TDS shop update!

Okay, I obviously have to lead with this photo of THE dainty Squid doing quality control. SO CUTE! I’ve been working my buns off the last couple weeks on a big update for the shop. This morning over 50 new listings went live. Two brand new sizes, and a bunch of new prints. I’m so

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A letter to 2014 Kaylah

Dear 2014 Kaylah, You’re moving to Cleveland today! I’m proud of you for doing something so incredibly out of your comfort zone. You can count the number of times you’ve been in the city on your hands so even now, I’m surprised you decided thats where you wanted to move. I guess you just knew.

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2019 office tour!

For the past few years, basically since the beginning of  The Dainty Squid, I’ve been sharing photos of my office as I move, shift directions, and constantly rearrange. I love documenting my space and being able to look back at how it’s changed. Its fun to watch how my style evolves and how, in some

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TDS shop – one week in!

It has been six full days since I relaunched The Dainty Squid shop and what a week it has been! The response blew all of my expectations out of the water. I am still over the moon about all of the orders I got to ship out, especially now that some of those people are

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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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