Monday, August 31, 2020

.Grocery Express delivery with Walmart.

Happy Monday, friends! I hope you all had an amazing weekend. I swear I blinked and ours was over. With everything going on in our lives right now and keeping up with two littles, the days just seem to fly by. From the dm conversations I have been having with some of you, I know I am not alone. It seems like us moms are having to balance it all right now. From new babies, to working from home, and distance learning, we find ourselves wearing many, many different hats! I like to think of it as beautiful chaos.

Every once and awhile something comes along that makes our lives a little easier. And let's be honest, if we can simplify one part of our day-that's a win...am I right? That's why I am so excited to share with you guys Walmart's Express delivery Service! This new service is such a game changer with the option to order groceries, toiletries, baby items, and OTC medicines straight to your door in 2 hours or less!! 

I loved the fact that today during Madeline's nap I was able to order everything I needed for dinner and stock up on diapers and formula that I needed ASAP! Not having to leave my house with both the girls to shop was such a treat!! I know I will be using this service from now on.

You can place your order online or in the free Walmart app on your phone. I also loved that you have the option, when placing your order, to have the delivery person either leave it at the front door (contact free) or they will greet you at the door and hand them directly to you! I opted for them to leave the groceries on our porch because I didn't dare risk them waking up Madeline, haha! As soon as they were delivered I got a text/email notifying me that they had arrived. 

Another HUGE win for me was that there is a giant mark up on your items! In fact, I noticed that most were actually less expensive than you would find at other retailers.




A look at tonight's dinner!


Thanks for reading!! Xo, Kayla 

**Thank you to walmart for sponsoring today's post. As always, all opinions expressed in my post were 100% my own!**




Monday, November 25, 2019

.Little Stars Organic Nursery Bedding.


Walmart recently launched an exclusive line of organic nursery bedding, Little Stars Organic. Not only is line pure organic, it's mom, baby & eco friendly, and ethically produced. It's also incredibly soft, which you want when it comes to baby and toddler bedding! 

I was amazed at the affordable price point they are offering it at too! I have the three piece set that includes two sheets and the reversible quilt (my personal fav!) and it's all under $50. They also offer the option of purchasing everything separately in addition to burp cloths, receiving blankets, swaddle blankets, and changing pad covers. The line has it all! 

I personally went with the gender neutral option because I loved the little star print. I also wanted to showcase an option that would work for you moms that have little girls or little boys. You girls know I'm all about pink and that's not changing, but sometimes it's nice to switch things up. 

I will say that the girl set, that has bunny & hearts, is seriously precious! I have the two pack of sheets in my cart right now. There is also a really cute boy option with sweet little critters on it. 

Hard to believe our little one will be here next month, but I am feeling better knowing that I can check out off quality bedding on our to do list! 

Xo, Kayla 

**Thank you to Walmart for sponsoring today's post! All opinions are my own**


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Friday, November 8, 2019

.50% OFF Old Navy Sale.



The sale of all sales is here! Old Navy's Friends & Family 50% OFF everything! I feel like I have been prepping for this day since it ended last year, ha! Old Navy really knows how to do the holidays. It's my favorite time to shop there. Below I linked up all my current favorites and closet staples! It's the perfect time to stock up on Christmas gifts and holiday outfits. I will also be uploading a new Try On to my stories so make sure to follow along on Instagram if  you don't already.

Cardigan (size medium) 8 color options!
Black Magic Jeans (run tts, sized up 2 sizes for bump)
Booties (run tts) 

I adore this cardigan, because you can wear it open like a traditional cardigan or buttoned up like this for a different look. It's a two for one! It's very soft too, which is always a huge plus in my book. I went with the medium for the bump and honestly would probably stick with that if I wasn't pregnant. 

Boyfriend Blazer (size small) || Luxe Tee (medium) 
Sweater (size medium) || Booties (run tts) 
Maternity Skinny Jeans (size small) || Magic Jeans (non maternity) 




Tunic Sweater (size medium) || Quilted Vest (size small) 
Denim Jacket (size medium) || Maternity Leggings (size small) 
Black Magic Jeans || Mules (go up 1/2 a size) on sale for $27!

