I feel like July went by really quickly, hence this is actually posting a little bit later in August than I usually like… I just needed a bit more time since we’re painting the house! I haven’t been shopping a ton, but there were a few key purchases last month that you absolutely must know about. First of all, Osmia released a new mud cleanser that is just soooo good. The very first time I used it, I knew it would be in this post. And now, after a few weeks, I am even more obsessed! Ok, let’s dig into the 9 products I tried and loved in July 2020.Continue reading “9 Things of Note | July 2020”
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Plasti Dip. All opinions are 100% mine.
Prepare yourself because, if you don’t know about Plasti Dip, you’re about to have your mind blown! It’s truly one of my favorite easy DIY materials to use for so many reasons. Basically, Plasti Dip is a rubber coating that air-dries onto pretty much any surface. Since 1972, people have been using it to make handles grippier, but it’s also an incredibly versatile DIY material. Case in point, I used two different types of Plasti Dip to customize these shower bottles for our home! If you’re like us and trying to remove ‘visual noise’ like labels and stickers, definitely keep reading and try this super-easy craft project.Continue reading “DIY Shower Bottles Using Plasti Dip 2 Ways”
I knew last week’s post about how we go car camping would be popular, so I guess I shouldn’t have been surprised that the next one you guys want is my tips for how to camp with dogs! We don’t always bring our dogs with us because they can be sort of a pain. Noodle is older, so the trips are really hard on him. But Lucy loooooves coming along. For us, it’s a balance of what we plan to do on the trip and what is safest for them. When I go solo camping though, I always bring at least one of the dogs with me for safety. Here are 5 suggestions to help you enjoy dog friendly camping even more this summer!Continue reading “5 Tips for Dog Friendly Camping”
Brace yourself, this is a goooooood one. I’ve been lusting after Christina Higham’s home for a VERY long time after discovering it on Instagram. You may already know her as the designer behind Sun Soul Style, but if you don’t know her work already, you should now! Christina’s home is the definition of California casual to me. It’s layered, textured, and an eclectic mix of cozy decor elements. I absolutely love it! Let’s peek in and take a tour.Continue reading “Small Space Squad Home Tour: Sun Soul Style”
Ooooooh boy, pull up a chair, get yourself a coffee, and get comfortable because this post is a BIG one! Now that I’m more regularly sharing my outdoor adventures, I’ve been flooded with requests for a blog post all about my favorite car camping essentials and equipment. I totally get it! Sean and I have honed our assortment of gear over the years, so we have a really good set up right now. So it finally felt like a good time to share what works for us when we go camping here in the Pacific Northwest! Let’s dig in.Continue reading “Our Car Camping Essentials”
This year has definitely been a mixed bag of emotions, but I’m doing my best to stay positive. One bright spot has been consistently working in partnership with Fred Meyer and Kroger on Instagram! They’ve been such awesome brand partners, especially since it gives me more of an opportunity to share recipes I love. I’m also aware that not all of my blog readers follow me on Instagram, so just in case I decided to publish it to the blog, too! This recipe is straight from my Yia Yia’s recipe collection (that’s Greek for grandma, btw).Continue reading “How To Make Lamb Souvlaki Like My Greek Grandma”
If you’re anything like me, chances are you’ve added a few more houseplants to your space during quarantine. Not only do plants add amazing ambiance and coziness, they have tons of health benefits (more on that here!). I shared how to buy plants online a while back, but wanted to share tips for how to buy plants in person, too. I know shopping habits have changed, but as more and more shops open, I have the feeling we’ll be adding stops at the local nursery to the errands list! After all, there’s nothing better than a new impulsively bought houseplant, amiright?! So here are a few things I keep in mind when picking out new houseplants. Let me know if you think I should add anything to this list, too.Continue reading “How to Buy Plants”