Friday Favorites + Pregnancy Update

Friday, January 15, 2016

Happy Friday! Today makes the start of my THIRD trimester. Third, as in three out of three. Whew! That's a lot to soak in, but we are so, so excited to meet our little Graham man. I get giddy anytime I see a baby out in public. All I can think is, "That will be me soon!!" April 8th will be here before we know it!

A quick update on my bed rest situation:

After yesterday's appointment, Graham and I both checked out great. I had to beg a little to be able to go back to work, but I promised my doctor that I would sit all day. She reluctantly agreed, but wouldn't let me go back until Tuesday, so a few more days of laying around for me. And, when I am home, I promised her I would take it easy. She told me that if there are anymore "exciting events" between now and my next appointment, it is "game over..." as in bed rest until April. So, with that being said, I am going back to school on Tuesday, but will be doing everything I need to in order to keep the rest of this pregnancy less exciting.

Also, I passed my glucose test, so bring on the ice cream. Kidding :) Sort of...

With all this time on my hands I've been able to find new favorite items.

One || Is this weekender bag not a perfect gift for your guy for Valentine's Day? I try to be practical with my gifts (that's why I truly dislike expensive flowers...) and this is something I can really see Chris using.

Two || I've been wanting leggings like this for so long. Definitely will be getting these next winter when I don't have a baby in this belly!

Three || I've only heard wonderful things about this stuff...does anyone agree?

Four || My iphone has really been acting up lately, so I'm hoping to get a new one soon. I've been eyeing these cases for months now.

Five || Can a water bottle really be that good? Everyone is swearing by these. Do you have one?

Six || Graham needs most all ofthe blankets from this Etsy shop. All the heart eyes.

Seven || These flats. I just don't see the hype. Maybe I'll be biting my tongue later, but the thought of wrapping my ankle with that little string does not sound appealing.

I hope you all have a wonderful weekend!


  1. #3 - one word, YES!!!!!!!!
    The stuff is amazing and is my most favorite smell in the world! Get yourself some! Totally worth the $$!

    Good luck with the rest of your pregnancy!

  2. I LOVE the smell of anything Moroccanoil so I say yes but the Swell bottle not so much. I have one and they are nice but I don't think they are as WOW as the price tag...thats my two cents though :)

  3. I'm with ya on lace up flats....and I have a friend in town that gave a review on IG recently and she was not impressed.

  4. I've seen people post about those water bottles but not sure if they are worth that price. Good luck with the not moving at school all day, however your kiddos will love to help!

  5. #3 I have too, haven't tried it yet though, #5, fairly certain I would drop that pretty water bottle 2 days into having it and just be pissed that I dropped a $42 water bottle of the floor and dented it...haha.

  6. Awww! Your belly is so cute! :) LOVE those cell phone covers and feeling the same about those shoes. I don't think I could do it. Try to enjoy your rest days! :)

  7. #2 - skip that brand and go straight for Lysse vegan leather leggings. They are washable and wonderful and feel and look exactly like real leather.

    XO, Jaime |