etsy love this mother’s day

Well guys, in case you forgot, next weekend we celebrate the women who are quite literally the reason we are on this earth. Yep, it’s Mother’s Day on May 14th, and though there’s nothing we can do to ever repay our mothers for their love, self-sacrifice, and undying support, a small token of our gratitude is […]

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valentine’s day baby

Well, today is February 14th. I have mixed feelings about this date because of course you should celebrate those you love every day (which honestly, I think is even more meaningful). But, that doesn’t mean you can’t use it as an excuse to leave work on time and spend some quality time with your significant other, your friends, or even […]

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valentine’s outfits through the decades

Love it or leave it, Valentine’s Day is tomorrow. And instead of selling you on buying new clothes or sharing shades of pink (I know that’s not everyone’s thing), I thought I’d instead pull some date night outfit inspiration from my own closet – no shopping trips necessary. So if you’re feeling like you have “nothing to wear” […]

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etsy love this valentine’s

To be honest, the last thing anyone probably needs right now is a gift guide. We were inundated with them over the Christmas season, and there’s a lot of other stuff going on in the world that deserves our attention. Nevertheless, I think right now, when it is so easy to feel lost and helpless […]

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four years

Nine years ago we met on our second day in a new city to attend a university. Eight and a half years ago you told me “I think I like you.” Five years ago you got down on one knee and asked me to marry you. Four years ago you became my husband, I your wife. […]

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make you smile

There’s a lot of hurt going on in the world today. My husband and I were talking about whether it’s actually more prevalent or we’re just more exposed to it in this internet age. I know there are a lot of daily injustices and tragedies that never make the news, and I know this isn’t the first time […]

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our valentine’s day

Like I said before, we never go crazy on Valentine’s Day, and this year was no exception. All I wanted was a low key day with my husband and Kipling, who also turned four (she was actually born on February 14!). We grabbed sandwiches from our favorite neighborhood sandwich shop and had a picnic at […]

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lorelai’s/sarah’s/lauren graham’s love life

*yes, that’s Dean…and me…and a friend. In honor of Valentine’s Day (and because I just finished all seven seasons of Gilmore Girls and the perfect finale of Parenthood), I thought it’d be fun to steal my friend’s idea and rank Lorelai Gilmore’s/Sarah Braverman’s love interests. Because there are A LOT. If you haven’t watched either of […]

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etsy love this valentine’s

Image/Art from Laura Berger We don’t do a whole lot for Valentine’s Day; we usually just go out to dinner. It also happens to be Kipling’s birthday, so I’m often more focused on that (she’ll be FOUR this year!). But just for fun, and because I’m enjoying “virtual window shopping” too much these days, here are some things from […]

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these are a few of my favorite things

I’ve been keeping up with the #100happydays challenge, and it got me thinking about what else makes me happy. This list is a pretty accurate description of everything I love in life. the smell of freshly cut grass. walking on it with bare feet. chocolate chip cookies fresh out of the oven. photobooths. always. picnics […]

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