Friday, March 30, 2012

bits & pieces

 {spring has sprung}

Happy Friday!  This week really flew right by - beautiful weather and lots of work to do.  Today is the last day of my first trimester!  Hard to believe I am a third of the way through my pregnancy.  I hope you all have a lovely weekend!  

{virgin mango marg on the patio} 

 {the most delicious almond croissant}

 {poolside march in colorado}

 {train crossing}

{saturday pedi, m&m's, diet coke & friends on the big screen}

xoxo!

Monday, March 26, 2012

love for lily

Hi Friends!  I just wanted to take a moment to share this lovely cause with all of you.  Love for Lily is an organization started by one of my friends and her husband after the loss of their sweet daughter Lily.  They are doing such beautiful and selfless thing in memory of Lily and I know they will help so many others in her memory!  Please take some time to read about the organization and event.  And, of course, attend or donate if you can - if not please help spread the word!
    

"Love for Lily is the  non-profit we started in honor of our sweet Lily.  Love for Lily provides support to families with babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).  We are introducing Moms groups to NICUs in the Denver Metro area beginning with the University of Colorado Hospital. Our grant program will open for applications in October of 2012, providing grants to families with health insurance who have remaining bills from care in a NICU of greater than $100,000."

Read the whole store here.

Love for Lily inaugural benefit info :: 
April 6th from 6:30-midnight
Rembrandt Yard - Boulder, Colorado
{purchase tickets here}
{make a donation here}



On a side note - Sahra (Lily's mommy) is an amazing jewelry designer (she co-owns this awesome company) and has created a beautiful "Love for Lily" piece - so cute and another great way to give to LFL!

{available here - only $45}

xoxo!

Friday, March 23, 2012

bits & pieces

HAPPY Friday!  I hope everyone had a lovely week!  I am looking forward to enjoying some beautiful weather this weekend.  Here are a few bits & pieces from my week...

{bubble bath}

{denver nuggets game with my co-workers}

{beautiful spring flowers from my sweet hubby}

{yum - delicious cupcakes for me and the baby}

{pregnancy basket from some of my bff's}

Have a wonderful weekend!

Thursday, March 22, 2012

first trimester favorites


1. what to expect when you're expecting -
great book with ton's of info for the first time mommy.

2. ingrid & isabel, bella band -
keep wearing your regular jeans with this handy accessory!

3. mama mio, tummy rub -
they say you can't prevent stretch marks, but just in case I have been lathering this yummy belly butter on every morning - smells lovely, too!

4. the girlfriends guide to pregnancy -
another great book, the info only your girlfriends would dish out!

5. chick-fil-a french fries -
mmmmm...enough said! ;)

6. preggie pops -
although nothing cured my "morning sickness" these were soothing and tasty.

7. traditional medicinals, peppermint tea -
another nausea soother and digestion aid.  yes, I have traded in the cocktails for tea!

8. one-a-day, prenatal vitamins -
lots of good nutrients for me and my baby to be!

9. 2chix, knocked up maternity tee -
super cute way to tell your friends or coworkers you are expecting!
(this green one was perfect for st. pat's!)

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

springing forward

Spring is in the air, and I am loving it!  I was getting a little sick of boots and sweaters, so I have been happy to start pulling some new spring-ish items out of my closet over the past week.  I am not showing just yet, but I do find leggings to be a bit more comfy than jeans!  Trying my best to stay comfortable and stylish.  And, I am loving my new Tom's ballet flats!  So fun and they come it a ton of different colors!


4. miss selfridge, border print scarf
7. lucky brand, crossbody convertible bag
9. chan luu, wrap bracelet

Have a lovely day!

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

coming in september...


Hello lovely friends!  Sorry for the lack of recent posts!

But, I do have a very good reason...

a BABY on the way!!!


We will be welcoming a new member to our family come September, and we are beyond excited for the new addition!  I have been quite sick and very tired, so that is why a took a little break from blogging, but I will be posting again regularly very soon!

Lucy is not sure what to think... ;)


xoxo!

p.s. - I started a baby board on pinterest - many pins to come!

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

recently...

{lucy rides shotgun}

Happy Tuesday friends!  I hope everyones week is off to a lovely start.  Here are a few photo's of what I have been up to recently...

{favorite cobb salad}

{sweet gift from my valentine}

{lazy sunday morning with lucy}

{tasty tapas}

{mix your own arnold palmer}

{spring weather refresher}

{movie night snacks}

xoxo!
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