Friday faves

IMG_2744[Mother’s Day done right]

Throughout this pandemic I have been mesmerized daily by photographer Jamie Beck’s #isolationcreations. Each day during her lockdown in Provence, she has created a photograph and taken us along through the process. I have been so obsessed with following, that this week on her last day, I fully felt a void. You can purchase her prints on posters and I’m currently debating which one to buy.

Earlier this week, MZ Wallace had a secret sale for their email subscribers and I finally decided to snag one of their camo totes at 40% off. I love that this size also comes with three detachable pouches too! Can’t wait for it to arrive.

On the docket for the weekend: whipping up this tried and true recipe for a Lemon Buttermilk Rhubarb Bundt Cake.


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TTD home: spring refresh

After spending so much time inside our house, I felt like things needed a little refresh. After we took down our Easter decor, everything just seemed so drab and dull. So I ordered a few things to start and liven up the place – both indoors and out. It is very easy for a log home to seem wintery, so I added lighter and brighter touches here and there and it is definitely helping!


Threshold x Studio McGee Artificial Fern
Opalhouse Floral doormat
Juniper Print Shop tulips
Aiking Home (2-Pack) checkered pillow covers
Better Homes & Gardens Citronella & Lemongrass Candle
Better Homes & Gardens Outdoor Pillow
HOST Margarita Freeze Cooling Cups
Threshold x Studio McGee Artificial Hydrangea & Clematis

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Gift guide: Mother’s Day 2020

If ever there was a year where our mama’s needed to be showered with love, affection and maybe a gift or two – this would be it! I’ve pulled together a few of my favorites to share with you. I hope you are all staying healthy and safe.


Threshold x Studio McGee Ceramic Jar Candles
Yeti 14oz Rambler Mug
Smith & Hawken Gardening Tool Set
J. Crew Factory Striped pajama set
ZeroUV Retro Oversized sunglasses
Mark & Graham Fillmore leather pouch
Dudley-Stephens Cobble Hill Turtleneck in Terry Fleece
Pixi DetoxifEYE Facial Treatment
Nuxe Huile ‘Prodigieuse Or’ Multi Usage Dry Oil Golden Shimmer
Sarah Flint Hidden Garden Scarf

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Download: Easter 2020

Easter was quite different this year. We stayed home, ate and drank a lot and cherished the drive-by love from family. Hope yours was good too!


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Friday faves

IMG_2446[a sign of the times: love letters + a homemade mask]

What better time to round up a ton of random things I’ve been watching/reading/buying/eyeing lately…

Aerie is having a swim sale and I scooped up this black beauty and threw a neon ball cap in for good measure.

I have been keeping up my fitness routine by tuning into the Des Moines University Wellness Center noon hour workouts. They are streaming free on Facebook and you should definitely check it out.

I love Clare V. and when I saw that they are collabing with Anthropologie, I had to check it out.



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TTD faves: shelter in place

Working remotely and trying to keep the boys entertained, fed and learning is no joke. So you know I have no time to put too much effort into what I’m wearing these days. I wake up, and throw on some version of the same outfit that consists of: workout pants, a tee or tank, a comfortable long sleeve sweatshirt-like item and a sports bra. I have been staying consistent with my noon hour workouts, and trying to get outside for walks when I can – so being ready for those things at all times is key.

I thought I would share with you today a few of my go-tos and favorite items for sheltering in place.

Zella Exhale Studio Lite Longline Sports Bra
J. Crew Dreamy cotton pajama set
Patagonia Nano Puff Insulated Vest
Halluci Slippers
Wild Fable Blue Light Filtering Glasses
Saranoni XL plush blanket
Capri Blue Aloha Orchid Signature Jar Candle
Aerie camo leggings
Dudley Stephens Park Slope turtleneck (Get $25 off your first order of $150+)

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TTD faves: Easter baskets 2020

Easter might look a little different this year, but I’m going to do my darnedest to keep some of our traditions alive. And that starts with collecting goodies for the boys’ Easter baskets. This year, my focus is going to be fun summer stuff and items to keep them busy when I’m heading into an hour long Zoom call. Bonus: as of now, most of the items below can make it to your doorstep before the bunny is scheduled to arrive!

Junbestn Matching Easter Eggs // H&M Seersucker swim shorts
Pottery Barn Kids ABC Floor Puzzle // Vaenait Baby pajamas
LEGO City Street Sweeper // First Little Readers
TEVA Hurricane Drift sandals // Zuru Bunch O Balloons
Spritz Easter basket // PlayTape Black Road

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