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Friday Finds: 16 Inspiring Weekend Reads For You

September 12, 2014

I love reading blogs. Drinking my coffee and checking out the latest haps’ on the webs. Here are some of my favorite posts from this week for you. Enjoy these weekend reads!

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Love this style. Easy going both in outfit and hair.

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Summer Bucket List Recap

September 10, 2014

If you live in the midwest, than you know that summer is a sacred time not to be wasted. I sometimes get caught up working or watching TV and didn’t want that to happen this year, so I created a summer to-do list in June! Well, now that fall is arriving, I thought I’d show you how much I actually accomplished.

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Bonfire

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Go to the State Fair

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Go Up North (ELY)

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Photo Safari (I did a mini safari)

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The photo above won me a grand prize of a trip for 2 to anywhere in the U.S…. so that’s pretty much AMAZING!

I didn’t accomplish all of it because in the middle of the summer, we (umm…) decided to buy a house!

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So now we have a totally new adventure to work on for the next, well, 30 years! More to come on the house!

What fun things did you do this summer?

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Our Labor Day Trip to Camp Van Vac

September 8, 2014

Every other year, Breon, Sen, and I head up to Ely for a weekend of relaxation, outdoor activity, and fun. This year, we left on Saturday morning with the weather looking to be chilly and rainy (sad). As we arrive, we grabbed groceries from the market and headed to our rustic cabin at Camp Van Vac.

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We ate dinner at the Rockwood. This used to be a pizza hut or something… very happy they got rid of that! We then headed to the International Wolf Center to check out “What’s for Dinner.” The wolves got to eat some delicious venison!

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The rest of the time involved relaxing, reading, and bonfires. We had a blast. We decided to leave a day early because we thought we could make better use of our time unpacking the new house (more on that soon). Plus, the weather wasn’t cooperating.

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My favorite places in Ely, MN:

Camp Van Vac is located on Burntside Lake 10 minutes outside of Ely, MN. It’s a perfect rustic getaway. The cabins have just enough to get by but the camp still has beautifully maintained restrooms and showers. Plus a sauna, wifi cabin, and a lovely beach. If you can ever head up there… do it!

Fashion

8 Cute Fall Coats To Fall In Love With

September 5, 2014

Remember back to school shopping? It was the best, huh? Well, I’m planning my fall capsule wardrobe and I feel like it’s my “back-to-school” time. As I plan out my capsule, I know that I’ll need a new winter ‘ski’ jacket, but I also want some other fun pieces. Here is my list of favs!

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H&M Boucle Jacket

J.Crew Denim Jacket

Athleta Vistaline Vest

American Eagle Varsity Jacket

J.Crew Trench

Coach Leather Moto Jacket 

Madewell Military Anorak

Massi Modutti Cable Knit Cape

 

Listening: Cool Kids by Echosmith

Loving: Ikea’s New Funny Commercial

Thinking: I need to start a fitness/nutrition regimen cause what i’m doing now isn’t working.

Buying: Ranarp Lamp

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25 Coastal Living Rooms To Inspire

August 20, 2014

We move next week. NEXT MONDAY! :) We’re so excited, nervous, happy, and anxious. All the emotions are running wild. As I continue to dream a little dream of my future coastal living room, here are some of my favorite coastal living rooms.

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Apartment Therapy

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City Farm House

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Style At Home

Wayfair

One Kings Lane

Seaside Style

The Inspired Room

SF Girl By The Bay

Better Homes and Gardens

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Better Homes and Gardens

Wayfair

Pinterest

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Centsational Girl

DomaineHome.com

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House of Turqouise

Wisteria

Coastal Living