Archive of ‘design love’ category

easy like summer style picking lemons in our new home's backyard |
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the story of our new home

If you have been following along with me over on Instagram, you already know that we finally have a new home! I’ve been a little short on details over there, mostly because this has been such a deeply personal process for us, and I am forever at odds with how much of our private life

spring cleaning with desert storage |
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spring cleaning with desert storage

Spring to me is all about flowers and warm weather, sure, but also it’s all about spring cleaning! To be honest, I have been wanting to clean out and organize some spaces in our house for a while. It was one of my New Year’s goals [and on the to-do list even before that]. But

little vw bus box cars made from cardboard! |
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creative cardboard play

The other day, I decided to get crafty with the kids and we ended up having so much fun with some creative cardboard play! We always have cardboard laying around here. Mostly from our weekly Sunbasket and monthly Honest Co. deliveries. Convenience is my MO! And even though I always make sure it ends up

checking out our new cactus from @minted |
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gallery wall inspiration + the minted anniversary sale

Our favorite resource for all things printed, Minted, is marking their nine years anniversary starting today. I’m not usually one to share sales here on the blog [other than Black Friday, of course], but this one is worth it. They even have a 15% off discount on everything, even fine art, which is one area that rarely

hooray for shorter hemlines, sandals, flowers, and spring break! |
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spring sandal edit

Last weekend, I finally splurged on a pair of spring sandals I have been lusting after for a couple of years now. Sure, Birkenstocks have been trending for awhile now. And I’ll admit, I was hesitant at first. I mean, I did own some of the classic brown suede ones back in the nineties. But

spring break for the kids this week and spring outfits to match! |
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love styled : spring break

Well the kids are on spring break this week and we are living it up! First of all, I know most people like to enjoy travel for spring break. Everyone kept asking us where we were going to go. But honestly, we live in one of the best places for spring weather! In fact, a