Engagement Session

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A few years ago, Erick and I gifted each other a camera to photograph our life; sunrises, hikes, beach walks.  This spurred into my love of taking photos and styling projects for this blog.  We both enjoy being behind the camera, but having photos taken of us?  Not so much.  When we got engaged I […]

Fourth of July DIY

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I feel like I’ve started many of my posts with, “I can’t believe it’s already [insert upcoming month here]!”  But, seriously where does the time go? The Fourth of July is this weekend and when I looked around my apartment today I realized I needed to add some red, white and blue – stat.  We’re headed […]

Asking My Bridesmaids

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When I got engaged in late January my blog was already in full swing.  I had carved out a few different categories while I was finding my niche; recipes, DIYs and seasonal activities.  I really wasn’t sure how much of my engagement, or personal life for that matter, I wanted to share.  Now a few […]

Boozy Peach Ice Pops

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It’s that time of year when the days are getting longer, air is getting warmer and the fruity cocktails are flowing.  And I’m here to add another drink to your rotation that is so delish it may last past the summer months.  With the warmer weather I tend to go for drinks that are not […]

Grapefruit Sugar Scrub

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Truth: Sometimes I pick up products and materials for projects and never make them.  In this case it was an essential oil.  A while ago I went out in search of a citrusy essential oil with the game plan to recreate cooling towels the Bikram yoga studio I was attending at the time handed out […]

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

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As I’ve gotten older and my likes and interests have evolved,  choosing gifts for my mom has become easier.  I tend to choose products and visit shops that I would enjoy myself and the gifts are always a hit.  Now my only explanation for this phenomenon is that I’m turning into my mother, which isn’t […]

Kale Salsa with a Green Juice Cocktail

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Guys, get your grocery lists ready.  I am bringing you two easy recipes just in time for the weekend – a kale salsa made in the blender and a refreshing green juice cocktail.  Now those that know me, know I am not a big fan of most dips or condiments.  Seriously, I eat my salads […]

Chicken Pot Pie

Have you ever come across a recipe on pinterest or instagram and you thought it looked too good to be true?  That if you attempted to make it yourself it would never look as professional?  Everyday?  Yep, me too.  I had that same feeling when I spotted this chicken pot pie recipe from Julie of Lovely Little Kitchen, […]

DIY Flour Sack Towels

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My dishtowel drawer was overflowing, so naturally I needed to make more.  Our current kitchen is a good size for an apartment, but it mainly consists of cabinets and appliances – not much room to decorate.  That’s when I turn to my dishtowel drawer.  Kitchen linens are an easy way to add a pop of […]

Edible Spring Centerpiece

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I’ve always had a soft spot for edible arrangements, I mean come on, they’re delicious.  But they aren’t always the most attractive choice for a centerpiece, plus they can get a bit pricey.  Simple solution?  Make one yourself! A few years ago my mom and I had attempted our first DIY edible arrangement and we […]

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