maternity wear

Maternity Pictures | Julie Brock Photography



What a sweet sweet time it is, my due date is drawing near and I am so excited to share these photos with everyone. Julie Brock Photography provided the wardrobe and wonderful photography. Julie is a true talent and is fabulous at what she does! Check out her newborn portfolio too – the sweetest. If you are in the Louisville area make sure to check out her website. She specializes in family photography and she is a JOY to work with. Thank you Julie 🙂

Images C/O Julie Brock Photography

Seeing Spots (+ a Bump Update!) 

Well, 31 weeks down! 9 more to go. It is crazy to think that as much as I have fallen in love with this little girl in my belly, my heart will grow exponentially more when she is born. We cannot wait to see her, hold her, and see her grow!

This past weekend our family threw us two baby showers – one on Saturday (my side of the family) and one on Sunday (Luke’s side of the family). We felt ALL of the love and on the way home Sunday all we could do was smile and thank God for blessing us with wonderful parents, families, and friends. Truly, we are so lucky and we count our families as a HUGE blessing in our lives and Halle’s.

I wore two different maternity looks this weekend (more on my Saturday look tomorrow). This dress from Asos maternity was a great fit, style, and I felt like my belly really popped in it! I am glad to be out of the “is she? or isn’t she?” stage of pregnancy. There is no denying the bump is there and I love it! I ordered a size 6 which was a little big in the waist area but fit perfectly through the bust and hip area. My shoes are Jessica Simpson and I scored them at TJMaxx but you can still find them on Amazon in a variety of colors! 

Dress | Asos Maternity

Bangles | Sincerely Quinley

Shoes | TJMaxx find but find them here (in other colors) and here

28 Week Bump Update

It’s here! The third trimester – aka crunch time. I am THRILLED to welcome a baby girl into our lives in March. We are over the moon and already feel like she’s with us between the moving around and feeling her kick everyday to the doctors appointments becoming more and more frequent.

My ultimate hope for Halle is that she will be kind, caring, and loving. People ask me all of the time “do you hope she’s a girly girl who loves clothes?” I don’t care if she likes clothes or not, or if she prefers dance over field hockey, but I hope and pray daily that she is a joy to others and that she loves Christ from an early age. 

She is already such a joy in our lives and I pray she lights up a path wherever she goes. I want her to know that kindness is the post important quality and what you wear does not matter. That you can do anything you set your mind to and to take a leap of faith even when it is scary. 

Mom and Dad will be right there to catch you, sweet angel. 

Top | Old Navy {on sale for $15!}

Jeans | Nordstrom

Bangle and Bracelets | Sincerely Quinley

Baby It’s (not really) Cold Outside

Temps in Alabama were crazy for Christmas, but we are all used to that by now. We headed down to Alabama last Thursday and spent time with family and had a wonderful time. Now, to get back in the swing of things and take down the Christmas tree-sad. I’m currently sitting by the tree soaking up the last few days of Christmas decorations all while wearing my Work the Metal This Girl Loves Christmas t-shirt. 

I wore this outfit before we left and it was cozy and kept me warm. The temperatures this week will be back down so I’ll take advantage of this go to poncho to cover up my 28 week bump! 

Poncho | {under $20!} Fairy Season

Jeans | H&M

Necklace | Sincerely Quinley

Shoes | Vince 

Bump Boxes

Everyone loves gifts (especially me!) so what’s not to love about a box, designed just for you, delivered right to your doorstep with goodies to help ease you through pregnancy?! 

I have teamed up with Bump Boxes and have thoroughly enjoyed each and every gift sent my way. They have products that range from tshirts to teas, with products galore for baby, mom, and dad-to-be! You will love each box and find new and exciting products designed specifically for pregnant that you can enjoy. Foot scrub, face moisturizer, and an exfoliator are a few of my favorites from this box, personalized for the second trimester. Also, this cute T is available on their website and lots of other cute tops-perfect as a gift for you or a friend who is expecting! 

Maternity Leggings | Old Navy {use code “WARM” and save 30%! 

Jacket | old from Victoria’s Secret

T-Shirt | Bump Boxes {other styles and colors available!}

Box | subscribe or purchase on box at a time! Bump Boxes

*this post is sponsored by Bump Boxes

Cozy Comfort 

I am pretty sure I have worn this kimono five times since I have bought it (and it JUST now started being cold enough to enjoy)! The cozy fabric, neutral color, and the blanket like quality make me feel like snuggling up all day. Who doesn’t want a wearable blanket when it’s freezing outside and you happen to be carrying around a human inside your belly 😉  Yeah, no one will ask any questions. 

Pink Blush Maternity is the best thing that has happened to maternity clothes, ever. Everything is cute and trendy while still remaining affordable and easy. Use code “THANKFUL” and save 30% off site wide through tomorrow, the 14th making this piece under $40!

Kimono | Pink Blush Maternity

Jeans | Target

Necklace | Sincerely Quinley

Bracelets | here and here (by Sincerely Quinley) 

Top | (mine is old from Ellie Clothing but found similar here – for $10!)