Showing posts from January, 2020

Instagram Outfit Recap (14)

This week's Instagram recap. If you’re new here, Welcome! This is a round up of the outfits that I post on Instagram, my most active social platform. Below I’ve linked details and/or similar items for everything that I’m wearing. Denim Jacket - I love layering this under coats. It’s amazing all year around. They also last forever and never go out of style! Jacket here . Maternity leggings as seen a million times. Similar here . Cropped top here. Sneakers- I wear them everywhere. For working out, errands, to add a little pop of color. They are so comfy and stylish. Also come in a ton of super cute colors here .  Water Bottle - the best! It doesn’t leak in your purse, fits in cup holders (including the ones at the gym). Exact one here . You can check out my entire blog post on winter coat picks here for similar coat options. Turtleneck found here .  Matching set sold out. I linked other options here and here . Handbag- I get some

A Simple Way to Pull Together Any Look- Top 5 Winter Coats

Now that we are officially into the very frigid days of winter (the lows have dipped down to the teens here!) it seems fitting to talk about a necessity; winter coats. I love coats because it's basically your outer shell for the next few months if you live in a cold climate. A beautiful coat will elevate any look. It really is the one of the easiest ways to elevate your outfit during the winter. Below I listed some very similar options to the coat that I’m wearing above: This color is beautiful. There’s something a little different about this particular shade of gray. It's a great option if you love the winter white look that is in right now, but don't want to go that light. The oversized collar is also very chic. It can also be dressed up or down. Found here .  The blazer style coat is beautiful and really popular this season. This coat’s silhouette is the closest to the one that I am wearing in the photo above. It has a slight menswear feel that is so

Gender Reveal Party- Predictions, Decor + More!

Dress  here It's A Girl !! We hosted our gender reveal over the weekend. We are so excited to have a second child...a girl! Here are the details: Theme: Baby and Brunch  When: Sunday at 1pm, the perfect brunch time Who: A few close friends and family Location: Our place  Menu: Waffles (waffle bar with fresh fruit), scrambled eggs, sausage, donut cake, OJ/ Faux-mosas Predictions: It was about half and half at the party. The guests chose a pink or blue necklace upon arrival.  The Reveal: Chad and I chose to know what we’re having at the ultrasound appointment. The reveal was for Alora and our friends and family. Alora is so excited for sibling so we wanted to make it special for her. Before we found out, Chad guessed girl. I was team boy. I wanted another girl but this pregnancy was so opposite from my first that I thought it was a boy for sure! It was vise versa with Alora; Chad guessed boy I guessed girl. Either way we would have been

Instagram Outfit Recap (13)

  Coat - I get so many compliments on this coat. It's no longer available but I plan to do a blog post on some of my favorites that are similar. In the mean time similar here .  Top - loved putting an athletic top under this coat. Similar here . Maternity jeggings Similar sneakers here . A classic white pair go with everything.  Dress - comes in a ton of colors and great for maternity photos, baby shower etc. Very comfortable and flattering for the bump. It is not maternity sizing. Under $25! Available here on Amazon. (dress was gifted) Jumpsuit - also comes in a variety of colors. Non-maternity version here . Maternity version here . Same coat as above. Beanie - I still wear it now that the holidays are over because it’s that cute. Still available in white which is super cute  here .  My boots Alora’s boots Makeup details found here . Thanks so much for reading! Have a great week. Candace    **Links

20 Weeks Pregnancy Update

I haven’t shared much about my pregnancy so far so I thought that it would be fun to do a 20 week bump update. I cannot believe that I’m half way there already! leopard sneakers | maternity leggings | jacket (similar) | velvet hair scrunchie How I'm Feeling: I fell SO much better than my first trimester. I had morning sickness and fatigue pr etty bad this pregnancy (hardly any with my first). Now I have much more energy and I am always hungry. Feelings wise I have a lot of anticipation! I am excited to have a second child. Anxious when I think about that fact that I’m halfway there. Also very anxious and extended to find out what we are having! Weight Gain I’ve gain about 12 lbs. from my last visit (a little less than 2 weeks ago). Last pregnancy I really packed on the pounds in the third trimester.  Cravings  All I want is pizza! I still have some food aversions so I stick with what I really want and know that I can eat. Movements   I’ve noti