abandoned church

The very first abandoned building I ever shared photos of on The Dainty Squid was a church. That church is now long gone, and I’ve got a few more under my belt since then but they still haven’t lost their charm to me. Next to schools, I think they might be my favorite type of

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what I wore : covered in bugs

details hat – Target glasses – Louise via Warby Parker shirt – Bug Me button down by Catalog Classics (no idea why that listing only takes you to one specific size but here’s a link that shows all available sizes) lapel pin – Caitlin Stout (no longer available) overalls – TJ Maxx (I also recommend

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Friday Favorites #453

This post contains affiliate links. For more information on what that means, read here. These earrings! So pretty! (via LaliBlue) Isn’t this tea canister just the cutest? It contains honey scented black tea! (via Wolf Tea) How amazing are these custom paper dolls?! Gah! I want one of Jeff and I. I’d actually really just

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four years in cleveland

very rare photo without bangs in my face. just look at that smile though. Valentine’s Day marked four whole years in Cleveland. FOUR YEARS! Part of me feels like this post is wholly unnecessary. I’ve written some variation of it a handful of times before, all of which I’ve linked at the end of this

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valentine’s day 2018

This year I’m hoping to make it a little tradition here on The Dainty Squid to share themed cat photos on holidays. We (meaning Professor and I) started with Christmas and now we’re back with some precious Valentine’s Day photos! I can’t guarantee that there will always be more than one photo per holiday but

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Okay fine, I’m grateful! – a book review

‘What I’ve been reading‘ posts have been few and far between here on The Dainty Squid. I just haven’t been making reading a priority lately. I dooo, however, have a book recommendation for you! Something I really wanted to do this year was focus on the good. It sounds cheesy but honestly, it’s incredibly easy

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Friday Favorites #452

This post contains affiliate links. For more information on what that means, read here. Evie May Adams’ pet portraits are the absolute cutest! Love her style. (via Evie May Adams) Look at this rad earring holder! Quiet Clementine also makes some really cute earrings as well. (via Quiet Clementine) This shirt! (via Bella Ella Boutique)

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