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Another Dress Turned Tunic + My Vlog

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These photos are somewhat old. They are from mid June, and I was 17 weeks! I am at 22 weeks now. I know I can’t keep delaying publishing photos when my belly changes SO quickly between weeks while pregnant. However, with the right clothes on, you can hardly really tell the development. ;-)

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A Bodycon is Better w/ the BUMP! + Boohoo #WeAreUSA

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I find it kind of funny how other pregnant women choose to wear bodycon dresses in their later stages of pregnancy. Besides wearing a crop top, bodycons would probably be the next most obvious way to show off that “baby bump,” as so many people like (or hate) to call it! Not a good idea if you’re trying to hide that at all!

I’m also collaborating with one of my favorite indie stores, Boohoo for their #WeAreUSA campaign. I’m here to represent #WeAreBaltimore or better yet, #WeAreBabyBump! ;-)

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Non-Maternity Dress Worn As Maternity + The Mint Julep Boutique GIVEAWAY!

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I’m noticing elements of Art Deco with today’s outfit but only really saw it afterwards! Perhaps it’s the geometric necklace paired with the bat wing silhouette of the scarf. I enjoy happy accidents with clothing. Overthinking it isn’t always as fun!

I am 20 weeks pregnant in these photos. I honestly have not bought anything made for maternity wear! I’ve just been a bit clever with the cuts and styles I choose to put on, which makes that belly magically disappear. *Trying to refrain from saying “baby bump” as much as I can*

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Staying Stylish & Active While Pregnant + Yoga Pants Giveaway

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Earlier this year, I received my certification for teaching hatha yoga. It was also the same time I found out I was pregnant! I took a leave of absence from teaching, because my particular class was really rigorous on the body. From all I learned about stress, healing, and pregnancy, I knew that taking a break was for the best!

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My Review of Savers Thrift Store (Value Village) + Grand Opening Owings Mills, MD

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Here is the outfit I put together with the pink Delia’s dress I picked up from Savers during their sneak peek shopping event before the grand opening in Owings Mills, MD. They invited me to come as a local Baltimore fashion blogger to check out the place and shop around to my heart’s content (not really, but close)!

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Chillin’ like Marilyn

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I’ve been indoors a whole lot these days, and you can really tell with these consecutive indoor, lounging-on-the-chair outfit shots! Not to mention the pale skin! Eek.

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