Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Modern Baby Product Round Up

Happy Tuesday!
Did you all have a good Memorial Day Weekend?? Ours was pretty relaxing, which was exactly what we needed! :)

In today's post I'm sharing some modern baby products we've received from various companies. I am very impressed by each of these products and can't wait to try them out when Baby DeWire arrives! In the meantime, I thought I would tell you a little bit about them and hopefully give you some ideas if you're expecting or looking for gifts for someone you know...
DockATot Deluxe + Dock- Silver Lining
The DockATot is a multi-functional lounger, co-sleeper and playtime lounger. It gets amazing reviews for helping babies sleep more soundly in a snug and womb-like environment. The DocATots are lightweight and portable which makes them easy to move from room to room and perfect for traveling. They're also all natural and made of 100% cotton. I am so excited to try out our DockATot and I'm hoping our baby loves to sleep in it! 
Finn + Emma Elephant Outfit and Rattle
Body Suit // Shorts // Hat // Rattle

This adorable baby outfit and rattle are from the Finn + Emma elephant collection. Finn + Emma products are made with 100% organic cotton and eco friendly dyes. They have a variety of unique clothing prints and styles for babies and toddlers. They also have toys, teethers and play gyms made with all natural wood! The elephant collection is my favorite...I love the mint and gray! I picked out the outfit above for baby DeWire to wear throughout the summer. The shorts have a cute elephant pocket on the back and the hat is reversible! One thing I love about the Finn + Emma clothing is that you can mix and match so many items within the different collections. Each of the collections even have matching toys! 
Lorena Canals Baby Rug
Lorena Canals specializes in rugs that are hand-made, natural and machine-washable. They also have a beautiful collection of cushions, baskets and blankets! Their home collection includes products for adult living spaces and children/baby rooms. I picked out this Baby Petit Point Grey rug for baby DeWire's nursery (comes in pink, too). The cross-stitch baby design is too cute! I love the modern look to the Lorena Canals nursery decor and the fact that their rugs are machine-washable. I'm sure my rug will get a lot of wear and tear between the baby and Jax, so being able to wash it will make things WAY easier! Also, proceeds from Lorena Canals rug purchases go toward the Sakula Project which provides schooling for children in India. How cool is that!? 
Milestone is a company that makes baby photo cards for capturing the memorable moments in the first year of baby's life! It is such a cute idea and a great way to remember the special milestones through photos. I can't wait to take pictures of Baby DeWire with the various cards in our Over the Moon set!
This swaddle is from The Ollie World company and known as "The Smarter Swaddle." It's made from custom moisture-wicking material to reduce the risk of overheating and it has a custom closure so one size fits all! I also love that it has easy access for diaper changes with an opening in the bottom. I was super impressed with the beautiful packaging. The swaddle was folded in the adorable box you see pictured above, which also included the white zipper pouch to keep the swaddle in. We've purchased a few different swaddles and sleep sacks, so I'm looking forward to trying them out and seeing which our baby sleeps in best! This one gets amazing reviews.
The Binxy Baby Shopping Cart Hammock is such a creative idea and I'm so excited to try it out when our baby arrives! These hammocks get great reviews and look like they make grocery shopping way easier with a young babe! The hammocks easily clip onto most grocery carts and are elevated so you can put groceries underneath. They hold up to 50lbs in weight so you can strap your baby directly into the hammock or you can strap in your infant car seat. I'll be sure to try both ways and let you all know which I prefer. I'm sure when our baby is little it will be easier to put his car seat right on top of the hammock!

I hope you enjoyed today's post and I'd love to know if you've tried any of these awesome products! I will be reviewing each of them once baby is here and we get to try them out. Stay tuned! 
Products were provided for feature, all opinions are my own.

