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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 […]

insane shopbop sale {favorites}

insane shopbop sale {favorites}

i’m cheap AF. let’s just get it out there. i still have my blowdryer from college. and that was a few more years back than i’d like to admit. i use things until they die. and then i fix them, and use them until they […]

mama diaries {4 year olds are deceiving}

mama diaries {4 year olds are deceiving}

so, my 4 year old is such a pain in the you know what. seriously. i mean, not as bad as his three year old self, but way more unpredictable. at three he threw a fit for everything. we knew he’d resist everything from brushing […]

baby enzo {portfolio}

baby enzo {portfolio}

even though i’m hardly a photography – every now and then i get to take pictures of my friend’s adorable kids. the sweetness of these little ones? i was just lucky enough to be able to capture a few moments of it. nothing like an […]