where i ate

back from a quick get away with my mom to chicago to relax and recharge a bit. most of you know that when i travel i am all about the food and the shopping. however this time both my mom and i are working really hard to be healthy and not over do it but […]

weekend recap wine country edition

what a weekend. i mean like seriously. i’m going home because i have to. i am going kicking and screaming though because i am in my element here. the people are my people and the food is fantastic. i don’t wanna go home. i’m going to try and break this down as best i can. […]

finally friday napa edition

surprise!!! we are in napa. it was a pseudo on a whim trip half planned half not. we had the flight and hotel booked for a while but seriously packed the morning we left and reserved everything on our cell phones. i felt very millennial about that. we arrived at 11am CA time which was […]

Cottage Road Trip Grand Rapids Guide

i absolutely love working weekends at The Found Cottage. LOVE IT. i get to see all of our lovely regulars but i also get to meet the people who drove from hours away just to come visit us! i cannot tell you how honored that makes me feel when you walk through the door and […]

dallas wrap up

all my bags are packed. i’m not really ready to go back to the snow but i am excited to go sleep in my own bed. and i honestly need to eat lettuce for the next 3o days so i can at least fit back into my leggings. i thought i would give a little […]

bigger in texas

everything is bigger in texas right? i guess that explains my expanding waistline the first 24 hours i’ve been here. my coworker misty and i had a pretty seamless flight for once (knock on wood) and got into dallas around 3pm est and out on the road by 5pm. i used priceline to rent our […]

finally friday

it’s finally friday! i’m so excited for this weekend. you don’t even know. well…now you do because i just told you! this weekend is going to be full of junking, shop stuff and friends and food and friends and junking and junking with friends. it’s set up to be a good weekend. photo ps thanks […]

vacation style

everyone has that dress. that vacation style dress they bought just in case they needed it for an event they were not sure was even happening yet. you know what I’m talking about. stockpile going out dresses. this dress: free people old similar here those shoes: tory burch old similar here I bought this free […]

beach please

ok ok so if you are following me on instagram  joe and I are in the caymans for the rest of the week. we are here technically for work (hey if you have to go to meetings while in the caymans…that is a business trip. but what a good place to have meetings huh? beach […]

weekend recap

ah monday. i thought you were bad before but you are event worse after being gone for a week. how does one accumulate over 350 emails? how does that happen. i don’t think i even know 350 people. maybe? who knows. but that will sum up the majority of what today will involve. so this […]

finally friday

well here we are! it’s finally friday and this girl is ready to go home. home home home. DON’T get me wrong this has been a week of experiences, travel and seeing dear friends but i miss my critters and the comforts of home. it has been a whirlwind of activity this week from grand […]

weekend recap

what look am i going for this week? hmmmm let’s go with the walking dead. i woke up this morning with dark bags under my eyes that no cream can tame. but we are in the home stretch for all the markets, events, things going on around here and at 10pm next week sunday (why […]