Friday faves

IMG_8825[all smiles for picture day this week]

I made the perfect fall soup last weekend. I know it was perfect because my husband went back for seconds, and that doesn’t happen often when I’m the chef.

Target is starting to roll out their holiday line, Wondershop, online and I love checking items out ahead of time. While I was browsing, I came across another holiday line that I love every year – the collab with Sugar Paper. It’s so good!

We are doing pumpkin carving with the boys for the first time ever this weekend. And it is in part due to this darling book. We have pretty much read it every night since the beginning of September.



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Little looks: fall faves 2019

We are well into the season now, but temps are just really starting to drop and it’s time to bust out the fall jackets and pants for the boys. I thought it might be nice to do a little round-up of some of the items we are reaching for during these early autumn days.

Boden Cable Cardigan // Old Navy Plaid Drop-Waist Dress
J.Crew quilted puffer vest // J.Crew Polka-dot skirt
Cat & Jack Toddler Girls’ Hermione Boots
J.Crew cotton rollneck sweater // Old Navy Plaid Shirt
H&M Corduroy Pants // H&M Hooded Pile Jacket
Cat & Jack Boys’ Carlton Loafers

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Friday faves

BW[my babies]

Can’t stop, won’t stop. Buying Christmas items ahead of the season that is. I snagged this darling pillow at Wal-Mart last weekend and can’t wait to use it in our guest bedroom. Or, how cute would it be with this throw on a chair?

I have pumpkin goodies on the brain and can’t wait to make these muffins from Our Faux Farmhouse.

Let’s keep the pumpkin spice goodness going. I used one of these Trader Joe’s face masks earlier this week and it was bliss. Self care FTW!


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Friday faves

IMG_8702[so proud of Everett’s advocacy work for Prevent Blindness Iowa]

I’m completely jumping the gun here, but I snagged some early holiday items (flocked trees + black/white sign) that hit Wal-Mart shelves this week. Whoops…

This is not a drill! Did you know that you can now shop Marshall’s online?!

I have shared this dress before, but with the temperature dip this week I was finally able to bust it out. I absolutely love it! Perfect for work and transitions to a cute date night look.

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TTD home: fall favorites 2019

Now that fall is officially here it seems fitting to share some of my favorite finds to cozy up the home for the season. Bring on spicy candles and autumnal tones!

TTDHome_Fall Favorites2019Ukeler Buffalo Check Rug // Hearth & Hand with Magnolia Candle
World Market Pumpkin Dutch Oven // Pottery Barn Wine Trough
Hearth & Hand with Magnolia Tray
Threshold Velvet Pillow // Better Homes & Gardens Sherpa Throw Blanket
Threshold Doormat // Hearth & Hand with Magnolia Hand Towel

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Download: Beaverdale Fall Festival 2019

This past weekend we headed back to the ‘hood where it all began: Beaverdale. Easily one of my favorite annual traditions, the Beaverdale Fall Festival holds a special little place in my heart and I love sharing it with my boys each year.


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Friday faves

Thomas[A Day of with Thomas was a success!]

Want a cozy sherpa for less? Look no further. This one comes in a ton of colors and is only $10. Can’t go wrong!

I am looking forward to “returning” to Downton Abbey this weekend at the theater. If you were an avid fan, Masterpiece has put together a little list of things to brush up on before your viewing.

The Halloween book shelf got a few additions this year and our top three are: Pick a Pumpkin, The Cat at Night and The Haunted Ghoul Bus.

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