Sunday, May 28, 2017

What to Buy at the Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale

In case you haven't heard, one of the best Nordstrom sales of the year is going on right now! The Half Yearly Sale is on through June 4th and so many items are marked up to 40% off (and some 50% off)!! To help make your shopping a little easier, I've browsed the site and picked some of my favorite clothing and accessories. The widget photos below are clickable and you can hover over them to see the price.

Hope you are all having a great Memorial Day Weekend!

Friday, May 26, 2017

39 Week Bumpdate

Photography by Little Nest Portraits

39 Week Bumpdate

How Far Along: 39 Weeks and 1 day!

How I'm Feeling: I'm definitely slowing down! It's true what everyone says...the last few weeks are the toughest! The aches and pains are increasing but overall I'm not too bad and know it could be worse. I keep reminding myself how blessed I am that things look good at each of my appointments and everything is right on track.

Physical Changes: I'm experiencing increased back pain, hip and leg aching lately due to my belly being quite large! I feel like my bump is stretched to the max...LOL. I'm also feeling more tired! This is all pretty normal at the very end of pregnancy though. 

What I Miss: I miss being able to do normal daily activities with ease! Everything requires so much more effort now. I get frustrated when I physically can't accomplish all I want to get done! Also, I can't wait to wear regular clothing again and for the swelling in my feet to go away.

What I'm Most Excited About: Meeting our baby and beginning this adventure...and feeling like myself again (not sure when this will happen though...especially with limited sleep haha)! 

What I'm Least Excited About: The unknowns of labor and delivery and lack of sleep. 

Exercise: I am definitely able to do less the past few weeks. I do go to a prenatal yoga class and a pregnancy chiropractor where I do some exercises, but other than that, just walking around as I'm on the go during the day! I love being active but my body is exhausted and so achy after a day where I'm on my feet a lot!

Still nothing crazy...but I have been craving seltzer waters and lemonade lately, which is odd for me. I'm usually happy with just water! I would also eat ice cream every day if I let myself...but that's nothing new! Ha.

Movement: Movement is definitely different now...he is running out of room! It's more of shifting and rippling motions and less jabs and kicks. He is more active in the evenings!

Nursery: Almost completely done! I want to add some more wall decor, like the baby's name spelled above the crib. I'll add these things after he is born and then do a nursery reveal blog post!

Name: I think we finally have a name we agree on! We are waiting to see him to make a final decision though.

Thanks so much for reading!
Philippians 4:13
I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.

My maternity dress is from ASOS and is sold out, but I linked a bunch of summer floral dresses in the widget below (maternity and non maternity) + my pink lip products and similar hoop earrings! All of these dresses are 20% off with code LIT20!

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Memorial Day Style

Happy Thursday! 

What do you all have planned for Memorial Day Weekend? We are going out to dinner with family on Friday evening to celebrate my sister and bro-in-law's 30th birthdays. Other than that, we don't have much planned, which is okay with me! I'm looking forward to taking it easy. Plus, Todd has a 3 day weekend, which hasn't happened in a LONG time!

Today I've rounded up some Memorial Day style ideas for you to shop. These pictures are clickable and if you hover over them, you can see the brand and price (some of the prices don't reflect sales though so click over to the sites!). 

Tomorrow I'll have a 39 week bumpdate and a few maternity photos, so tune back in!
Thanks for stopping by,

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Instagram Round Up + LIKEtoKNOWit Info!

I'm very excited to let you all know that I've recently been accepted to rewardStyle! Many of you are probably familiar with LIKEtoKNOWit, but in case you aren't, let me explain. This means that you can now easily shop my Instagram posts (@styleinharmony) by simply "liking" the photo. All you have to do is sign up at www.liketoknow.it and then you will receive e-mails with directing shopping links! Also, if you download the LIKEtoKNOWit app, you can shop right from Instagram with a screenshot. 

