Happy Weekend!

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If time flies when you’re having fun, then January 2015 must be the greatest month on record! How is February only a week away? How is there going to be a baby in the loft really dang soon?! How did the Seahawks find such a miraculous way to make it into the Superbowl, again?? It is all still a mystery to me, but I’m rollin’ with it. And I must say it all feels pretty dang good. Is everyone else digging these 2015 vibes too? I certainly hope you are! At the very least, I hope you enjoy a marvelous weekend. Here are a few fab things that caught our attention this week.

> Every woman in the world should just stop. All of your answers on how to take over the world are right here. These beauty secrets from a French girl {like, putting your lip balm on your eyelids!} are about to change your entire life. Because, you just can’t deny, French women kind of know what their doing when it comes to…everything.

> This week we talked about a cool winter fashion trend to try. I’m also loving this one. It’s making me reconsider chopping my hair again!

> Loved coming across this editorial spread- it may be from a couple of years ago, but it still is so relevant. To create a conversation about the state of equality, this photographer styled strangers in the same outfit, and while they may look the “same,” their differences are what make them beautiful.

> Ok, who listens to podcasts in the morning on the way to work?? If you don’t, they’re a great alternative to radio, which can get so redundant, and Serial is so crazy popular that you’re way behind the times if you don’t know about it. If you need something to fill your obsession between episodes, we’re dying to start these 5 podcasts to listen to, post-Serial!

> So I suffer from a lot of less-than-healthy envies, but I have a serious case of house envy right now. Not only am I jealous that Erica has completed her home revovation and we’re only just getting started, but her living room makeover is a serious stunner that is totally igniting my decorating itch! Anyone have a space they need styled? Anyone??

> Was traveling more one of your New Year’s resolutions for this year? First of all, this travel blog is a must-read. We love that every place visited by Pauline is given a tried and true test. So this list of the top 10 hotels of 2014 is, kind of like, the holy grail. Also, Barcelona may have just moved to the top of our wanderlust list!

> And speaking of travel, this is our BABYMOON weekend. Can you tell I’m a just a tad over-excited?? I promise to share recaps galore, but in the meantime you can get sneak peeks on Instagram here!

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3 Instagram Accounts That’ll Keep You Up at Night

Are you losing precious sleep because you’re scrolling through your Instagram feed? Yea, us too. It’s a bad habit that we just don’t want to quit. We’re so inspired by all of the beauty that is right at our fingertips that we just keep scrolling, following and dreaming. From lists of places we want to visit, to decor ideas and mouth watering food shots, we can’t wait for breakfast the next morning! Not that we need to pour more fuel on the fire, but there’s always room for another good Instagrammer or two!. We’re certain everything in these three feeds will keep you up all night long!

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Joanne Pio is a photographer based out of LA and this girl knows all of the hotspots -not just in LA, but everywhere she goes! NYC, Portland, Seattle, you name it, Joanne knows only the prettiest, most instagrammable places to visit. She makes us a.) want to jet-set across the country and back again and b.) do all that travel with Joanne by our side. Luckily, following her Instagram account kinda lets us do that. So if you like good eats, clean design and traveling, get to screen shotting and taking notes!

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It’s no wonder why Kristen Cesiro’s Instagram account is gorgeous. She’s only the Lead Web and Graphic Designer of Homepolish, the genius interior design firm that broke on the scene offering great design at even greater prices.One photo after another, you’re drawn right into Kristen’s world. Dusty pinks and soft white tones run through each of her snaps and we just die over her vision. They’re so pretty they make us wish we saw the world through her eyes. Well, we get to…through her lovely insta!

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Dana Miller, blogger at House Tweaking and mama to three, makes normal life look completely dreamy. She’s deemed her house The Underdog, taking the challenge on of making this once dilapidated house into her dream home. We’d say she’s doing a pretty darn good job too! We love all of the decor updates she shares and seeing pictures of her kids in the space – playing, with real toys! Dana reminds us that Instagram isn’t always about aspirational photos, brunches every weekend and curated top-downs. Love, family and happiness oozes out of this account- follow it!

Who are some of your favorite Instagrammers? We’re always looking to follow someone new to love! Please share your latest faves in comments!!

PS: You can follow our founder, Erin, here and our Editorial Director, Bianca, here.

Winter Style to Try: Sweaters + Skirts

As we settle into the thick of winter, finding style inspiration can be a bit tough. How many puffy coats and scarves can one wear, really? And while I love me my jeans, even they can start to feel a little tired {not to mention, they’re no longer loving my 30 week bump!}. But lately I’ve been spotting a new style idea that feels fresh, but still weather suitable…jumbo sweaters paired with skirts!

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The combination is the perfect mix of masculine and feminine. I particularly love the combo when a gorgeous textured sweater and a midi skirt are involved. The look feels modern, powerful and totally wearable.

My other favorite idea – mix in some fashion sneakers! From Nike, to Chucks or Adidas, a clean crisp lace-up feels super cool – and bonus – they are very bump friendly footwear!

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Obviously, layering could easily come into play here. If you’re plagued by a polar vortex you can just add tights, boots, big coats and chic scarves to get you through the daily commute. But as we tip-toe toward spring {or if you enjoy mild winters like we do here in San Francisco!}, you can use this outfit to show off a pretty pump, ankle boot and highlight a killer bag!

Ok, it’s official. I’m going to break out of my denim rut and give a skirt and oversized sweater a try! How about you? Are you into this mix?? All you need is a classic skirt and any of these pretty pieces!

 

 

For more of our favorite style trends to try CLICK HERE!

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