mobile September 2016The Cocooners: September 2016

Apologies to My Peeps: Sep 29

Thursday, September 29, 2016
photo via Helene in Between
Please forgive my lack of consistent posting.  I've had some new bouts of exhaustion, fatigue, extreme tiredness - whatever you want to call it - creep up on me the past couple of weeks.  I'm measuring a couple of weeks early and carrying quite high this time around so I already can't breath!  This is so different from my pregnancy with Dax.  He was always low and his head was always down.

But I digress.  I just wanted to let you all, my awesome and loyal readers, know that I'm here.  I have some outfit posts and some really informative posts planned for the very near future.  I'm also planning on starting a virtual bible study that I'm excited about.  I was inspired by Katey of Chronicles of Frivolity (she's my newest blogger crush).  So pray for me that I get some energy to do all this stuff.  It's hard being a dreamer who actually wants to take action, right!  

If anyone has any tips on hosting a virtual bible study, I'd love to hear about it.  Please comment below and don't forget to follow me on Instagram for content you won't see here on the blog.

ASOS Fall Shoe Sale Favorites

Sunday, September 18, 2016
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My love for shoes should be no secret if you are a regular reader of the blog or know me personally.  And, it may seem redundant, but would you ever say the love of your children gets redundant?  I think not.  So no one should judge me for my love of shoes.  It's in my blood, apparently.  I have no control over it, not that I would change it anyway.  I love shoes!

My work bestie was perusing ASOS the other day and kept showing me all sorts of super cute shoes that we drooled over.  I went to the website and saw that they are having a major shoe sale right now so I had to share my favorites with you.


ASOS is easy to buy from and they have easy returns as well. I shop them frequently (you guessed it, mostly for shoes). Are any of these pairs on your radar for Fall?

Fresh Kids Friday

Friday, September 16, 2016
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I bought my little man some new Chucks from Nordstom Rack and they came in last night.  I surprised him with them this morning and he just had to wear them.  He also wanted me to take a picture of him and his new kicks.  My little Zoolander!  These are just some quick, impromptu snaps with the phone - sorry for the quality.  We'll have a legit photo shoot with this guy soon.  Happy Friday!!

 

My First Stitch Fix Maternity Try On and Review

Monday, September 12, 2016
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This happened so quickly.  My first Stitch Fix box arrived this past Friday!  I really like the concept of the service.  Being able to try on clothes in the comfort of your own home and return them is just so easy peasy.  It's a legit reason to play dress-up, not that I need one.  You don't have to have an automatically monthly shipment or fee if you don't want.  In fact, I scheduled my next Fix to arrive in January after I have the baby.



What to Wear to Your High School Reunion If You're Pregnant

Friday, September 9, 2016
My Twenty Year High School Reunion is coming up in less than a month - yes twenty - 20!! - OMG is right.  And, as much as I love the movie "Romy and Michele's High School Reunion", I do not want to look like the cotton candy triplets as seen below, ha!


via Pinterest

Video Time: Kendra Scott and Tory Burch Unboxing

Tuesday, September 6, 2016
I am so excited to share my second YouTube Vlog with you.  For some reason, I love to watch other people's unboxing videos so I wanted to do one.  I'll make sure to zoom in a bit closer next time but hopefully you can see everything fairly well.  Of course, I had to show you shoes more than anything.  Not sure if you know how much I love shoes...  ha!




What am I showing you?  My lovely Kendra Scott Alexandra earrings from Last Call, great transitional Tahari peep-toe wedge booties from DSW and the amazing Tory Burch Ashlynn Boots from Nordstrom (#NSale).

Shop the vlog below.  While these are affiliate links, the vlog is not a sponsored video and all opinions are my own:





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Stitch Fix Maternity

Thursday, September 1, 2016
Have you heard of Stitch Fix?  I have but I had no idea that it offered Maternity options!   How cool is that?   You have to love variety.   I've heard great things about it.  I just signed up today.  I received a discount to try the service and am excited to share my experience with you once I receive my first Fix!  

In case you haven't heard of it, here's a rundown of what Stitch Fix is all about.  It is similar to an online clothing subscription designed to provide personal styling services for women.   However, you can cancel at any time and you can schedule one delivery or sign up for automatic monthly deliveries.  You pay a $20 styling fee for each box aka "Fix", which also includes delivery.  The styling fee is applied as a credit towards any items you keep.   If you purchase everything in your box, you receive 25% off the entire purchase.  It's great for busy women who don't really have time, or like me, the desire to shop in brick and mortar store or the mall.  I do 99% of my shopping online anyway so I thought this would be great to try out.  And knowing they have maternity options is such perfect timing!



My first Fix arrives in about 2 weeks so look for my review post.  I think they send about five pieces so I'm sure at least one or two will work for this big belly mama. Have you tried Stitch Fix before?  If so, I’d love to know about your experience and what you thought.

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