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A little housewarming

This past weekend my sister celebrated her new digs by hosting a darling housewarming party. Located in Beaverdale, a little neighborhood in northern Des Moines known for its beautiful brick homes, my sister’s house was the perfect setting for an … Continue reading

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Aunt Mo’s house

My sister recently moved into a darling brick house located in Beaverdale. It is right across the street from the Catholic grade school all of us girls attended growing up. #nostalgia It is also walking distance from some great local joints: … Continue reading

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GIFT GUIDE 2016: home sweet home

1 // IKEA Lappljung Ruta cushion cover 2 // Bloody Mary Diagram glasses designed by Alyson Thomas 3 // H&M herringbone throw 4 // Le Creuset stoneware french press 5 // Mark & Graham plaid log holder 6 // H&M bear bottle … Continue reading

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25 days until Christmas

But who’s counting?! Well, I am with the help of my Advent calendar. Do you follow along through the month inching one day closer (and one more chocolate consumed) until you get to Christmas day? We do! This year’s versions … Continue reading

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Cozy cottage

Everett’s favorite thing to do is to “get cozy” under one of our myriad of faux fur blankets on the couch. And unfortunately, he’s been doing it a lot this week since he was diagnosed with pneumonia on Wednesday. We … Continue reading

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Life lately: all boy, all the time

The past week we’ve been spending time soaking up these last few months with just Everett. Doing so means being outdoors and exploring at all times, which is fine with me. Oh, and moving him into his big boy bedroom – … Continue reading

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Nautical nursery

I knew I wanted to recycle some of Ev’s gear for the our new man’s nursery, mainly his navy crib bedding from Pottery Barn Kids. His gingham blackout curtains would remain and so would all of his white furniture. But … Continue reading

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