Category Archives: Local Spots

Download: Beaverdale Fall Festival 2017

This past weekend was one that I look forward to annually and have ever since I was a kid. Growing up and going to school in the small Des Moines neighborhood called Beaverdale, you counted down the days until the … Continue reading

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Friday faves

[coming soon to the Branstad garden] Target is shaking things up again with this new announcement. Do you think that means some of the underperforming lines are on the chopping block? I fear Merona is one of them even though … Continue reading

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Lake life faves 2017

Since we live in the “no coast” region, many Iowans spend their hot summers cooling off at local lakes around the state. We are lucky enough to have access to a lake house located just 45 minutes away from our … Continue reading

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Farewell Terrace Hill

It’s weird saying goodbye to a place that was never really yours. A place that is known as ‘the people’s house’ can never really be gone, right? We said our last goodbye to Terrace Hill, a place I’ve come to grow … Continue reading

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Life lately: ice cream shakes + play dates

This past weekend was a whirlwind, like most, but we managed to find time to catch up with our families and even a short trip to Target. #lifegoals [celebrating #nationalstripesday] [such a little cheeser these days: sweatshirt // pants // boots]  … Continue reading

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My go-to mom outfit

Oh guys, you know I love me a good fashion blogger OOTD post, but that’s not usually how I roll around these parts. But, for today, I’m going to hit you with one because everyone needs a comfortable/practical go-to outfit – … Continue reading

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Friday faves

[our home reflecting a beautiful sunset after a random snow storm last week] I don’t normally buy nice shoes for myself, but if money wasn’t a factor, I would for sure get myself a pair of M.Gemi Felize loafers. I … Continue reading

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