Since it's been awhile, I thought it was time to post an Instagram round up! Since I'm nearing the end of my pregnancy, I haven't been doing much shopping and my wardrobe is VERY limited (can't wait to shop for normal clothes again! LOL). I still wanted to share my recent outfits with you all, even though many items have been on repeat lately. Most of these clothes/accessories are available and on sale! There is also a mix of maternity and non maternity clothing. Comment below if you have any questions on sizing, etc!
I wore this outfit to my cousin's bridal shower a few weeks ago...
Absolutely love this off the shoulder dress with the cutest tie sleeves! 
Dress (non maternity) // Similar Clutch // Wedge Sandals // Necklace
36 Week bump pic!
Top (ASOS maternity- so comfy and great for layering) // Similar Maternity Jeans // Bucket Bag // Similar Sneakers // Fedora // Similar Hoops
Striped Top // Similar Maternity Jeans // Bucket Bag // Watch (there's still a week left to enter my JORD watch giveaway! See this post for entry details)
This picture was taken in Philly on Saturday night...we went out to dinner to celebrate my sister and bother-in-law's 30th birthdays! 

On Me: Dress from Motherhood Maternity, similar here + here and non maternity here + here // Earrings // Gold Wedges (only $30!) // Similar Kate Spade Crossbody Bag //  Similar Layered Necklace // Lip Liner + Lipstick

On Kim: Top (on sale for $24.95!!) // Jeans // Similar Nine West Block Heels ($37.99) // Bag from Primark
These summer jewels have been on major repeat lately!
I wore this outfit to church this past Sunday. This striped maternity dress from Target is so comfy and has been a 'go to' lately!
This is such a cute beach/pool cover up and a great price (this is a pic of the back)!
See full post here!
Dress (non maternity) // Necklace // Similar Clutch // Fedora // Watch 
Another pic from Saturday night!

For more daily outfit posts like these, follow me on Instagram @styleinharmony!

Thanks for stopping by!! 

Thursday, May 18, 2017

The 411 on Orchestra French Fashion for Kids

On Monday, I had the opportunity to attend a blogger/media event hosted by Orchestra French Fashion for Kids. Orchestra is a French clothing brand and the 6th largest children's retailer worldwide. They just opened their first retail store in the U.S. in King of Prussia, PA (right near where I live in suburban Philadelphia)! For today's post, I thought it would be fun to share my experience with all of you...
At the blogger event, we got to tour the store and shop before its official opening. I was impressed by the organized and easy-to-shop layout! Orchestra carries sizes from birth to 14 years old. The store was broken up into sections according to age/size and gender. The sizing is slightly different from what we are used to here in the U.S. For example, in the baby section, the clothing is sized according to each month. Instead of 0-3 months, they have sizes in newborn, 1 month, 2 month, 3 month, etc. From ages 2-14, clothing is sized by year. 
As a part of the event, Orchestra was so kind to give us each a gift card to shop with. It was really fun to browse the store and shop before it was open to the public! 
Another cool thing about Orchestra is that they have a 25% off discount club that's definitely worth signing up for! For $10/year you get 25% off all products year round and other special promotions. 
Getting ready to check out! It was tough to decide, but I left with 4 adorable outfits for baby DeWire.
Here's what I picked out...

How cute is this!? It says, "I'm New Here" on the hat and on the sun of the onesie!
I couldn't resist! We have a few weddings this summer that we're hoping to make it to and this would be the perfect little outfit!
This is too cute...I just love the hood!
I had trouble finding this exact onesie online, but you can shop similar ones here. The baby animals are precious, aren't they!?
This photo was taken at the store front after the tour! I've always loved and admired European fashion so I was excited to receive an invitation to this exclusive event. It will be fun to explore different styles and trends for the baby! This fashion-forward clothing is modern and unique and I'm looking forward to shopping here in the coming years.
By the way, Orchestra is having a grand opening event this Saturday with activities for kids, so be sure to check it out if you're in the Philadelphia area! If you aren't from the Philly area, you can still shop the U.S. store online here.

Thanks for reading and I hope you enjoyed this post!

