Rustic Red Dress-Dressing the Bump

Dress: Target
Scarf: Target (old) // Similar
Hat: Target (old) // Similar
Booties: Target (old) // Similar
Watch: Fossil
Bracelet: Alex & Ani

Happy Hump Day/Bump Day! These pictures were taken a few weeks ago-right at the tail end of me being able to wear shoes. I've now worn my house slippers to work 3 days in a row. YIKES! But I mean I have to at least wear some sort of shoe! Luckily I haven't had to meet with any of my clients face to face. BUT! My house slippers are the flip flop kind with a big black bow on them and leopard print straps. Pretty fancy! 

If any of y'all have any suggestions for shoes to wear during pregnancy PLEASE HELP! xox
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3 Ways to Wear Printed Leggings

Leggings: c/o White Plum (Use code CHELSEA20 for 20% off your entire purchase!)
Hoodie: c/o Mindy Mae's Market
Shoes: Converse

Leggings: c/o White Plum (Use code CHELSEA20 for 20% off your entire purchase!)
Top: Old Navy (old) // Similar (Use code CHELSEA20 for 20% off your entire purchase!)
Shoes: Target (old) // Similar 

Leggings: c/o White Plum (Use code CHELSEA20 for 20% off your entire purchase!)
Sweater: Target (old) // Similar (Use code CHELSEA20 for 20% off your entire purchase!)
Shoes: Target (old) // Similar

Good morning! Oh man did I have a busy weekend. My mom was in town helping me get my house organized and somewhat ready for the twins to come. I had two baby showers, and my aunts flew in to run the SoJo half marathon! We were super busy, and now I'm just feeling exhausted and need another weekend to relax. 

Today's blog post is a bit different than what I typically do. To be honest, none of my shoes fit me right now because my feet are SO swollen that I can't even stand wearing flip flops. SO! I decided to show off different ways I would wear these leggings. Outfit number 1 is great for when we head up to the cabin. I always pack at least two or three pairs of leggings when we go up because they're so comfortable and great to lounge in. 

Outfit number 2 is great for day to day life. I can wear this outfit to work (we are very casual), and now that I'm far enough along I love wearing leggings every day because they are so dang comfortable. I pair it with a solid shirt because of the fun print of the leggings. 

Outfit number 3 is perfect for a date night out with the hubby or girlfriends. An ankle bootie is definitely my go to in the fall/winter months, and I love pairing leggings with an oversized sweater to give it the perfect proportions. 

White Plum has AMAZING leggings, and they even have a leggings guide HERE that gives you ideas for every season. I've purchased leggings from them before, and I will continue to purchase them because of the thickness and quality. Plus I love all of the fun prints that they offer. Right now they are offering you guys 20% off your ENTIRE order with the code CHELSEA20. They have some great new arrivals that I have my eye on so make sure you check everything out.

Thanks for stopping by! xox

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Baby Registry Must-Haves and a GIVEAWAY!

Hey there! Having a baby has been the most exciting yet overwhelming time of my life. I remember finding out that I was pregnant and immediately beginning my research to find all the best baby necessities. That part was super overwhelming! And don't get me started on when I actually registered for my showers. Holy cow, there's SOOOOO much to choose from out there! Which items are musts and which ones aren't? Well, now that I have a tiny bit of experience under my belt and I have learned what products are great and which aren't really necessary, I thought that I would share them with you! 

I've teamed up with Dr. Brown's to put together a list of must haves for your baby registry. Make sure you check out the amazing GIVEAWAY we are doing with Dr. Brown's on our Instagram!

This is pretty obvious. You definitely want to do your research on this item considering how important it is for your child's safety. I would recommend picking the highest rated car seat you can that also allows your child to still use it as he grows. They are expensive so get as much use out of it as you can!

This bottle has been a great addition to our family. It is created to help digestion and helps reduce feeding issues. It's also compatible with most breast pumps and I love that because that means less transferring of milk and less air bubbles.

I LOVE this cover so much. I probably use it mostly for a car seat cover and I can't tell you how many complements I've received on it. I love how easily it stretches over the carseat and that you can also use it to cover a cart seat and for a nursing cover. 

This pillow was designed by a lactation and is angled to position baby at an incline to help with digestion and prevent reflux. It places baby right at the perfect height and really helps make feeding super comfortable for both mom and baby.

These are great pacifiers that help lower the pressure in the mouth caused by sucking which in turn helps prevent future dental issues.

This wrap is so comfortable for me. I love how easy it is to use and how secure it feels. It's so nice to have Nixon so close to me and I love that it gives me the ability to have my hands free to get other things done.

This makes things so easy when you need to heat up a bottle of milk or sterilize small items for baby. It's super easy to use and comes with time recommendations so you don't have to play the guessing game when you're heating up milk.

Drying racks fill up quick, take up space and bottles seem to always fall all over the place so this drying rack is ideal because the items actually stay on it and it folds down when you don't need it so it can easily be stored.

This dishwasher basket is great for all of the little items, teethers and pacifiers that you need to toss into the dishwasher to sterilize. It keeps it all together and flexes to fit oddly shaped items. 

