The Dainty Squid v2.0 is open!

Today’s the day! The Dainty Squid 2.0 is live! I’ve been working my tail off trying to get everyting photographed and listed in time. I knew I had made a lot of items but I didn’t realize I had made just over 100 listings worth. A lot of the pouches I made doubles of right

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my favorite desert oasis – the wigwam

Normally the travel locations I feature here on The Dainty Squid are a little more offbeat. I post about cemeteries, giant roadside animals, abandoned buildings, and other unique spots we stumble upon. I’ve never dedicated an entire post to our lodging choices aside from, coincidentally, Wigwam Village – which is of no affiliation. The Wigwam

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found on the beach

A colorful little something that brightened my cold, dreary winter day. Nothing more, nothing less. I lol-ed hard at that butt. It’s a G.I. Joe butt. A quick found on the beach FAQ You found all of these in one trip?  Sadly, yes. What do you do with all after your done? Normally I toss

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8 favorite clothing purchases in 2018

▴ Cozy mustard cardigan. For the past few years, I’ve been very into oversized cardigans. They’re basically my favorite way to make any outfit cozy. Despite owning many, this mustard colored one quickly moved into my top spot. It’s so incredibly soft! It looks great with dresses, and pairs easily with jeans and a t-shirt

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This year I…

found more four-leaf clovers than ever before. ziplined for the first time ever (& then my dad + husband built one just in time for our wedding reception!) continued to take really silly photos of Professor that make me howl with laughter. took my first 50-mile bike ride (& felt so dang accomplished!) I also

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Two Guns, AZ

Just over six months ago I got married on top of the building shown above. *cue tears* There couldn’t be a more perfect way for Jeff and I celebrate six months of marriage than to visit our favorite spots in the desert and, most importantly, the one we tied the knot at. A brief history

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