six months / things I want to tell you

Yesterday marked six months since my mom suddenly passed away. I don’t blog about grief as much as I want to. Well, I mean, I don’t want to but I do feel like it’s healthy and… important, honestly. Having conversations about loss is essential. As a society, we suck at talking about death. Sure, everyone

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Friday Favorites #536

I’m teaming up with Etsy today to bring you a super special Halloween version of my Friday Favorites. It may not look all that different than my normal FF posts but this only contains items from rad small businesses! This post also contains affiliate links. Check out our disclosure policy for more details. Sorry, we’re

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abandoned Fort Courage, AZ

Throwing it back to June’s massive road trip again today. Check out the bottom of this post for links to previous posts. After relaxing at The Wigwam (aka heaven on earth!) Jeff and I started our long drive home from Arizona. Just over 2,000 miles. 30 hours without factoring in any stops! Our friend, Jake,

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Friday Favorites #535

This post contains affiliate links. Check out our disclosure policy for more details. How cute is this sweater!? I bought this one last week and it fits great so now, of course, I’m on a total sweater kick! This phone case is just… batty! I’ve definitely featured things from this line before but would you

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10 things making me smile

Finding little creatures around my neighborhood. For a while it’s just been dinosaurs and other animals but recently there was an alien invasion! Bending down to pick up a kind of boring piece of clear beach glass only to spot what is easily the nicest red piece I’ve ever seen. Family time. Working on the

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Friday Favorites #534

This post contains affiliate links. Check out our disclosure policy for more details. I love Sophia Rapata’s work so so so much! How terrifying is this spider!? Love it! Creepy Candles makes some wonderfully… wait for it… creepy candles. Seriously, how rad it this coffin shaped one that burns to reveal a human skeleton!? Stay

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#1 houseplant care must have!

Okay, so maybe this isn’t the “#1 houseplant care must have”. I’d say that goes to proper lighting or pots with drainage. BUT, holy cow, it’s been a major game changer for me! The Dr. meter moisture meter! *cue angels singing in the background* It is a small device that you poke into the soil

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