gifts for her

My mom is coming for Mother’s Day this year which feels extra special. It’s kind of fun because Mother’s Day and Father’s Day are about six months away from my birthday and Chris’s birthday, so it feels like an extra “thinking of you” day, and we both really like that. For this gift guide I […]

There was a good portion of this year where I couldn’t light a candle due to a little bit of PTSD from the cabin fire in February. Not that a candle caused the fire, just that I was so worried one would cause another fire. I am happy to say I have cautiously been able to move […]

This post is sponsored by West Elm. They extended their Cyber Monday sale to today, so many (all?!) of these perfect gift ideas you can snag on the cheap for your besties, too. I am fortunate enough to have a handful of amazing girlfriends. We text all day, get together for lunch once a week […]


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