We are having a BOY!

The secret is finally out! We are having a BOY!!!!

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I’ve dreamt of being a mom since I was a little girl. I’d always wanted a daughter but the second I found out I was pregnant I was overwhelmed with the feeling that it was a boy. For several weeks after I looked for every reason for it to be a girl. Any wives tales, any little sayings, anything. Andy was convinced we were having a girl and I quickly began thinking the same. I was actually a little worried that I might be disappointed as silly as that sounds (but I personally think that’s totally normal) because I’d imagined bows and tutus and my own personal dress up doll. When we got in the room the Ultrasound tech asked what we both thought and when we both said girl she paused and said “well… these are boy parts right here” and motioned with her mouse. I was instantly filled with pure JOY.

Actually, typing this I can’t remember why I ever thought I’d be disappointed. There’s something about knowing that he is a HE that made being pregnant feel more real. We weren’t just having a baby and it didn’t feel like a mystery anymore. I am pregnant with our SON!! I already feel like I know him a little better and I cannot wait to his sweet little face.

Since finding out, The place we went for our early ultrasound has new ownership. But There are still several places here in Columbia, SC. Including the place we went. I’ll list them here:

The Stork Imaging
My Baby’s First Photos
At First Sight

Details on our Reveal

First of all, I’m so thankful for my sisters because they were so helpful. Especially my older sister Melissa who made our cake and helped to make sure everything was perfect!

I didn’t have a theme and most of my decorations were from the dollar store or Walmart however I did want to share a few details. Also I always look for a good inspiration photo when I am decorating so feel free to pin these on your pinterest!



Confetti Cannon: Buy it here.
We ordered confetti cannons through Poof There it is on Etsy. They had several options and were biodegradable so if any pieces blew away in the wind it was okay. (pro tip: tell your nieces and nephews whoever picks up the most confetti gets a prize… our yard was spotless!)

Signs: Made by me. My Cricut is my favorite. I have an older model, I’ve linked a new model!

Thank you so much everyone for your kind words!

Please feel free to leave us any questions below! I cannot wait to be a boy mom!!!

xo, Brit














First Trimester – Update! Weeks 9-13

When I first found out that I was pregnant, I felt like time was creeping by. I couldn’t wait for the second trimester!! Now that we’re almost at 14 weeks it feels like time is flying by. I’ve been keeping up with my weeks here so that I’ll have a place to look back. Here it goes:



  • Due Date: February 13th
  • How far along?: 9 weeks 7/10
  • Baby is the size of a: Cherry or an olive!
  • The Bump: I just look like I ate a 3 cheeseburgers 😉
  • Symptoms: Sore breasts, crazy dreams, exhaustion and some nausea occasionally usually if I’m hungry.
  • Food Cravings: pickles LOL….. All carbs and coincidentally cherries!
  • Anything Making Me Queasy or Sick: Tiny waves of nausea. The thought of most vegetables makes me want to throw up.
  • Sleep: major fatigue! I’m having crazy dreams also
  • What I miss: wine!!!!! sushi..
  • Weddings Rings On or Off: On!
  • Any Names Picked Out Yet: We’ve had names picked out for 4 years!!! So fun!
  • Gender: Dont know yet!
  • Movement: no
  • Maternity Clothes: Having to unbutton my pants certain days. Mostly bloated!
  • Labor Signs: NOOOO
  • Best Moment of the Week: hearing our sweet baby’s heart beat with the doppler I purchased on amazon!
  • What I’m excited about/looking forward to: Announcing to our family and friends!



  • How far along?: 10 weeks
  • Baby is the size of a: strawberry or a Kumquat
  • The Bump: pretty much only I can see it
  • Symptoms: I had a migraine that was very terrible this week I think from low blood sugar.
  • Food Cravings: pickles, salt and vinegar chips, gummy bears
  • Anything Making Me Queasy or Sick: When my co-workers heat up their lunch in the microwave and it makes the whole office smell,
  • Sleep: Still sleeping good.
  • What I miss: still wine..
  • Weddings Rings On or Off: On!
  • Any Names Picked Out Yet: yes for both!
  • Gender: We cant wait to find out!
  • Movement: nope!
  • Maternity Clothes: Not yet
  • Labor Signs: No
  • Best Moment of the Week: telling friends!
  • What I’m excited about/looking forward to: Our 12 week appointment



