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Say Yes to the Dress


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Wedding season is upon us and if you're a bride looking for a wedding dress look no further! Yes My Bride is a site that can make you a totally customized dress through! On their site you can start the process by sending in a picture of the dress you want as well as the type of fabric, color, fit, neckline, etc. Then you correspond with the designer until you get the dress just right. Once you have approved the design they will send you the dress. If you don't like the dress or need something to be changed or altered you can send back the dress altogether or you can exchange or change the dress to your liking! I think by working with a flexible company like Yes My Bride you can get the perfect dress!

I think this sort of thing is amazing because it makes designing a customizable dress affordable and easy. Plus it's nice to be able to send in a picture you see on Pinterest, Instagram, or in a magazine as inspiration. I know that when I was looking for a wedding dress I found the perfect dress online but it was so hard to track down and since it was a popular style at the time it was sold out when I could find it places. Luckily, I was able to find it at a boutique while on vacation and there was just one left in my size, talk about meant to be!!

If you don't want a customized dress they also have a ton of dresses that are already made and ready to order so it's worth a shot if you're in search of a dress. I've pictured a few of my favorite dresses from their site above that would be perfect for a summer wedding. Also, I've posted below about where to find some cute bridesmaid dresses if you're in search of those too!

                                                               

Aisle Style


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With wedding season in full swing I thought that it would be fun to do a post about some of my favorite wedding styles. Since I'm already married I thought that it would be more appropriate to feature some cute bridesmaid dresses. Bridesmaid dresses can be a little tricky to pick out since usually the bride wants something really specific, however a popular look these days is mismatched bridesmaid dresses in a particular color. For my sister-in-law's wedding last month she wanted us to all wear a black dress and we could pick out whatever style of dress we wanted. I like this idea because it caters to the style of each bridesmaid and what style and cut looks best on her!

Aisle Style is an amazing UK company that has tons of options as far as bridesmaid dresses go! You can even search by color, length, style, or neckline which makes it super easy to find exactly what you're looking for. This month Aisle Style is running a promotion, if you order 4 or more bridesmaid dresses you get 15% off! This is an amazing deal! If you're a bride then you can easily just have all of your bridesmaid pick out the dress they want and then order them all at once so you can get that deal! I picked out a few dresses above that would be perfect for a summer wedding and have linked them below so check them out if you need some summer wedding inspo!

                                                         

boho vibes


| Maxi Dress: c/o PinkBlush Maternity | Cardigan: c/o PinkBlush Maternity | Sandals: Forever 21 |

I love this maxi dress and cardigan from PinkBlush Maternity, PinkBlush really has such cute, comfy maternity clothes! I paired these two pieces together for a laid back boho look and I love how it turned out. I'm also wearing the heart necklace Matt got me for Mother's Day! Today I'm 29 weeks and just counting down the days, I can't believe how close we're getting to having this baby boy! It's still so surreal to me but my husband always assures me that yes, there is actually a baby inside me that will be ours soon! Eek!!!


Mother's Day Outfit and 28 Week Update


| Kimono: c/o PinkBlush Maternity | Dress: shopvictoriafarmsworth | Heels: Nordstrom |

This was my first Mother's Day as an almost Mother, it was such a special day for me! Matt made it such a special day for me. Over the weekend we went out to dinner (my choice, his least favorite choice and no complaints from him!) and I got my favorite dessert. Then for Mother's Day, he wrote me the sweetest card and bought me a gorgeous rose gold heart necklace. It was such a sweet present and I love wearing it everyday and being reminded of why I got it!

I'm 28 weeks today so I thought that it would be fun to do a little pregnancy questionnaire since I haven't done one!

How far along? 28 weeks, 1 day
Total weight gain/loss: About 18-19 lbs.
Maternity clothes? Oh yes!! I have a pair of maternity leggings that I wear everyday and some maternity shirts that I've bought and also a few that I borrowed from my sister-in-law. Part of the reason I haven't really been blogging is because I pretty much live in leggings!
Stretch marks? None so far and crossing my fingers!
Best moment this week: Officially entering my third trimester!!
Sleep: Usually pretty good, I go through phases of having to get up in the middle of the night to go to the bathroom but lately I've been sleeping through the night pretty well. Also, rolling over from one side to another is getting tough because I'm always nervous to squish my bump haha.
Movement: Usually 2-3 times a day. They used to be kicks but at my last doctors appointment my doctor said his head was at the bottom and I've noticed it's a different kind of movement. Since I have an anterior placenta (which just means that my placenta is at the front of my stomach) I feel most of my movement really low so his head moving just feels a little different! And lots of times it's on my bladder which is not too fun haha.
Food cravings: They vary from day to day but chocolate and lately Butterfingers!
Anything making you queasy or sick: Nothing too crazy. During this pregnancy I have had an aversion to Chinese and Italian food so I'm still avoiding those!
Have you started to show yet: Uh, yeah most definitely! I feel like in the last month people have asked me if I'm pregnant. When I substitute teach the younger kids always ask me if I'm pregnant! Which is fun and funny since I think it's so obvious, but it's nice they're trying to be polite just in case I'm actually just fat haha.
Leakage: Eww...no.
Labor signs: No. Even though, I want to meet our little boy soon he still has a lot of growing to do!
Belly button in or out: In, but just barely! I think in the next month it might pop out, so crazy!!
Wedding ring on or off? On.
Happy or moody: Happy lately! I think my first trimester was my moodiest by far.


