I’m officially in my third trimester and overnight it feels like my belly has just gotten HUGE! I’ve talked maternity style on here quite a bit, but what I haven’t really dived into as much is all of the different gear we’re getting for our baby girl!
I never knew that shopping for a baby could be so much fun. From bibs to car seat covers to even changing pad covers – I get crazy excited about each and everything we bring home for her. Today, I’m teaming up with Copper Pearl to share my 27-week bumpdate and these cute bandana bibs we got for our little girl. Plus, I’m also giving readers a chance to win a $75 gift card to shop Copper Pearl’s adorable boutique!
But first, a little bit about this look!
One of my favorite things to wear lately has been these overalls. I just discreetly undo the top button on each side, and they still seem to fit perfectly! I paired them with this top from Seraphine Maternity. (Gone are the days of fitting in my regular tops!) Overalls are extremely casual, but when pairing them with a heeled bootie and silk top, I’m able to take them to dressier places – even the workplace! (Well, my workplace at least. Perks of working in fashion, I suppose! )
What goes better with overalls than a bandana, am I right? Well, these cutie Copper Pearl bandanas aren’t for me, they’re actually for our little girl!
I absolutely love Copper Pearl’s slogan on the website, “Suppress the drool. Still keep cool.” I’m sure my life is about to be filled with so much baby drool (I can’t wait) and I’m thinking these adorable bibs are going to really come in handy!
Enter the rafflectoper below to win $75 to shop Copper Pearl. From quirky baby bibs to adorable blankets, crib sheets & even wash clothes – they’ve got your baby covered! (Pun totally intended.) 😉
And now for a quick #bumpdate on all things baby!
How far along: We are at 27 weeks. Exactly three months from this week she will be here! Eek!
Size: Baby is the size of an entire head of cauliflower. Aka, huge!
Name: After some back & forth I thiiiiink we’ve finally picked it! The first name we’ve known for a while, but the middle name we weren’t sure about. We’ll be sharing it upon her arrival.
What We’re Looking Forward to Next: The next few weeks begins serious baby prep mode. We will be starting our classes, Life with Baby, Infant CPR & Prepared Childbirth, and even touring the hospital in the next few weeks.
Nursery Update: Well, we painted and put down the rug and a few other things. But then all of a sudden we realized the paint color dried much darker than we were expecting. So we’ll be painting the room … again. Poor Patrick! Wish I could help! But I think we’ll be much happier with a lighter color in there. Once the new coat of paint is dry we’ll finally be able to set it up for real. Can. Not. Wait!
Least Excited About? Losing mobility! Wow bending over is HARD these days. It’s almost too difficult to even bend down to put dishes in the dishwasher. Haha I feel like such a diva that I can’t even do the dishes! I can’t even fathom what it’s going to feel like at 9 months, but I’m excited to get there.
Movement: Yes, yes yes! Last night it was like she was performing a gymnastics routine in my belly. Finally caught it on video too! Although it’s definitely not Oscar worthy, I’ve already re-watched it like 20 times.
Cravings: Still sweets, all the time. But I’ve noticed I haven’t been as picky lately as I was before. Hoping this little trend continues.
Highlights of the Second Trimester: My second trimester was seriously amazing! (Except for those two pesky ER visits!) I had so much energy and was able to travel a bunch too. We finished it off with our babymoon and now we’re ready to hunker down and nest for the next three months. From what I heard, the third trimester can be a bit similar to the first. If that’s the case, then I’m so thankful that us moms-to-be get that three-month “break” from the exhaustion in the middle!
Thanks so much for following along, and don’t forget to enter my giveaway with Copper Pearl! Winner will be announced on Monday, October 24th!
photos by This Lavender Life