Our Favorite Maternity Swimsuits of 2017!

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It’s nearly July which means we have the pool on the brain! So, in honor of the summer heat and upcoming swimming we rounded up our 10 FAVORITE maternity swimsuits of the season.

Scroll down to see our staff picks and where you can score them…

1. Crochet Maternity One Piece Swimsuit ($98 at A Pea in the Pod)  |  2. Maternity Stripe Tie-back Swimsuit ($34.99 at Target.com) |  3. Maternity Tropical Floaty Swimsuit ($56 at Asos.com)  |  4. Maternity Square Neck Swimsuit ($35 at Asos.com)  |  5. Pink Palm Halter Tankini (top: $32 at pinkblushmaternity.com)  |  6. Printed Halter Maternity One-Piece Swimsuit ($39.98 at Motherhood Maternity)  |  7. Montego Bay One-Piece Maternity Swimsuit ($96 at Nordstrom)  |  8. Twist Front Maternity Bikini Top and Foldover, Reversible Bottoms (top: $48 bottom: $40 at A Pea in the Pod)  |  9. Ibiza One-Piece Maternity Swimsuit ($98 at Nordstrom)  |  10. Nautical Strip Adjustable Maternity Bikini ($65 at Seraphine)

We’ve been pregnant ourselves, and we know each pregnancy can feel incredibly different from the next. What you’re comfortable in one season may not give you the same confidence during your subsequent pregnancy. We wanted to include a variety of styles at different price points so you can find just the right fit for you!

What do you think? Will you be picking up a new maternity swimsuit? Do you have a go-to staple?

Let’s talk about it all in the comments below!

11 Darling Nursery Wallpaper Patterns

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We’ve been fans of unique wallpaper for some time, and with so many  new designers and patterns hitting the market it’s clear the wall fun has just begun!

We saved our most recent favorites and wanted to share them with you. Scroll down for the best nursery wallpaper patterns (in our opinion) and where you can find them!

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Jolie Wallpaper – Anewall

Isn’t this just a soft, darling pattern for a little girl’s room? We love the blushy tones and soft greens. You can find it for sale right here.

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Wild – Chasing Paper

We are head over heels for this animal print wallpaper. How could you not fall in love with those little faces?! Plus, it comes in 4 different colors so you can find the perfect tone to fit your nursery. Find it right here.

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Watercolor Cactus Wallpaper – Anewall

This stopped us in our tracks. How perfect would this be for a gender neutral nursery? Find it here.

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Drops Wallpaper in Charcoal – Sissy and Marley

This print is just perfect for a black and white themed nursery. We love that as baby grows up this wallpaper would still be appropriate in the room! Purchase right here.

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Still Life with Shadows Blue Vinyl Wallcovering – Ellie Cashman

We are head over heels for anything Ellie Cashman designs. Her floral patterns are so unique and lovely. We love the idea of this in baby’s room. We also love the idea of it in mom and dad’s room as well (wink wink). See the goodness here!

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Blush Scallop Wallpaper – LivettesKIDS

We love a good scallop print and this blush tone pattern is just perfect! Plus this wallpaper comes in traditional or removable and you can customize the colors if you like! Learn more here!

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Toucan Bird Wallpaper – LivettesKIDS

Oh my goodness… toucans! What a way to add a tropical touch to your nursery. Bonus, this also comes in both tradition and removable paper options! Find it here.

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Flower Confetti Colorful Compilation Wall Decal – The Lovely Wall

So technically these are decals, not wallpaper, but we had to include nonetheless. The color scheme and pattern was way too fun to not share with you! Get a set here.

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Retro Triangle Pattern Fabric Wallpaper – Wall Plays

This pattern is so cool. It’s a fabric wallpaper that’s easy to peel and stick AND allows you to reposition if necessary. Since hanging traditional wallpaper is no walk in the park we do love this idea! Find it here.

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Flamingos Wallpaper – Cole and Son

We love that this nursery wallpaper is dark and moody, yet the flamingos make it tropical and fun. If dark isn’t for you that’s ok! It also comes in a light background! See here.

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Tassles Wallpaper – Hygge and West

We think this fun and breezy pattern would be a great option for a gender neutral baby’s room. We also can’t help but this it would be a perfect backdrop for a nautical themed nursery. Find it here.


Pretty fun right? Which was your favorite?

P.S. Can’t get enough wallpaper? See our previous post for our favorites from last year – many of which are still available for purchase! –> 12 Nursery Wallpaper Patterns We Can’t Get Enough Of.

The 50 Most Popular Baby Names of 2016

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Choosing a baby name or have on ready for when baby arrives? We were curious what the most popular baby names of 2016 were. Especially with one on our team expecting her first, we have baby names on the brain over here.

We turned to the trusty folks at Baby Center who rank baby names by true popularity every year. Below you’ll find the top 50 names!

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Is your baby name on the list?