it’s the little things…

like spending time doing the things that make you happy. This post? It’s really just an excuse to share some photos from recent beachcombing trips. My love of the beach has a natural ebb and flow dependant on not only the season (cooler weather is always better!) but based on what I’m finding. Obviously, there’s

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earlobe reconstruction – one year update

It’s been one whole year since I got my earlobes reconstructed! I had definitely planned to write so much more about the whole experience. Before getting it done, I pictured monthly updates after a couple initial posts about the procedure. I had trouble finding first-hand accounts on earlobe reconstruction and wanted to change that. Ya

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Friday Favorites #485

This post contains affiliate links. Check out our disclosure policy for more details. I’m OBSESSED with this gorgeous plant. This shop actually has a whole bunch of really neat looking plants – like this bad boy!! (via Succulents Box) Oh, just a perfect striped top! I love that collar. (via Amazon) These patches! So silly!

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10 things making me smile…

When you rearrange a shelf and suddenly it’s like you’re seeing everything again for the first time! This year’s collection of four leaf clovers. This guy who has been so fearless near water lately. Making arrangements from found flowers. Box monster! Decorating for Halloween. My house is perfect for fake spiderwebs. They just fit in

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Canon Powershot G7 X Mark II – first impressions

I’ve been thinking about getting a point and shoot camera for a while now. I love my DSLR but it’s bulky, I worry about breaking it and it’s not very inconspicuous. The image quality though! I hated spending money on a point and shoot just to sacrifice quality. It was hard to determine what would

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Friday Favorites #484

This post contains affiliate links. Check out our disclosure policy for more details. This necklace is beautiful! (via GeoMinimalist) Loving this dress! Such a perfect piece for transitioning from summer to fall. I’m picturing it paired with pink booties and maybe a pink faux leather jacket. (Yeah, I actually went ahead and just ordered that

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5 things I loved in September

β–΄Perfect pink purse. I own many camera bags and backpack style purses but I apparently no longer owned any regular crossbody bags. Before our trip to the PNW I wanted to find the *perfect* purse. Something small that would basically just hold my wallet, point and shoot camera, chapstick and other small odds and ends.

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach has been on my list of spots to visit since the second I knew it existed. A gorgeous beach along the Oregon coast, home to Haystack Rock, aΒ 235-foot sea stack, and one of the most beautiful places my eyes have ever seen. Tons of tourists traveling Highway 101 stop here every year and

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