30 weeks pregnant OOTD

Whoa. That didn’t take very long to reach 30 weeks, did it? Thought I’d show you a quick OOTD and the details of it all.

Also, check out the size of that pinecone bebs found on our forest adventure. It was so heavy! 

I’m so happy we finally have healthy air to breath. Never thought in a trillion years that would be something I’d take for granted. We were basically surrounded by wildfires for weeks on end. Today and yesterday we got more of a break and the AQI is reading green! Aka absolutely “normal” and healthy to head outside. I’m hoping it lasts.

Like my new backpack? Gaston Luga is a Swedish backpack retailer located in the heart of Stockholm. Though I have to admit, I wish there were more pockets on the outside of the pack too, for my water bottle. They have a small keychain hanging from it, where I can clip my car keys on and the back of the backpack there’s a little slot that’s big enough to fit my phone for easy access. 

Also huge shoutout to PinkBlush who has given me a few pieces of clothing (actually, all sweaters to be honest- my choices!) throughout this pregnancy. I’ve never been disappointed with their quality of clothing, not just maternity clothes – they also have regular women’s clothes too. Hot tip: sign up for their e-mails because I swear it’s weekly when they send me (and anyone who is signed up to their mailing list) a 40% off coupon for one item, or 30% off their entire site. It’s fantastic. I ended up buying two sweaters (which you’ll see one of them in tomorrow’s blog post) and wear them both often.

Charcoal Ribbed Maternity Hoody ($38 on PinkBlush)
Maternity leggings – H&M 
Backpack – Gaston Luga
Sneakers – Rackle Footwear (see my blog post about them here

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The only shoes that fit my pregnant feet…

We venture out to the forest on hot days to stay clear of the scorching sunshine and stay cool in the shade and explore together. These photos were from 2wks ago or so – since now we’re not heading out of our house at all, due to all of the smoke from the forest fires that have been burning for the last week.

Choosing my clothes and shoes wisely during pregnancy especially gearing towards my third trimester. I need to be as comfortable as possible. My shoes are a new EcoSmart extremely lightweight footwear brand that very well may be the most sustainable pair of shoes ever made.

Rackle Shoes are made of a sustainable hemp upper material and the soles are foam. Every part of this shoe has been manufactured to minimize waste and environmental impact – from the materials used all the way through to the kind of adhesives used, which is typically the most toxic part of the footwear manufacturing process.

The entire collection is unisex, comes in three colours and retails for $89. Do ya like ’em? 

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Adding to our UPPAbaby VISTA!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of UPPAbaby. All opinions are 100% mine.
 
Full disclosure, I received this stroller when bebs was an infant, Winter 2018. I wanted to update you since we’re having our second child, we still use it daily, and love this stroller so much!

We’re making our UPPAbaby VISTA into a double stroller! 

We’ve added a second seat to our UPPAbaby VISTA. The Rumble Seat has arrived and I’m figuring our configurations as to which suits our needs best. From when bebs was an infant, we have the bassinet, so the new little one will be going in that for the first few months until they’re ready for the Rumble Seat (which is great for 3 months old and onwards). 

On UPPAbaby’s website, they have the VISTA expansion tool for you to figure out what type of configurations work for you and your family, and what adapters you’ll need – there’s multiple ways! So much functionality with this one, as you can face your kids towards you, away from you, facing one another. Add a bassinet, add a carseat. Endless opportunities here folks. 

So many things I love about the VISTA. It can be a single/double/triple yielding stroller. Add your rumbleseat and upper adapters and it becomes a double stroller. Add a piggyback ride-along board makes it a triple. We are pretty much fully decked out for 3 kids (no we’re not going to have a third omg), because we already have the piggyback ride-along board for bebs. He calls it his  skateboard, and I’m going along with it because it’s the cutest thing. I also preferred this stroller over side-by-side strollers because I knew in advance we were hoping to expand our family to 4. It’s an inline stroller (and feels more compact) so walking around and going in and out of stores (and through the aisles) isn’t an issue. Not that we’re doing any of that at the moment, due to the world pandemic we’re in. We’re steering clear of stores. 

The storage basket on the bottom of the VISTA is huge and easily accessible from the front or the back of the stroller. You may already know this, but we also have the UPPAbaby MINU and the basket for that is a fair size too, and fits my always jam-packed diaper bag (which holds the essentials, diapers, snacks, toys, you name it). 

Since Bebs is the big brother, he’s going to stay in the main seat that comes with the stroller as he’s almost at the weight limit for the Rumble Seat (suitable for 3 months to 35lbs whereas the main seat is good for up to 50lbs). It would make more sense for the new babe to be closer to me, but that’s all I can do – I can’t do anything about my first borns weight, ha! I don’t think I’ll really know how I prefer to set up the two children in the UPPAbaby VISTA until I’m actually living it, have gone on a few walks with both of them. Perhaps, if you’re interested I’ll report back in 2021 and give you another update on it when the new beb is 3+mths old. 

Learn more about UPPAbaby strollers and products. 

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