pregnancy: what i’m wearing (second trimester)

dress: knox rose // shoes: bp. – currently sold out {similar here} // gold cuff // gold rings // wool floppy hat  I’m living by flowy dresses for my day to day style lately.  The temperatures are consistently near the 100s now in Charlotte which means I’m loving anything and everything that’s light and breathable (especially as my…

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jumbo whole wheat chocolate chip banana muffins

I don’t know about you guys but I always seem to have a batch of browning bananas on hand.  I love to use juuuust ripe bananas in my smoothies (like this easy 4-ingredient green smoothie, this 3-layer smoothie or this 3-ingredient totally customizable smoothie bowl) so I peel those babies and pop them in the freezer. SUPER…

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pregnancy: maternity essentials

blue top: lush // jeans: ingrid & isabel {similar, less expensive here} // shoes: bp. – currently sold out {similar here & here} // fitness tracker: fitbit // watch: daniel wellington // earrings: target // What to Expect When Expecting: This was recommended by my doctor.  I love the tone of the book – it’s not too extreme in one direction…

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protein-packed summer farro salad

This is the most ridiculously simple dish but is so satisfying.  It’s filled with just about every good group you could ask for – whole grains, protein, dairy, veggies, fruit and healthy fats – and comes together in less than 30 minutes. It’s meat-free (but hearty!), requires minimal time in the kitchen and holds over pretty…

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pregnancy: what i’m wearing (second trimester)

white tank top: asos // skirt: asos // sandals: nine west // gold cuff // bag // necklace // rings This skirt is so comfortable.  In general with pregnancy I haven’t been the biggest fan of over-the-bump styles but not where this skirt is concerned!  It’s light as air and super girly but so wearable.  You…

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daily meal plan: number thirty

If you’re new to the series, click here to see the very first post or here to view them all! I’ve created a guide for you to use which will (hopefully!) make it easier for you to mix and match meals on your own to fit your individual needs: GUIDE: ABOUT THE GUIDE: Since everyone is different with different…

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pregnancy: 5 pregnancy ‘rules’ i’m breaking

pink top: old from loft {similar here} // white jeans: old {similar here} // fitness tracker: fitbit // gold cuff: sold out {similar here} // earrings: sugarfix by baublebar // necklace: forever21 // mug: anthropologie // pink blanket: marshall’s {similar here} // bed: halston One thing I quickly learned upon becoming pregnant is that there are a…

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pregnancy: what i’m wearing (second trimester)

top: octavia maternity similar here and here} // jeans: liz lange for target {similar here} //  shoes: old navy // earrings: old  from target {similar here and here} // bangles: old from target {similar here} // silver cuff: french connection // watch (shown below): daniel wellington // chair: west elm  Continuing to share my favorite maternity clothing finds!  I…

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the lunchbox series: number five

If you’re new to the series, visit the very first post here.  The goal is to feature dietitian-approved packed lunches that hopefully give you a little inspiration for your next packed lunch! In each lunchbox lunch, I’ll aim to include a whole grain, lean protein (including dairy), healthy fat, fruit and/or vegetable.  Exactly the same way I structure…

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pregnancy: maternity workouts i’m loving

tank: mossimo supply co. // shoes: nike // sports bra: aerie // fitness tracker: fitbit I don’t know about you, but I feel like I’ve often heard an old adage that you just can’t be as active during pregnancy as you were before. To some degree, I think this is true – there are definitely some limitations…

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happy 4th!

Happy 4th of July to all those celebrating!  Ollie and I have rounded up a ton of recipes we’ve been eyeing all week for a little holiday inspiration! Mains: Spicy Black Bean Burgers Grilled Chicken with Herbed Corn Salsa BBQ Shrimp & Peach Kabobs Grilled Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches Best Deviled Burger (I love anything with…

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