Pregnancy

My Style // The Old Navy Pixie Pant

I promise I’m not at all trying to rub it in, east coasters, but this “winter” we’ve been having here in LA has had me dreaming of spring things since January, so I’m glad that the months are finally starting to catch up with my warm weather wardrobe mentality.  One carry-over trend that’s not going anywhere this season?  Printed pants! Whether its a tighter, tribal graphic print or something with lobsters or anchors that feels decidedly preppy, either will do.  They’re easy to pair with a simple …

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Baby Girl’s LA Baby Shower

When I moved to Los Angeles almost eight years ago, my plan was to complete my 3 month internship, stay another 9 months to gain more work experience and then head back to Austin.  One year and done.  It seems like a simple enough plan, right?  As you can see, though, it didn’t exactly work out that way.  As if the weather and the proximity to the beach weren’t compelling enough arguments to stay, I also found a church that I adored, a job that I loved and friendships that seemed worth sticking around for.  And they were. …

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My Maternity Wardrobe Essentials

There have been so many interesting and unexpected phases of this whole growing a baby process– especially when it comes to getting dressed!  I wasn’t even sure anyone was going to be interested in style posts once there was a bump involved, but so far you don’t seem to mind so I will keep them coming as long as you keep reading them!  I have also had quite a few of you email or comment with questions about where I have had the best luck maternity shopping and what my favorite pieces have been, so I thought I would round …

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First Trimester Essentials

Now that my first trimester is well in the rear view, I thought I would share some of my essentials that got me through those first 12 weeks.  It’s amazing how different the second trimester feels, and by different, I do mean so much better!  I have more energy, don’t feel the need to snack constantly, have said farewell to that pesky morning sickness and nausea, and what once just looked like a big meal has now taken on the shape of an actual bump!  Despite it all, though, I wouldn’t have traded it.  It was so fun …

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