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Sunny Walks with PinkBlush (+ a giveaway)

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Phoenix has gone back to fighting naps almost everyday since learning to sit up over a month ago. It's been an exhausting, albeit fun, month! No one fully told me how many developmental changes a baby goes through during their first year. As soon as we master a "schedule" Phoenix goes and learns something new. I think Phoenix is a little on the early side for rolling, sitting-up and crawling. I have a feeling he'll be walking before he's 10 months old.

He surprises me everyday. I just love being his mama.

Sunny walks with PinkBlush Maternity

Yesterday (after two failed naps) Jordan and I decided to push aside our to-do lists and take advantage of the beautiful sunny February weather. Phoenix needed a proper distraction and we all needed to feel the sunshine on our faces. It's been several weeks since the three of us ventured out together exploring our new neighborhood. Finding extra time is challenging, but I am hopeful for more opportunities now that we are incorporating a sitter to watch Phoenix some of the days I am at work. This way Jordan isn't making up as much lost work time throughout the entire weekend.

I was craving tacos, so first we went to Local Taco for a late lunch. There was a random long wait, so we went on a walk while they prepared our food. Afterwards, we popped across the street to watch golfers at the driving range. It was a refreshing afternoon! Phoenix even snuck in a little catnap while on our way home. Phoenix still went to bed at 6 pm. He couldn't handle anymore of the day! HA.

Sunny walks with PinkBlush Maternity

^ See those tired eyes?


Sunny walks with PinkBlush Maternity

Sunny walks with PinkBlush Maternity

Sunny walks with PinkBlush Maternity

The weather was warm enough to wear my new sleeveless stripped dress c/o from PinkBlush and my Birkenstocks. I wore this stripped dress all throughout my pregnancy, but I wanted one to wear now! While it's not the most nursing friendly article of clothing I own, it'll be great for chasing a toddler (it doesn't seem that far off!).

At this point in my nursing journey, I nurse in the car if my clothing is tricky to work around. This kimono is very nursing friendly. I wish I had it when I was first trying to nurse in public!

PinkBlush has partnered with me to offer one of you a $50 gift card to their store!

Here are the two ways to enter:

  1. Follow ashortblonde on Facebook
  2. Follow ashortblonde on Instagram (+tag a friend in the comments for extra entries) Giveaway ends on February 28th 12pm CST.

    Sunny walks with PinkBlush Maternity

*The randomly selected winner must not have won a PinkBlush giveaway in the past 6 months to be eligible. Winners must wait 3 months before they are eligible to enter to win again.

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