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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Summer Solstice + Cheesecake

Last night, to celebrate Summer Solstice, we ate cheesecake! Cheesecake is a rare occurrence around here – I usually only make it once a year for Blake’s birthday. I learned how to make it the year we were engaged – Blake’s mom Becky used to make it for his birthday every year growing up and he loves her cheesecake. She was sweet enough to teach me how, and I’m still trying to perfect mine but…
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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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Flowy Maxi Dresses (for all of Summer)

Even when I’m not pregnant, I love me a good, flowy maxi. I’m sure I’m even more partial to them this summer now that I’m pregnant and I’ve had my eye on a few, so I decided to round them up for you! A good maxi dress can get pricey, and while sometimes that’s worth it I tried to keep it under $200 for this post ;). My favorite favorite of all is hands down this…
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Dressing Like You’re Pregnant, or Not Dressing Appropriately for Being Pregnant?

If the way that I dress hasn’t changed much now that I’m showing, does that mean I’ve always dressed like I’m pregnant, or that now I’m not dressing accordingly? I’m kind of afraid it’s the first one ;). But I’ll just chalk it up to the fact that I love being comfortable! And I love this button down thing – it can be a dress or worn as a duster/kimono. Pastel Stripe Button-down Shirt Dress…
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Kicking Off Summer with Stripes and Memorial Weekend Sales

It’s a long weekend, and I am so happy about it! I love Memorial Weekend – it’s a time to spend with friends and family, a chance to kick off summer, and most importantly a chance to remember those who have sacrificed for our country and freedom. It also happens to be a time when there a lots of great sales ;). Since I’m hoping you’ll be outside and spending time with loved ones, I…
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The Bump in Action + The Gender Roller Coaster

Guys – hi! Can I just say that pregnancy is a ROLLER COASTER?! And it just so happens that for us, finding out the gender has been no different. Since our pregnancy is considered high risk (just because of the fact that it’s twins), we get more ultrasounds than most would. Side note – if anyone has thoughts/research regarding the number of ultrasounds you should/shouldn’t get, I’d love to hear it! Right now, this is our…
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15 Weeks | Pre-Maternity Clothing Tricks

Guys – these babies are getting bigger!  I’m 15 weeks, which means they are the size of either a navel orange, an apple, or a pear, depending on what pregnancy app I look at ;).  Blake and I die over the fruit comparisons every week, especially when they give you fruit that varies in size or is shaped super weird!  And the babies aren’t the only ones getting bigger – I am, too. I’m to the…
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Red and Off-the-Shoulder

Jen Hawkins wearing off-the-shoulder dress on Palms to Pines lifestyle blog
This weekend, we loved the warmer weather and lived it up in the sun!  We had out first proper beach day with a big crew, and it felt like the kick-off of summer.  But then we got on a plane and came to Utah, where it’s cold and rainy but I get to snuggle my nieces and nephew.  Fair trade, I think ;).  This off-the-shoulder dress is easy to throw on, comfy, but feels cute enough…
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Blue & White

Jen Hawkins - California street style on Palms to Pines blog
Do you ever find yourself buying the same thing over and over without realizing it?  Lately for me it’s been anything blue, white, or striped.  And what I think that means is that I’m ready for a nautical vacation ;).  I love this jumpsuit from Urban Outfitters – it’s so fun for summer! Yarn-Dyed Cutout Jumpsuit | Cognac Suede Saddle Bag | Sunglasses | Sandals Vacation, where you at? xx Jen
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