One of my most frequently asked questions is about our favorite baby products that we’ve used and loved with Charlie. Obviously things have changed as Charlie has gotten older but there are a few items that we have used since day one (and we plan to use for baby #2). You can see more posts about Charlie/baby here but read on for my all-time favorite products after two years under my motherhood belt…
Do you shop for your guy? I swear I enjoy shopping for Dave more than myself sometimes. It’s fun to push someone out of their comfort zone a little bit. Not that Dave’s style is necessarily risky but there are some things that he definitely wouldn’t wear if it weren’t for me. At this point, I know the brands that he loves (Bonobos, Patagonia, Billy Reid, Barbour, Vince) and I can tell what styles he is always itching to try.
In August we put Charlie in day care two days a week. It has definitely been an adjustment for our little family as we watch our sweet boy explore the world without us. I dropped him off with a pit in my stomach and counted down the minutes until it was an appropriate time to pick him up. I know each day gets easier but I can’t help but feel this inkling of pain for the future and missing the past. Time goes so fast!
With this new routine comes the pressure to hold on to a schedule that make our days consistent. Regardless of the new, I know that Charlie looks forward to our mornings and nights so I want to make sure that with change comes something familiar. This is especially the case with our nighttime routine, which starts with Huggies OverNites Diapers.
I always tend to go back to the basics for fall. After celebrating bright colors, airy fabrics and bold prints all summer it is refreshing to stick to what I know works season after season. A great pair of jeans, cardigans, stripe tee’s, a denim jacket, cozy sweaters, flannel shirts – tailored items that can be mixed and matched to create a bunch of outfits. My go-to prints in the fall are always stripes and leopard. I love the classic combo of these two together because they always make an effortless statement. I paired my new leopard heels with tailored pants, a stripe tee and my go-to denim jacket for an easy look that can be worn to work, school, play,
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J.Crew: 30% off your purchase with code YESPLEASE! Including this blazer which I love! I’m wearing a size 6 because I wanted an oversized feel. Blazers usually feel a little stuffy for me but this one is chic and effortless. A few other items I’m eyeing this luxe one shoulder top, this fun faux fur vest, a classic toggle coat for fall, this pretty lace top, the perfect pair of skinny jeans and fun earrings (I’m already picturing for holiday!).
Club Monaco: Buy more, save more! Up to 30% off with code FALL17. I’ve already purchased this skirt, this top and this coat! If you loved my cashmere bow sweater now is the time to grab it! I also have and love this classic trench. A few more favorites include this dress, this bell sleeve sweater, this hat and these pants.