Week 29 | Update from the Hospital

Flowers at the Hospital from The Flower Stand in Laguna Beach
Today marks exactly  a week in the hospital, and it also happens to be our 29-Week mark! Each week we make it with these babies in is HUGE, so needless to say we are celebrating today!So many good things have happened since I last posted an update. Life on the 4th floor is good – I’ve fallen into a little routine and that keeps me positive each day! I DID get wheelchair privileges, so I’ve…
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Maternity Style | BAE the Label

BAE the Label | favorite maternity clothes
Before I landed myself in the hospital, I was still on the hunt for good maternity clothes. I was pretty excited to discover BAE the Label, and of course they’re out of Australia ;).  I’m linking some of my favorite pieces below. Now that I’m the hospital, I’m extra grateful for some of the cozier shirts and sweats I have from them ;). We snapped these first few photos on the way to my doctor’s…
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Week 28 | Update from the Hospital

28 Weeks - Pre-term Labor
We had a bit of a scare this last week and landed ourselves in the hospital, and now that things have calmed down a bit I wanted to share it with you on here.  It might be a lot of detail, but one of my favorite things right now is to hear stories of people who have been in my situation and have gone on to have healthy babies. So I thought I’d share my…
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Um, what is a Layette? | Monica + Andy

Newborn Layette is the perfect baby gift
Guys, I’m learning all kinds of new words, acronyms, and terms since I’ve become pregnant, but I have to say that one of my favorites (and probably the fanciest) is concept of  a “layette”. I found out what it meant when I was trying to figure out WHAT exactly I needed clothes-wise for the babies in the beginning, and I stumbled upon the brand Monica + Andy. I just wanted somebody to put together a little…
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Preventing Leg Cramps During Pregnancy

Black Sweatshirt Dress Maternity
Last week, I decided to start asking you guys for advice. Considering I’ve never taken a pregnancy this far until now, I’ll be the first to admit that I am not yet an expert ;). I posted on Instagram asking you guys what you do to help your leg cramps, and I loved hearing your responses! First of all, I want to say thank you to everyone who did respond. Since every pregnancy is SO…
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Best Baby Gear of the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Best Baby Gear of the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale | Finn + Emma Gift Sets
This is the first time I’ve really shopped the baby section of the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, and it was so much fun! I combed through all of the baby clothing and gear and picked my favorites for you below! FINN + EMMA GIFT SETS I am kind of obsessed with the brand Finn + Emma, so I was so excited to see that they had little gift sets as part of the sale! The clothes…
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Maternity Style Struggle | LEGOE.

I’ve always heard that it’s hard to find good maternity clothes, but you didn’t fully realize it until I needed them myself. It’s so frustrating to be dealing with a growing belly, growing out of the clothes you normally wear, and then feel like you can’t find anything up to par with your regular style ;). I’ve made it work with a combination of loose-fitting normal clothes and a handful of good maternity clothes. LEGOE.…
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More Pink, Our Anniversary, Cribs, and Our Latest Ultrasound

Rose Pink Whether I’m more partial to pink because I have two girls on the way, or I caught the “Millenial Pink” fever, there seems to be more pink creeping in around here. And guess what? I’m ok with it. I keep telling Blake my favorite color is now “Rosé” ;). So, when I saw this silky trench from Stillwater, I HAD TO HAVE IT. And guys, it’s amazing in person. I just want to…
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Fighting Stretch Marks During Pregnancy | My Plan of Attack

Preventing Stretch Marks, Even if it’s Hereditary I’ve always been afraid of stretch marks, so you can imagine the increase in my fear when I found out I was having twins ;). Both my Mom and sister have always told me how bad their stretch marks were, so if it’s true that stretch marks are hereditary I’m a goner. However, I decided that even if I’m doomed to get some stretch marks, it’s still worth trying…
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It’s Two…Girls!

Yep, we are adding TWO GIRLS to this home, and we are so excited. Finding out the gender was a bit of a roller coaster for us (which you can read about here), but I have to give our 12 week ultrasound tech props because she was right from the very beginning! We had our big anatomy scan ultrasound this past week (usually done at 20 weeks but my doctor wanted mine done at 18)…
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