  • How far along?: 11 weeks
  • Baby is the size of a: lime
  • The Bump: I can see it..
  • Symptoms: still just headaches
  • Food Cravings: still sweets, still pickles, Mint chocolate chip ice-cream. Also I had a random craving for spaghetti and clam sauce which I haven’t eaten in years..
  • Anything Making Me Queasy or Sick: chicken salad.. I’ll never eat it again.
  • Sleep: is still good
  • What I miss: My jeans fitting..
  • Weddings Rings On or Off: On
  • Any Names Picked Out Yet: yes
  • Gender: We are impatiently waiting to find out!
  • Movement: none yet
  • Maternity Clothes: none
  • Labor Signs: Nope
  • Best Moment of the Week: telling my grandma on FaceTime!
  • What I’m excited about/looking forward to: Seeing our sweet baby at our 12 week appointment



  • How far along?: 12 weeks
  • Baby is the size of a: plum
  • The Bump: starting to show, I think
  • Symptoms: headaches – wishing them away!!!
  • Food Cravings: candy, carbs. I haven’t been able to eat meat.
  • Anything Making Me Queasy or Sick: Afternoon sickness….. no bueno
  • Sleep: lots of crazy dreams! Waking up often to pee!
  • What I miss: nothing really
  • Weddings Rings On or Off: On
  • Any Names Picked Out Yet: Yes.
  • Gender: Andy thinks girl!! We will see!!
  • Movement:  not yet!
  • Maternity Clothes: I bought a belly band and have been wearing dresses
  • Labor Signs: No
  • Best Moment of the Week: Announcing!
  • What I’m excited about/looking forward to: Finding out if the baby is a boy or a girl!



  • How far along?: 13 weeks
  • Baby is the size of a: Lemon
  • The Bump: Its there!
  • Symptoms: Afternoon sickness, headaches..
  • Food Cravings: pickles, sour gummy bears, Any candy or sugar, anything I see on TV
  • Anything Making Me Queasy or Sick: Smells of certain foods, I’m not totally loving meat
  • Sleep: Waking up through the night often and having crazy dreams.
  • What I miss: nothing really
  • Weddings Rings On or Off: On!
  • Any Names Picked Out Yet: yes for both!
  • Gender: not too much longer!!
  • Movement: no but I’m impatiently waiting!
  • Maternity Clothes: I just ordered a few pairs of jeans!!
  • Labor Signs: No
  • Best Moment of the Week: Setting up our crib!
  • What I’m excited about/looking forward to: Our gender reveal!


We find out if we are having a girl or boy on September 2nd!! So far everything has been really good! I’m hoping that the sickness goes away and I regain some energy.

Surprise! We’re having a B A B Y !

SURPRISE!! WE’RE PREGNANT!!! We’ve been keeping a little secret in the Fogle house and we are SO excited and relieved to finally be able to share the news!!

It feels like we’ve been keeping this secret for so long, but we were patiently waiting until it was the right time. I am 12 Weeks today and everything is going wonderfully so far. We are just so glad to finally be able to share with the rest of the world!


I actually found out a few days before my period was due. I knew something was “off” and I had a feeling that I should take a test. I was so hopeful but nothing prepared me for how I felt when I saw that second pink line. We had been trying for several months and had suffered a loss before, so we were cautiously happy and hopeful. After several doctors appointments and ultrasounds to confirm our sweet baby is healthy and wiggly, we feel so so SO incredibly grateful and excited! It still doesn’t feel real!

I had always planned on telling Andy in a fun way. But when It finally happened I couldn’t keep it to myself! I have no idea how anyone walks around with that much weight on their shoulders! LOL! I realized there was no possibly way I was going to be able to hide the news and I finally blurted out “I TOOK A TEST!” The look on his face made my heart BURST. It was like Christmas morning!! Since I still wanted to surprise him in some way, I made him a basket for fathers day. I was 5.5 weeks and it was a few days after we were able to confirm by ultrasound I was in fact pregnant.

I have been very fortunate in that I have had very little sickness. The first few weeks I didn’t have an appetite and was having to force myself to eat anything so I lost 4 lbs. But I’ve only had about 5 really bad days in the last 12 weeks mostly when I ate something that didn’t sit well or if I was very hungry. Several friends recommended unisom for sickness and I’ve taken that every night. I do think that its helped!!

I still have a very weird appetite and I’ve had a hard time cooking since I’m really weird with smells. I’ve been craving lots of sweets, pickles and Mac & cheese.

My only real complaint is that I’ve been having headaches. But for the most part I’ve been good! I’m super uncomfortable in my clothes and most of my jeans were mid-rise or high-rise so I’m down to two pairs that I usually have to button with a rubber band. Its made sharing outfits a little difficult… Now that the secret is out I can dress a little more bump friendly! YAY!

