indie’s newborn shoot with little nest portraits of westfield!

indie’s newborn shoot with little nest portraits of westfield!

i’m so excited to finally share indie’s newborn photos on the blog!!! from baby shower, to birth, through all of year one i’ll be working with little nest portraits in westfield, nj to document all of the major milestones! read on for more on our experience at their studio and to see the finished product! Continue reading “indie’s newborn shoot with little nest portraits of westfield!”

indie’s birth story

indie’s birth story

fourteen days ago i gave birth to my beautiful baby girl. fourteen days ago my life changed forever. i wish i could say it’s been rainbows and butterflies, but my reality is one that i’m eager to write about because there’s beauty in every birth story and ours has truly been one for the books. i’m really getting into the nitty gritty with this one, so this is your official trigger warning. this post contains sensitive subject matter. read on to hear about my labor, delivery, and what’s happened since. Continue reading “indie’s birth story”

she is a wildflower: baby e.’s nursery reveal!

she is a wildflower: baby e.’s nursery reveal!

this is easily my favorite blog post that i’ve EVER written!!!! i don’t think i realized how long i’ve been waiting for this moment, but decorating my baby girl’s nursery and bringing a vision to life has made me so happy, proud and excited. read on to hear about my inspiration, the products i went with to create her aesthetic, and of course to see wall-to-wall footage of my little lady’s earthy oasis! Continue reading “she is a wildflower: baby e.’s nursery reveal!”

my hospital bag essentials!

my hospital bag essentials!

the time has come and i can’t even believe i’m saying this, but my hospital bags are PACKED and now “live” in the trunk of our car (except for the things we use on the daily). it’s wild to think i could go into labor starting any day now… and i had a ton of fun packing things away for my little girl. it’s starting to feel SO real. read on to hear what i felt was necessary and what i decided to leave at home! Continue reading “my hospital bag essentials!”

mini babymoon at crystal springs resort!

mini babymoon at crystal springs resort!

this past weekend i spent a two night stay at crystal springs resort in hamburg, new jersey. after being told i couldn’t fly back in december, this made for an incredible (and super local!) mini-babymoon to get us through the home stretch as we wait for our little girl’s arrival. read on for the scoop on this incredible tri-state getaway! Continue reading “mini babymoon at crystal springs resort!”

‘baby’ it’s cold outside: my baby shower recap!

‘baby’ it’s cold outside: my baby shower recap!

what a whirlwind week it’s been! i’m finally getting around to posting about my EPIC baby shower that took place on sunday january 27th, 2019! read on for the nitty gritty on my incredible vendors, the theme, and of course coverage of the party! Continue reading “‘baby’ it’s cold outside: my baby shower recap!”

6 weeks to go: our maternity shoot by melissa batista photography!

6 weeks to go: our maternity shoot by melissa batista photography!

it’s approximately 6 weeks to baby girl and i am THRILLED to flaunt our recent maternity session, shot by melissa batista photography! read on for details on my looks, the studio space and melissa’s work – plus 25 of my favorite final picks!!! how will i EVER choose which to share on instagram?! Continue reading “6 weeks to go: our maternity shoot by melissa batista photography!”

the home stretch: transitional winter maternity faves

the home stretch: transitional winter maternity faves

oh em geeee you guys…. it’s been over a month since my last (physical) blog post. i wish i could chalk it up to all things pregnancy related, but i think i’ve just been slacking, if i’m being honest. it’s a wonky time to blog, because so many women will benefit from hearing about maternity clothes (if not now, then eventually!) but so many of my existing followers are probably not on the same page, so i’ve been keeping the maternity fashion to instagram and only going into great detail when i feel it’s really necessary. in this entry, i’m killing three birds with one stone, discussing a few of my recent favorite pieces that i’ve added to my mom-to-be wardrobe! Continue reading “the home stretch: transitional winter maternity faves”

reasons to celebrate: wedding guest inspo + pink blush CYBER WEEK sale!

reasons to celebrate: wedding guest inspo + pink blush CYBER WEEK sale!

it’s that time of year! i bet you thought black friday & cyber monday were over, didn’t you? well guess again…. because this year pink blush is extending their sale ALL WEEK LONG and i’m so excited to be linking you to a few of my favorite current pieces from their site! read on to see how i dressed for a contemporary rustic barn wedding, and to snag an exclusive discount code to shop the pink blush site! Continue reading “reasons to celebrate: wedding guest inspo + pink blush CYBER WEEK sale!”

shopping tactics revealed: eveningwear for ANY shape!

shopping tactics revealed: eveningwear for ANY shape!

if you’ve been following along on my insta stories, you’re well aware by now that i’ve been hanging out in nashville, tennessee since monday morning! last night i attended the cma awards, which was an incredible experience! peep stories for an inside look at the event, and read on to hear about my head to toe outfit – where you can buy dupes – and why planning this ensemble wasn’t as effortless as it looked! in this post, i’m talking about evening wear for any shape featuring XSCAPE brand (totally not sponsored, just lots of love).  Continue reading “shopping tactics revealed: eveningwear for ANY shape!”