Monday, February 29, 2016

Mesa Blouse





Good morning :) Wyatt and I stayed with his family in Salt Lake City this weekend at the Grand American downtown. The hotel was beautiful and it was so fun having them here and just spending time with them! I wore this blouse exploring downtown and I was instantly obsessed with it. I've been seeing ROOLEE all over my insta feed and thought I should give them a try! & I'm SO glad I did! I loved this top because I felt good in it! Lately, it's been hard for me to find clothes that are flattering and comfortable. Right now I feel like my belly is showing part-time, haha. In the morning's it's kind of hidden but after dinner there he is, so I feel silly in more fitted shirts because they usually hug in all the wrong places. But this top is a loose fit which is so comfy and I love how it actually comes in at the waist. Where were some of your favorite places to shop during these "in-between" weeks? Or what were your favorite styles to wear? I hope you all have a wonderful Monday! 

XOXO

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

It's a...






... BOY :) 

We're going to have a mini Wyatt this summer and we are so excited! We found out on our little trip to California and it was the most exciting news ever. We are currently living in Utah because Wyatt has 2 terms left at BYU. But we will be in California this summer for Wyatt's work, so I will be giving birth there. Since my OBGYN is in California having my monthly visits has been something to work around, causing the visits to be more spaced out. That means I would have had to wait even longer to find out our baby's gender... Which was not happening. I'm too impatient ;) Since we weren't going to be back home for at least another month we figured it would be the perfect time to find out our baby's gender and tell both of our families. Both Wyatt's side of the family and mine all said boy. The week before we found out I had somehow convinced myself that our baby was a girl. During the ultrasound I was SO shocked! We didn't even make it to the full "potty shot" for me to be able to see, he was a boy. I mean how can both sides of our families be 100% right! Haha! We surprised them with some gender reveal cupcakes and it was so fun to see their reactions!

I'm 18 weeks and I feel like I went from chubby to bumpy in just 1 week haha. I've been wondering where he's been because I am so short there is really no where else he can hide ;) I mean my belly definitely fluctuates from the morning and depending on my meals... which I've heard is normal especially for your first pregnancy. But this is what my belly tends to look like after a FULL meal :) ^^^ Like I've said before my pregnancy symptoms have been pretty nonexistent. I've had the same appetite (except I've been liking vegetables much more), haven't thrown up, my skin has been the same, and up until now the only thing that has been growing is my bra size haha! Also the last time we saw our baby he was just a little peanut, so it's been hard to imagine that this is all happening. It's made me kind of paranoid if he was growing the way he should because I have been feeling so great. Although, I have felt our sweet boy moving inside of me since I was about 12 weeks (weird I know) and I have been feeling him much more frequently since about 15 weeks. There was just something about seeing our baby through the ultrasound with his little spine, perfectly round head, and pouty lips where it finally sank in. We are incredibly excited and SO in love. <3

***I also want to share something a little more personal. As many of you already know Wyatt and I are members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. We believe in our Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ and His atonement, and the Holy Ghost. We try our best to follow the spirit and to live righteously everyday because we believe our purpose on this earth is to learn through our trials and progress. The temple means everything to us and ever since Wyatt and I started dating the temple has been the center of our relationship. It's something I've been especially grateful for these past few months. 
After we found out our baby's gender we went on a date to the Newport temple. It was our first time visiting this temple so we were really excited. This was also the first time that the reality of being parents was truly hitting us. Being pregnant there are many unknowns, my faith is continually tested through different elements. I have been struggling with weird insecurities of doing the "right" things while being pregnant and wondering if I will be a good mom. But as I prayed for comfort in the temple I felt an overwhelming sense of peace and love. Specifically peace about the child I'm carrying for our family. It was the same amazing feeling I had when I prayed about marrying my husband. I'm thankful for these great feelings of love through my stubborn personality. I know that we are all going through different struggles and we all have weaknesses we are constantly working on and it can get overwhelming sometimes. But every trial or doubt has the ability to turn into our greatest strength and hope. Continuing with a humble heart can change our perspective and understanding. <3 If you have any questions about what we believe or anything else, you can shoot me a message or click HERE :) I love you all and thanks for stopping by!

I hope you all have a wonderful week 

XOXO

Monday, February 22, 2016

Color Block Jacket








My husband and I made a quick trip to Newport this weekend and it was just what we needed. We were able to see both of our families and just spend some quality time together. It was like an extended Valentine's day for us. It's crazy how fast this pregnancy is flying by. In 5 months we'll have a little one taking these kinds of trips with us. We are so excited! 

The weather in Newport was amazing, definitely a good break from the snow. This jacket was perfect for that 65/70 degree weather! They have so many cute blazers/jackets at SHEIN right now, you've got to check it out :) 

Hope you enjoyed!

XOXO

*Side note* We found out Baby Padgett's gender so keep a look out this week <3 

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Wednesday, February 17, 2016

17 Weeks





 I got this dress from American Apparel, it says it's a mini dress online but when I tried it on it was A LOT longer haha. Being 5'2 it's hard for me to find modest outfits that don't completely drown me. So I like to see all of my options when shopping, and try not to limit myself because being so short ya never know how something will fit. I love how popular this ribbed material has been lately it's definitely my favorite part of the dress. 


Baby Update* How far along?: 17 weeks. Bump?: I don't own anything maternity just yet, I mean I'm still wearing the same jeans I was 4 months ago. However, I feel like a chunky monkey and my skinny jeans are feeling extra skinny... haha! Hopefully Baby Padgett decides to make a little appearance soon so I'm not feeling all this bloat for nothing ;) Feeling?: Still normal. Other than feeling really tired during my 1st trimester, this pregnancy hasn't taken a toll on my physical health. I'm thankful for that and I'm keeping my fingers crossed that I continue to feel this good and healthy. Cravings?: Mmm... nothing really. Although, the other day I did eat a whole bag of beef jerky and like 5 pickles in one sitting. Whoops. 

I hope you enjoyed this post and all are having a great week! :) 
XOXO


Thursday, February 11, 2016

White Lace






DRESS//SHOES(Similar)//PURSE

Hi guys! I hope you're all having a great week. I just wanted to share this dress today because I'm obsessed. I love white but don't have as many white dresses because it's hard for me to find a style that suits me. It's especially hard to find a lace white dress that isn't completely skin tight. I like the material because it's moveable and still has beautiful lace detail. I got this dress from ROMWE, they also have different styles of similar lace white lace dresses. I promise you'll love it! The website is easy to shop through and fashion forward. They also have FREE standard shipping and are offering 40% off of your first order! Thanks for stopping by!
XOXO

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Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Sweater Dress





DRESS (Similar)//SHOES//BAG

Even though I'm anxious for everything summer, especially weather, there are just some things you can't pull off when it's 95 degrees outside. Sweater dresses being one of them. Sweater dresses are one of my favorite types of dresses. I love them because they are incredibly warm and comfortable. They also look great paired with tights! I got this sweater dress from H&M but it's sold out, so above I linked a great option. I paired this outfit with maroon accents and these booties I got from Forever21 a while ago. What are some of your favorite winter fashion pieces?

XOXO

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Activewear



I've never worn Old Navy activewear before but I got the jacket and pants as a gift from my mother in law and love it, thanks Julie :)! I love the material it's so stretchy and thick. Also Old Navy activewear is incredibly affordable without compromising quality. The pants are from Zella and are probably some of my favorite workout pants. Lately I've been living in activewear just because it's so comfortable and easy. Where are some of your favorite places for activewear? 
XOXO