Audible with Coupons.com

I'm not sure if you ladies have been reading much lately but I definitely have! It's been nice to have a little extra time to read after work and while I was on vacation last week I read 'The Girl on the Train' by Paula Hawkins, it was so good! I've even started another book since then. This is not usually the norm and most of the time I don't have a lot of free time to read. Since I can't always sit down to read lately I've thought about listening to books instead! It's great to listen while I drive to work or while I'm doing housework or laundry! Audiobooks are also nice because they can be stored on your phone and right now Audible, which is the best source of audiobooks, is running an amazing deal! Audible has partnered with Coupons.com and right now there are some amazing Coupons.com Audible coupon codes! Some of the deals include 50% off a membership with Audible which gives you access to a ton of books as well as a 30-day free offer of Audible!! I would say with a free trial offer like that it's definitely worth the try. Who knows, you might even like listening to books more than reading them!

Kohl's Giveaway


About a month ago I was contacted to see if I wanted to be part of campaign for Kohl's bras. I didn't even have to hesitate because yes, what girl doesn't want free bras?? No matter how amazing or pretty bras are, no girl wants to spend a million dollars on them or even $50 for that matter. I was also excited because I've needed another bra since I got pregnant. Luckily, I was measured pretty recently and found out what size I was but, if you're not sure what size you are Kohl's has a great measuring guide to help you find out! They also have their bra department organized by fit and brand which is really helpful. I looked online before going shopping so I could try and figure out what I liked. I love seeing the options online and then being able to go and try them on in store!
Once I got to Kohl's I tried on a few of my favorite bras that I had seen online like this push-up one and this full coverage one. I ended up going with a full coverage one in the closest size they had to my normal size. I love Kohl's because of their great selection and their amazing sale prices but it was really frustrating trying to find my exact size. They only had larger cup sizes (or at least my cup size) in the plus size section but those were much too big for me. I think that women with smaller chests would be able to find and fit into a lot more things than I was able to. However, while I was looking it was really nice to see the explanation of each type of bra above the display. There was also a chart letting me know which sizes and cup sizes that bra was offered in which was really helpful! Besides that, I think that Kohl's is a great, affordable place to find bras! They have been so generous and are offering one lucky My Wardrobe Staples reader a $200 gift card to do a little bra shopping!! The rafflecoptor to enter is down below and all entries are mandatory and will be verified. The giveaway will run for a week, good luck!!




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Laundry Day...

Is usually my favorite and least favorite day. I love it because it means I'm getting stuff done and my clothes are getting nice and clean but it's my least favorite because I absolutely hate folding it! Unfortunately laundry is one of those things that has to be done, and I feel like I'm doing it all the time even though there's only two of us...for now! I think that one thing that can make laundry just a little fun is yummy smelling, pretty laundry detergent!

Persil ProClean is that pretty looking and smelling laundry detergent that you need to get you started on that pile of laundry you've been putting off! Persil ProClean comes in three forms, power liquid, power caps, and power pearls. The power liquid (blue one) helps with stains, the power caps helps with brightening clothing, and the power pearls has pro-white technology that makes it best for washing whites. Since summer is just around the corner I pulled out my spring and summer clothing and decided to give this detergent a whirl! I also wanted to see how clean my whites got and if they actually were brighter.


After washing my fun, bright clothing I decided that I liked the caps best. I'm a little OCD about putting too much liquid in the washing machine so I like that I don't have to worry about pouring in too much detergent and I can easily just throw in a cap.


I also really like the power pearl detergent because I do wash a ton of whites every week. I love the pearl formula mostly because it's fun and pretty but also because it really is great for whites and I honestly did find that my whites looked brighter than usual!



After I was done washing all of my clothes I decided to do a little sneak peek of the my favorite spring skirt I washed! It's perfect for spring and Easter and here it is all sparkly clean...


If you want to learn more about Persil ProClean you can visit their website. If you want to purchase some it's available at Walmart. Persil is also running an amazing sweepstakes! You can win a premium night out on the town that includes a $300 Nordstrom giftcard, $200 OpenTable.com giftcard, and $150 Uber giftcard! You also get a year supply of Persil...how awesome is that?? You can enter the sweepstakes here, and I highly suggest that you do!!!