As the temperatures are starting to drop (PRAISSSSSSSE THE LORD!) here in Mississippi, I have been starting to reach for fall clothes. I quickly realized though as I was stuffing myself like a sausage into non-maternity casings pieces that I was hoping I’d still be able to use for a while, that just wasn’t going […]

September 26, 2023

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Maternity Clothing Staples + Fall Maternity Capsule Wardrobe

I’ve been itching (and praying) for the time when I could share write this post and here we are. If you’ve been keeping up with my (almost) weekly letters or the little blurbs I’ve shared on my Instagram, you know we’ve had a lot going on in our family with my brother. If you have […]

September 1, 2023

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Blessings Upon Blessings Amidst Trial

A couple of weeks ago we shared HERE that we are overjoyed to welcome another Tupta Tot to our crew in a few short months! We are just so grateful and excited to get the opportunity to parent another child and watch Ellie thrive as an older sister. Here are the questions you sent in […]

February 4, 2022

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Ellie Joy is Going to be an Older Sister! You Asked & I Answered

Pregnancy Third Trimester Recap

Although Ellie girl has been with us for 9 weeks now, I wrote this post a few days before she arrived and still wanted to share. Some of you might not care to read this after the fact, but I probably will want to look back on this later on! Here are my answers to […]

October 19, 2020

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Tupta Tot #2 Third Trimester Recap

Maternity clothes

About three years ago when I was packing up my closet to prepare for our move from Phoenix to South Carolina, I realized that I had so many clothes that I didn’t wear and I basically wore the same pieces on repeat. At that point, I got rid of so much stuff and decided I […]

October 14, 2020

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Minimal Maternity Wardrobe – Summer Due Date

What to pack in a hospital bag

Almost three weeks ago our little Eleanor was making her way into the world. Goodness, time is flying… It hurts my heart a bit. Ironically enough, the 2.5 days that we spent in the hospital felt like they took forever. I think that was just because we wanted to get home so badly (despite how […]

September 3, 2020

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What We’d Pack in a Hospital Bag + Free Printable


I tend to do a lot of research and question asking when it comes to buying pretty much anything. Breast pumps though, well, really most baby products, I feel like was on a whole other level for me. I will say though, once I learned about the Elvie from a great friend of mine, the […]

August 24, 2020

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Why I Got the Elvie Breast Pump & How I Ordered it with Tricare

Pregnant Resource Vault

Birth Class We can’t recommend this enough! Specifically Lauren’s class. She typically does these in person but because of COVID she revamped everything to make it online so even though she’s based out of Northern VA, we were able to do this with her which was amazing. The course is broken up into four, three-ish […]

July 29, 2020

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Resources We’ve Utilized During Pregnancy

Two weeks ago tomorrow, Stephen and I were sleeping in the house I grew up in when I awoke to multiple messages (mostly from friends stationed or deployed across the globe) asking if Stephen was okay. “Yeah, he’s was sleeping right next to me, what’s up?” I quickly learned that there had been a fatal […]

July 13, 2020

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Life Lately + Maternity Photos




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