Friday, June 29, 2018

Packing my Hospital Bag

Hospital Bag

Hospital Bag

Hospital Bag

Hospital Bag

Hospital Bag

Hospital Bag

We are getting closer and closer to meeting Baby Girl! The time has come to pack our bags and get prepared for our hospital trip (I can't hardly believe it!!!). I’ve read post after post on what to bring to the hospital and I feel confident that I’m pretty prepared as a first time mom. I’ve done my best to pack cozy layers as hospitals are notoriously chilly!  

I’ll link my new hosptial essentials below:

1: cozy jammies
I have always been a fan of Victoria Secret pajama sets but this blush pink set from Nordstrom is the softest pair I’ve ever come across! I think I’ve started a new addiction! I ordered a size up to make sure they are super comfortable after little girl makes her debut. My mom ordered the paisley set for me and I love the clean crisp feel of the fabric! They are also shorts instead of full pants which is definitely important in this Alabama heat! 

2: postpartum undies
These postpartum panties have been popping up all over my instangam recently and I had to try them! The purple color is really pretty and the lace makes them feel special and not so blah. 

3: nursing tanks
After lots of searching, I found the softest nursing tanks! I got them in an assortment of neutrals because I have a feeling I will be wearing them quite often and I want them to match everything!! Here is the link for the striped one, they have a few other colors that I'm sure I'll be stocking up on in the near future!!

Thanks so much for stopping by! I hope you all have a great Friday!!

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Bubble Gum Pink

How super cute is this blush pink dress? I have always been a pink kind of girl, but now that I’m carrying Baby Girl I feel the need to wear extra amounts of pink! I wasn’t sure about this maxi at first because it is very long in the front but I know that as my bump grows it will get only shorter and shorter! 

The fact that this dress is a solid color and pretty basic silhouette gives me lots of room to play with accessories! While I piled on the gold for this look,  I can easily see myself wearing it with a fun printed scarf or even my favorite green utility vest. I’m also looking forward to pairing it with a bright pink lipstick for an even more pink look :) 

The double tassel necklace is one of my very favorite pieces of jewelry and I have reached for it over and over (possibly too often!) over the last few years. It’s a little on the expensive side for “costume jewelry” but I feel like it really gets a return on the investment with how often I wear it! (** also Kendra Scott gives you half off one item during your birth month which is when I got mine!) 

Thanks so much for stopping by! I can’t wait to share the rest of my Swanky Stork finds!

Monday, March 5, 2018


This particular dress is sold out online but you can find some of my other favorite striped dresses here (I love the cold shoulder on this one!),  here  and here (this one is nursing friendly too!)

I have been so excited to finally shop for some maternity clothes! Being pregnant is a totally new experience for me and having to dress this ever changing body of mine has definitely been a challenge! Alabama gets hot fast, so I did my best to wait out the chilly weather so that I could really invest in some great dresses for the spring and summer!

Shopping pregnant can be so hard when determining fit and length and everything in between! I have shopped online a bit and Target has a limited maternity section but I was super excited to find a maternity boutique near me (actually my mom found it, thanks Mom!!) The Swanky Stork is such a cute store and has the most beautiful pieces at an affordable price point! The best part is if you aren't local, you can shop The Swanky Stork online! 

This striped dress was the very first thing I grabbed when I first went into the maternity boutique. I love that I can wear it with leggings if it’s still a bit chilly or I can take them off to stay cool! The fabric is so comfy and moves so well. This is definitely a dress I can see myself wearing well into the fall and winter even after baby girl gets here! 

I’m so excited you guys are on this journey with me and I can’t wait to share what I learn along the way!