Some advice I was given by most of my mom friends when I was pregnant was to just go for the City Select stroller. They had all already experienced buying cheaper strollers and realizing that they 1. didn't like it and/or 2. they would need to buy another one as their child or family grows. So I did what they said and am so glad! I LOVE this stroller and so does my husband. It rides super smooth and adjusts so easy to fit your needs. I can easily fold it down flat to fit in the back of my car. 

Both of these teethers are great and help stimulate the gums and mouth. They're easy to hold and have multiple surfaces for baby to bite on. Nixon loves them!

This is one of those items that I can't live without now. My babe sleeps in his crib every night and I love that I can watch him with this monitor and I know that if, heaven forbid, anything bad were to happen and he were to stop breathing, that I would know right away so I could do something about it immediately. 

These little wipe packs are so convenient to toss into the diaper bag. They offer a Tooth and Gum wipes, Nose and Face wipes and Pacifier and Bottle wipes. I love that I can just grab the pack I need and quickly wipe his face or pacifier if I need to quickly clean up. And the best part is that they are naturally derived and free from alcohol and parabens so you know you can feel comfortable using them on their face or mouth. 

We're doing a Dr. Brown's giveaway on our Instagram that you don't want to miss out on! It's a huge value! All you have to do is head over there and follow @arrowsandapricots and @drbrowns and repost the image and tag with #drbrownsarrowsgiveaway and your in the running! We'll be announcing the winner next Friday, October 23rd! 

Good Luck!

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Navy Gingham Layers

Photos: Lindsay Teter
Cardigan: AshKae's Closet
Flats: Tory Burch
Watch: Fossil

Just a quick little blog post today. I thought I was getting over my morning sickness, but unfortunately it came back last night. I have two baby showers this week and so I'm hoping I'm feeling great by then! Thanks for stopping by xox
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October is Leggings Month!

Tee: Target
Chambray Shirt: Similar
Leggings: c/o White Plum
Booties: Similar
Necklace: H&M (old)

Hey there! I am so excited for the weather to finally start cooling off! Fall is my absolute favorite time of year and I am so ready for it! The clothes might have something to do with my love of this season. I love being able to layer my clothes and wear my favorite booties with some super comfy leggings! October is leggings month over at White Plum so of course I had to take advantage. These camo leggings are my favorite and are so soft! I love wearing leggings with longer tees and usually with a chambray button up tied around my waist but I know that sometimes its hard to come up with ideas on how to wear them so that is why I'm so glad that White Plum has this awesome leggings guide that is super helpful and has lots of tips! They are also offering our readers 20% off your entire purchase until 10/16/15 with the code SHAWNA20 so make sure you get over there and stock up your wardrobe for winter! 

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Window Pane Top

Photos: Lindsay Teter
Top: Old Navy
Leggings: Agnes and Dora
Booties: Target (old) // Similar
Watch: Fossil
Bracelets: Alex & Ani

TGIF! I felt like Friday was never going to come this week. It's been quite a crazy one dealing with personal life and work, but we made it to Friday and I'm very much ready to catch up on some much needed sleep this weekend. I have one of my baby showers this weekend, and I am SO excited! Some of the cute ladies from my church are throwing it for me. I'm excited to spend some time talking about babies and getting all the advice that I can get! awesome is this top??? It's not a maternity top so anyone can wear it! It's a boyfriend fit so it fits more slouchy. Perfect for a growing belly! 

Enjoy your weekend! Thanks for stopping by! xoxo
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Navy Tulle Skirt Featuring PBJ Boutique

Photos: Lindsay Teter
Top: J.Crew
Skirt: c/o PBJ Boutique
Heels: Nordstrom

Happy Hump Day/Bump Day! Can we all just giggle at my first picture?? I'm trying to do the infamous Alison Show pose, and I still need some practice. But hey-it accentuates the bump! 

Ah this navy tulle skirt. I've loved tulle skirts ever since they became popular. They're kind of tricky to wear though! Then I saw this image while scrolling through Pinterest:

and I knew that I needed to recreate this look! This navy tulle skirt from PBJ Boutique is perfect for fall and winter. It would even be the perfect bridesmaid skirt for a fall or winter wedding. PBJ Boutique even has this skirt in other colors if you're looking for a different colored tulle skirt. 

Thanks for stopping by! Have a great rest of the week :) xox

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The Perfect Fall Plaid

Photos: Lindsay Teter
Top: Old Navy (non maternity)
Scarf: Similar at Mindy Mae's Market
Shoes: Tory Burch
Watch: Fossil
Bracelets: Alex & Ani
Bracelet: Similar at J.Crew

Happy Monday everyone! I had a nice relaxing weekend up at the family cabin watching General Conference. It was rainy all weekend so it was nice to just stay in my comfy clothes snuggled up in blankets. 

Can we talk about how amazing this shirt is??? First of all-it's not a maternity shirt (YAY!) so I can wear it post pregnancy. PLUS it's on sale right now! I love that I can wear it during pregnancy because of the side slits. I'm wearing a small, but they do run big because they are considered a boyfriend top. If you like more of a loose top, then keep the same size you typically wear :) Or if you're pregnant than keep the same size too! 

I hope you guys enjoy your week. Thanks for stopping by. xox

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