And to answer so many of your messages – no, they are not splitting up. In 3 years? In 5 years? Who knows? But right now, the Taupes are happy. They are committed. They are ambitious. They are expecting their second baby. They are renovating a new home.

Here they are yesterday inspecting the progress hand in hand. Ben looks tired but, as always, wears his pants well. As for Taupe… suffice to say, Jennifer Garner clearly isn’t making the most of the adorable maternity fashions available to celebrities these days.

On the plus side, at least she’s not wearing this.

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