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friday favorites {weekly links}

friday favorites {weekly links}

this week has been so BUSY! in a good way, and ending it with a full day playing in the sun with the boys. here are some of my favorite things of the week. check ’em out! this desk situation is making me want to […]

mama diaries {5 nutrition & workout tips}

mama diaries {5 nutrition & workout tips}

omg summer is coming. ladies, it’s about that time that we all realize summer is coming and we’re not going to be able to wear oversized sweaters forever. sigh. a little extra cheese here, a little too much wine there. you know what i’m talking about. […]

last weekend

last weekend

last weekend was pretty special. nothing crazy, just makes me smile looking back at it. we had a couple house showings (cue the last minute tidying and shoving things in closets), but the weather was amazing so we didn’t mind escaping the house for a […]

friday favorites {weekly links}

friday favorites {weekly links}

here are a few of my favorite things from the past week! i die for this bathroom. so light and airy and such fun detail. i want those floors badly. i’m keeping this on my pinterest account for future reference for sure! this watch has […]

weekly inspiration {easter edition}

weekly inspiration {easter edition}

i’m feeling all the spring and all the easter vibes today, so i took to pinterest for a little inspiration…as one does. i cannot believe easter is just a week and a half away! get on it mamas! (links to images below) 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7  

last weekend {series}

last weekend {series}

we had a pretty normal, laid back weekend around here. prepping the house for sale still, a little painting, lots of cleaning and laundry and such. so nothing really epic happening since we have so much to do. but even so, i love to remember […]

wall hanging {diy}

wall hanging {diy}

if you’re anything like me, you’ve been coveting all the gorgeous wall hangings out there (if if you’re like my husband…then you do not feel the same way. at all). since we’re prepping to sell our home and move across the country, i don’t really […]

the perfect chicken noodle soup {recipe}

the perfect chicken noodle soup {recipe}

i cannot even tell you how good this soup is. and i totally stumbled on the recipe, combining a bit from a pho recipe, and a bit from a chicken soup recipe. a little this, a little that. if you’ve ever witnessed me in the […]

eyebrows {follower recommendations}

eyebrows {follower recommendations}

i have some sad sad eyebrows. and when i brought that very important issue up on my instagram stories (clearly the place to go for advice), the response was unreal! i just love this community of ladies, trying to help a sista out. it’s either […]

happy birthday, mom

happy birthday, mom

august 13th. happy birthday, mom. i miss you. caren gail calder. this would be her 58th birthday. fifty effing eight. it’s crazy young. she passed away almost 6 years ago. her death still makes me mad. well, lots of emotions really, but mad is one of […]