Okay fine, I’m grateful! – a book review

‘What I’ve been reading‘ posts have been few and far between here on The Dainty Squid. I just haven’t been making reading a priority lately. I dooo, however, have a book recommendation for you! Something I really wanted to do this year was focus on the good. It sounds cheesy but honestly, it’s incredibly easy

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10 things making me smile today

▴ Flowers especially when the cashier gives them to you for free! ▴ Growing cuttings in water. Look at all those wild roots! ▴ Discovering just how addicting making pom poms is. ▴ These two who are apparently in a band. ▴ This little shelf of my favorite things. ▴ Finally getting my paws on

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wedding talk

Since getting engaged at the beginning of November wedding thoughts have consumed my mind, when I’m awake and even while sleeping. I’ve literally had nightmares about forgetting important stuff like hiring a photographer. I didn’t really expect my brain to be completely overrun with wedding things. To be honest, I never really thought much about

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2018 goals!

2018 goals! ▴ Don’t freak out over wedding stuff. I mean… easier said than done, right? I just want planning to go as smooth as possible and to not get hung up on the details. Don’t worry, I’ll definitely be sharing a lot more about the wedding very soon! ▴ Figure out a more productive

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This year I…

moved into the ca-yooootest apartment with my best friend. tour here! got my earlobes reconstructed + subsequently spent more time looking at my ears in the mirror than ever before! read more on that here! spent way too much time taking dumb photos of Professor and laughing my butt off. follow his Instagram for alllll

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we only come out at night

#ghostkaylah It seems like every year I end up getting myself one very nice Christmas gift – usually photograghy related. Last year it was a new lens, this year a camera! I had been saving my pennies (still loving Digit, y’all!!) for one of Canon’s newest cameras for a little bit but wasn’t really expecting

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engagement story / cisco, UT

Things were pretty quiet on the blog front last week. I actually think that may have been the longest I didn’t blog in the history of The Dainty Squid. Jeff and I took a short vacation, I did a poor job planning content then immediately came home and got a gnarly cold. So, if you

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