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The weather is a steady high of 70 right now, which makes it perfect for opening the windows during the day and at night as well!  It’s the best feeling not having to use the heat or the A/C, this weather is just beautiful!  I am told that snow will come soon enough in Utah… so I kind of really stinks that I am stuck inside during this time but hopefully this weather will last just a little bit longer for me to enjoy it!  With that, I am totally embracing Fall with my outfits these days with jewel tones and browns.  I love this embellished sweater from Wallis’ new fall/winter collection.  It’s already dressy in itself that I don’t have to think too much about accessorizing because it does the job for me on the shoulders.  :)  Now that’s my kind of getting ready.






Outfit Details:
Top c/o Wallis
Pants: GAP
Shoes: Vince Camuto
Bag c/o Lily Jade

I don’t think I need to say much as the photos will do all the talking, but I am so excited to share Vivian’s newborn baby photos with you all! :) These photos were taken by the talented Heather Pickett Photography (Salt Lake City photographer) and I couldn’t be happier with them. Heather was a true pleasure to work with, Vivian slept during the whole session and didn’t poop or pee on any blankets and again, I am so happy with the way these turned out! :) I hope that one day Vivian will be able to look back on these and cherish them as much as I do.




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These days as I am on house arrest, I am living in track pants.  And I’ve ordered a few more already since wearing the same pants every day has got to get kind of old and gross.  I love that I can be at home in my track pants and “stay at home” clothes but then instantly throw on a sweater, heels, some jewelry and a fancy purse and be ready to out and face the great outdoors haha!  Trust me, this isn’t the only time you will see me wearing track pants on this blog!







Outfit Details:
Sweater: J.Crew
Pants: GAP
Bag: Linea Pelle
Shoes: Target
Necklace: J.Crew

P.S. Winner of the 3 month membership giveaway to Le Tote is Amanda Sakovitz of pokerg***@gmail.com.  Congrats!  Send me an email at sandyalamode@gmail.com and I’ll get you hooked up! :)

Here are some other cute track pant options:


It’s the time of year where it’s really fun to try and extend your Summer wardrobe into Fall… to maximize the pieces in your closet while you can.  The weather has been an absolute gorgeous high of around 75s in the day time and I just have one more week of house arrest until I can fully enjoy the outdoors (right now, I’m just getting a few minutes outside here and there for fresh air).  For this outfit, I wore a chunky knit sweater (that will carry me well into Fall and Winter) over a Summer dress I had to give it a skirt effect.  Paired with some knee high boots and a scarf that could be worn for the chilly nights and it’s a transitional outfit in my book!  And let me just say that I am SO happy that I finally fit into my old shoes again.  I’ve heard horror stories of people’s feet growing a size or two even after pregnancy (it didn’t happen after my first but every pregnancy is different), and thank goodness, mine went back to my normal size 7.5 and I won’t be needing to get a new shoe wardrobe.






Outfit Details:

Dress: Golden Tote
Sweater c/o Riffraff (take 10% off your order with code SANDYALAMODE)
Boots: Stuart Weitzman
Bag: Phillip Lim for Target



We’ve almost made it to the 3 week mark and boy do these days go by so fast!  I’ve only been outside a handful of times and we still haven’t even been in a car with our family of 4 yet, only on walks to get the mail in our neighborhood.  However, on those walks, wearing this wrap with Vivian inside has made things a ton easier.  With the wrap, my arms don’t have to get all tired, I can hold hands with my little man and not feel like I am excluding him, and Vivian is all warm and cozy like she was in the womb!  The great thing about this wrap is that my husband will wear it too, I made sure to get a more masculine color just for him, hooray!

Oh and can we just talk about these harem pants for a second.  They are from Agnes & Dora, you may recall that I have leggings and skirts from them that I wore throughout pregnancy and can also wear post-pregnancy, and they are actually my moms’ pants.  She fell in love with the brand after seeing me wear it on my blog and since she is staying with us now she brought her awesome harems and I stole them from her and wear them all the time.  ;)









My little ham of a man.  His shirt says it all… Toddlers Unite Nap Strike!  Our man is full of energy these days and we are so happy (once again) that my parents are here to help us out.  They help put him down for naps and bedtime and it’s been amazing!  Because when it’s just us with him on the weekends, he pretty much loves to skip his naps. :/



My outfit:
Harem Pants: Agnes & Dora
Hat: J.Crew
Shoes: B.A.I.T. Footwear
Wrap c/o Solly Baby

Little guy’s outfit:
Top: Free Range Apparel
Pants: FabKids
Shoes: GAP
Cardigan: H&M
Jacket: H&M

And the best part of all this wrapping business, come back and check my Instagram on Monday for a giveaway for a Solly Baby wrap!