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Throughout the end of my pregnancy, I LIVED in maxi dresses.  And then I went a whole month without wearing them and realized just how much I really miss them.  So beware, get ready to see a wave of maxi dresses on here.  The best thing about this one, is the wrap top is great for nursing.  AND if I ever got pregnant again (don’t worry, it’s not happening), I could wear this dress through another pregnancy.  Oh yea and this is going to be my new holiday dress too.. because it’s got 4th of July, Labor Day, Christmas colors in it, so it’s really a great all around dress!

But eeeks!  Just noticed my Tory bag has some dents in it, must have happened in the move.  Anyone have any ideas to get my bag back to a perfect structured look again??







Outfit Details:
Dress c/o Riffraff (take 10% off your order with code SANDYALAMODE)!
Shoes: Madewell
Bag: Tory Burch
Necklace: Bip & Bop
Earrings c/o Conversation Pieces (free shipping with code SANDY and there’s a 20% off sale going on now)!
Bracelet: Brin & Bell


If any of y’all are in the market for some dressed up nursing wear, you really need to check out the Floressa line at Queen Bee Maternity!  I have 3 dresses from them total now and they have the BEST access to your you know what for nursing. ;)  Basically that inside flap under the cowl neck part of the dress, is only sewn to the dress at the sides, so it’s really easy access for the baby to get some food. :)

But can we talk about that bag???  I’ve recently discovered the gorgeousness of huipil bags that are hand weaved and I’ve been obsessed with them.  They are all one of a kind so it took me quite some time of stalking before I found this perfect bag… and right as it went up on the site, I snatched it up!  I am just in LOVE with the colors and pattern on it and want to take it around everywhere with me.  Not to mention, it can double up as a baby/diaper bag as well because of it’s big size!










Outfit Details:
Dress c/o Queen Bee Maternity
Shoes: Madewell
Bag: Nena & Co.
Necklace: Bip & Bop


Sporty Chic


Is anyone else soaking up and loving this jogger pant trend like I am?  Because I still cannot fit into my pre-pregnancy jeans yet (nor do I want to), pants like these are the perfect pant for lounging around the house AND going out.  I’m not going out a lot just yet, but trying to get out of the house at least once a day for some fresh air… while trying to look somewhat presentable.  And this is my best comfy casual, yet chic look.  Graphic tee, oversized cardigan, jogger pants, heels and either a dainty or statement necklace, it’s a perfect combo really!








Outfit Details:
Tee c/o OhBabyChic
Cardigan c/o Conversation Pieces (free shipping with code “SANDY”)
Joggers c/o Fancy Frills Boutique via Jane
Clutch c/o Lucy and Lyla
Earrings: Bip & Bop


It’s no secret that I have been a fan of Boden Clothing for quite some time now, I’ve featured them a few times on the blog.  But as you all know, all things in baby/mini size are 100 times cuter than an adult size, so I was super excited to check out the Baby Boden collection for my little girl.  I was glad to see that they had a variety of items from clothing, towels, sleep sacks, bibs… and just tons of little things that are great for gifts for little ones.

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Another awesome thing about their gift packages is their awesome packaging too.  My baby gift set came in a pretty cheery polka dot box and had a few little extras in it too.  Oh and lucky for one of you, Boden and I have partnered together to bring you a Baby Boden giveaway… keep on reading for details on how to enter!  :)





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Don’t want to wait?  Take 15% off your Baby Boden order with code BABY!


With the weather in the steady high 70s and low of 40/50s, Fall is definitely in the air.  I’m a little nervous for how quickly the snow/Winter weather is going to come, as I hear in Utah it can come pretty soon and last pretty long!  I am obsessed with wearing tees right now (and usually ordering a bigger/looser size for that more casual look and so it’s not hugging my belly pooch) with an oversized cardigan over it.  Throw on some colorful rain boots for those rainy days and for a pop of color and you’ve got an outfit that is comfy and warm.  I must admit, my calves barely fit back into these boots, but so glad they did end up fitting.  I’ve still got 15 pounds left to lose til I get to pre-pregnancy weight and I am determined to get there faster than the first time.










By the way, just wanted to point out that I recently got a new camera, the Canon 70D!  It’s definitely an upgrade from my Canon 50D in terms of shooting, focus points and it does video too.  Talk about an awesome push present from the hubby! :)


Outfit Details:
Polka Dot Top: Lucy and Lyla
Cardigan c/o Wallis
Pants: GAP
Boots: Hunter
Bag c/o Lily Jade
Necklace: Bip & Bop
Camera Strap Cover: Sam & Kate Design