Dress the Bump // Date Night + Girls Night Out

I know, I know. You’re tired, cranky, bloated… so, so, so very bloated, and none of your pre-baby clothes fit. I know. You just want to stay home in your sweatpants + a robe…. mmmmmm cozy! But, I insist that you take this opportunity to get out! Soon, your boobs will be leaking, you will be even […]

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Dress the Bump // Outdoor Concerts + Festivals

It’s almost summer time in Music City, and you know what that means… outdoor concerts + festivals! I don’t care how big, how hot, or how sweaty I get… being pregnant will not keep me from all the concerts + all the festivals.  Last week, we attended our first outdoor concert of the season, and it […]

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Dress the Bump // Denim

If you’re pregnant during the summer, it can be hard to step away from dresses. They are so easy, so cute, and so comfortable. But after a while, any fashionista is going to need to change it up! Luckily, one doesn’t have to look far for maternity fashion inspo. I never thought denim was something I’d really […]

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Dress the Bump // The Basics

When I first got pregnant, I said, I’m NOT buying maternity clothes! Then I started showing at 14 weeks. In my humble opinion, most maternity clothes focus more on comfort and less on fashion (translation: not cute). And, while I understand the need to be comfortable as your body grows and does bizarre things, I also want to […]

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4 Things That Helped While We Were TTC

When I was younger, I thought it was so easy to get pregnant. Once, I agonized for weeks over a penis that touched my thigh! Then my period came and I thought, close call bitch!  Fast forward to 35 years old, when I was actually trying to get pregnant, and found out that I missed out […]

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#PregnancyRageIsReal

Given my history, I really thought that being pregnant was going to be the happiest time of my life. I thought each day was going to be happier than the last, that the selfies and bumpies were going to be endless, and that I would be flooding your social media with ridiculous stories of how […]

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Last Minute Christmas Gifts

It’s Friday, December 16th, and no lie, this is the earliest my Christmas shopping has ever been done. Go. Me!  If you’re like me: an introverted Scrooge, who hates all things Christmas-related and shopping, in general… or you’re just a little behind this year, you probably still need to a gift or two… or maybe […]

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Wash and Go with The Mane Choice

I am not a product junkie, at all. I have been using the same products pretty much since I big chopped in 2009! I like what I like… and I’m lazy. Trying new product isn’t as much about the money, although it can get expensive, as it is about the time. If a product doesn’t […]

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How to Hit Sicily on a Budget

Picture it… Sicily! After our trip to Italy last year, we knew we’d be back. We love Italy! And after visiting Sicily, we are left wondering which one we love more… If you’re thinking about Italy, I encourage you to throw Sicily in the mix. Like the mainland, each region of Sicily has it’s own landscape, […]

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