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Loving: Bow & Drape

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My new motto when it comes to clothes is that less is more.  I want to embrace the French attitude towards clothing: buy the best you can afford and wear it forever.  I’m… Continue reading

Seasonal Place Card Round-Up (and some good Upworthy videos)

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First off, I have to admit that even though I’m writing a post about place settings, I can’t say I have ever thrown or attended an event (other than weddings) that actually had… Continue reading

Paperless Post Love

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Paperless Post is redefining the world of online invitations.  Say goodbye to those cheesy, impersonal calendar requests and welcome a world of well-designed (dare I say beautiful?) stationery to your inbox.  With Paperless… Continue reading

Guess What?!

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I got married! And it was awesome.  As Kate mentioned, September 21st was a busy day for love around these parts.  I can’t wait to show you a bit of my day!  As… Continue reading

Florals, Florals, Everywhere!

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With less than a week to go until my wedding, it’s safe to say I have florals on the brain.  It’s not just floral arrangements, everything from packaging, to wall paper, to clothing… Continue reading

2 Great Recipes To Use Up Those Summer Tomatoes

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I get married in less than two weeks.   This past weekend was my last weekend in KC before heading to Maine for the wedding.  You’d think I’d be running around worrying about… Continue reading

The Perfect Fall Bootie

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Booties are all the rage for fall. And no, I’m not talking about your rear-end.  I’m talking about shoes.  In between work and wedding planning, I have been “relaxing” by looking for the… Continue reading

Summer, Please Don’t Go

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I know Labor Day weekend isn’t the official end of summer, but it certainly does feel like it.  And while I love the autumn and can’t wait for apples and pumpkins and beautiful… Continue reading

A Love Affair: Long Ledge

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I fall in love with houses. Not every house, mind you; they have to be a special house. The first time I fell in love with a house, I was 7 years old.… Continue reading

Fancy Granola

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Last week I posted about my everyday granola recipe.  It’s a simple, reliable, easy recipe that you can use every single day.  This week, I’m sharing my recipe for what I like to… Continue reading

Homemade Everyday Granola

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When I’m not eating Oatmeal Cupcakes for breakfast, I like to bring Greek yogurt, fruit, and homemade granola to work.  I’ve never been one for breakfast cereals.  They get soggy so quickly.  Store… Continue reading

Put An Egg On It: Recipe Round-Up

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Portlandia shattered our bird-loving worlds with their skit “Put a Bird on It.”  How did they know about my love of things with birds? For years now, I have glimpsed things with birds… Continue reading

Hot! Hot! Hot!

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Whew! There’s a heat wave covering the entire country and I, for one, am not a fan. Scorching 98˚ heat and ozone alerts? No. Thank. You.  But as much as we all wish… Continue reading

Obsessed with Payton Cosell Turner Wallpaper

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Have you guys seen this before? Payton Turner continues to make rounds through the media circuits (in fact, she was featured in Elle Decor in 2011!), but every time I run into this… Continue reading

A Different View

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photographer unknown, via David Burdeny Greenland Iceberg, via curves, via Train Tree Tunnel in Ukraine, via I just got back to Kansas City from a wonderful weekend spent in Maine.  It’s nice to be home, but difficult… Continue reading