It’s prime holiday party time, and we are so excited! From casual gatherings with friends and family to dressed-up affairs, it really is the most wonderful time of the year. We hope these four things to eat, wear, do and create will help to inspire you this weekend as you enjoy all of the joy around you – enjoy!
Be the perfect guest by bringing your host this deliciously savory Rustic Pesto Tart that celebrates the colors of the season.
Don’t stress about what to wear to holiday parties, just wrap it! A wrap maternity dress is as flattering to your bump as it is comfortable to wear.
Style your hair oh, so pretty with luscious waves that will catch everyone’s eye.
Has there ever been a cuter, more sentimental ornament? Ever? We think not!
Posted by destinationmaternity on December 7, 2013
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FitPregnancy is one of our favorite resources for all things related to health and nutrition both during and after pregnancy.
As the leaves begin to change and the weather cools down, we find ourselves craving delicious seasonal specialties including apples, cranberries, pumpkin and especially butternut squash!
Try FitPregnancy’s simple, vitamin-packed and oh-so-tasty recipe for Butternut Squash Bruschetta. Whether as a healthy snack for yourself or when you’re entertaining a crowd, it will not disappoint:
- 1/4 cup pureed butternut squash
- 2 tablespoons fresh ricotta
- 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon grated parmesan cheese
- 1 teaspoon minced scallion white
- Salt and black pepper
- 6 slices whole wheat baguette toast brushed with olive oil and rubbed with garlic
- Small handful baby arugula leaves, for garnish
- Minced scallion green, for garnish
In a bowl, combine the squash, ricotta, lemon, parmesan and scallion white. Season with salt and pepper and spread the mixture on the toasts. Scatter with arugula leaves and garnish with the scallion green.
Click here for more on this recipe and additional ideas from FitPregnancy.
Posted by destinationmaternity on October 25, 2013
We don’t know about you, but fall weekends sure seem to book up fast. Perhaps it’s because the lazy days of summer have come to a close; or perhaps the fresh air is calling our names. Though you may have places to go and people to see, do your best to take a breather this weekend by throwing on something cozy, chowing down on something comforting, doing something beautiful and creating something precious.
A cinch to put together, and even more scrumptious to devour, Cider-Glazed Chicken with Browned Butter-Pecan Rice is on the agenda.
Glorious brisk weather calls for a cozy-chic maternity sweater that ranks high on the style curve.
A rosy glow is the perfect remedy for summer’s fading sun-kissed skin; The 10 Commandments of Blush is sure to polish your skills.
A sweeter than sweet DIY that has all the makings of a treasured family heirloom, create a handkerchief nursery pillow for your impending little one.
Posted by destinationmaternity on October 19, 2013
Weekends are all about kicking back and taking a much needed breather. Whether you relax by running around town, meeting up with friends or simply curling up on the couch with a good book, hot drink and a comforting meal, we hope you enjoy every minute of it.
Breakfast in bed never tasted so good thanks to Oatmeal Pancakes with Maple-Glazed Roasted Apples.
There may not be a more fall-perfect maternity sweater – we love the cut, the color, the whole thing.
Put away that flat iron; a messy-chic low bun is just what the weekend calls for.
We’re reading the inspiring book, Words That Matter, because if Oprah tells you it’s a must-read, it is.
Posted by destinationmaternity on October 12, 2013
The sights and sounds of fall are all around us, humming and buzzing with rich colors, cozy fabrics and foods that epitomize comfort! This weekend, take advantage of your 48-hour break by wearing something new, doing something dramatic, baking something delicious, and creating something spectacular!
There’s no better way to kick off autumn than with the “Best Pumpkin Bread” recipe.
A fleece maternity jacket in fall’s “it” color is the perfect accessory to your off-duty look.
Create your own Warhol masterpiece with this fabulously simple DIY Gallery Art project.
Get even more gorgeous with smoky bronze eyes that will make your features pop.
Posted by destinationmaternity on October 5, 2013