taking stock

'Good Vibes Only' Mug // Mulberry Press Co
I was trying to come up with a weekly post idea that could keep me on track with blogging when I can't come up with a post. I have done a few Currently posts in the past, but was looking for something a little fresh. I came across the blog Meet Me at Mike's and love their 'Taking Stock' list. So I thought I would just go with it

Making : a photography floor-drop
Cooking : spaghetti (love adding my Young Living Oregano Oil to the sauce)
Drinking : kombucha
Reading: just picked up Happier at Home
Wanting: some salted caramel ice cream
Looking: inspiration
Playing: fruit ninja (I'm hooked)
Wasting: time on social media (instagram addict)
Sewing: I want to sew L a little sling for the chicks at my mom's house
Wishing: for an ICE COLD diet coke
Enjoying: using my essential oils
Waiting: for the arrival of both my nephew and niece
Liking: cooler weather (but praying for rain!)
Wondering: what to make for dinner tomorrow
Loving: love
Hoping: to find some energy
Marvelling: over DIY projects for around the house
Needing: more hours in the day
Smelling: essential oils // peppermint & orange diffusing
Wearing: workout clothes
Following: what's going on in the world, it's kind of scary
Noticing: the little things
Knowing: things happen for a reason
Thinking: ideas
Feeling: blessed
Bookmarking: more like pinning, does anyone even bookmark online anymore??
Opening: a mini IG shop soon
Giggling: with my littles
Feeling: happy


around my home // succulent sanctuary

As of now our backyard is basically dirt and trees.
Nothing wrong with that, easy to maintain that way.
Although I do long for some rich green grass and a fun area for backyard entertaining, I happy with what we have at this point.
I finally decided to add a cute little area to bring some life to it out there.
Space to retreat to for coffee or watching the kids play.
Having fun pulling it all together and enjoying it as well.
Can you tell that I might like succulents....



around my home // a girl's space

Back in December we decided to give the kids their own rooms.
A little space in the house to call their own.
I decided to keep my daughter's room with the black and white theme, but decided to add some pops pink and gold. (You can see what the what it looked like >>> HERE <<< )
I had plans for a few DIY projects before I posted, but life is so busy that I just haven't got to do any of them (planning for the near future though, so stay tuned)
My favorite is hearing my daughter reading from her room.
In her own little world, with out a care expect for those words on the pages.
I find myself sitting in the corner imagining her growing up in this space.
Will it change as she grows?
What will her style be like?
Will she love antiques as much as her mother does?
As I tuck her in at night, I kiss her goodnight and pray she knows just how much I love her.

 Mounted Photos C/O Tiny Prints
'Do What you Love' Print C/O BC Print Shop
Driftwood Tassel Wall Hanging from Sand and Starfish




baby shower || the details

My sister and her husband are expecting their first baby due this October. We are so thrilled and can't wait to meet this little guy who is already loved by so many already!!
This past weekend a group of wonderful ladies threw her the most beautiful baby shower. Every detail was just perfect and so fitting for the occasion. Delicious parfait station and to die for tostadas were some of the yummy foods we all enjoyed. And the desserts.... they kind of left you speechless!
It was so great to see so many wonderful ladies shower my sister with so much love and laughter. I am so excited for this next chapter of her life, motherhood is life changing and amazing!

A BIG thank you to all the lovely ladies who put this entire shower together, you all did such an amazing job!!!

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