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Posted on May 17, 2017

Maternity Style | Date Night & Outfit Drama | 26 Weeks Pregnant

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During our last date night I had a prominent wardrobe malfunction!

We were at a charity dinner and the room’s general demographic was 60+ years old – about a hour into the dinner I needed to go to the washroom. As soon as I entered an elderly lady told me she needed to tell me something, I stood there gawking “Yes??”. And she proceeded to tell me you could see my underwear THROUGH my skirt. *insert screaming emoji face*

I didn’t get ready at home earlier that day – we dropped the girls off at Matt’s parents house and I got ready there before the dinner, so when I packed that morning coordinating undergarments were the last thing on my mind. But in all honesty, there should be no excuses!

I thanked the elderly lady, because you never want to be walking around a room and no-one has the guts to tell you your underwear is being advertised (though it could have been worse and my skirt could have been tucked into the band revealing a lot more). Then I said “Thanks, no probelm! I’ll just take them off.” and her face literally impersonated the screaming emoji. LOL.

I tried to retract what I said by sneaking in “Orrrr I’ll just figure it out!” while smiling innocently, but I think we both knew I had already figured it out. *insert winky emoji*

Later that evening when Matt and I left the dinner he told me how beautiful I looked BUT that he could see my underwear through my skirt! What a turkey! I set him straight to always tell me if I’m having a wardrobe malfunction – and I’ve been teasing him about it all week.

Edmonton Alberta Blogger

Posted on May 12, 2017

We’re All So Excited & We Just Can’t Hide It! | Funny Things My 3 Year Old Says

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I never thought I’d ever share funny things my 3 year old says, but lately Annaliese has been hilarious and I need to share!

Leading up to this week Annaliese has been so excited for her new baby sister, until last night when I was tucking her into bed… she whispered in my ear as I gave her a hug and a kiss “give me a baby brother”.

I couldn’t help but laugh and ask her “what did you say?”. 

She giggled and then with a straight face said again “give me a baby brother”.

Well, sorry little girl! There’s no guarantee that you’ll ever have a brother, it’s going to always be a 50/50 split, but thanks for the (hesitant) laugh. 
Edmonton Alberta Blogger

Posted on April 14, 2017

Arizona Adventures | Spring Maternity Style | Pink Blush Giveaway

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 Like I said before on Instagram, it feels like this pregnancy has flown by as I am already 22 weeks pregnant! Right now we are scoping out names like crazy because Matt and I can hardly find one name we both like.

Our (but really it’s MY) name qualification checklist is long but we’ll keep looking at baby name lists until we find a couple names we can agree one. I love names that start with vowels, that are long-ish, and unique but traditional names, plus if it’s biblical that’s a bigger bonus.. The kicker is finding a biblical name that is unique but not bizarre (like Nebuchadnezzar or Tirzah)… but I like also Grace as a possibility for a girl but Matt does not like “word names”. See what I mean? We have a lot more baby research ahead of us!

 But for now let’s head into this next G I V E A W A Y! I’ve partnered with Pink Blush to giveaway a $50 gift certificate! I’ve been wearing all my Pink Blushes dresses this week (here, here, and here) to update my Spring maternity style, and I know you’ll find something you love from there!

To enter:

Subscribe to Honey & Betts by email, you can in the sidebar or if you’re on a mobile device it will be at the bottom the page.

Follow both @honeyandbetts and @shoppinkblush on Instagram.

Comment below with your favourite Pink Blush item and your Instagram handle.

This giveaway is open internationally. The giveaway closes on April 20, 2017 at 11:59 PM MST. Good luck!

Edmonton Alberta Blogger

Posted on April 7, 2017

New North Edmonton Saks OFF 5th | My #OFF5THFINDS | Maternity Spring Style

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Happy Friday, darlings!

Do you know what will make your weekend even better? Taking a trip to Edmonton’s newest Saks OFF Fifth location at the Skyview Power Centre, managed by Triovest.

The grand opening festivities include the North Edmonton location giving away a $50 gift card every 30 minutes from April 6-9th! Trust me the excitement that rushes through you when they come on the speakers with the winning ticket number takes shopping to a whole new level.

I found these stunning, nude suede Dolce Vita booties for $109.99 /31% off. Lately I am obsessed with the perforated shoe look. And to add to my growing purse collection I bought this tan KC Jagger shoulder bag for $59.99 / 63% off! I had to seriously strong arm myself to not buy all the Kate Spade little baby swaddles and booties, they were adorable. 

I implore you to go to the North Edmonton Saks OFF Fifth store (13554-137 Ave) and check out their vaste selection of women’s, men’s, and kid’s apparel! 

Edmonton Alberta Blogger

This post has been sponsored by Triovest. All opinions are 100% my own.

Posted on April 6, 2017

Spring Break Shoe Finds | Mama & Mini Fashion | Designer Shoe Warehouse Kids Giveaway

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It’s that time again… when your child out grows their shoes and you need to take them shoe shopping. Shopping with Annaliese can be a toss up between a sigh of relief or a complete nightmare. She’s already formed her own personal fashion preferences and it can be a struggle for me to let go controlling what she wears.

Thankfully DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse Kids now has 2 locations in Edmonton and I can let her pick her choice from all my favourite shoe brands: Nike, Striderite, Hunter, Birkenstock, Toms, Ugg, Steve Madden. She’s happy with her choice, and I’m happy with her choice and with the affordable price.

Time for a giveaway! The best part is I’ve partnered with Designer Shoe Warehouse to give 1 winner a $100 DSW gift card to take care of your shoe needs! To enter complete the 3 steps:

Subscribe to Honey & Betts by email, you can in the sidebar or if you’re on a mobile device it will be at the bottom the page.

Follow both @honeyandbetts and @dswcanada on Instagram.

Comment below with your favourite DSW shoe brand and your Instagram handle.

This contest will run until April 13th. Canadian residents only. The giftcard is $100, no cash value. Good luck!

Edmonton Alberta Blogger

This post is sponsored by Designer Shoe Warehouse. All opinions are 100% my own.

Posted on April 1, 2017

Arizona Adventures | Maternity Summer Style | Bright & Bold

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maxi dress: Pink Blush | hat: Aritzia (similar ones here and here)| earrings: Stella & Dot | nail polish: Essie “Meet Me At Sunset” | lipstick: Maybelline “Pink Pop“, “Fuchsia Flash“, “Vivid Rose” 

The sun feels so good after a rough first trimeter during the winter. Though it’s technically Spring time here, it feels like Summer to me!

At some point this week Matt and I want to go thrift shopping, and check out a new coffee place every morning with the girls. Other than that we don’t plan on too much shopping, just playing with the girls in the pool and soaking up the Vitamin D.

Edmonton Alberta Blogger

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