Coffee Scrub
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Coffee Scrub

I love coffee so much, it was only a matter of time before I started slathering it all over my body. Ha. No but really. This is a thing. I’ve pinned quite a few at home masks, treatments, etc. Why not start with one who’s ingredients I fully support: coffee, sugar, coconut oil and cinnamon. … Continue reading

Procrastinating
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Procrastinating

I have laundry to do, boxes to unpack and floors to vacuum {and a puppy who really deserves a walk} but all I can do is search for beautiful things to put in my house. Speaking of, where can I find amazing pillows? Kind of a little more than smitten with these from ferm LIVING … Continue reading

Home Sweet Home
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Home Sweet Home

I’m so excited to share that we’ve purchased and moved into our first home! It’s been a whirlwind of a couple of months. I never thought we’d find a house so quickly, and subsequently close just as quickly. We’ve upgraded in quite a few regards {size, yard, neighborhood} but the upgrade I’m most excited for … Continue reading

Fragments
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Fragments

Lately, aside from the cold I’m trying to get rid of, I’ve been enjoying all that’s good in an Iowa summer. The weather has turned warm, but hasn’t yet reached the thick mugginess one normally associates with summer in the mid-west. Fresh fruits and veggies, outdoor time with the dog {and cat!}, pure laziness on … Continue reading

Be Grateful
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Be Grateful

{via} I was abruptly reminded these last few days just how short life can be. Be grateful. Be kind. Love. Laugh. Appreciate the little things. See the beauty in people and things around you. Give thanks more. Live the best version of you, as often as you can. I’m lucky to be alive and well … Continue reading

Fragments
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Fragments

1. Family of geese. Simple. Peaceful. 2. Iowa skies <3 3. Pancakes with only 2 ingredients {post soon} 4. Iowa fields <3 5. Iowa evenings {clearly loving on Iowa lately!} 6. Classic summer dinners {gourmet burgers, fresh melon and of course, corn on the cob} 7. Downtown Iowa – concerts at Simon Estes are incredible … Continue reading

Fragments
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Fragments

1. The spring rain is producing some pretty incredible {unfiltered} skies 2. Finding some culinary inspiration from a birthday present my parents gave me a few months ago 3. Enjoying lazy weekend mornings catching up on shows {e.g. Game of Thrones} 4. Making Garbage Bread {thanks Ted & Bethany!} 5. Loving cut flowers in the … Continue reading