Tag Archives: Merona

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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What’s in my pool bag

With the official start of summer right around the corner I can’t even freakin’ wait to go to the pool. Since moving out to Adel, I’ve been dying to make the trek to the aquatic center so that is definitely … Continue reading

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My spring wishlist

I know we are getting close because the birds are singing when I wake up andย our lilac bushes are starting to get tiny buds on them. And while around these parts we may still experience cooler temps, I know that … Continue reading

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Don’t shy away from swimwear

My post-baby bod is definitely different this time around, and you know what, I’m okay with that. If there’s one thing that I’ve learned after having two kids, it’s that time goes by so fast. Too fast. This time around … Continue reading

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Friday faves

[Big Night 2017 is tomorrow nightย – follow along on my Instagram stories] So while Marcus was out of town on his annual ice fishing trip last weekend, we decided to hunker down at my parents house because mommin’ ain’t easy. … Continue reading

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Obsessed: summer dress code

We are well into summer, but the temps here in Iowa haven’t quite maxed out yet. No complaining here, but I know they will soon be on their way. I find dressing to be less complicated during the warm months, … Continue reading

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Gift guide 2014: STUFF THOSE STOCKINGS

wallet / wet brush / suction bowls / body butter / initial bracelet phone case / cashmere scuffs / mittens / charging cord /camo bandages      

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Star-spangled

Another Fourth is on the horizon and I can’t wait to celebrate with a sparkler or two! We will be heading to the lake for the long weekend, but not before Evie takes in his first parades (West Des Moines … Continue reading

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Obsessed: I’m a mom

Boxes for Billy: Local author (and friend) Billy Dohrmann created this book encouraging children to see more in the world around them. Imagination can be a very powerful thing! I picked a copy up for Everett at the recent book … Continue reading

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