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Easy, Peasy Pom Pom Hat DIY

Are you a hat person?  I wasn’t for years until I discovered this one and now I’m always on the hunt for a new one. They’re incredibly practical for bad hair days or I don’t have time to care hair days, but also for shielding your skin from the harsh summer sun.  Britt had an old one laying around, so we decided to give it a little sprucing up and make it our own with these colorful pom poms.  You know there’s nothing I love more than a good, easy as pie DIY, so don’t fret.  This Pom Pom Hat …

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Memorial Day Weekend Road Trip Playlist

There’s nothing more American than hitting the open road with the windows down and the music up.  If weekend plans have eluded you (or you them) than maybe now is your chance to grab your bestie, fill up the gas tank, and head in the direction of a new destination!  Our weekend road trip is anything but last minute, but the car is officially (over) packed and we will be heading due east towards Palm Springs by the afternoon.   (Inevitable stories to follow!)  Not sure where to go?  Here’s a pretty good place to start!  Not …

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Join Our Team! A Call for Contributors…

Hi, friends!  I’m back from Portland this morning (Wednesday)– sleepy-eyed, but feeling so grateful for a fun work trip, new projects on the horizon and a fun shoot that’s happening around me right now as we speak.  The last six months have been a time of serious soul searching on this site.  I’ve been spending a lot of time thinking about what kind of content we create, why we create it, and how it’s impacting you, our audience.  It has to be more than pretty pictures, ya know? There’s a lot of …

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What I Want for Mother’s Day || A Gift Guide

We are busy prepping today for a big shoot tomorrow that includes a really dreamy, laid-back Mother’s Day brunch that I couldn’t be more excited about!  (We haven’t had a chance to get our backyard together just yet and are partnering with Loot Vintage Rentals on a fanciful set up that I’m sure will send me wanting to buy a vintage table of my own.)  We actually have a lot of Mother’s Day content coming up these next two weeks.  (This is our Mother’s Day brunch from last year!)  It’s a pretty …

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