A very special thank you to Orchestra for the tour and gift card. As always, all opinions are my own.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Summer Wish List

Happy Monday!!

I thought it would be fun to put together a summer wish list of items I've had my eye on lately! There are so many fun + girly trends this summer like bows, ties, tassels, beads, etc. I'm also loving raw hem denim and one shoulder dresses/tops! All of these items are perfect for summer vacations, too. Since I'm in my last few weeks of pregnancy, I've obviously been very limited with clothing shopping. I am SO ready to wear non maternity and to get my feet back in my favorite sandals and wedges (gotta love swelling)! LOL. Anyway, I wanted to let you guys know about these stylish and affordable items while they're available. Hopefully it makes your summer shopping a little easier!

I love the navy/white stripes and this tote is SO roomy (can double as a baby bag!).

I've had my eye on these for months...maybe after baby arrives! 

These are so pretty. I adore the color combo!

This dress is adorable for date night, girls night out, graduations, baby/bridal showers and more!

Looks so comfy and the front tie is really cute.

Turquoise is one of my favorite colors during the summer months!

Absolutely love the bows and these are really practical for me!

A straw hat is a necessity for beach/pool days!

I've been craving pink sunnies lately.

Can't wait to get a pair of white denim shorts this summer. The raw hem is really fun for a change, too!

Also, have you entered my JORD Watch Giveaway!? There's still time to enter for your chance to win $100 off one of their gorgeous wooden watches. Click here to enter!
Thanks for stopping by!

Friday, May 12, 2017

JORD Wood & Rose Gold Watch + Giveaway!

Happy Friday!! 
I'm so excited to be teaming up with JORD today to share their beautiful and unique wooden watches and give you a chance to win $100 toward a watch of your own (scroll to bottom for details)!
The watch I'm styling is from the Cora Series and is made of golden Koa wood with a rose gold face. It is absolutely stunning!! When I received it in the mail, I was blown away by not only the watch itself but also the amazing packaging. The watches are sent in a gorgeous wooden box and displayed on a small pillow. The box has a drawer that pulls out with cleaning products (natural finishing oil and polishing cloth) to help preserve your watch. This cool box is perfect for storing and protecting!
I love how you can wear this watch with almost anything. I styled it with a casual spring/summer outfit, but it can easily be dressed up as well! The rose gold and striped top is an easy, breezy summer combo that I adore!
Here's the best part: JORD carries stylish watches for both men and women! When Todd saw my watch, he immediately went to the site to browse the men's section and said, "these watches are so cool, can you get me one!?" LOL. They also make great gifts (Father's Day, graduations, birthdays, etc.)! Click here to shop men's watches and here for women's watches. 
About my outfit: my LOFT softened striped top and mixed metallic leaf necklace are both 30% off or 40% off with your LOVELOFT card (in stores and online with code LOVEMOM)! This top is so lightweight and perfect for cool summer nights (would be so adorable for a beach vacation with white jeans shorts)! FYI, it's not maternity (I sized up for the bump!). 
STRIPED TOP: LOFT (not maternity, wearing size M) // JEANS: Motherhood Maternity, similar // BAG: Lucky Brand (suede) and leather here // SNEAKERS: Adidas // WATCH: JORD (Cora Series, Koa & Rose Gold) // NECKLACE: LOFT // SUNNIES: Le Specs

Giveaway is closed.
Congrats to the winner, Jaimie O'Sullivan!
If you entered, you should have received an e-mail with a $25 code. If you didn't, the code is styleinharmony25sp. Enjoy your watch and thanks for entering!

JORD has been kind enough to give one lucky reader $100 to use toward a watch! One reader will win, but everyone will receive a $25 code just for entering! The contest will end on 5/28/17 at 11:59pm. Both the $100 and $25 code expire on 7/31/17.

Thanks for stopping by and good luck!!

This post is in collaboration with JORD. All opinions are my own.

Wooden Wrist Watch