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*this cradle is so special to me as it was built by my grandpa 20 years ago!*

Andy has been amazing through this whole process and I’m so excited to see him become a Dad! He truly is the best partner in life and I cant wait to take on parenthood together!

Thank you all for you love and Support! We cannot wait to share our journey with you all!



The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Okay, I know you all are probably really tired of hearing about the Nordstrom Sale. Its EVERYWHERE! But I just wanted to share a few items that I think are worth all of the fuss!!

I didn’t go super crazy at all I just grabbed a few items I knew I’d wear a ton throughout the year to work and just casually on the weekends! All of these items are reasonably priced.

This BP cardigan – I got it in gray! I’ll wear this year round to work in my office and its only $31.90
This Leith Cardigan – I got brown spice because I love this color for Fall!
This $11 Tee!!! Size up for a more comfortable fit.
This Long sleeve – I needed a good basic for cooler weather and this one was

I’m also linking the items on my wish list. As a blogger threes a lot of pressure to keep up with what’s new and what everyone is talking about however, I’ve always been extremely money conscious. Andy and I work really hard for everything we have and I normally just give myself an allowance for “fun money.” Its the same concept as a diet. You eat mostly good but still occasionally order desert. It works!



The Nordstrom Sale opens to the Public 7/20 and I’ll be periodically checking for restocks!!

If you buy any of these items I’d love to see!!




Two Piece Set – Chicory Lane Boutique

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I recently had a chance got this amazing two piece set in the mail from Chicory Lane Boutique and I’ve received SO many compliments on it! Its so flattering and I love that I’m able to style it many different ways!

Chicory Lane Boutique has so many affordable pieces! They were generous enough to give me a ! You may use the code BRITTANY15 for 15% off your entire purchase!

They have so many cute items and this piece is actually on major sale!!

I’ve linked it here. And its on SALE!!!!


Two Piece Set – here 
Bracelets- here
Alex and Ani bracelet – here
Watch – here
Shoes – here

Memorial Day Sales

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Romper : HERE
Sandals: HERE

Happy Memorial Day!!! There are so many sales going on that I wanted to share all of the items in my cart. Some are these are items I own and love!!

Lets start with Nordstrom:


The following are items you’ve seen me post before.

My Romper: HERE
My Jean Jacket: HERE
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My Gold Sandals: HERE

My one piece: HERE

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My Bralette: HERE
My Henley: HERE

My pink sandals : HERE

Anniversary Weekend in Myrtle

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This Tank Is so cute and its only $20! its fully in stock in all sizes at my favorite store!!

Shop My Look Here: 

This weekend we celebrated our first anniversary as a married couple and 10 total years together! We decided to spend our weekend on the beach and although it wasn’t quite how we imagined it – we had fun and crazy times always make for good memories anyway.

We stayed at the sea mist resort which I booked through an Airbnb. I’ve had really good experiences in the past with Airbnb’s but this one was kind of terrible. The pictures looked a lot different than the listing and it was in a bad area. If I would have looked it up on trip advisor, I would have seen that it only had 2 stars and not have booked it. Its rating on Airbnb was 5 stars which I later found out was because they ask you to leave a 5 star review. As We were leaving I got an email asking me to leave them 5 starts to help their profile.

After we arrived we got ready for the night and headed over to target to buy two towels to shower with and a blanket to sleep with (just some indication of the room quality) and started our night. If everything wasn’t booked for Mother’s Day we may have moved to a different hotel…. But we decided to make the best of it.

On to the good stuff! We went over to Broadway at the Beach where we walked through the shops and enjoyed the sunset. We were both starving and wanted seafood so we went to Joe’s Crab shack.

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I would highly recommend! We got an appetizer sampler and a steam pot to share. It was SO good I’m drooling thinking about it. When we finished dinner it was late so we headed back to our Airbnb. We had planned on walking on the beach but elected to stay in our room. Andy and I always have fun together so we had a few drinks and reminisced about where we were one year ago.

The next morning we spent the day on the beach. The area of the beach we were on didn’t allow for much relaxing. We spent the first half of our day on the beach before heading in to shower and get ready for our dinner plans. We had reservations at the Gulfstream Café about 30 minutes from our hotel in Garden City, SC. The restaurant sits right on the marsh and we were able to watch the sun set.

Fortunately we were given a seat right on the deck with a perfect view. The weather was so breezy and beautiful and It was so romantic.


