Fall is officially here and the weather innately dropped 20 degrees overnight to catch up with the change in season. It has been scorching out up until a few days ago. It’s a little bittersweet bidding summer farewell but I’m welcoming the crisp romantic air and all of its glory (the snuggles, boots, layering and lattes) … More Foolproof Way to Make Froth
Life has been a tiny hectic as we are just settling in with Zoey going to kindergarten and me starting a new position. Our mornings are wild as we have to get everyone out of the house by 7:30am! Thankfully, the hubs is taking some time off this week from work to help with the … More Home Tour: A Charming Apt.
We recently celebrated Zoey’s 5th birthday! We didn’t have anything major planned in advance. My sister was in town so she helped me set up a very intimate birthday brunch. We didn’t slave in the kitchen, that was something that I wanted to avoid. I think a birthday brunch was perfect. I was up very early … More A Birthday Brunch- Zoey Turns Five (Pt. 1)!
Happy Friday everyone! I’ve been so stationery-obsessed and just wanted to share yet another set by Elum Designs. Like shoes and handbags, a gal can never have enough beautiful stationery, right? This Bucket List pad is perfect as the ultimate desk accessory. Ideal for jotting down life goals, dreams and such. Have a wonderful and … More The Bucket List
A few weeks ago, I shared the first part of the kids bedroom makeover. I highlighted their bed area. Today, I’m revealing the kids’ lounging space. It’s a section in their bedroom where they can lounge, relax, read and play. Providing a great backdrop is this gorgeous, whimsical birch tree forest wallpaper courtesy of Graham … More Kids Bedroom Makeover (Pt 2)
Summer is coming to an end and it feels bittersweet. We are embarking on a new journey- Zoey is going to kindergarten and I’m starting a new and very exciting professional role tomorrow. The day to day dynamic of our family will change. It’ll probably get a lot busier, much more hectic and the down … More Just Imagine…
I received the most darling cards from Elum Designs and my heart skipped a beat. They are the cutest ‘Thank You’ cards I’ve ever seen. There is something to be said about things that are minimal, chic and oh so French! Please keep reading for a chance to win some awesome stationery from Elum! Elum Designs … More Merci Beaucoup
Happy Tuesday! Today, I’m sharing an easy and delicious summer/fall-ish popsicle recipe. You know I love making popsicles and my kids really enjoy them. The ingredients are whole, simple and seasonal. Fall is just around the corner so figs are popping up in the markets now. These Coconut Fig Popsicles are the perfect summer to … More Coconut Fig Popsicles
Whatever happened to sending handwritten notecards or writing your thoughts down in a journal? Whenever I receive a personal note in the mail, it always makes me smile. This doesn’t happen often but when it does, I feel special. Emails and texts lack that personal touch and human connection. If you love sending loved ones special … More Elum Designs- Giveaway!
It’s hard to believe but Zoey is entering kindergarten this fall! In just a few days, her teacher is visiting us at home so the two can get better acquainted. We’ve been taking little steps to prepare Zoey for school and it has been exciting and fun but with a little bit of anxiety (for … More DIY: Crafts for Class
You know I have a thing or two for Swedish designs. Most of the home tours that I feature here are interior spaces from Sweden. I always fall in love over and over again. Here’s another one that I hope you can gain some decor inspirations from… Via, photos by Anders Bergstedt. In Instagram news- … More Home Tour: A Swedish Apartment
Looking for a refreshing, delicious and healthy summer treat recipe? This Watermelon Fruit Pizza is all that and more! Maybe even too pretty to eat… This recipe is as simple as it gets. Cut the watermelon like a pizza (or pie) and layer on the toppings. Use your favorite berries and fruits. On mine, I added … More Watermelon Fruit Pizza
I don’t know what’s happening with me but lately, I’ve been looking at life a whole lot differently. I’m more in tuned with the journey rather than the trophy. I’m going through some professional transitions right now and have been actively networking a lot– a process that I’m not that great at (or so I … More Focus on the Journey
It’s finally here! The kids’ bedroom makeover is finished (except for a few little projects) and they are over the moon. They’ve been waiting forever to get the bedroom of their dreams and surely- mommy and daddy did not disappoint! One of the biggest dilemmas that we faced was whether or not to incorporate wallpaper. In the end, … More Kids Bedroom Makeover (Pt 1)
Zoey has these pair of Clarks Mary Jane that she absolutely loves. She wears them every single day of her life for about three months straight now. Needless to say, they’re well-loved and there are a lot of scuffing particularly on the cap part of the shoes. I don’t have the heart to toss them out-yet. Aside from the exterior … More DIY Gold Cap Toe Mary Janes
I love me a beautifully crafted flat lay. They are really popular on Instagram and you can find flat lays of all sorts- beauty, workspace, fashion, food, etc. To me, it’s a form of photography styling. Usually, flat lays consist of multiple elements in a shot where they are styled to be showcased either randomly … More Visual Storytelling via Flat Lays
If you have kids, you can probably understand my pain. Getting out of the house on a normal day can be daunting. Add summertime fun, beach days, farm visits and surprise field trip adventures to the mix. When we go to the beach, it literally takes me hours to plan what to pack- beach toys, … More Summer Skin Must-Haves
Step inside this breathtaking Linnéstaden apartment where you’ll see lots of white, light and a beautiful play on muted colors. I am obsessed with the gray wall color and need it for my house prompto! If you have kids, there’s a bonus. Highlighted is a tiny kid’s bedroom that is to die for. Lesson to … More Home Tour: A Linnéstaden Apartment
This condo absolutely blows my mind. I would never dare do a black wall but somehow it works like magic here. Everything about this space is so beautiful and thoughtfully curated. It has been through several gentle renovations with all original details being preserved and restored as much as possible. The condo was built in 1899, … More Home Tour: A Brf Stinsen Condo in Gothenburg Sweden
Lately, instead of drinking something hot in the morning- I’m opting for iced tea. I usually make a whole pitcher, add tons of sugar, store it in the fridge and have it ready to go. Cold sweet iced tea readily available is like heaven on hot summer days. I have many different types of teas so … More Strawberry and Peach Chia Seed Yogurt Popsicles