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round about: snickerpoodles & paper flowers

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It’s Mother’s Day weekend everyone! For some moms, that’s a big deal, for others, not so much. Whether your day involves avoiding moms altogether, a big multi-generational brunch or you’re a tired mom just hoping for breakfast in bed, I wish all of the moms out there the best Mo’s Day in the history of Mom’s Days! For […]

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round about: national ukulele day

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Normally this would be my moment to sum up the week and share some of my favorite finds from round about the internet. But this week? Oh no, not this week. It’s National Ukulele Day people. And I’m in love with ukuleles. It’s something about their diminutive size and sweet little sound. They’re a little […]

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round about: retro twin cities & walking plants

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Wow it was a busy busy week over here! As a blogger, I’m feeling pretty proud of myself for sharing not 1 but 2 DIY’s here on the blog – did you see both the Watercolor Crystal Paintings and the Mother’s Day Box of Chocolates? It’s all thanks to Birdie’s full day school schedule – […]

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Round about: mini flower crowns & watercolor eggs

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It’s the week before Easter, when we’re lead to believe that Spring is well under way. You know, the bunnies and chicks are in abundance, the grass is as green as the fake stuff in your Easter basket, and everything is blossoming in technicolor flowers. Not this year! The snow is almost melted in my […]

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round about: New York City

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You may have noticed this week was a little light on blog posts, and a little heavy on Instagram and Twitter updates! I just returned from a whirlwind trip to New York City, and I’m still processing all the awesome that happened in such a short amount of time. The trip was sponsored by American […]

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round about: smiling rugs & color-coded pins

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This week sped by in a blur of random last-minute projects. It’s amazing how much more I can get done with Birdie at school full days. Yet I constantly feel like I didn’t get enough accomplished – I guess my goals just got bigger! But it’s hard to complain – between freelance projects, couple contributor […]

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round about: liquid sculptures & mountain pillows

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I think, as Spring Breaks go, ours was pretty dang fine. This week included the movie theater, the zoo, a big playdate at our favorite indoor playground, a painted ukulele, 6 painted canvases (mini sized), 3 treasure hunts, fabulous fancy foods, and possibly a water park if today goes as planned. I mean really, could […]

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round about: flower people & yarn keys

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I’ve spent lots of time over the last couple of months trying to wrap my head around my new and “improved” schedule. Birdie started full days at her Montessori school – which we were all super excited to see! But, it’s the end of an era for the two of us. I’m surprised to see […]

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round about: double exposed & construction dresses

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I think everyone in the northern half of the globe is having a rough winter, at least, that’s what the news is implying. But man, it’s like the land of never-ending winter here – where’s the evil Snow Queen? Why can’t we get rid of her already? It’s putting all of us on edge. And […]

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round about: the aftermath

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Whoa Nelly! You’d think after several days back from the big event (that would be Alt Summit) that I would be back to normal, coasting along on some good memories. Nope. Instead, I think I’m going through withdrawal. I’m checking Facebook every 30 minutes to try and stay in contact with the blogging pals I […]

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round about: feeling the altitude

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It’s feeling like a whirlwind around here – how could it possibly be Friday already? Oh I know what’s happening, too much prep for Alt Summit. You know, like I currently have $800 worth of clothing in my Anthropologie online shopping cart. (no, I’m not getting all of it, or perhaps any of it). But […]

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round about: bug-eyed babies & citified meditation

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Ok, so really all I want to talk about is prepping for Alt Summit. But since I know that’s a really boring topic unless you’re A) a blogger, B) going to Alt or have been to Alt, and C) know me well enough to care, I’m trying to reign it all in. Though I do […]

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round about: snowless snow globes & holiday diys

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As usual, I thought I was ready for Christmas, and then it hits me with the freezing surprise of a speeding snowball! Oh my goodness, the number of things I’d like to get done between now and Tuesday is, um, mind-numbing. But all of it is fun holiday stuff, so I’m working hard to find […]

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round about: a zillion lights & a juniper roof

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We’ve moved from the “Oh it’s the Christmas Season La-de-da” phase to the “Oh crap it’s Christmas in 11 days and I am NOT READY” phase. Yep, it hit me yesterday that there’s just a zillion and one things to do between now and then. And the mother of all colds has taken up lodging in […]

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round about: hats on the move & radiant orchid

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This week was a week of firsts: the first big snowfall that’s going to stick around, the first day of single-degree temps (Brrrrr!), and my first cold. So, in honor of the cold, I’m going to give in to the constant coughing and let this week’s top links speak for themselves. Ugh. Round about the […]

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