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Friday, August 18, 2017

Favorite Friday Favorites #163

1. Consider This-


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2. This Hedgehog Tea Infuser-


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3. These Old Navy Jeans-


Now, listen. I'm not normally a jegging type of girl, but I was at Old Navy this past week trying on some jeans (since I really struggle with finding good-fitting jeans at the thrift store) & I grabbed these on a whim. Well, they fit like a damn glove, kids! The only bummer is that the front pockets are fake & sewed shut. Why, Old Navy? WHY? Regardless, these bad boys are definitely on my list to pick up at least one pair for fall! 

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4. This Vintage Star Map-


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5. The House of Shadows-


If you're in the Greeley/Ft. Collins area, come on down to the Atlas theater on Saturday night at 7 for the third installment of the House of Shadows "Project 1950"! You won't be disappointed! Get all the pertinent deets here or take a look at this fabulous poster! I've never looked better, kids! 

Poster design by the endlessly talented Jordan Nicholson! Seriously. We're not worthy. 


More Links to Love-


-I love the cut of this top & the message! 
-Greeley's first annual Monster Day is going to be off the hook! 
-How to make fun of Nazis.
-I'm in the market for a new backpack & I'm leaning towards this one or this one
-My pastor & friend announced his candidacy for Greeley-Evans Schools District 6 School Board & that is a definite favorite! 
-You can watch the first episode of the DuckTales reboot & it is sooooo good! 

Happy Friday, Friends!
xoxoxoxoxoxo

Friday, August 11, 2017

Favorite Friday Favorites #162

1. The Illustration of Madealine Kloepper-


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2. This Low-Key "It" T-Shirt Gives Me All the Heart Eyes-


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3. New Music (Videos)-






















4. Consider This-


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5. I Don't Normally Go For Pink Dresses-


Put there is just something about this number from Modcloth. 


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-Whether you're a Jim Carey fan or not, you need to see this
-This is the best use of an old Walmart that I can think of! 
-This is heartbreaking & so important. Please read it. 
-Which babysitter are you? 
-I love seeing celebrity homes, especially ones this cool! 
-This is so great & she quotes Tim Keller, so you know it's good! 
-I know these bags are meant for children, but I definitely want one! 

Happy Friday, Friends!
xoxoxoxoxoxo

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Thrift Wishlist Score & Volunteering OOTD

You know that feeling when you check one of the items off your thrifting wishlist that has been there forever? It feels pretty darn good, guys. I've been looking for a 1940's-like pinafore dress for years now & I finally found one at the ARC! It doesn't hurt that this silhouette has become more popular in the last year, but the new styles are so much shorter than I normally wear, so I was glad to find this dress in a longer length. Now, if I could only find a romper in a similar style, I'd be a happy girl!

This past week I was volunteering at one of our local high schools & then going out to dinner, so I pulled this outfit together. Though I've already worn this a ton this summer, I think this dress will really get a bunch of use this fall & winter with a pair of black tights underneath & my oxfords or even a pair of boots! What item off your thrifted wishlist have you found recently? I would love to know!

1980's Puffed Sleeve Button-up TopThrifted $1.50
Black Pinafore Dress- Thrifted, $3.50
Grey Braided Flats- Blowfish, Thrifted $2.00
Watch- Fitbit Alta & Band, $99.00 & $12.99
Braided Headband-  Set of 6, $5.99





Friday, August 4, 2017

Favorite Friday Favorites #161

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2. New Music (Videos)-









3. Denmark Doesn't Mess Around When it Comes to Playgrounds-


See more amazing, whimsical playground designs by Monstrum here




4. This Cat Lady Tote from WoodandLead-


See more of their great items here! I also really love their donut design! 

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5. Tiny Confessions & Pet Portraits-


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More Links to Love-


-A cool girl & her cool house. 
-A dino button-up is just what the doctor ordered for your fall wardrobe! 
-Prepare your mighty girl or boy for the upcoming eclipse with this great list of astronomical books for kiddos! 
-6 ways to style a kerchief! 
-Print & color your own washi tape! 

Happy Friday, Friends!
xoxoxoxoxo

Monday, July 31, 2017

OOTD: UNC Bluegrass Concert Under the Stars

A couple of Sundays ago I headed down to UNC's Concerts Under the Stars! The first show was the UNC bluegrass faculty concert (with teachers from the brand-spanking new Bluegrass department) & it was phenominal! Whenever I hear anyone say that there is no culture in Greeley, I have to think that they're not looking very hard! If you didn't have a chance to check out any of the other shows in the line-up this month, definitely plan to catch the series next summer!

Lace TopThrifted $2.50
Light Wash Skinny Jeans- Old Navy $8
Undershirt- Gap Body, Thrifted $1
Brown Felt Hat- Clothing Exchange Free
Grey Braided Flats- Blowfish, Thrifted $2.00
Watch- Fitbit Alta & Band, $99.00 & $12.99
Painted Elk horn Earrings- Family heirloom made by my aunt





Friday, July 28, 2017

Favorite Friday Favorites #160

1. The Dark Tower Series by Stephen King-


My husband & brother have been trying to get me to read the Dark Tower series for so many years I can't even tell you. I picked up the first book in the series last week & I'm already on the third book! It's just so, so well-written. If you're on the fence, just take the plunge. It's so worth it! 

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3. Illustrations by Janice Chu-





4. July's Playlist-



5. Consider This-


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-Beautiful wallpaper for your computer & phone from Betony Coons! 
-This lace smock dress is an absolute dream! 
-Hissy kitten tank for the win! Plus, when you buy one of these shirts you're supporting stray cats & kittens! 
-Scaley leggings for the mermaid enthusiast in your life! 
-This custom teardrop camper is so awesome! I could definitely do some serious adventuring in this bad boy! 
-A cactus off the shoulder top? Sign me up! 

Happy Friday, Friends!
xoxoxoxoxo

Friday, July 21, 2017

Favorite Friday Favorites # 159

1. This Flying Ford Anglina Brooch-


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2. New Music (Videos)-








3. Consider This-


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4. This T@G Teardrop Camper-


Isn't this just the cutest camper you ever did see? I think I could sleep really soundly in this baby! 

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5. Kirsti Davidson's Illustrations-






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-A great example of how to use celebrity for the greater good. 
-This might be the cutest bag I've seen in a while! 
-I love watching Julia Nunes' process
-A Thunderbird House print from Taryn Knight
-This is a tiny desk concert you're going to want to see! 
-How well do YOU know Gilmore Girls
-I definitely want to try this whipped peppermint scrub
-That certainly is a snazzy 'saurus! 

Happy Friday, Friends!
xoxoxoxoxoxoxo

Monday, July 17, 2017

OOTD: Ren Fest 2017

Last weekend Rick & I went to the Colorado Renaissance Festival with our family & we had an absolute blast! I would love to be one of those people that dresses up in historical garb for every Ren Fest (I've done it a few times), but the truth is Renaissance folks wore a lot of layers & it is just too darn hot for this girl! 

I opted for a strapless thrifted Old Navy dress that I picked up two summers ago, my strappy walking sandals & a homemade flower crown. Not particularly authentic but so comfortable when the temp got up in the high 80s! 


DressThrifted, Old Navy $2.50
Flower CrownHandmade by yours truly, Free
SandalsBaretraps Temas, Shoe Carnival $29.99 (On Sale)
Watch- Fitbit Alta & Band, $99.00 & $12.99
Sunglasses- Biglots, $3.00
Elk Horn Feather Painted Earrings- Handmade by my aunt, Free
Nail Polish- OPI Gift of Gold, Target $5







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