things I loved in February

This post contains affiliate links. Check out our disclosure policy for more details. ▴ Patterned sheer socks. I don’t know what it is about this style of sock but I am obsessed. Over the years I’ve owned a couple of the polka-dotted pairs but when I saw this set of five I had to order

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10 things making me smile

▴ my valentine’s day flowers matching my silly new vase. ▴ “Aunt Kaylah, I have something for you!” ▴ making something silly just for the fun of it. ▴ this plant I rescued from my parent’s house that is now flowering (the flower opened the day after my mom’s birthday!!! cue the tears.) ▴ Sunday

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how’s it growing!

Back again with another edition of how’s it growing! avocados! I’ve been feeling very encouraged by my baby avocado trees lately. I go through spells with these dudes. Love them for a period of time, then get mad at them for not growing well then I’m back in love. I would like to do a

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how’s it growing!

My kitchen table. Purchased so we didn’t have to eat on the couch but now covered in plants. Whoops. I’m back to blogging about plants. No apologies. I love plants. Growing things is my favorite just for fun hobby and in this day and age of turning everything into some sort of side hustle –

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hair dye diaries – blue to purple

this post contains affiliate links. from blue… to purple! Watch below + subscribe on YouTube! Products used – (affiliate links) boar bristle brush Beyond the Zone Radical Bleach Kit (x1 just for the roots) Punky Colour Purple Punky Colour Violet Punky Colour Flamingo Pink Wella Colorcharm Paints Purple Manic Panic Ultra Violet Arctic Fox Virgin

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one year of the dainty squid

Today marks one year since I reopened The Dainty Squid shop! Looking back, I kind of feel like my reopening of the shop was a spur of the moment decision. It just took one email and all of a sudden I’m buying the supplies. (You can read that story here.) I went full force right

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The Darkroom film developing review

Film and I have an on and off relationship. It’s been this way for years. I obsessively shoot film for months and then completely forget about it for an even longer period of time. We’re back on now, as you probably gathered from my recent review of Psych Blue film but in the time that

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found on the beach

30 minutes and one pass of the approximately 900ft beach. Just a quick arrangement because surprise surprise! it’s cold at the lake in January. Mostly broken shards of plastic today. Sometimes the larger, more interesting things seem to have been cleaned up but there are always tiny pieces littering the sand. I will forever love

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