Welcome back. I am a few months behind, okay a handful of months behind on blogging content to share with you all. Things have been busy and an adjustment with a new baby. Today, I am sharing a look into our maternity photo shoot. We had a session with a local photography in late January, about 6 weeks before Beckett made her 6-day-late entrance. My husband and I have not gotten professional photographs together since we got married 5 years ago. Our wedding and engagement session?
I really wanted to remember this big milestone in our family so we braved the Indiana January freezing cold to get some great moments. We had never taken family photos that included Lilly, our fur baby, she is only four and she joined our family after our last session five years ago. I cannot say enough about these photographs Erica Rayl Photography captured of our growing family. The location was spot on! Ladies who are pregnant and wondering what to wear during your maternity shoot, I recommend a dress. You can always wear pants in photographs, but I think a dress will look much better and really go a long way from your everyday wear. I picked out my dress and then we put together items my husband already owned. I must say, I am happy with our wardrobe choices. This handsome man has been hands down the best husband and daddy. It has been a difficult year but I knew he would move mountains to shine as the best daddy to Beckett, and Lilly. Though the last year was not easy with his job lay-off, he stepped right up to cook, clean and take care of this preggo lady. Sometimes life is hard and exciting all at once. It definitely was not the ‘plan’ but we are surviving and making the best life. I always tell myself during the hard times, ‘it could always be worse, and to look at the positives’.
My dress: PinkBlush shop here ||| Jimmy’s jacket/pants/shirt is J.Crew (old)
If you are looking for a photographer in Indiana, you can check out Erica Rayl Photography.
Welcome back from your weekend! I love being casual and comfortable for a quick dinner out. This evening in particular was a bit chilly here in Indy, so layers are always a go to when I am unsure of temperatures fluctuating here in good ole’ Indiana. My casual look here, is made up of a few of my favorite go-to pieces. I love dark denim and who doesn’t love an olive ‘safari’ vest, which is also a repeat item of mine. I chose to pair this baseball tee under this olive vest and added a few classic accessories to keep it from being to laid back. These metallic flats, which I found at Target for $8 on clearance, along with this structured tote help this look from being too laid back. This look would be a definition of ‘my casual’ which I am sure I will repeat here on the blog. What is your casual go-to outfit??
Denim: Old Navy || Flats: Target || Baseball Tee: JCrew || Vest: TJMaxx || Sunglasses: TJMaxx || Tote: Michael Kors || Earrings: (April) Rocksbox
Have a great week!!
Jeans: Michael Kors (old) || Top: H&M (old) || Sandals: J.Crew (similar) || Handbag: Michael Kors (gift) (similar) || Sunglasses: TJMaxx || Bracelets: J.Crew Factory (here) || Earrings: NY&Company (old)
Happy Monday!! Hoping you all had an awesome weekend. The weather was amazing and I hope you got to spend some time out in the sunshine. Seems as though it was just Friday, but it is Monday morning ALREADY! Where did the weekend go? Thank you all for the birthday wishes you sent my way, Saturday was a great day to celebrate my 28th year. Fun fact, my mom’s birthday is the day after mine, May 3rd! I was a great birthday present for her 28 years ago! 🙂 (Love you momma)
This white and neutral combo is a favorite of mine. You might be seeing it on repeat here on the blog. I absolutely love white with cognac color shoes and bags. These shoes are from last summer and are the most comfortable sandals I own. The handbag is a new gift for my birthday, I love the color. Surprisingly, I do not own a handbag in this color, but now I do! How do you all feel about neutrals? This top is definitely an oldie but a goodie, very comfortable especially on warmer days. Spring neutrals are a favorite of mine and an easy go to when getting ready for the day. By the way, I do not follow the white rule, I wear white year round! I know I have been MIA the past month, but I am hoping to bring you some great things on the blog this week.
Anyone else notice that semi farmer tan I got going on? Check out that arm tan. 🙂 Rockin’ it!