Alternative Holiday Style: Eclectic and Colorful Decor Inspiration

Colorful or Classic Christmas? That is the question. When I think of holiday nostalgia….A roaring fire, hot cocoa, some smooth Christmas jazz, snuggles with our loved ones. My idea of holiday perfection. We’re slowly but surely decorating for the holidays at home and I’ve been having a creative direction internal conflict…should we stick with a classic decor, or switch it up and add some pizazz? This of course prompted a mass Pinterest Continue Reading

Local Happenings Nov 17th – 19th

Happy Friday friends! This morning our house was c h i l l y y y y. We had left some windows open. I bundled our tiny human up and turned on Elf for her. I took note of the gloomy sky and took a sip of some coffee and BAM. It happened. My first official tinge of excitement for the holidays! I can not wait until next week.  We Continue Reading

Local Shop Spotlight: Rubymint General

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This weekend I made a stop at Rubymint General, a local shop that I’ve been dying to check out.  I’m so glad I did! Located at 1441 E McDowell Rd #2, in Phoenix, the shop is located next to Smooth Brew Coffee in a cute little house turned business. I met one of the owners Kat, and she is a lovely human being. I was impressed by her locally sourced Continue Reading

Accidental Discoveries

Discovering something accidentally happens more than we all probably realize. For instance, the featured photo of this blog post was when Tom and I accidentally rode our bikes down the wrong road on vacation and turned out to be the cutest locally owned artisan popsicle shop! I accidentally discovered something recently that has provided me a lot of relief in a small yet significant way. The bad news was: my Continue Reading