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!”

‘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”

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!”

rent, rock, repeat! indigo heights x rent the runway: unlimited!

rent, rock, repeat! indigo heights x rent the runway: unlimited!

on the heels of my appearance on the rachael ray show, i got to really experiment with the idea of subscription clothing services and their benefits during pregnancy – so today i’m talking about another service, rent the runway unlimited, that i can really stand behind during this nine month stretch (… literally!) Continue reading “rent, rock, repeat! indigo heights x rent the runway: unlimited!”

this is the perfect fall maternity outfit, and here’s why!

this is the perfect fall maternity outfit, and here’s why!

it’s true… i’ve been slacking on actual blog posts lately. i’m finding it better for my traffic to focus on instagram, where i’ve been working to make my captions more detailed – almost like mini blog blurbs! however, big life events, major collaborations and the best of the best outfits still have their place here… and that’s why i’m featuring this look today! read on to hear why this is the perfect fall maternity outfit – and how even someone who’s not pregnant can recreate this look with ease!  Continue reading “this is the perfect fall maternity outfit, and here’s why!”

acupuncture & fertility: my experiences with eastern medicine at SOAR PT!

acupuncture & fertility: my experiences with eastern medicine at SOAR PT!

i am SO excited to finally be writing this post!!!! at first i thought i’d talk generally about my experiences with acupuncture right after i was through with the collaboration – but this story really packs a punch, and was totally worth the (twelve week) wait to reveal. read on for a synopsis of my time with Soar PT and my thoughts on acupuncture! Continue reading “acupuncture & fertility: my experiences with eastern medicine at SOAR PT!”