Living in Small Spaces: Work Nook

I have officially been evicted – my office turned into babygirl’s nursery but I still needed a place to really sit down and work that wasn’t my dining room table or my couch! So I moved all my supplies to under our floating staircase and GUYS I’M IN LOVE!

We live in a condo in Philadelphia so literally every square foot counts and my desk just happened to fit perfectly under the stairs. I love that I can still see everything else going on in my house while I’m working and bonus points because I’m right next to the coffee machine so refills are endless :).

Anyway, sharing all my favorite office supplies and desk details at the links below! PS – a lot of them are on sale including the desk, chair AND pillows so run, don’t walk.

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Desk 

Industrial Chair 

Throw Pillows Options (here, here and here)

Vintage Empty Frames 

Rug 

Vase 

FAVORITE Planner + Stationary Options (here and here)

Life Lately

Long time, no talk am right?! Life lately has been absolutely insane.

For the most part I have been VVV busy growing a mini human (insert all the happy tears here). We can’t wait to welcome out babygirl into the fam come early August! While we are 1000839480 times over the moon excited – nobody told me pregnancy was going to be this hard. Let me get real here for a minute: growing a baby is not all cute bump pics and baby kicks it’s more like a lot of weird pains, watching your body transform into something you don’t recognize, trying to explain what you’re feeling to your husband who tries so hard to understand but just never will (it’s kinda cute) and calling your mom 700 times a week asking if this or that is normal. So yeah, that’s why I’ve been MIA – I haven’t been feeling or looking like myself and it was a harsh reality.

But YES it is worth it – it’s worth feeling girlfriend have a dance party in my belly and watching her poke through my skin. It’s worth it watching Chris talk to her a night, it’s worth watching Stella cuddle up with her when we sleep. SO WORTH IT.

Anyway here’s the thing – I realized that I had to slowwww downnnnn – like that i physically had to slow down. So I stopped doing some things to make more time to rest and you know what? I stopped doing the things that I actually like doing and that made me feel good – like blogging and exercising. Unfortunately it took until the third trimester and a few mid-night anxiety attacks to figure out what was going on – but here we are.

So I’m jumping back in. Stay tuned for preggo styling, nursery updates, more life updates and everything in-between. For now, linking some outfits I’ve been living in the past few months below. Happy shopping!!

IMG_3973IMG_3960 Baby Announcement Outfit: 

Sweater

Dressy Leggings

Basic Tank 

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Gender Reveal Outfit: 

FAVORITE Maternity Jeans 

Soft Maternity Tank 

Camel Long Line Sweater 

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Comfy Weekend OOTD:  

Camo T-Shirt Dress 

Jean Jacket 

Black Leather Slides 

PHL Baseball Hat 

Follow me on Instagram to shop daily looks and follow my journey to Baby V!

THANKSGIVING // Dressy Outfit Inspo

HAPPY THANKSGIVING WEEK/SHORT WORK WEEK/FAMILY TIME WEEK!!!

I bit ago I asked on my Instagram what everyone wanted to see in terms of holiday content and Thanksgiving Day outfits was a top pick! So sharing some dressy inspo with you guys! Shopping links below for this exact look but I think they key to Thanksgiving Day outfits is comfort + STRETCH (keeping it real – the food baby gets so real). More pictures on my stories on Instagram – so make sure to follow for further deets!

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Flannel 

(Other options here and here)

Suede Moto Skirt

Booties  

Monogram Mug

The Cute Smartwatch Edit

I HAVE BEEN ON THE HUNT – for a really cute smartwatch that looks like an actual watch but still tracks my sleep, receives calls + emails, gets Instagram notifications (priorities) and I’m feel SO EXCITED because I finally found one and it’s on sale!!!!

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Here’s the thing: you need this watch. See below for reasons why:

SALE: It’s 40% off

FUNCTIONAL: It tracks steps, tells time, receives texts/calls/emails/social media notifications; it lights up every time you move your wrist AND vibrates lightly when you receive a notification

CUTE + CUSTOM: Most importantly, it’s cute. It’s doesn’t look like a smartwatch, it looks like a traditional watch; there are settings on the watch where you can CHANGE THE FACE to match your outfit or mood; and my fav part – it’s chunky like a boyfriend watch.

If more bling is your style, they have a sparkly option here!

You can shop my full looks at there links: Black BootiesTortoise Shell Earrings (from Smak Parlous in Philly but linked similar), Oversized Sweater, Faux Leather Leggings