Kennedy's Dress (her favorite, we own every color!)
Cardigan (5 colors) || Booties (run tts) || Bows

Luxe Tee (medium) || Chunky Scarf
Maternity Skinny Jeans (size small) || Magic Jeans (non maternity) 
Mules (go up 1/2 a size) on sale for $27!

Red & Gold Blouse (size medium, would normally do a small) 
Maternity Skinny Jeans (size small) || Magic Jeans (non maternity) 
Mules (go up 1/2 a size) on sale for $27!

Talk about the perfect holiday blouse! Perfect for any parties you have this season, the office or keeping casual. It comes in multiple colors and they all have the prettiest hints of gold running through the fabric. I went with a medium, but would normally do a small. Runs tts!

Plush Tee (medium) || Solid Plush Tee (s0 many colors!) 
Joggers (size small, would do xs normally) 
Frost Free Vest (size small) 

These joggers are sold out in the burgundy, but you could easily recreate this outfit with the light pink joggers. I also own them in the leopard option too! They are lined with fleece and will keep you warm...very cozy!!

Plush Tee (size medium) || Frost Free Vest (size small) 
Maternity Skinny Jeans (size small) || Magic Jeans (non maternity) 

Kennedy's Vest (runs tts) || Plush Tee
Ballerina Jeans  (run a little big) 

Luxe Tee (medium) || Denim Jacket (medium) 
Joggers (size small) || Glitter Sneakers (go down 1/2 size) 
Flannel (medium) 


Sherpa Pullover (medium) ||  PJ Pants (medium) 
 Maternity Leggings (size small) || Mules (go up 1/2 a size) on sale for $27!

This sherpa pullover is a dream! SO COZY! If you live somewhere cold, this is an absolute must. I went with a medium and would even if I wasn't pregnant because something like this I like roomy. The sherpa is so, so soft! Perfect for lounging in your pjs or even pairing with jeans/leggings for out and about. Multiple color options too.


Pom Pom Slippers (size 8/9, run tts) 

These come in a set and other color options. I loved that they are fleece to keep you warm on the coldest days. You'll seriously want to snuggle up in these with a blanket and cup of coffee! I also loved that the bottoms are joggers, so super flattering. I went with a medium and think these run true to size. 

Red Thermal Top (4 colors, size ) || Oversized Tunic (size large) 
PJ Joggers (size medium, would do small normally) || PJ Pants (medium) 

Pajama jogger pants?! Yes, please! I love that these combine my favorite flannel pjs with the 
chic style of joggers. They come in a couple prints and are too cute. I'm wearing a medium in the jogger pjs but would normally do a small if I wasn't pregnant. 



Thermal Top (size XL, runs very fitted normally a L)
Thermal Bottoms (size medium, normally a small)
Cardigan (small) || Pom Pom Slippers (size 8/9, run tts) 

Kennedy's PJs (between go up) || Bow (favorites of ours!) 

These thermal pjs are an Old Navy classic piece that honestly tend to sell out very early on. They come in SO MANY fun, festive prints & patterns. I tried to share a couple above and was having the hardest time narrowing it down. In the end I went with the stripes, but have more in my cart. 

I love the fact that there are matching pjs for the family in most of the prints. If you like to do matching pjs for the family on Christmas morning or for holiday pictures, grab them while they are 50% OFF!

Sizing- I normally wear a small in the bottoms and a large on top. This year I went with a medium on the bottom and an XL on the top. The top runs very fitted so I recommend going up at least one and maybe two sizes if you don't like them fitted. The bottoms run tts but more on the fitted side so if you're between go up.

Tip, the two buffalo plaid options (white/black & red/black) are usually the first to sell out. 

Check out all the matching family pjs HERE

Plush Pullover (size medium) || Plush Jeggings(size small)
Frost Free Vest (size small) 

This plush set was a surprise favorite from my most recent try on! You girls know I am all about a comfy set and bonus points when it looks this cute. The pullover and joggers are sold separately and come in multiple colors. I loved the way they looked styled together, but you could just as easily style them many different ways with other pieces. They are both plush which you knows equals crazy soft!

