Weekly Highlights 8.7.15

This has been a crazy busy work week, but it has also left me feeling very accomplished. Just when I thought that I could not work another 13 hour day, I got a great night sleep and got to end my day at 3pm. Just what I needed 🙂 This weekend I am looking forward to packing for my trip to California next weekend, relaxing by the pool, having a fancy dinner with the husband and seeing “Trainwreck” with some friends! Have a glorious weekend everyone!!!!! Smelling some wonderful hydrangeas at the local flea market 😉 Enjoys the color matching…

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Natural Air Freshner

When it comes to your home, living somewhere that smells fresh and clean can be a huge necessity. Nothing is worse than having to smell your own sweaty gym clothes all day or be nose-blind to your reeking dog. On the flip side, more and more research has shown how toxic air fresheners like Febreze can be (read about the EWG’s study here) and that thought often deters me from using it. That is why I hunted down an organic way or freshening your home with this simple D.I.Y.! The scent I created was a combo of lemon, thyme, mint,…

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Genuinely Cool Stuff 8.4.15

Hello my little lemon drops! Here are the latest and greatest internet finds! 1. Guide to crafting your own healthy homemade salad dressings  2. I found this ranking of the best colleges in the world quite interesting3. Definitely making this cobb salad pizza for dinner this week4. How cute is this whale trinket dish!?!?!5. Definitely referencing this Tahoe packing guide for my trip to California this month!6. These coffee + ice cream sketches are so incredible7. I adore this origami wall planter…new cactus planter?8. Useful guide to sashiko stitching on denim

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Weekly Highlights 7.31.15

Hello all! This week has been the absolute best since the beginning of it was spent in Austin, Texas which quickly became one of my all time favorite cities. The rest of my week was a whirlwind of craziness at work but I still managed to integrate some line dancing classes (which went comically awry), some happy hours and a few hours spent helping make a friend’s wedding centerpieces! Here are my favorite bits of this week! I adore these toy planters from The Plaid Pigeon at an Austin craft fair Love this noodle/robot/monster mural at Lucky Robot So glad…

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Genuinely Cool Stuff 7.28.15

The best the internet had to offer me this week: 1. A little celebrity outfit inspiration for your week 2. Drooling over this Bailey’s Chocolate Mousse recipe 3. A bit tearful over this video of a color blind man seeing purple for the first time 4. Thirteen ways you have been grilling burgers wrong (or at least I have!) 5. Obsessed with this amazingly colorful instagram account 6. I have got to buy these wire fairy lights for my next party! 7. This sore muscle salve is going to be my best friend while I am training 8. Definitely making these…

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