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Marital Love | Celebrating 5 Years of Marriage

Marital Love | What I've Learned from 5 Years of MarriageImage Credit

Last week Mathew and I celebrated our 5th wedding anniversary. In many ways, we are that ‘old married couple’ with a comfortable routine and maybe not as many fancy date nights set with intention as before. In other ways, I still feel like a newlywed.

Mathew and I first met in 2006, which is crazy to think about. Crazier than being married for 5 years is the fact that we’ve known each other for more than 10 years. Read More

Burgundy Zip Tunic Styled for Fall + Second Trimester Update

burgundy zip tunic | maternity style for fall + second trimester updateHappy Friday! I’m channeling fall with today’s look. How fun is this zippered tunic? It comes in another color too, but I love this wine/burgundy color for fall. Can you tell I’m ready for sweater weather yet? Did you catch Monday’s post about transitioning your summer dresses for fall? Yeah, I’m ready. It can be fall any day now. Bring on the pumpkin spice. Sorry, summer lovers.

I also wanted to share a second trimester update because I’m officially in my third trimester now! Whaaat? It’s going by so quickly!

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My Second Trimester Must-Haves

Sharing My Second-Trimester Must-HavesAdmittedly, I’ve had a pretty easy pregnancy so far. There has been no morning sickness, no insane cravings, I’ve been getting decent sleep, and my hormones haven’t set off a World War.

While pregnancy hasn’t been miserable, it also hasn’t been a cake walk. The second trimester has brought lots of body changes that have been difficult to cope with. Adding an extra 10-15 pounds of body weight is about as fun as it sounds. Today I’m sharing some must-haves that have been helping me make the most of this phase in my pregnancy. Read More

My Go-To Summer Dress

maternity styleHappy Wednesday! I’ve got a little hump-day-bump-day update for you guys today. 🙂 Also, I’m talking about my favorite summer dress so far. I have this dress in black and this blue and white striped print and I’ve absolutely loved wearing it so far this summer!

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Maternity Clothes: 9 Tips to Save Your Sanity

When I was planning pregnancy related content for the blog, I knew this was a subject I wanted to tackle. I started knowing not very much about maternity style, and I’ve learned quite a bit about maternity clothes so far. I’m sure I’ve still got more to learn as I continue my pregnancy and my belly keeps growing, but I wanted to throw this out there for any moms-to-be who may be feeling a little overwhelmed or lost.

The world of maternity clothes is not as straightforward as I thought it would be, so these are my tips on how to make sense of it all and avoid feelings of helplessness when shopping for some better fitting clothes. Read More