WHAT I WORE // MONOCHROME SWEATER + SKIRT COMBO

SHOES // SKIRT // TOP // BELT // FUR

I’m big on polka dots and stripes this year - I think it’s just such a classic, non-obnoxious way to add some spice into your outfit. Don’t get me wrong… polka dots can get overwhelming and annoying to look at. But I love the way that Who What Wear designed this sweatshirt and skirt to either go together or be mixed/matched.

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STYLE HAS NO SIZE // DENIM TRENCH + EYELET TOP

Today I’m sharing a look I styled alongside Mireille from City Peach, my fave babe to team up with! This STYLE HAS NO SIZE features one of my favorite wardrobe items: A TRENCH COAT. Not just any trench though… a denim one.

I remember getting my first denim trench coat probably about 6 years ago and there was just something about it I fell in love with. I love the dramatic length that a trench coat brings to a look, first of all. But then denim makes it so different than anything your used to seeing in that style.

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HOW TO STYLE SPANX FAUX LEATHER LEGGINGS // style session

If you haven’t seen yet, SPANX has a MAJOR DEAL on colored faux leather leggings right now. I got these for $67 and I’m wearing the 2X. I was scared they’d be a little small but they aren’t - they work on me! For reference I’m 18/20 and 230 lbs, 5’8.

These can be intimidating to style, I totally get it. Hopefully I can give you some inspiration! T

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ON PRINT MIXING // + why you should try it

I finally ordered some items from Blair Eadie’s collaboration with Halogen at Nordstrom and I LOVE the versatility in this collection! I really appreciated that she had the opportunity to add extended sizing to her collection and she said YES. We need more Blair’s in the fashion world!

So, here’s the thing about mixing patterns and prints that I’ve noticed with women who are above a size 14. NO ONE WANTS TO DO IT.

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PLUS SIZE & PREGNANT // BUMP FRIENDLY (non-maternity) TOPS

Guess what?! You don’t HAVE TO BUY maternity tops. During this last pregnancy, I tried something new. I ONLY bought a few actual maternity items. You can see the specific list here of what I think is important! For everything else, like tops - all I did was size up! I did this because in theory, I knew I wasn’t going to want anything tight fitting once I was postpartum anyway… so having an oversized sweater to wear that is cute would actually work out perfectly.

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WINTER UNIFORM STYLE SESSION

I’ve teamed up with a few other great bloggers today to show you some easy go to winter looks! I started with cozy leggings, spanx leggings and jeans and styled each of those, and added layers. Make sure you tune in to my Instagram stories or highlights to see the full style session! You can find the shopping links to all items below. If something was sold out, I found something similar.

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WHAT I WORE // RIPPED JEANS + VELVET DUSTER + LEOPARD

This might be my favorite look ever. If you know me, you know that I love nothing more than a good long duster… especially in Spring or Summer. But finding one that works for the Winter is rare. I saw this WAYF Velvet duster and I. HAD. TO. HAVE. IT. Here’s how I styled it…

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SELF LOVE UPDATE AFTER BABY #2

It’s been 2.5 months since I had Pearl Jo, and I’m finally starting to feel kind of normal. With that also comes the normal anxiety and the self love/body image struggles. To be honest, it really doesn’t have anything to do with having children. I mean… SURE. I’ve gone through the pain and heartache of losing the body that you thought you knew so well to pregnancy and having to adjust not once, but twice to a new and different body.

But these issues have been with me since I was young and long before having children.

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THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING THE RIGHT CHILDCARE

Whether or not you’re a working parent, if child care is an option you’re exploring it can be seriously overwhelming. It’s also something you can’t take lightly, because after all… this is the place that will be taking care of your child while you aren’t there. This is the place that will be feeding them, teaching them, inspiring them while you can’t be.

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KENDRA SCOTT // EMMIE COLLECTIONS + PRICING

Hey friends! Tomorrow is the day of the Kendra Scott event, and if you aren’t able to be there in person you can still shop for the cause!

Kendra Scott is giving 20% back to Kids at Heart, a completely donor funded program that supports cardiac inpatient and outpatient families. We are so grateful for Kids at Heart and are excited to be giving back to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta during Emaline’s birthday month.

Here is the order form for you to complete before 8pm tomorrow, and someone from Kendra Scott will contact you to process it asap.

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MY HOLIDAY WISHLIST 2018 // round 1

Here is my holiday wishlist, however… let’s be honest: This is the first of many, I’m sure. ;) Click on the photos to shop! I love all of these things for different reasons… but two things to note: the handbags are on major discount, and the “spanx arm tights” are a genius idea to me. You know all those times you’ve wanted to wear a sleeveless dress but you didn’t love your arms, but you also didn’t want to wear something over it? DING. DING. DING. They’re on super sale too!

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