rosie pope for pea in the pod

Rosie Pope of Pregnant in Heels and her fabulous flair for maternity fashion certainly isn’t news to those mamas-to-be with an eye for style. However, I had to take a minute to check out her line for pea in the pod which features some great pieces both for work and the upcoming holiday season. It may be only October but I can guarantee the festivities will quickly sneak up on us!

A few of my current favs: (above) London Shopper Diaper Bag (below, perfect for the holidays!) Short Sleeve Embellished Dress & Sleeveless Embellished Dress.

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pinning away…

Hello friends! I’ve been working on a few inspiration boards over on Pinterest (are you following yet? Let’s be friends!) lately and thought I would share a couple of my favorites with you!

from graphic b&w nursery (see pin for source)

from baby room: chic & pretty (see pin for source)

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what we’ve been up to…

Hello friends! Sorry for the silence as of late. We just moved into our very first house and as you can imagine, juggling the move has been eating up our time! I absolutely LOVE the house. It was built in 1957 and has all of that mid-century character we were hoping for. Of course, that means it comes with a LOT of projects as well.

Once I can get these boxes a little more under control I should be back to a normal schedule on the blog so thank you for your patience.

Also… if you’re curious about projects on the house, we’ll be posting all about them over on bortland.com!

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a new way to register for baby {babyli.st}

Do you know what drives me crazy about registries? Inevitably I end up falling in love with items from so many different places that it would just be excessive to register at all of them! I suppose you could register for something similar to what you really want at the risk of being disappointed with it but what other option do you have?

Well… the good news is there is a baby registry that allows you to register for items from ANY online retailer from Target to Giggle to Etsy and everywhere in between! You can even add items like babysitting or homemade meals so people who want to shower baby with gifts are actually giving the things you really need. It’s a baby registry called BabyList!

Check out our sample registry here for ideas! Note: this is just for inspiration, certainly not a complete registry by any means. 

 

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{styling the bump} this week’s picks

colored denim (Borrow for Your Bump. Borrow $25/Buy $101). ink print maxi (BFYB. Borrow $25/Buy $101). Lightweight Nursing Scarf (BFYB. $31).

convertible skirt (Pea in the Pod, $42 on Gilt). lace top (BFYB. Borrow $25/Buy $101). Athena maxi dress (Ingrid & Isabel, $49 on Gilt).

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{lines we love} britax b-ready

We love the B-Ready stroller from Britax not only for it’s appealing design and wide array of colors to choose from but also for it’s versatile nature. It can be configured many different ways to work for 1 child or 2, front facing, rear facing with an infant seat and even has a bassinet option!

With a pricepoint of less than $400, it’s a lot less than many models on the market without sacrificing the quality or aesthetic appeal. Plus – until July 31st if you buy the Britax B-Ready Stroller from Amazon.com, you can choose a Britax Second SeatB-Ready Stroller Bassinet, or 1 of 2 infant carseats like the Britax Chaperone Infant Car Seat (pictured left) for FREE! An awesome deal if you ask me!

More details here.

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{fab find} finn rocker

Wouldn’t you LOVE to have this pretty rocker in your baby’s nursery? (Finn Rocker, Anthropologie $1698)

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