It’s The Little Things

  Changing up this Friday a bit and linking up to Aisle To Aloha’s It’s The Little Things post~!  There’s just too many things that made me happy this week not to share!  1. Receiving this picture of me and my 2 year old nephew in my inbox (next time i’ll need to teach him…

Inspiration Workshop | Favorite DIY Posts – Baby Edition

Today I’m going to be linking up to Gussy Sew’s Inspiration Workshop for the first time ever!  Basically every week she emails people a prompt and they blog about it on Thursday, it can be interpreted in your own way, LOVE it!  So this week’s prompt is your favorite DIY posts.  As you know, I’ve…

Sponsor Love + Giveaway – Maple Boutique

Entries for this giveaway have been closed, thanks! {shop} {facebook} {twitter} I am so super excited to introduce this wonderful online boutique to you!  The clothes are fashionable, cute, and TOTALLY affordable.  Maple Boutique is seriously a shop that you’ll want to save to your bookmarks and check back often for new stock! {MEET THE…

No Sew Fleece Blanket for Baby

So as I mentioned in my previous post, I have a serious case of nesting right now.  Part of me hopes that means baby will come early, but not too early… a couple weeks early would be perfect!  ;)  Can you tell I’m anxious to meet our little baby a la mode?  Anyhow, part of…

Ello Eggplant!

dress: ruche | tights: francesca’s | boots: steve madden | necklace: pretty things by meg this weekend was sure a busy one and i could totally use another day of it just to relax.  on friday night, marv and i used our free pay on demand movie credit and watched bridesmaids!  haha yes, we’re WAY…

Flavors To Follow – Scarves

Don’t forget to enter the Sense and Sensibility $30 jewelry giveaway if you haven’t already! Happy first day of Autumn friends (on Friday)!  :)  So I know I’ve blogged about this before (a year ago) but I couldn’t help myself to blog about it again.  Fall weather is just PERFECT for scarves and each year…

I Have Dreams Of Starting My Own Asian Bakery…

On our way back from California a few weeks ago, we came home with a full box of bread from the famous and most delicious 85C Bakery Cafe.  And since we finished that box, all I could think about is wanting more and more bread.  Unfortunately, where I live, we don’t have ANY Asian bakeries……

September Feature Sponsor + Giveaway – Sense and Sensibility Designs

Entries for this giveaway have been closed, thanks for entering! {shop} {blog} {twitter} You’ve seen the beautiful Sense and Sensibility jewelry shop on my blog before.  And this month, I’m honored that they are my Feature Sponsor for September!  Aime’s jewelry is so dainty, refreshing, high quality and sweet~!  And even better, most of her…

Obsessed with Flowy Blouses

shirt: ark & co. | tank top: forever 21| belt: from another shirt | jeans: motherhood maternity | shoes: steve madden | necklace: oh, hello friend Besides dresses, dresses and more dresses, another pregnancy must is a flowy blouse (many of them).  I got this blouse while shopping with my mom in California a few…

Food, Zoo Animals, and Thrifting

Hey all!  What a crazy busy and relaxing weekend we have had over in the a la mode household.  I’m back with my camera phone photos to share the fun with you and linking up to a {little} dash of ash’s linkup party. Last week, Marv and I went to the Hyvee Grand Buffet, and…

Flavors To Follow – All I Wanna Wear Is Dresses

The title of this post says it all.  There’s no doubt that as my belly continues to get bigger and rounder and larger, the more I don’t want to wear pants.  Oops, that probably came out wrong, but rather, all I want to wear are dresses!  Because pants, even maternity ones can be restricting at…

La La Lemon Cookies!

Let me introduce to you the easiest peasiest lemony squeeziest cookie known to human.  All you need is a box of lemon cake mix, some lemon extract (or lemon juice) and some other basic ingredients you probably already have!  These are so perfect for a summer going into fall BBQ, potluck, baby shower, or really……

Stitched + Adorned – Scarf GIVEAWAY!

Entries for this giveaway have been closed, thanks for entering! {shop} {twitter} {facebook} {blog} Today, I am super excited to introduce you to a new online boutique that just opened up, Stitched + Adorned!  I first found out about this beautiful shop through a friend (thanks Yuko!) and when I saw the compilation of items…

Bump Meets Neighborhood Lake

tunic : forever 21 | tights : forever 21 | shoes: forever 21| headband: ink and button being pregnant really makes it difficult to keep up my normal workout routine.  i’m too scared to overwork my body with running and weights so walking will have to do.  besides daily walks with my friend in the…

California Recap Through My Camera Phone

Did you have a good weekend friends?  Mine sure was relaxing.  Marv and I ran some necessary errands, did a little (OK a lot) of thrifting, I washed all the baby clothes we have so far, made some tweaks to our baby registry, ate a whole lot of watermelon, and did some more unpacking~!  Oh…