fashion & beauty.

summer is in full SWING!

July 18, 2018
summer is in full SWING! - little lessons by chelsea

we go to the farmer’s market each saturday (that we’re home), with the best of intentions: purchase locally grown, freshly picked produce. but, to be honest, I’m not sure we’ve bought anything but a breakfast burrito. (which was DELICIOUS!). the des moines farmers market is one of the best in the country + has turned into more of an event. the people come by the masses. it’s a social gathering. the local bars open early with bloody mary + mimosa…

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gingham for summer
fashion & beauty.

gingham for summer

I consider it a skill that I can be out the door in five minutes flat during the summer. my secret: I throw on maxi dresses wherever we go! they’re effortless + give off the “put together” vibe while feeling like you’re wearing pajamas…

June 16, 2018
where to eat, sleep + go in galena, il
travels.

where to eat, sleep + go in galena, il

I’ve been traveling to galena since I was little. it was a favorite destination of my parents. later, when I was in college, I’d meet my mom there for the day. we’d have lunch + shop until the stores closed. now, it’s coincidentally the…

June 12, 2018
celebrate

father’s day gift guide

I am the master of procrastination when it comes to buying gifts. I repeatedly convince myself a better idea will strike me if I just wait. until it’s the week of (or day before) and I am out of time! father’s day is FIVE…

June 11, 2018
why I stopped eating meat
lifestyle

why I stopped eating meat

isn’t it funny, how you can hear the same message over + over and never do anything about it. but one day, for whatever reason, it strikes a chord and you make a change. the husband + I watched the highly-controversial, frequently talked about documentary on…

May 31, 2018
breckenridge brewery | denver, CO.
travels.

breckenridge brewery | denver, CO.

my little brother surprised us + showed up in town last week, to celebrate jackson’s first birthday. it was so good to see him! but.. apparently vacations don’t last forever? because on monday night, I had to take him to the airport. he lives…

May 1, 2018