They both run tts, but I would personally size up one in the top so that you can have a slouchy fit. 

If you are styling them together, I loved the vest paired with them but you could also do a denim jacket. Just add some sneakers (maybe the glitter ones!) and you are good to go. #coolmom

Sherpa Pullover (wearing a large, normally a medium) 
Magic Jeans (Top pic, runs tts) 
Maternity Skinny Jeans (size small) || Mules (go up 1/2 a size) on sale for $27!


Peacoat (size small in both) || Magic Jeans (Top pic, runs tts) 
Maternity Skinny Jeans (size small) || Mules (go up 1/2 a size) on sale for $27!

Same coat, one year difference! My how things have changed in the midsection :) I wanted to show it from last year even though that color is not offered this year so you could see it buttoned. This jacket is such a classic! It's amazing quality and something you can reach for year after year. I would say it runs tts unless you live somewhere where you will be heavily layering underneath! 

It's available in 5 colors total and I love the 'Spicy Lentils' color. It also comes in a longer option that you can shop here.

Buffalo Plaid Sherpa (red medium, white large)
 Maternity Leggings (size small) || Mules (go up 1/2 a size) on sale for $27!

Polka Dot Pullover (size medium)
Maternity Skinny Jeans (size small) || Mules (go up 1/2 a size) on sale for $27!


Cardigan (size small) || Luxe Tee (medium) || Scarf
Plush Tee (size medium) || Quilted Vest (size small) 
Glitter Sneakers (go down 1/2 size) || Black Magic Jeans 
Maternity Skinny Jeans (size small)



Flannel (wearing medium) || Maternity Tank (size small) 
Glitter Sneakers (go down 1/2 size) ||  Maternity Leggings (size small) 

Kennedy's Flannel (between go up) || Leggings
Boots (run tts) || Bows

Xo, Kayla 



Thursday, August 29, 2019

.Baby Roundup and Breastfeeding Journey.


Plaid Blouse (medium, runs tts) // Cardigan (medium, runs tts) 


Now that I am officially 22 weeks, the pressure is on to start getting things ready for baby! Especially since I am due New Years Eve, the holidays are going to fly by. I told Tyler I would like to have almost everything done and organized before Halloween, but honestly that is probably wishful thinking! We shall see how that goes. I am determined to get a move on it though!

A huge part of preparing for a new baby is thinking about how you are going to feed them. Whether we want to prepare for a breastfeeding journey or get everything in order to formula feed. I am a huge believer in fed is BEST and however you choose to do that is a personal choice for each mama. Did you know that August is National Breast Feeding month?! I think that's so cool that there's a whole month dedicated to all the hard work that goes into breastfeeding! 

I mean it when I say hard work too. When I was pregnant with Kennedy I just assumed breastfeeding would come natural to us and I would do it for the first year of her life. After a first couple very hard and challenging days, I came to the realization that it just wasn't going to happen for us. I gave it my all and like I said, I knew fed was best and breastfeeding just wasn't in our cards. I ended up exclusively pumping and bottle feeding her. That came with its own challenges, but ended up working out great for us. 

So this second time around I am going in with an open mind! I am going to try nursing, because I would love to be able to experience that, but if it doesn't work out I will pump again and supplement with formula. The one great thing about being a second time mom is knowing the products that really worked for us the first go around. While each baby is different, I do have an idea of the essentials we will need. 

I've been doing a lot of research too about who has the best prices for all these items. Since it's been over 4 years we are essentially starting from scratch and needing to grab a lot of products again. Not only has Walmart been killing the fashion game, they have a fabulous baby section! They carry most of the name brands that we all love and trust for our littles! They are also running a couple incredible deals on the bigger tickets items, like this breast pump! If you are expecting I highly recommend checking out this page where you can see all the must haves broken down from newborn to 18 months. It would be extremely helpful if you're wanting to do your registry too!


I'm curious, what were your must have items when it came to feeding your babies? 

Thank you to RewardStyle & Walmart for sponsoring this post. Per usual, all thoughts and opinions are my own.

Rounding up my favorite products here:





Tuesday, July 30, 2019

.Pop Of Leopard With Walmart.





