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Parker’s Frozen 2nd Birthday

Personally, I think two of the big perks of child rearing are getting to dress them in ridiculously cute things and getting to throw parties in their honor and I truly have to reign it in when planning the latter.  (At one point when I was planning Parker’s most recent birthday party there was a very comical email exchange happening between Aaron and me about whether or not I could hire Whisper the 27″ pony to pull kids around in a carriage.  The answer, of course, was “no”.)  Here is the thing I didn’t …

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What To Listen To Now || April

It’s no secret that Palm Springs is near and dear to me. (See this post.) However, rather than moving to the beat in the desert for Coachella this weekend, Parker and I are holding down the fort in Austin.  I’m here for a job and possibly some house shopping (see this post), but will no doubt be listening to this playlist from our favorite music supervisor and trying not to get too much FOMO looking at everyone’s Coachella pictures on Instagram.  On another note, did you see the line up for Outside Lands?!  Might have …

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DIY || Mother’s Day Gift Tags

I’ve always prided myself on being whatever the opposite of a hoarder is– or as my husband likes to say, cold-hearted and unsentimental.  (JK… kind of.)  It’s just that I’ve never been one to keep a lot of arbitrary things for sentimental reasons because it just ends up piling up somewhere and looking like clutter to me.  Then came Parker.  She wraps her chubby little two year old hand around a blue crayon, drags it across an 8″ x 11.5″ sheet of paper and suddenly it’s a masterpiece in my …

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10 Ways to Wear Culottes

It’s Monday, y’all.  While I can’t do anything about that little fact, I can provide you with some cool wardrobe inspiration to help get you dressed this week.  Did you know that the culotte is the Lena Dunham of pants?  It was developed during the victorian era so that women could ride horses without having to sit side saddle in their skirts, and was later adopted for activities like bike riding and gardening.  They gave the appearance of a skirt, but were actually still pants, because god forbid any woman look like she …

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