June 30, 2015

june closet additions

1. Old Navy Boyfriend Maternity Jeans: ThredUp $13
Well it's official, my jeans no longer fit. I've tried the whole Belly Band deal, but it just wasn't comfortable. I figured it's inevitable that I'm going to need maternity jeans, so why not go ahead and take the plunge?

2. Gap Cardigan: Bargain World Thrift Store $2.50

3. Ya Tank: Bargain World Thrift Store $1

4. Forever 21 Maxi dress: $18 - 40% off + free shipping = $12
Wore it once, washed it, went to wear it again and even though I didn't dry it in the dryer, it shrunk in the front and looked all weird. Total fail. It's already been sold to Plato's Closet.

5. Old Navy dress: (on sale) $15
This is the same dress I have in black. This time I sized up in order to fit my growing belly.

6. Gap Low Panel Maternity Jeans: ThredUp $16

7. Old Navy Maternity Shorts: $30 - 40% off = $18

8.  Mossimo Dress: Bargain World Thrift Store $6

Total Spent $83.50 - Total Sold on Poshmark $6 = $77.50

Total spent this year: $250.50

*Note: I made $100 selling clothes at Plato's Closet and Style Encore this past weekend but I'm not including it in my budget because I'm going to try to use that money to buy new clothes for my husband (best wife award?). He (intentionally) has gained 10-15 lbs in the past few months and oh man is he in need of some new clothes. His pants are all too tight and his tight shirts make him look like a meat head! Lol!

*Another note: Sign up for ThredUp here and we each get $10 to spend!

June 25, 2015

how to wear pjs to work

palazzo pants outfit
palazzo pants outfit 2
Mossimo Pants: Target $20 [here]
Blouse: Target (30% off) $16 [similar]
Necklace: Forever 21 $9
American Eagle Sandals: Marshall's, gift carded
Total Outfit Cost: $45
Some days I wish my office was a little more dressy... like pencil skirt and pumps dressy. Please note, these "some days" were before pregnancy! Anyways, I can totally wear a pencil skirt and pumps to work, but my office is pretty casual. I've said it before, but we're on the casual side of business casual. This outfit? Completely work appropriate! And this has got to be the comfiest work outfit ever. Feels just like pjs to me! 
Ps. These pictures are from over a month ago. If you saw yesterday's post, you know that my stomach is no longer that flat!!

June 24, 2015

12 weeks // 3 months

(Blurry picture this week- blame it on Larry)

How far along? 12  weeks + 2 days

Baby is the size of a: Plum or lime

Total weight gain: Down 2-3 lbs from my starting weight 

Maternity clothes? Wore my new maternity shorts and some red maternity pants that my mom got me from the Goodwill last week. 

Sleep: Going down hill. My back is starting to hurt in my sleep. Thinking about ordering the Snoogle pillow soon.

Best moment this week: Seeing baby on the ultrasound!

Miss Anything? My energy and the ability to actually get things done. 

Cravings: None lately. 

Symptoms: Oh my goodness, I have been good for nothin' this week up until today.  I've been feeling nauseated and super tired in the evenings. 

Looking forward to: The second trimester!!

Tuesday I had my first appointment with my OB-GYN and it went great! I wasn't sure if I'd get an ultrasound since I had one at 8 weeks, but I did! Right when we started the ultrasound, baby started flailing his/her arms up and down. It was the coolest thing ever! Larry and I couldn't believe baby could move so much already. I read that even though I couldn't feel it, baby was beginning to move, but I guess I didn't expect him/her to move that much! I think he/she is going to be a dancer like mama!

The doctor said that everything looks great and baby is measuring right on track. He sees no chance of a high risk pregnancy, which is such a relief. I'm so excited to watch and feel baby grow. At the next ultrasound in 2 months we will be able to determine baby's gender! What do you think baby Wallace is??

June 17, 2015

hand me down

coral blazer + black and tan
LC Lauren Conrad Blazer: Kohl's $24
Blouse: Target: Hand me down from a friend (new with tags) 
Mossimo Pants: Target (30% off) $20
Heels: Just Fab $40
Total Outfit Cost: $84

One of my coworkers sent me home with a bag of things that she had that she never ended up wearing. This gorgeous blouse was in it! I love it, and I love the way it turned out with his outfit, but it's a litttttle too tight in the chest area. :( Something that's very new to me haha. I'm debating on if I should keep it or not! Is it worth being tight in the chest?

June 15, 2015

a dress that suits me

blue printed maxi dress
blue printed maxi dress 2
Dress: Forever 21 (on sale) $15
American Eagle Sandals: Marshall's, gift carded
Jacket: Old Navy, gifted
Total Outfit Cost: $15

I've been trying to write this post for like 2 weeks now, so I'm just going to go ahead and make this short and sweet! I bought this dress online mainly because it was on sale for $15, but it came in and shocked me because it was soo much prettier in person! I wore this on Mother's Day (yes forever ago, I know) to church, and Larry said that these dresses finally suit me now. He always told me that maxi dresses were "mom dresses." He always liked them, but just thought of them as mom-ish lol. So now that I am a mommy to be, he approves of maxi dresses! Haha!

June 1, 2015

pregnancy brain leads to a very embarrassing moment

gray dress + jean jacket + leopard flats
Dress: Old Navy, gift carded
Jacket: Old Navy, gifted
Flats: Lulu's $17
Necklace: Plato's Closet $4
Total Outfit Cost: $21

First of all, thank you all so much for the congratulations on our big news!
Pregnancy brain has already set in for me. I dind't even know that it was a thing before, but now I know for sure that it is. Y'all ready for one of the most embarrassing things that has ever happened to me?
So last Friday, as per usual, it was freezing in the office. As I sat at my desk I wore my blanket on my shoulders. My bright purple and blue Disney, Magic Kingdom blanket. So professional and adult of me, I know. I get up to go pee, I walk to the elevator (the bathroom on our floor is gross), ride the elevator with someone, walk towards the bathroom... and I see bright purple and blue in the corner of the my eye... I WORE MY BLANKET ALL THE WAY TO THE BATHROOM. OMG. The shoe shiner man that I always talk to laughed (with me not at me lol) as I was taking it off and said, "girl, i was about to ask you what you had on today!" By the way, there were 4 people near him, and not to mention the bank is on this floor... AND I flippin rode the elevator with someone like that.. just casually wearing my bright fleece blanket. Wow. Luckily I was able to laugh it off and I wasn't humilated.
I got back to the office and asked 2 of my co-workers that I passed if they saw me walk out like that and they said yes and they didn't know what was up with me. I can't believe they didn't say... "hellllooo Danielle, why are you wearing your blanket?!"