Sunday, July 31, 2016

Favorite Maternity Dresses

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This dress is most definitely my favorite maternity dress I purchased. It was beautiful and flattering at every stage of pregnancy. I love the soft pink color! It sold out quickly after I purchased it, but was just restocked! It sold out quickly last time so if you're pregnant snatch one up! Did I mention it's under $50 bucks?! For those of you who are wondering about size I ordered a size 4 :)
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This dress is my favorite nursing friendly maternity dress I have! It is so incredibly soft and I can tell it is going to be just as cute, flattering and functional after baby comes. I packed it in my hospital bag to come home in :) I watched this dress for months hoping it would go on sale and it never did, but now it's on sale for 35% off! (haha that's always how it goes) You're welcome!



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This dress is so fun and comfy! It's like wearing a big over-sized T-shirt. It's also under $50 and finally restocked after being sold out for months!
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This dress is the most unique of all the maternity dresses I have. It's super stretchy and soft and one size fits all. I really think It will fit me postpartum. It was sold out in every color but black until just this weekend.

I'm almost done with pregnancy so I can't justify buying any more dresses but a few of my favorites I would buy if I had more pregnancy in from of me are below :)


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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Our Hospital Bags

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I posted this picture on instagram of me packing our hospital bags and I got lots of requests to share what I packed! I haven't delivered yet, so I don't know if I over packed or missed some things, but we will see soon! I just took recommendations from friends and online. So here's what I did!
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For Me:
·         Nursing friendly Pajamas   I packed this exact set (ON SALE!) and I LOVE them! I also love these, these and these as well!
·         Going home outfit-loose Tee and sweat pants or Dress  I packed this dress because its so comfortable and it's too hot outside for anything else!
·         Robe  The robe I packed is sold out, but I love this one and this one (on sale)!
·         Warm Socks These are the socks I packed because they're warm and cute!
·         Flip-flops for shower I bought both mine and my husbands from walmart for 98 cents!
·         Nursing Bra I packed this one and I love it!
·         Nursing Tank I packed this one and wish I would have bought this one. 
·         Belly Bandit I've heard great things about this and can't wait to try it!
·         Makeup
·         Nursing Pads The Lactation Specialist I took a class from recommended these pads. They're reusable and lessen the risk of infection
·         Nipple Cream This is the one I packed. My friends recommended it. 
·         Comb/brush  I swear by this brush. I couldn't live without it. 
·         Hair ties
·         Toothbrush and toothpaste
·         Shampoo and Conditioner (travel size)
·         Deodorant (travel size)
·         Makeup Wipes (travel size)
·         Dry Shampoo (travel size)
·         Phone Charger
·         Camera, memory card and charger
·         Extension cord





For Dad:
·         Change of Clothes
·         Toothbrush and Toothpaste
·         Razor
·         Shaving Cream
·         Deodorant
·         Snacks
·         Laptop and Charger
·         Phone Charger
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For Baby:
Packed in her Diaper Bag (It's on sale! and it's never on sale!)
·         2-3 outfits in newborn-0-3 Months
·         Mittens
·         Hat   I got the all white hat on etsy
·         2-3 swaddles
·         1 blanket
·         Burp rag  I just packed a few cloth diapers for this. I'm pretty sure I won't need them and the hospital will have something.
·         Boppy I've heard you want to pack this if you're planning on breast feeding. This is the cover I got. 
·         Nursing Cover  I got a covered goods 3-in-1 nursing cover
·         Wubbanub  I don't really know if I'll need this it's just too cute not to pack!


Other:
·         Photo ID's and Insurance Cards
·         Carseat and base I did lots of research and decided this carseat/stroller combo was the best price for the safety and functionality (use a 20% coupon!)
·         Cardstock for hand and foot prints
·         Breastfeeding Class notes I took this virtual breastfeeding class and it was phenomenal! I also love that I can watch it as many times as I need!




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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

If I wasn't saving money for baby...


If I wasn't saving all of my money for having a baby in the next few weeks (since when did insurance basically cover nothing???) I would be buying all of these pieces from the Nordstrom Sale! I already have the blush wrap flats and they are probably my favorite shoes in my closet!

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Saturday, July 9, 2016

Nursery Reveal!

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I am so excited to show you guys little girls nursery today!!
It has been so much fun putting it together and it turned out more beautiful than I ever could have imagined! I've linked everything I could think of at the bottom of the post but feel free to comment and ask if you're curious as to where I got something!
Only 5 weeks or less till we meet our little miracle!!
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Crib Bedding Currently on sale!
Crib Pillows - Gold Triangles, Diagonal Stripes, Horizontal Stripes. All on a great sale right now!! I also love this one that matches!
Custom Watercolors - Customs by Cass
Rocker/Recliner  this is the best find/deal in the whole nursery! On big sale right now for less than I paid. It also comes in grey. I'm obsessed! Sooooo comfy
Side table - This one is old from target, but here is a similar one
Dresser - is a gift from a family friend and I added the gold knobs from Hobby Lobby. I love this dresser too  
Mirror- old from Target, similar here
Dock-a-Tot - I'm so interested to try this! Any mommas out there who have tried it?
Blanket Basket - Target , wish I would have got this one
Swan Rocker - Sold out but similar here
Bow Hanger - Here is the tutorial
I love you painting - I did this myself. Let me know if you want a tutorial :)
Best Blankets ever (pictured in mamaroo) 


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Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Summer so far!

My summer so far has been SO jam packed with wonderfulness! At the beginning of June we went down to New Mexico to visit my family. It was such a special weekend. My little brother went through the LDS temple for the first time and then he gave his farwell talk at church on Sunday.
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Charlie went down to New Mexico with us and was glued to my hip the entire time. He's a mommas boy ;)
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On the way back to Utah Scott and I stopped in Durango Colorado for the day. We love this place! It is so beautiful!
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I took Charlie on a beautiful walk to some breathtaking views while Scott did some work (he's such a hard worker that one!)
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Getting a selfie with a dog is pretty challenging haha

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Now for all of the Charlie cuddling with my belly photos... Sorry I just love them.
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Ok this flower filled truck was in front of a antique shop and I had to take a picture because it's so gorgeous.
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Then my family came up to Utah to drop my little brother off at the MTC, celebrate my 25th birthday and Fathers day. It was so wonderful being all together for a few days before dropping him off.
It was the best birthday ever! I am just so overjoyed to be pregnant that I didn't need or want anything. It is seriously the best gift ever! Last birthday was right after our first failed IVF and it was really hard. So this year was just amazing for so many reasons!
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Oh goodness it was hard saying bye to this boy for two years!
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We all had a hard time letting go haha so bittersweet! We're so proud but we're going to miss him so much.
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The moment of goodbye! All of us crying haha

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Wearing my absolute favorite maternity PJ's to the owlet blogger party. It was such a blast! Sometimes a girls night is exactly what the doctor ordered!
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Our 4th of July Sunday attire :)
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I'm completely obsessed with him!
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My last minute 4th of July craft!
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