Linking all my Nordstrom Sale purchases below!
DREAMER Sweater (SUPER SOFT!)
SUNNIES (SOLD OUT) similar HERE
STILA EYE SET (Great set..normally one is $25)
BEAUTY BLENDER (SOLD OUT) …. but here is another great set
HOW FAR ALONG: 13 weeks! Baby is the size of a kiwi.
DUE DATE: December 29th.
NAME: We have no idea!
SICKNESS: I started feeling super nauseous all day everyday at about 7-8 weeks. With the combination of being nauseous and tired I spent most of my time in bed. I am finally starting to feel a little better…. meaning I get out of bed at a decent time! I still get nauseous pretty much everyday, but its definitely not as bad as it was the first two months!!!
CRAVINGS: NONE. Also very shocking I haven’t had any coffee for about three months now. I use to visit Starbucks on a regular, but right now I cant tolerate all that sugar in my coffee.
AVERSIONS: Any type of meat… beef is a hard NO! Also anything overly sweet like my iced vanilla latte I use to get ….
EXCERCISE: I worked out at my bootcamp 5-6 times a week up until I started feeling so sick I couldn’t make it through a workouts..so I took 3 weeks off. About a week ago I started to go again and will continue to go until the end of my pregnancy. This is something I am doing completely different from my first pregnancy, with my first pregnancy I did not workout, but I wish I did. I am also choosing to stay active during this pregnancy because I never fully lost all my weight from my first pregnancy, therefore it wouldn’t be healthy for me to pack on any extra weight than needed.
WEIGHT GAIN: None. I was so sick I actually ended up losing weight. This is also very different than my first pregnancy. With my First pregnancy I ended up gaining A LOT of weight in the first 15 weeks of my pregnancy although I was just as sick as I am with this one.
Happy Friday! Do you guys have big plans this weekend? We plan on relaxing at home and catching up on some shows or movies we have been wanting to see. The other day we needed an excuse to get out of the house since the weather has forced us to be inside, so Malik and I went to grab some lunch. I wore this cute top…it also comes in white, which I was tempted to get, but I loved how the black bow stood out more against the blue. When it comes to tops I usually go with a medium because I like more of a looser fit, with this particular top I wish I would have sized down because the sleeves are a little too long and loose on me. Other than that I love everything about this top, the ruffle detail and the cute little bow in the back give it such a feminine feel. We are off to grab some coffee, since I always forget to order our Nespresso before it runs out (waiting patiently for that shipment)!!! I hope everyone has a great weekend!
Hello everyone! Does anyone else feel like this week just flew by? I feel like I had so much to do around my house this week, but I didn’t even start any of it and it’s Thursday (OPPSS)!!! Anyway, I ordered this shirt and I am loving blush tones for spring. The shirt is a bit short, so I would recommend wearing high waisted jeans with it if you don’t want your stomach to show. My jeans are an old Topshop pair, but I have linked a similar pair! My bag I’ve had since my college years, which seems like it was yesterday, but it was quite a few years ago!! I haven’t worn it in so long that I was surprised that I even had it in my closet… generally if I don’t wear something for a while I get rid of it, but I’m so glad I kept this piece. I hope everyone had a wonderful day!
Below I have linked some super cute and affordable spring bags!
Although it has been chilly the past few days we have been doing our best to take advantage of the midday temperatures!!! During this time I usually take the opportunity to run some errands I have to do before it cools off again. We are so ready for warmer weather since we have been cooped up in the house. Today Malik was on a hunt for some new toys…. Of course the shopping trip wouldn’t be complete if we didn’t pick up a Mickey Mouse toy! (HE IS OBSESSED WITH MICKEY MOUSE)….. I wore my favorite black jeans that I wear all the time they are seriously the best! I paired them with a basic black tee that I ordered and it is the softest tee I ever owned!! I already ordered it in more colors and the best part is they are almost always on sale!
Living in the Midwest has taught me one very important thing….if it’s nice outside you should use that to your full advantage!!! I wake up everyday not knowing what to expect, either snow, sun, or rain. Waking up yesterday, I felt the warm, spring day I haven’t in so long. I threw on a simple tee so that I could enjoy some play time with Malik before running some errands. The jeans I decided to throw on are extremely comfortable so it made looking cute while running errands easy. I picked this tee up in a few different styles because they were only $12. While at the store, I stopped by the kids department and found the cutest spring clothes for Malik!! This little camo top he is wearing is actually from there. The super comfortable jeans I mention are from Nordstrom. Already sounds pricy, but they are not which makes them so much better!! This brand I discovered there is really affordable, but the quality is definitely worth every penny. Also, I don’t know if you guys can tell, but Malik got a haircut and looks like such a big boy!
I didn’t always follow a skin care routine, in fact there were plenty of night’s where I would contemplate even washing my face (yikes)! Knowing that was not the best I made it a priority to take better care of my skin. When it comes to skincare I am all about prevention. I believe that it is much easier to prevent things from appearing than to get rid of them once they are there. I started this routine a few years ago and truly believe in these product’s.
I always start and end every day with this face wash and toner. The reason I love this particular face wash and toner is because they are moisturizing and won’t strip the natural oils from your skin……these two alone will leave your skin super clean and soft!!! Both the face wash and toner are geared towards normal/dry skin. If you have oily skin this toner and face wash would be a better option.
After I wash my face and tone I go in with my serum. My favorite serum is the Hydra Beauty Micro Serum because it is SUPER hydrating. One of the main keys to preventing wrinkles is hydrating your skin and this serum does a great job at keeping your skin hydrated for 24hrs. This serum is very unique due to the Camellia droplets in it that leave your skin plump and maintains your skin’s hydration level.
I remember the morning I woke up after using this moisturizer for the first time, my skin was so smooth and radiant. I was absolutely amazed at the instant difference I saw. This moisturizer will hydrate your skin and bring it to its optimal firmness. It is pricy, but a jar usually lasts me 6 months….and it smells amazing!
For my eye care in the morning I use only this Le Lift serum. The reason I choose to only use this product under my eyes in the morning is because it is a serum, so it is light in consistency and will absorb quick. I don’t like applying a ton of moisturizer under my eye area in the morning because it makes my concealer and makeup move around. Another reason why I use this serum in the morning is because it will instantly tighten any fine lines around the eyes…IT REALLY DOES! During the night is usually when I use multiple layer’s around my eyes…. this eye serum and this eye cream on top. I like to over hydrate my eye area because its the first area I am noticing fine lines appearing…. probably from tanning back in my high school days ughhhh!
The last product that I use is this Le Weekend serum. I remember when I worked at Chanel we couldn’t keep this product on the shelf because everyone loved it! This product is meant to be used alone for two days out of the week morning and night. This serum has glycolic acid, which will gently exfoliate your skin. It’s important to exfoliate and remove any layer of dead skin to insure that when you apply your skin care products they are penetrating deep into your skin. It also gives your skin a break from your everyday skin care routine and keeps those products working at their optimal level because your skin isn’t getting too used to them.
Its Wednesday, which means its almost Friday!!!!! These pants are easily the most comfortable pants ever! You can scrunch them up or wear them as they are and they look great! I went with a size medium, but I wish I got a small because the medium is a little too baggy on me. They are also more of a high rise style, so if you don’t get the right size (like me!!) you will have a lot of extra material hanging in the stomach area. I adore this shirt and its only $12…. I will definitely be wearing it all spring/summer with shorts and jeans! My shoes are seriously the perfect spring shoe… especially if you’re a mom! It’s always a good day when you find a cute wedge that allows you to keep up with your busy toddler!