Friday Favorites #524

This post contains affiliate links. Check out our disclosure policy for more details. Everything will be okay – the reminder we all need from a dog in sunglasses. I am very into linen shorts this year. I basically gave up buying any new pairs of jean shorts for the comfort of these cozy things. I’m

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road tripping – abandoned gas station

I’ve definitely talked about this before *ahem* but my goodness, I LOVE exploring abandoned places out west. I mean, I love abandoned places wherever. There is just something really really special about the ones you just happen to stumble upon while cruising down the road far, far away from home. It’s a huge part of

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Friday Favorites #523

This post contains affiliate links. Check out our disclosure policy for more details. Gah. This rug! Currently on sale too! I know I normally go for the fun prints on pillows but I can’t help but think how cute this black and white one would look paired with my face pillow. Did you see Modcloth

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grief & road trips

Before I lost my mom, I didn’t realize how messy grief was. I knew people were sad after they lost a loved one but I didn’t understand the extent of it. I honestly feel really guilty about that. I think as a culture we could do better about talking about death and helping the grieving

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our homemade zipline!

I’ve got a new video up on my YouTube channel today talking about our homemade zipline! Woo! subscribe to The Dainty Squid on YouTube It’s still incredible to me that we built this bad boy in no time at all. It went from just a silly idea to something tangible reeeeal quick. Honestly, it’s a

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Mountainview Cemetery + Wild Horses

Driving through Wyoming on our road trip, our main interest was ghost towns. I knew from some research I did before hitting the road that the state had A LOT of them. On the way to Superior, which to be fair I wouldn’t consider an actual ghost town at all, my eagle eye-d husband spotted

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Mel Gould’s Buryville

The first stop on our epic road trip, after the World’s Largest Truck Stop, was Mel Gould’s Buryville. We’d been on the road for nineteen hours at this point so it didn’t matter that the rain was pouring down, we were just excited to get out of the car. When we pulled up I was

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Friday Favorites #521

This post contains affiliate links. Check out our disclosure policy for more details. How neat is this floating picture frame? I’ve never seen anything like it. It’d also be really easy to put some string lights behind and that’d be rad! A shirt you can buy if you already own five hundred black and white

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