Cupcake Toppers and Magnolia Cakes

owning a shop is just downright dangerous. we have the CUTEST line of paper party supplies at the shop. kiddo birthday hats, theme birthday kits (wilderness, mermaids and pirates currently) cake toppers, candles and more. one of my favorite pieces of the collection though are these cupcake decorating kits. they make even the simplest cupcake […]

baby’s first ride

so week by week ultrasound by ultrasound and the more things i’m asked to pee on… this baby gets more real every day. thanks to all of your help yesterday i finally have some direction in terms of nursery. we have the exterminator coming within the week to take care of the mice in the […]

final nursery inspiration

ok so i have combed the internet for inspiration and found inspiration in my own home. i have inspiration number 1, number 2 and here is number 3.  i think it’s concluded that i most definitely want to do some sort of wallpaper in the room. right now it’s teal and i’m all for drama […]

weekend recap gloomy weekend

this weekend was so gloomy here in michigan and it had a serious impact on both my mood and productivity. friday….was absolutely gorgeous?!? i mean 75 and sunny in march?! i’ll take it (as long as it doesn’t ruin the fruit crop again and i have to pay $7 for one pint of cherries at […]

finally friday lamb edition

ok i won’t spam you today with more pictures of our newest lamb… just kidding hahaa. i can’t stop it’s too cute. it was so hard to leave and come to work i just want to play with it all day. it’s so curious about the world and has such a funny personality i could […]

our first lamb

we got a little surprise last night out in the barn! We had our very first lamb on the farm in our very first official lambing season! joe and i have been at a conference in downtown grand rapids every day (and night until like 10pm) and the sheep have been showing absolutely zero signs […]

little vintage collections

i am perfectly aware that having little vintage collections is just a polite way of saying hoarding. just like saying “over served” is for drunk or “delegation” is for i don’t want to do this project. you know? but it just sounds better to call all of these things in my home collections rather than […]

lemon blueberry cake

ok so my latest thing is to bake. i am slowly getting better at it and it’s been pretty therapeutic. however the cravings to bake is usually sweets sweets sweets. so i thought by adding fruit it doesn’t exactly count as like really bad right? especially if i have just one hot from the oven […]

weekend recap about town

this was such a relaxing fun weekend i don’t want it to end. but alas it’s monday and i barely slept a wink last night. around 8pm or so i started hearing squeeks coming from somewhere. upon further investigation there are either bats or mice in the walls. i stood in one of the older […]

finally friday out and about

it’s finally friday and with seriously zero plans this weekend i’m anxious to get out and about. just where to i’m not sure. there are no fleas or antique shows going on (that i know of) and the weather is going to be blasted cold to be working outside… so what i’m going to do […]

pregnancy workout

i’m coming up on my one year anniversary at phyx in grandville and i’m proud to say that this just might be the longest i have ever stuck with a workout. i know i’ve said it before but there is something special about this place. the women and men there are so encouraging and welcoming. […]

sheep ultrasounds

we had an exciting day at the farm! our sheep had their ultrasounds for lambs! i don’t think most people get ultrasounds for their sheep. pretty sure that is reserved for the novice farmers. but when the vet offered to come out my curiosity got the best of me. we’ll see how that changes once […]