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Expectant mamas holiday gift guide!

I wish I knew about gift guides with my first child. I am sure they were out there of course but I wasn’t blogging or had many friends who were pregnant when I was pregnant with Oakland so I had no clue as to what the best items for your baby were!

I love that SO many Instagram shops carry baby items! Some of the items on this gift guide I found on Instagram! Now everything I am recommending today is legit and MANY other mamas could agree with that!

So here they are!


DockATot : Now this is not an item I have ever used before but every mom I know swears by it! I mean what is not to like about it! It’s a lightweight dock that can be used for lounging, sleeping, chilling, playing, and resting! There are so many adorable patterns to choose from also!  I can’t wait to use this with my little girl!



Ju-Ju-Be diaper bags: Again this is an item I have never used but I’ve always wanted one of these diaper bags! This particular one is beautiful!!!!!! It comes with SO many options! If you’re like me and you tend to over pack then this is your bag! The stripes are adorable and I love that the entire bag is machine washable!



Modern Burlap: I did use these swaddles with Ainsley and I love them! I absolutely love the different prints and the use of scripture on them!! They are also organic and muslin blankets actually reduce the risk of SIDS.


Lille Baby: I never used a carrier with either of my children and ALWAYS wanted one! I did, however use a wrap with my daughter but didn’t like the fact that it always took a while to wrap her in it. I CAN’T wait to use this carrier and wear my little girl everywhere!! I love the pink color and that I can carry her as a newborn up until she is 48 months!


Aden + Anais: These sleeping bags were amazing with Ainsley! You don’t have to worry about loose blankets or wondering if your baby is kicking off their blanket! They can sleep snugly in these bags. When you have to change your baby in the middle of the night the zipper at the bottom makes it easy to do so!



expectant mamas Holiday gift guide

Stay tuned for more gift guides coming your way!!


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    November 12, 2016 at 9:24 pm

    Just got our dockatot and I’m obsessed!!

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      Brittany Ashmore
      November 12, 2016 at 9:50 pm

      I can’t wait to use it! Yay!!

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    Justine Y @ Little Dove
    November 12, 2016 at 9:26 pm

    Yes!!! Muslin swaddling blankets are the best!!

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      Brittany Ashmore
      November 12, 2016 at 9:50 pm

      I totally agree! They don’t weigh a ton and I love that!

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    Ashley Peavey
    November 12, 2016 at 9:26 pm

    Such great ideas! I’m obsessed with my lillebaby. The dockatot is great and my jujube is my go to diaper bag for traveling!

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      Brittany Ashmore
      November 12, 2016 at 9:51 pm

      Thank you so much friend! All of them make me so happy to get to use! I have always wanted to wear her! Thanks for the recommendation!!!

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    November 12, 2016 at 9:49 pm

    These are all so cute, love it!! I totally wish they had the DockATot with my kiddos, that would’ve been amazing!

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      Brittany Ashmore
      November 12, 2016 at 9:52 pm

      Thank you so much!!!! Girl me too!!!!!!

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    Jackie Kinstler
    November 12, 2016 at 9:58 pm

    I definitely need a dock-a-Tot next time! I’ve heard great things about them too!

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      Brittany Ashmore
      November 12, 2016 at 10:00 pm

      Yes all good things! I’m excited to try!

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    Tineke - workingmommyabroad
    November 12, 2016 at 11:24 pm

    We swear by sleeping bags! Have heard many good stories about the dock a tot but didn’t know about it but when my son was born

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    Chanel van Reenen
    November 13, 2016 at 3:20 am

    I love my Lille carrier! These are some great picks! There’s so many wonderful new products out there now for expectant moms. Kinda makes me want another little baby but then I realize how much sleep I wouldn’t get since my current children like to wake up at 5am EVERY SINGLE DAY! lol

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    November 13, 2016 at 7:10 am

    This is an awesome guide! I love everyone of these items and I especially love the diaper bag!!

    IG: @JustMeOMaya

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    Fatima Dedrickson
    November 13, 2016 at 8:54 am

    I love all your picks!! Specially the dock and modern burlap! My two favorite things 🙂

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    November 13, 2016 at 9:15 am

    I’ve used SO many of these products (with the exception of dock a tot — which I WISH I would have known about!). LOVE them!

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    November 13, 2016 at 8:08 pm

    Love this holiday guide! Wish this was around when I was pregnant.

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    November 13, 2016 at 8:38 pm

    Wow everything is super adorable!! Thank you for hosting your sweater giveaway!! 💕 IG name is @mariseeezy ☺️

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    Kristen Melissa
    November 13, 2016 at 9:22 pm

    Great gift guide for friends of expectant mama’s ! I have no idea where to start sometimes … there’s only so much you can get your best friend for babies first Christmas when the baby is due on Thanksgiving and you just had the baby shower ! This is a wonderful place to start ☺

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    November 13, 2016 at 9:37 pm

    I absolutely love the dockotot💜💜💜💜💜
    Instagram: sewcrazymomma

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    Nicole Banuelos
    November 13, 2016 at 10:39 pm

    This is such an awesome gift guide! Love everything!

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    November 13, 2016 at 10:55 pm

    Very cute Holiday gifts 🎁

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    November 14, 2016 at 7:47 am

    Oh my gosh so much yes. This is such a great list. I always struggle and I just feel that pressure to get the best gift. Thanks for doing this!!!

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    Beth Newcomb
    November 14, 2016 at 1:45 pm

    I LOVE Aden + Anais!! Their stuff is soooo soft. I didn’t use their sleep sack, but we have their changing pad cover and it’s amazing! I can’t wait to hear how you like the DockATot. I want one if we have a 3rd.

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    November 14, 2016 at 3:37 pm

    I need to save this for when I get pregnant again! Awesome gifts! I hear wonderful things about the dockatot! Thank you for sharing!

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    Amber Battishill
    November 14, 2016 at 3:46 pm

    Loving all these suggestions! That diaper bag is so cute! I have a dockatot arriving any day and cannot wait!

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    Stayce Tackley
    November 14, 2016 at 5:54 pm

    Love it all 😍😍 very cool baby items from the best companies. Love the bag too ❤️❤️

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    November 14, 2016 at 9:17 pm

    This is such a perfect gift guide, girl! One of my best friends is due with her first little girl this month, I am sending her your way!

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    November 15, 2016 at 3:13 am

    Love this list! We just got a DockATot for our daughter and love it. I also love the Aden and Anais sleep sack. So perfect!

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    November 15, 2016 at 8:10 am

    The DockATot is amazing! I wish I had gotten mine sooner and could have gotten more use out of it when my daughter was a newborn, but I’ve heard they are a total must have!

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    December 9, 2016 at 12:26 pm

    Thanks for including us!! xoxo DockATot

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