We had purchased champagne from our wedding day and a small cake from publix (the same as our wedding cake) for dessert. That night I googled questions for couples and we ate cake and drank champagne and answered silly questions – You can find the list we used here.

You guys- we had so much fun. We laughed so much and we talked for hours. We may have been in a gross hotel without the best view but we had good company, drinks and cake.

A little smooshed – but SO good

It’s crazy how fast a year went by. So Cliché- but time really does fly when you’re having fun!

We are planning some more fun trips for this year! Where should we visit next?

Cottle Farms

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Happy Monday Friends! I just received an email from Old Navy and everything is an additional 35% off! Everything I’m wearing in these photos is from Old navy and you can shop it here:

As always you can receive 15% off your Daniel Wellington Watch with the code BRITTFOGLE. I’ve linked it here. And for a limited time you get an extra strap with your watch purchase!!
You also may receive 30% off this adorable wrap braclet with the code BRITTMF
OGLE! I’ve linked that code here.

This weekend was the best and I’m so sad its over! We visited Hopkins, SC on Saturday morning to go strawberry picking!

We went with two of my sisters, my brother-in-law and two of my nieces. If you want to be instantly entertained, bring a toddler to a strawberry field. This girl was in heaven!! They both had so much fun!

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I had previously never been and it was so much fun!

They have 3 sizes of containers. You have the option to grab a pre-picked package or go pick them yourself.  We got a bucket for $12 and walked through the fields for a couple of hours. The weather was beautiful! I think we will go back before the season is over.

I’m planning on making homemade strawberry Ice-cream. We got an ice-cream maker as a wedding gift (thank you martin!) and I used it all summer long last summer. I’ll link it here in case you’re interested. Its automatic so you don’t have to churn it yourself and we love it.

The recipe I have is what I found in the book that came with the ice-cream machine. If you guys have a really great strawberry recipe, let me know! I wanna try something fun!

April Showers Bring Cute Rain Jackets

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Happy Tuesday!

I’ve been really trying to get back into the swing of things since having a weekend away in Sunny Florida. The weather was beautiful and we drove home to a high of 65 and rain here in South Carolina.

Fortunately, I recently got this adorable monogrammed Rain Jacket which certainly helps to brighten up any dreary rainy day and I wanted to tell you a little more about it and how you may have a chance to win your very own!


Kathy’s Kreations is the cutest little boutique in Irmo, South Carolina. They have an arrangement of items from cups, frames, baby items to, wall plaques and even monogrammed clothing. For every week in the month of April they will be giving away a free rain jacket to one lucky customer!


The rules are very simple. You just have to stop by the store and ask at the counter for a form to enter to win. You get one entry for simply stopping by and have the chance for an additional entry if you make a purchase!


They have two styles. The New Englander and the Logan. They come in sizes XS-3XL.

The “Logan” comes in: Black, Aqua, coral, true navy, mint, hot pink, periwinkle, violet and bright coral.

The “New Englander” comes in: Buttercup, red, pink, wave, black, aqua, coral, true navy, mint, hot pink, periwinkle, violet, and bright coral.

I went with the New Englander in a size small and I opted for aqua with a gray font for my monogram. I LOVE it! It’s a bit loose which makes it perfect for layering.


I’m the type of person that googles for a coupon before I hit confirm on any online orders so when I found out that Kathy’s Kreations had coupons in the Mint Magazine flyer I had to share.

They have 3 coupons (not valid with any other offers or prior purchases):

  • $5 off one monogram
  • 10% off any purchase of $100 or more (personalization not included)
  • 25% off any pair of jack rogers

These offers expire on 4/30/18.

Make sure you stop in for your chance! You can stop in each day for multiple entrys also!! The Drawings are announced via their facebook page which you may follow here.


Spring Sale Must Haves


I recently shared with you all a Free People Top for $39.99 and you all went a little crazy over it. It is still currently on sale at Macy’s and Nordstrom will allow you to price match! This sale is going on until 4/8 so Grab your before its gone! I’ve ordered both Black and white and I plan to live in them all summer long.

I wanted to share with you several other sale items I love and are currently in my shopping cart. All of these are at Macy’s and surprise! They’re mostly Free People..

Don’t forget to add the code SAVE to your cart to receive 20% off these already low prices. Theres also free shipping on orders over $99

I also wanted to share these items through Nordstrom since I know some of you may rather order from there since they have free shipping and returns.




If you have any questions about how to price match on Nordstrom feel free to reach out! I’d love to help!!