Fragments
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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

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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

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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

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1. Toddy’s for everyone! 2. DQ has blizzards in a waffle cone now?? Mind blown. 3. Craving popcorn lately. Wine too, but that’s nothing new. 4. We’ve recently noticed our dog hops into the shower after we’ve left for work. I guess at least he doesn’t drink from the toilet. Still. So weird. 5. Enjoying … Continue reading

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Fragments

The past few weeks have been a blur, with both of us having felt pretty consumed with work. We’ve managed to find some much needed down time in between the long work weeks with lazy days out at the cabin and trips to MN and Fort Lauderdale. Now it’s back to the real world. It’s … Continue reading

Plans
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Plans

{via} It’s funny. I love having plans. Places to go, people to see, a list of things I’d like to accomplish. And yet, when we finally come upon a weekend with literally nothing to do, it’s the sweetest. And we hang onto that weekend for dear life. Until, inevitably, the work week starts all over … Continue reading