Friday Favorites #505

This post contains affiliate links. Check out our disclosure policy for more details. I love both of these shelves, the moon and the eyes! Galaxy dress! Moth man! Look at this glow-in-the-dark moon bank! (Here’s a globe bank as well. I probably just need both of those.) This mug! Way into this windbreaker! Loving this

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abandoned mattress factory

Last Saturday we woke up early for a little morning adventure. We’re trying to get better about getting out of the house and exploring more. Especially in this weather, it’s too easy to be lazy and spend your days inside. Our first stop of the day was an abandoned mattress factory on the east side

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Friday Favorites #504

This post contains affiliate links. Check out our disclosure policy for more details. I absolutely love this jumpsuit! I’ve thought Creature Cups were really awesome for a while now but this photo of their spider mug really just made me wonder if I could actually drink from one. I don’t mind spiders but…. I just

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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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Rockefeller Park Greenhouse

The weekend before last my best friend, Elycia, and her family came down from Canada to visit us. After getting breakfast and coffee at our favorite neighborhood spot, Jeff had the idea that we should head to Rockefeller Park Greenhouse. The greenhouse was built in 1905 and used originally to grow plants for the city.

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Friday Favorites #503

This post contains affiliate links. Check out our disclosure policy for more details. This jumper is ultra cute! I’m a bit obsessed with Palate Polish at the moment. They make my favorite polish, Tumeric which I’ve been wearing for a couple months straight now! Next on my list to grab is Chimichurri. (The green shade

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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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