Eureka Cemetery

After ooh-ing and ahhh-ing at all the incredible animals on Antelope Island I suggested we head to Eureka, Utah. Eureka is listed on quite a few websites as a ghost town so obviously that was what drew us there. The photos looked promising. Upon arriving we quickly realized this was not that case. I mean,

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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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a few of my favorite headstones

The Haserot Angel. Lake View Cemetery. Cleveland, OH   Last year around this time I shared a list of my favorite cemeteries but some recent awesome finds have prompted me to start a list of my favorite headstones. Over the years I’ve been to tons of cemeteries. So many headstones look exactly a like, and

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Professor’s Halloween costume

You guys, above might be the absolute best photo I have ever taken of Professor. I regularly take ridiculous photos of him (See here!) buuut that one takes the cake, in my humble opinion. I was already cracking up about the shots I was getting of him in this little get up but then he

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what I wore : pink, black + green

details glasses – Ludlow c/o Alice & Olivia jean jacket – Target (similar) shirt – kyla top c/o Moorea Seal lapel pins – feminist cat pin +moon pin skirt – skater skirt via Amazon (cheap + tons of colors!) socks – Target shoes – c/o Zenzee I am SO stinking excited that it’s finally jacket

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what I wore : kitty collar (not that kind!)

details glasses – Louise via Warby Parker sweatshirt – polka dot sweater collar – detachable cat collar pants – TJ Maxx shoes – Jasper slip ons tote bag – block print hands c/o Moorea Seal phone case – constellation case Friends! It’s official. I have found the cutest collar ever. I’ve actually been admiring this

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found on the beach x2

It’s been a minute since my last found on the beach post. I’ve still be wandering the beach, picking up things that catch my eye and photographing arrangements but I haven’t been sharing my work. To be honest, I’ve felt a bit discouraged. An anonymous commenter (of course) left some stupid, snarky response about how

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grow light review

In 2016, I reached peak plant lady status. With an outdoor space all to myself for the first time since moving to the city, I went wild with plants. I learned to propagate, and my plant count was through the roof. Then in the time between learning about my new apartment and finally moving in

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earlobe reconstruction journey

Fair warning to squeamish friends – there are photos of stitches in this post. Nothing gory or bloody, just some stitches.   Notice anything different about me? Perhaps you never noticed my ears before because when I went through some old photos I realized just how little you could even see them in photos. For

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It’s the little things…

Earlier this summer my parents adopted a dog, Ellie May. Klaus spends a decent amount of time at my parent’s house since they’re the only people I trust to babysit him. So when my dad brought home this neglected pup from a coworker I think we were all a little nervous about how they’d react

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