Fashion, Pregnancy



This has pretty much become my default outfit now that my belly has outgrown most of my clothes and my need to get dressed is a zero (when you work from home… well, you know.) I’ll be honest: most days now, I sit in my husband’s comfortable flannel pj pants and his softest sweater until about noon, and then decide that it’s probably about time to actually wear clothes. But not complicated ones.

I think this is the “jeans and a tee shirt” phase one of my friends expected me to be in. Only instead of jeans and a tee shirt, it’s leggings and a sweater.

6Pregnant woman’s gotta be comfortable, you know! Hopefully I will be able to have a little bit of a shopping spree soon, and then I’ll be more inclined to get dressed. Once I have garments that I know fit, instead of having to look at my closet and try about ten different shirts on before I find one that doesn’t stop three inches short of covering the stomach.

5At least some cute (comfortable) shoes and a shot of red lips makes it seem less like I’m being lazy. Which I totally am.


I swear, whenever I wear bold lipstick I cannot resist making this face. I don’t know why. It just happens, and I can’t stop myself. Haha! I think I’m much more into wearing lipstick now that fall is around, even though my husband hates it — well, he says it looks hot, but it’s no fun because he can’t kiss me — and I have to constantly check to be sure I haven’t rubbed it off. But it makes makeup much easier to do lighter eyes and a swipe of lipstick.

I ordered an awesome fuchsia color from Macy’s on a gift card that I cannot wait to try! I hope it gets here soon. 8 10 And just so you guys know, I cannot even see my feet when I look down. I don’t think it’ll be long before I can no longer see small children, either, and end up smacking them with the belly if they get too close. Ha! 9

I hope you are all having a fantastic week! I’m looking forward to the weekend, even if nothing happens! Even with working from home, not being required to get dressed or put on makeup, it’s nice to have a few days off and not have to be thinking about when I’ll get my hours in during that day. I absolutely love the flexibility of my work, but this week has been slow and I haven’t been able to work as much as I have wanted to. I try not to work when Mr. Owl is home, but sometimes it can’t be avoided!

Oh well. I’m so thankful that God provided me with a way to stay at home and still be earning the extra money we’ll need when the baby comes (and we need right now, actually.) AND it’s a job I enjoy. So blessed!


H&M Sweater | Forever 21 Leggings | Modcloth Beets Me Wedge | Gifted necklace (similar)

I hope you all have a wonderful weekend! My in-laws who currently live in the Ukraine as missionaries are coming back from a 10 month furlough this coming Tuesday, and I cannot wait to meet their kids! I’ve met my brother-in-law and his wife separately, but I’ve never gotten to meet the kids. I can’t wait!

Happy Friday!


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