a dress for date night (and a $75 giveaway!)

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This little babe I’m cookin’ hit 31 weeks, and I’ll be honest: I’m feeling it. I’m to the point in pregnancy where most items in my wardrobe don’t feel quite right and changing from sweatpants to leggings feels like a victory.

With three kids and another on the way, Jonny and I usually collapse on the couch once the kids go to sleep. Evenings consist of PJs and Netflix, and date nights seem like a thing of the past. It’s tough to find the energy at the end of the day to go out together. It’s cold and wintery and it’s always a challenge to find the right babysitter.

But date nights are worth fighting for, even when you’re in your third trimester and you feel anything but beautiful. I’m so grateful for a husband who kisses me on the head and tells me he loves me when I’m eating ice cream straight from the carton, but I also yearn for that time away — just us.

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We’ve been planning a Valentine’s day dinner out for the past month — and I was super excited about it — until I remembered I have this ever-growing bump that adds another roadblock to the date night challenge. Why is it so tough to find non-matronly maternity clothes?

Thankfully, I stumbled upon PinkBlush Maternity, a cute (and affordable) online maternity boutique. I had a hard time narrowing down my favorites because there was so many cute pieces to choose from. I settled on a few, and then asked Jonny what his favorite was for our Valentine’s day date night. We settled on this darling black chiffon bell-sleeve maternity dress from PinkBlush Maternity.

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I love that I found a maternity dress that is super comfortable while still being stylish.

I paired it with a thrifted necklace and some Noonday Collection earrings, and some patent heels I’ve had in my closet for around five years. It’s amazing what a LBD can do to lift your spirits when you’ve been living in lounge pants watching your belly expand!

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Date nights are worth fighting for, and while real love goes way beyond a dinner out, sometimes we need a little nudge to feel beautiful and keep that spark alive, so I’m teaming with PinkBlush and PinkBlush Maternity to offer a $75 giftcard giveaway to their online boutique. There are so many stylish options for date night, and since they’re affordable, I’m sure you’ll be able to get more than one favorite item with the giftcard!

To enter, visit my Instagram. For Many Sparrows readers, you get more entries below, too! (PinkBlush has super cute non-maternity clothes, so even if you aren’t expecting, you’ll want to enter!)
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About Kayla

I'm a full-time journalist turned work-at-home writer. I'm hitched to a shaggy-haired pastor and we're smitten with two wild + crazy boys: Joseph (3), who joined our family via international adoption, and Asher (1), who came the old-fashioned way. I drink strong coffee, I like pretty things, and I believe there's beauty in the broken. I hope Many Sparrows will encourage you to find worth and live a story worth sharing. When I’m not changing diapers and sweeping Cheerios, I’m tickling the ivory keys of my old school MacBook as a freelance writer and editor. And when I’m not doing that, I’m sneaking into the living room in the wee hours of the night to blog about all of the things. (Primarily faith, family, style, adoption, design, and happy thoughts.)
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16 Responses to a dress for date night (and a $75 giveaway!)

  1. Alexis says:

    This was a fantastic read! This would be so neat to win… For future reference!??

  2. Cute!! Granted, whenever I see you that holds true 🙂

  3. Gorgeous as always! Thanks for always giving me something great to read!

  4. Holy chic and adorable! Your hair and makeup are GORG as well!

  5. going on one tonight! wahooo!

  6. weagreatparade says:

    We had a date night last night actually, because my parents are in town. Having to shell out for a babysitter in addition to paying for a nice dinner or movie is usually what holds us back. So hooray for visiting relatives! 😉

  7. The last time I had a date night with my husband was two months ago (!! I can’t believe it has been that long!). We are going out tonight though, so I don’t feel too bad. I love to get dressed up for date nights or any night that we go out with other grown ups, to group dinners or parties. Even when I’m pregnant and feel huge (maybe especially then?), I just feel so much better when I can dress up for an evening out.

  8. Britt Hanson says:

    I’ve been following you on Insta for a while now, but am not sure how I haven’t been following your blog! So glad to have found. Your little Eliza is such a sweetheart – my own Eliza was born just a month before yours, so it’s been fun to see them both grow. I’m so happy for you family, and can’t wait to learn more about you now I’ve found your blog! — As far as the prompt goes, we were actually able to have a date night last night! We got a baby sitter and everything 😉 Ha. We have 2 under 2 so sometimes it’s a struggle, but we had a great time. You look great in these picture, btw! 🙂

  9. Stefanie Arocha says:

    The last time I had date night was 3 months ago before my third trimester. I have NO clothes now and it made me uncomfortable to go out sadly .

    However it’s the little things he does to make me feel special right now like buy me a donut (our first date was at a donut shop) or pizza . ❤️

  10. Andrea says:

    Way to rock that baby bump! I’m in maternity clothes for the 3rd time and hate to buy more, but sometimes mama needs to feel pretty!

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