

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Sitting down to write this editor’s letter has been the hardest thing I’ve done yet on my Preserve journey. I’m more intimidated than I should probably admit. I’m no editor, no artisan, no expert. And certainly no arbiter of what you should buy, wear, or eat.

I am hungry, though… not just for enchiladas.

I’m hungry for experience.

I’m comfortable with the knowledge that I’m not a teacher, but rather, a student. I don’t do any one thing perfectly. I do a lot of things though. Some well, some not-so-well.

I’ve been fortunate enough to travel. I’ve been all over the world and all over this country. There’s so much life teeming out of every pocket of this nation. There are people creating magic with their bare hands. Creating things which land at that amazing intersection between art and function.

I’ve found that when approached with a curious spirit, people are kind, they’re generous, they answer, if asked. They’ll often open their doors and hearts and let you in. Because people with wisdom have stories to tell, and want them heard.

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About Preserve
America is full of tales waiting to be told. There are beautiful stories hiding in small towns and big cities, on suburban streets and rural roads. Great wisdom lives in the well-worked hands of aging craftspeople and in the eager words of young artisans. Our very history is whispered into the materials they use to make exquisite goods according to timeless standards of quality and care. That is the tradition we aim to preserve.

How wonderful it is to discover something that has been cast aside, to pick it up and restore it to its original beauty. Maybe it’s sentimental of us, but we hold fast to memories and moments, to relics from bygone eras. Our goal is to support the America we’ve always known, and the one we haven’t yet met. We hope to achieve this in small but meaningful ways, through the stories we tell, the treasures we share and our genuine desire to give back to those with fewer opportunities but just as much heart and soul as anyone else. We believe that nurturing a better tomorrow upholds the yesterday we cherish, for all of us.

Sometimes we walk proudly. Other times we stumble gracelessly. Yet we take each step with a generous measure of never-ending curiosity and wonder. We remain in awe of the folks and folkways existing around us. We want to learn about them, embrace them…preserve them.

PRESERVE is all of us, together, championing the goods, makers and legends that instill meaning inside the moments of our lives. The curios that cozy our homes, the threads that define our silhouettes, the foods that leave our bellies happy, the projects that mean everything to us—we want to share all of this with you; we know we have so much to learn from you. In our ongoing quest for knowledge, these are our PRESERVE passions…

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Careful, Blake Lively!

The actress took a little spill while filming a workout scene in a forest on the set of her upcoming flick The Age of Adeline in Vancouver on Monday.

Wearing a blue and white sweater and a matching headband, Ryan Reynold’s missus slipped and fell down a hill during the hiking scene and appears to have cut her hand. Lively screamed in pain upon first examining the bloody cut before she started to laugh with the rest of the crew. The blond beauty began filming yesterday around 1 p.m. and shot until 4.

Word on the set is that the 26-year-old actress, who is also a top-notch chef, has fallen in love with Vancouver food. She regularly orders from Blue Water Cafe and often eats breakfast at Medina Cafe.

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In fact, Reynolds has been spotted visiting his ladylove on set and has even come by to take Lively out for lunch (presumably at one of her favorite spots). The couple has also recently been spotted enjoying a romantic dinner at a local Chinese restaurant in Vancouver.

Directed by Lee Toland Krieger, who helmed Celeste and Jesse Forever, The Age of Adaline follows “the miraculous life of the 29-year-old title character (portrayed by Lively), who stops aging after recovering from a near fatal accident. Over the 20th century she embarks on an epic but isolated worldwide journey, keeping her secret, until she meets a man who forever alters her life.”

The flick, which marks Lively’s first project since Gossip Girl ended in 2012 and also stars Ellen Burstyn, Michiel Huisman and Harrison Ford, is slated for release sometime in 2015.

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Alloy Entertainment is developing the final Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants book, Sisterhood Everlasting, for a big-screen adaptation. This film will follow the 2005 original, as well as the 2008 sequel, both of which starred Alexis Bledel, America Ferrera, Blake Lively, and Amber Tamblyn. No word on whether the ladies will reprise their roles (reps didn’t immediately respond), but all four real-life friends have seemed open to the idea in the past. “The characters are all basically the ages that we are now,” America Ferrera told EW when we reunited the cast last fall. “I know that the four of us would love [to make another film], and it would be wonderful.”

Liz Garcia (The Lifeguard, Dawson’s Creek) will adapt Ann Brashares’ novel for the screen, and Ken Kwapis, who directed the original film, will return to helm once again.

Taking place 10 years after the last events, Sisterhood Everlasting, the fifth and final novel, finds that the friends have grown apart, so Tibby (Tamblyn) tries to bridge the distance by reuniting the girls for a trip that will change their lives forever — and, spoiler alert, the novel, like adulthood, gets pretty dang dark in parts.

“The Sisterhood series is one of Alloy’s most cherished properties and we are looking forward to continuing its legacy with Sisterhood Everlasting nearly a decade after the first film was released,” said Alloy Entertainment President Les Morgenstein in a release. “The original film brought together an incredible group of talent who we hope to unite for fans once again.”

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