Secret Pinterest wedding fantasies

Pinterest secret wedding meme

Seriously. This meme popped into my head the moment I discovered Pinterest’s new Secret Boards feature this morning. Hehe… Happy Friday.


TGIF: Thanking, giving …

superheroes of kindess

On Halloween, I stopped home for lunch and found this in our mailbox. I was feeling stressed out and it totally stopped at made me smile. (If even for only just a moment. Before I rushed back to work after inhaling a bowl of chili.)

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What I’m {laughing about} right now


All I can say is, “Oh mylanta…” (Seriously, I said that all the time back in fifth grade. And that phrase may have even made a reappearance in my vocabulary during freshman year of college. Seriously.)

Full House: A Slam Poetry Session by Tom Hanks

I’ve got that feeling

“What is that feeling when you’re driving away from people and they recede on the plain till you see their specks dispersing?—it’s the too-huge world vaulting us, and it’s goodbye. But we lean forward to the next crazy venture beneath the skies.”

— Jack Keroac

Pinterest Wednesday: 20 DIY decorations for Halloween


DIY Halloween decorations

Aren’t those cat pillows adorable? What about that leaf wreath? And I love that spider web lampshade. Oh, and those oh-so-trendy chevron-striped pumpkins… From sparkly to spooky, read on to find out more about these DIY projects.

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Tonight’s dinner



Last night we had a roommate night and cooked dinner together. Alex made a Pinterest board of options that looked good as well as incorporated ingredients we already had in the cupboard and in the fridge. After going back and forth on a couple options, we settled on roasted acorn squash with rosemary and balsamic vinegar and chicken mozzarella roll-ups. We then walked a block to the Orange Street Food Farm to get a few things we didn’t have on hand.

Here’s what we thought of the two new (to us) recipes …

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Take a leap

“Living at risk is jumping off a cliff and building your wings as you fly down.”

— Ray Bradburry

Pinterest Wednesday: When I say “bamboo,” you say…


Wacom Bamboo tablet

I’ve been checking out the Wacom Bamboo digital drawing pad, and one thing led to another…

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Just belt it {DIY}



[Mile high DIY club]

I made a belt to match a specific shirt and it was surprisingly easy! And cheap! While a bit more time-intensive than planned, the compliments I got on it from a few strangers made it worth the effort. I’d love to show you the finished product and share a couple how-to tips, too.

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{Friday Links} Have a fun weekend


[Glacier taste test during kayak trip in Alaska. Tee hee hee.]

What are you doing this weekend? Alex and I are planning to hit up the Missoula farmer’s market. Might have to take a detour during our bike ride downtown, as the UM homecoming parade is also tomorrow morning.

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