Dress (wearing small) || Leopard Jacket (wearing small)

It's safe to say leopard has officially taken over my wardrobe! I just can't seem to say no when I come across something in this print. I am not complaining though, because I love adding it, whether I am dressing up or keeping it casual doing #momlife. I really think it adds a certain fun factor to every outfit. This jacket is such a fun piece too! I was super drawn to it, because it's very lightweight which makes it great to wear now and you can layer into the fall. It would be cute styled with a black tunic and leggings or styled like I did here over a black dress! So many options and it's guaranteed to be that fun piece you reach for when you wake up feeling extra sassy! 
Side note, jacket is available in plus size sizing too (shop here

I had to take a second to gush about this dress too! It was a surprise purchase that I wasn't expecting to love so much. It is so flowy and hugs in all the right spots; it really works with a bump! I stuck with my normal size (small) and have room to grow. I would say it runs a little big and if you're in between (and not pregnant) you might want to go down. It has adjustable straps and comes in 3 colors total, one of them being blush! It's a great one that could work for everyone! Layer with a blazer for the office, layer with a cardigan if you're a teacher, wear it on it's own with heels for date night, or style it like me with the leopard jacket! The black is such a classic and every closet needs a little black dress!

You girls know that Kennedy and I have been rocking a lot of Walmart lately. Just like leopard, I can't quit them! I am always obsessed with getting a good deal and love mixing high and low price points. That's what I think is great about Walmart, you can find an $18 jacket (like the one pictured) and pair it with anything and you would never be able to tell how much I paid for it! I think that's what is fun about fashion. Finding the hidden gems! That's what I have been loving about shopping Walmart. Also the fact that I get my items the next day for free when I spend over $35+!! Anytime I can shop from the comfort of my own home and get my items asap, is a mega win in my book!! 

Xo, Kayla 

**Thank you to Walmart & RewardStyle for sponsoring this post. As always, all opinions are my own**

Here are a couple other items I am loving from Walmart right now:

Thursday, July 25, 2019

.Back To School With Walmart.









Kennedy
 Jelly Sandals (purchased in store) similar here

Kayla

I can't even believe it, but my baby is starting preschool in less than a month! Such a bittersweet milestone. I know there is going to be tears shed on the first day, and not from Kennedy! She is so ready to be in preschool and I know she's going to flourish. It's just going to be surreal not having her home with me most of the time. What am I going to do with all that time on my hands?! 

One of my favorite memories about going back to school was shopping for clothes and supplies with my mom. She always made it so special and it was so exciting. I remember laying out my outfits the night before and being so excited for my new pens + folders. So the fact that I get to do all this with Kennedy brings a whole new level of excitement. 

When I thought about where I wanted to shop for her back to school clothes and supplies,  I had a couple things that came to mind. I wanted everything to be affordable, because kids play hard and I knew we might be going  through clothes faster than normal. I also wanted to make sure we were picking cute (duh) clothes that she would love as well. I figured if she's excited to wear it, it might make getting ready in the morning a little bit easier...fingers crossed ;)

Of course, Walmart came to mind! We all know they have been killing it in the clothing department not only for women, but the whole family! Honestly, the toddler section might just be my personal favorite. Their brand Wonder Nation makes the cutest little pieces and at a price I can completely get behind. #winning 

The best part, when our order came in, Kennedy was beyond excited to see everything we picked out. The unicorn clothing and $9 backpack  made her day! Seriously a total mom win!! I love that I was able to grab her 4 outfits, 1 pair of shoes and a backpack for around $50! You seriously can't beat that. Another thing that I love about shopping Walmart is that they offer free one day shipping on a lot of items if you spend over $35!!

I love that I am feeling organized and ahead of the game, so I can focus on spending the next couple weeks doing all the fun things with Kennedy before school starts! It's such a wide range of emotions gearing up to send your little love to school. I can't even imagine how I'll be feeling next year when it's Kindergarten! 

Xo, Kayla 

**Thank you to Walmart + RewardSyle for sponsoring this post. As usual all outfits were picked out by me 
and all opinions are my own**

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