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5 Qs with Lindsey

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5 Qs with Lindsey

Name: Lindsey Hutter

Neighborhood: Columbus Circle

Occupation: Founder & Editor-in-Chief of Caviar Taste Tuna Fish Wallet / Personal Shopper & Stylist

Baby’s Sex: It's a BOY!

How would you describe your pregnant style?

I guess you could describe my style as adventurous and edgy, yet comfortable. I've always been the type of person to gravitate towards those articles of clothing that look weird on the hanger. You know those silhouettes that you are usually too scared to wear because you are afraid it will make you look pregnant? Well, I have been taking FULL advantage of those. It's been a blast!

Have you had any challenges learning to dress your body during this pregnancy?

Being pregnant and dressing for my growing belly has actually been a really fun challenge for me. It's a balancing act between staying true to yourself and your own individual style, while keeping it comfy. There has been a ton of trial & error along the way.

So far, what has surprised you most during your pregnancy?

How empowering it can make you feel. It's amazing what the human body can accomplish in 9-10 short months. It makes you feel like a superhero! An extremely tired, hungry and cranky superhero, but a superhero nonetheless.

What’s been your favorite pregnancy piece or brand to show off your bump?

I'll be honest, most people have food aversions during pregnancy... I have maternity clothes aversions! It just doesn't sit well with me. Maternity jeans & denim shorts, on the other hand, I am all for it! I live in these Pea in the Pod brand boyfriend jeans! I've been shopping at a lot of the same stores I always have. Besides the usual department store suspects, I've been scoring some great pieces at Anthropologie, Free People, Urban Outfitters & Zara.

What NYC experience are you most looking forward to sharing with your baby?

I am envious of any baby who gets to have Central Park as their backyard. I cannot wait to take Baby Hutts for weekly strolls there. It's such a magical place.

Lindsey is wearing:

Dress: Re:Named Apparel (similar style)

Sandals: Sam Edelman

Earrings: Alexis Bittar (similar style)

Bracelet: Vintage Whiting & Davis (similar style)

Photography by Sofia Lynn Photography

Shoot Location: ABC Carpet & Home

These new arrivals from the Motherly Shop are *so* good you need them all

Noodle and Boo, Mushie and Plan Toys—everything you need, mama.

Motherhood is hard work—finding great products and brands to make the journey easier doesn't have to be. Each week, we stock the Motherly Shop with brilliant new products we know you'll need and love from brands and makers that really care.

So, what's new this week?

Noodle and Boo: Holistic baby skin care

Through working with chemists who specialize in natural and holistic skin care, Noodle and Boo has developed exclusive formulas that nourish, replenish and protect especially delicate, eczema-prone and sensitive skin—including laundry detergent. Their signature, obsession-worthy scent—which is subtly sweet, pure and fresh—is the closest thing to bottling up "baby smell" we've ever found.

Mushie: Kids' dinnerware that actually looks great

We're totally crushing on Mushie's minimalist dinnerware for kids. Their innovative baby and toddler products leverage Swedish design to marry both form and function while putting safety front and center. Everything is created in soft, muted colors from BPA-free materials.

Plan Toys: Open-ended toys that last

Corralling and cleaning up the toys becomes less stressful when you bring home fewer, better, more beautiful ones. Plan Toys checks all the boxes. Made from re-purposed rubber wood, they're better for the planet as well.

Not sure where to start? Here's what we're adding to our cart:

Mushie silicone baby bib

Mushie silicone baby bib

There's no going back to cloth bibs after falling in love with this Swedish design. The pocket catches whatever misses their mouths and the BPA-free silicone is waterproof and easy to wipe down between uses.

$13

Mushie kids' square dinnerware plate set

Mushie kids' square dinnerware plate set

We're totally crushing on the soft muted colors that flow with our table aesthetics and the thoughtful high-sided design that helps babies and toddler who are learning to feed themselves.

$15

Noodle and Boo nursery essentials kit

Noodle and Boo nursery essentials kit

Stocked with everything a new mama needs to care for her little one's delicate skin, Noodle and Boo's nursery essentials gift set is the perfect way to create a holistic and natural skin care routine from day one.

$45

Plan Toys doctor set 

Plan Toys doctor set

Ideal for quiet time and imaginative role play, we love the gorgeous planet-friendly doctor kit from Plan Toys. The rubber wood stethoscope, blood pressure cuff, thermometer, syringe and reflex hammer pack up neat and tidy into the red cotton case should they need to dash off on a rescue mission.

$30

Noodle and Boo instant hand sanitizer

Noodle and Boo instant hand sanitizer

Since we're buying and using hand sanitizer by the truckload these days, we're thrilled Noodle and Boo has made one we can feel good about using on little ones who cram their hands in their mouths 24/7. Not only does it kill 99.9% of germs, but it also leaves hands moisturized as well.

$10

Plan Toys natural wooden blocks set

Plan Toys natural wooden blocks set

A toy box isn't complete without a set of blocks—and this set is one of our new favorites. The sustainable, re-purposed wood is eco-friendly, comes at a relatively affordable price point and are certain to last well beyond multiple kids, hand-me-downs and even generations.

$30

Noodle and Boo family fun pack cleansing set

Noodle and Boo family fun pack cleansing set

Because their products were developed for delicate and eczema-prone skin, Noodle and Boo's full line of skin care has become a favorite among those with sensitive skin of all ages. This set is the perfect way to pamper the entire family.

$48

Mushie kids' round dinnerware bowl set

Mushie kids' round dinnerware bowl set

No need to sacrifice safety or design with the sustainable dinnerware from Mushie. Their minimalist, functional dishes are perfect for serving up meals and snacks to your tablemates who might hurl it to the floor at any point. They're made in Denmark from BPA-free polypropylene plastic mamas can feel good about and dishwasher and microwave-safe as well.

$14

Plan Toys geo stacking blocks

Plan Toys geo stacking blocks

The best engaging, open-ended toys are the ones that are left out and available, inviting little (and big!) ones to play. These beautiful gem-like blocks make for addicting coffee table play for the entire family.

$30

Plan Toys wooden green dollhouse

Plan Toys wooden green dollhouse

Energy-efficient design isn't just for grown-up real estate. This green dollhouse includes a wind turbine, a solar cell panel, electric inverter, recycling bins, a rain barrel, a biofacade and a blind that can adjust the amount of sunlight and air circulation along with minimalist furniture we'd totally love to have in our own houses.

$250

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