life lately

WATCHING It’s October so you’re dang right we’ve been watching horror movies. We watched The Witch which I enjoyed, a lot. It was very haunting. The movie started a little slow, in my opinion, but the last half hour was pretty action packed. We also watched The Endless which I really really enjoyed. I hate

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it’s the little things…

like spending time doing the things that make you happy. This post? It’s really just an excuse to share some photos from recent beachcombing trips. My love of the beach has a natural ebb and flow dependant on not only the season (cooler weather is always better!) but based on what I’m finding. Obviously, there’s

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10 things making me smile…

When you rearrange a shelf and suddenly it’s like you’re seeing everything again for the first time! This year’s collection of four leaf clovers. This guy who has been so fearless near water lately. Making arrangements from found flowers. Box monster! Decorating for Halloween. My house is perfect for fake spiderwebs. They just fit in

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fifty miles

For the past three or four years taking a 50 mile bike ride has been on my to-do list. Most years, my friends and I would talk about it but never make plans. Other years we’d try but realize we started too late in the day or that everyone in the group wasn’t up for

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that time I bought an Xbox One on a whim…

Back in July, on Prime Day, Jeff and I made the split second decision to buy an Xbox One. Okay, so, it wasn’t that split second of a decision. We’d been talking about buying a new gaming system for a while. We both own a Wii (not like we needed separate ones, they’re from before

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abandoned in the desert 2018

These are the very last photos from our wedding trip. I’m so sad to have finally gotten through them all. I mean, I know it was all the way back in the beginning of June but I liked knowing that I still had photos left to sort through. After each trip to the desert, I

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28th birthday party!

Last week Jeff text me while he was at work to ask if I wanted to camp out at my parents with my niece over the weekend. She was unable to come to our wedding reception (where everyone camped out). She was sad to have missed it but had the opportunity to travel that weekend

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five years with Klaus!

This year I celebrated eleven years with Squid, eight years with Professor, and now, five years with Klaus. On July 20th, 2013, I adopted a very tiny puppy from a shelter I had driven past a million times before. I went ‘just to look’ but ended up bringing home the cutest brindle baby ever. I

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