Time is flying by ladies; I’m 17 weeks today, and I have another ultrasound appointment on Wednesday. Up until 10 weeks, I had one every week, and afterwards I have had one about every 4 weeks, so Shane and I really, really look forward to the weeks we get to have one. It’s crazy thinking most people would just now be finding out the gender. I think we might just be a little too excited and impatient for that, so I’m glad everything worked out like it did. We haven’t felt her kick yet, but hopefully we will soon! We registered for a few things online a couple months ago, but we haven’t actually been into the stores to full-on register. When do people normally do that – maybe around 5 or 6 months?? There are so many things that we constantly keep forgetting we even need. Yesterday, it popped into my head that we need to register for a highchair. It is crazy how many things we need – so many that we keep forgetting some of the basic things lol! I’m sure we will figure it out, but right now I guess it has been so exciting that we are still stuck on buying the really fun stuff instead of more practical stuff that we need, you know? Does anyone have any good recommendations on car seats, highchairs, strollers and trailers to pull behind our bicycles? I can tell you that we love modern designs and noticed a few pretty cool modern items at Babys R Us a few months ago, but I would love to hear from some people who have tried some stuff firsthand. = ) This is the stroller we registered for and the matching carseat. What do you think?? Newbie here.
I have been wearing this dress from L Mae pretty nonstop for the last few weeks. I wore it here and here for a day date with Shane and then to work last week. I love the bright colors and patterns and that it has a longer shirttail hem in the back. It works great with sandals, wedges or heels, and I think it would even look adorable with booties in the spring when it was a little cooler. Now let’s just hope it will still fit me in the chest for just a few more weeks so I can get even more use out of it. I’ve been searching for more shirtdress styles like this with a tie waist, and I have my sights set on this chambray one and this ikat print one. I’m also curious to hear if anyone has tried the H&M maternity line. I would have to order online and worry about sizing. Now that I’ve talked your ears off today, hope you have a great Monday!!
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This is a great dress on you! I don't know if I could pull off all those bright colors, though. 😉
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Your dress is beautiful!
These colors are awesome! It has been quite gloomy here, and these are perfect to brighten the day!
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Love that dress! Looks great on you!
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Love this look! Good luck with all the baby stuff!
Crumbs & Curls
You have plenty of time to get a high chair! Ella didn't need hers until closer to 6 months. Until then, it just took up a lot of space at our rental. As far as the stroller goes, it looks pretty similar to ours. We have the City Elite stroller & I adore it. Ella had the polka dot Peg Perrego car seat that I loved too. I did wear some H&M maternity stuff. My favorite jeans & shorts were from there. It's far more affordable than most places & the quality was the same. I'd definitely check it out!
what a pretty dress! 🙂
ladies in navy
Gorgeous dress and I love the clutch!!
Liz @ http://www.shoppingmycloset.com
This dress is gorgeous! Love the bright, fun pattern!
That print would look darling as a maxi dress too!!
We used a Baby Trend infant seat with a sort of triangular grip in the centre of the handle, and it is AMAZING – makes it so much easier to carry than the straight bar handle. Also, the weight of the seat itself can become an issue when baby starts putting on ze pounds! lol. The Baby Trend one is nice and lightweight.
Ps. you look BEAUTIFUL!
Yay happy 17 weeks! So exciting! Love that dress!
Love the bright colors of this dress!
Cute dress:) XO
Beautiful dress! You look amazing:)
Have a lovely week hugs Beata
I don't know about the H&M maternity line, but for their regular dresses I usually have to go two sizes up. Im a size 2 normally and a 6 in H&M pants, skirts and dresses. Hopefully that helps!
This dress looks so fab on you, so I totally get why you keep going back to it. It's super cute! Love how you've styled it with that great clutch! xoxo Danielle @ For the Love of Leopard
Those colors are so lovely on you. Love that bright clutch!
Loving all the pretty colors! 🙂
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What a fun look! It's electric! And I say enjoy buying the fun baby stuff for now 🙂 You've got a while!
— Alexandra Aimee
This outfit is beautiful on you! You are possitively GLOWING!!!!!!!!!!
Such a beautiful outfit with such vibrant colors!! Love this on you..
You look gorgeous! Getting everything ready for baby is SO much fun! My best friend's baby shower was yesterday (she is also having a girl) and we were saying we can't believe people want to wait until the birth to find out the gender! I found it more fun knowing I was having a girl to get the nursery and things ready. We went gender neutral on our carseats, strollers etc. in case we have a boy one day (when we decide to try for another one in the future!)
The carseat you chose with the base makes it SO convenient to pop in and out of the car. I had a regular and jogging stroller and found the jogging stroller was easier to steer and more lightweight – so great choice on the stroller too IMHO! We recently purchased an umbrella stroller since she's a toddler now and it's nice (but I miss the basket underneath lol!)
Very pretty dress!!!!!! I didn't find out the gender and I loved being surprised.
I love the bright colors –Hanna Lei
Great dress! I love the colors.
This dress has such a gorgeous print, I love the fun colors!
I'm in love with those colors in your dress! It looks great on you!
Also I'm co-hosting Fashion a la mode's linkup this week! It'd be amazing if you joined the party! 😀
Such fun colors in your dress!
I just ordered some maternity shorts from H&M but need to exchange them for a bigger size (two sizes bigger than some other brands). I would suggest sizing up for bottoms, though I've always had trouble w/ their sizing so maybe it's just me. 🙂
Love your brights! Fun to keep up with your maternity journey and style.
xo, Amy Ann
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