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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Favorite things in Yellow

Guys, I’m really into this shade of mustard yellow – I keep finding myself buying things this color over and over.  Like these sandals, this tunic, this comfy tee, and this dress.  So when I saw this dress by House of Harlow at the Revolve Social Club, I had to snag it. House of Harlow Dress | Black Platform Wedges More of my favorites in yellow: DRESSES TOPS SWIM SHOES & ACCESSORIES
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Spring Layering | Embroidered Denim

Palms to Pines lifestyle blog | layering embroidered denim
This time of year, it’s all about layering.  It will be hot one second, and cold the next.  And you can always count on it being chilly at night, even in the desert!  One of my favorite spring-y things to layer with this year is a good embroidered denim! Embroidered Denim Jacket | Grey Knot-Front T-Shirt Dress | White Sneakers | Clutch | Sunnies   Embroidered Denim Jacket | Grey Knot-Front T-Shirt Dress | White Sneakers | Clutch |…
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Astrological Signs | Cheatsheet

Ok, so I like the idea of astrology, and I at least know what MY sign is when people ask.  But I always get nervous if the conversation goes further than that!  Especially when people get into what other signs your compatible with, or explaining behavior or events based on someone’s Zodiac sign.  So, if you’re like me and want to feel somewhat cool when these conversations come up, I found a couple cheat sheets!…
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Easy Breezy | Floral Wrap Dress

The weather is finally turning warm again here, and it feels like all is right in the world.  I wasn’t feeling well this week, so on the warmest day I spent the morning at the pool with old friends, then put on this breezy dress and headed to Wolf Camp to get some work done.  I had a meeting with the photographer Camila, who is new to the area and so excited about all the…
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