DIY fabric dolls from your kids drawings

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This post was written in partnership with Spoonflower. They provide the custom doll fabric that I used to make the dolls from Olivia’s drawings. For a while now I’ve been trying to think about what to do with the girls best drawings – I really hate to see these pretty pictures pilled up in the [...]

2015 Calendar free printable

My oh my, where did 2014 go?! The first part of the year went pretty normal, and then BAM. baby number 3. BAM. hubby changed job. BAM. we bought a house. Can time please pretty please slow down in 2015? That will be my only request please and thank you. In 2015 I really need [...]

Happy tech #3 | The life she’d Imagined wallpaper

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Hola friend! Is your tech feeling a little down, sad that winter is on it’s way? Well, Jessica from Coco + Mingo and I have a little something to make your tech happy This is our third post in this happy tech series – and it’s been so much fun working with someone as amazingly [...]

DIY laundry detergent with West Elm

DIY eco friendly liquid laundry soap

Hubby keeps joking that I am turning into a hippie since we moved to Berkeley…and he might be a tad right But hey, nothing wrong with wearing flowers in your hair and trying to live in peace with the environment, right? Jokes aside, I’ve been increasingly thinking a lot about chemicals over the past few [...]

Falling into place

Victory! Freia slept through the night the past two nights, which she had not done in almost two months….I feel like I am getting my brain back! Haha. Don’t ask my friends how many times I’ve *lost* my keys in the past month. Thank goodness for friends willing to take the girls to school while [...]

Happy tech #2 | Be Yourself wallpaper

Our happy tech series is back (Check out #1 here), and well, I couldn’t be happier about it – no pun intended Jessica from Coco & Mingo and I worked on a little wallpaper for your computer and phone, and it’s all free – so download away, you’ll find the download links at the bottom [...]

Getting ready for fall…

DIY Fall projects

September in the Bay Area might actually be the hottest month of the year – but nothing will stop me from getting ready for my favorite season of all. Damn you 90 degree weather, I will wear my leather boots if I want to. Hubby shakes his head when he sees me get out of [...]

[1,2,3] Currently reading…or rather, currently on my coffee table

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haha, because who am I really kidding?! Like I have time to read these days – taking a shower is already enough of a challenge in this house! Don’t even talk to me about a hair brush….We came back from Europe a week and 1/2 ago and it’s been nut-town since that. The girls don’t [...]

Happy Tech #1 | Stay Hungry Stay Foolish wallpaper

Free computer wallpaper Stay Hungry Stay Foolish

“Stay hungry, stay foolish” – Steve Jobs Hi friends! Today I am sharing a little something near and dear to my heart – my first free computer and phone wallpapers for you all, designed in collaboration with my sweet friend Jessica from Coco+Mingo. A little tech candy for y’all I worked on the watercolor illustration, [...]

DIY pompom picnic throw

Raise your hand if like me you don’t want summer to end! It’s been so nice to take it slow and just hang out with my little family. One of my favorite ways to make summer last a bit longer is to have picnics (just like this one) way into the fall until the rain [...]