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happy weekend


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i love a short week! i’m a little stressed lately with a very long and daunting to-do list, but i’m going to hang out with family most of the weekend and try not to worry about too many tasks. also i saw this car / license plate at work and i like melted with excitement. have a good weekend and here are my favorite links this week!  Read More

entertaining / our house

our housewarming party


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yay! so excited to share the photos from our housewarming party with you guys! it was a very long time in the making, we didn’t want to have the majority of our friends over until we had a backyard to host them in — so once the backyard was finally ready, we did it. and we went a little nuts with making it special, so much so that we won’t be hosting any parties anytime soon ever again. ever.

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yada yada

looking back — august



and just like that it’s september! while i’m very into long days to get the most out of our backyard, i’m really looking forward to the weather cooling down (here’s hoping). i saw a photo of myself wearing a sweater the other day and i couldn’t even remember what that was like.
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DIY graphic tees


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even though almost every t-shirt i own is a plain white or black one, lately i’ve been liking retro inspired graphic tees with cute little sayings on them. but the ones i’ve wanted aren’t cheap, and so i decided to make some for real cheap.  Read More