all the things

{a weekly(ish) roundup of some current favorite things}

style : I recently picked up a few new earrings (including these ones) at J Crew and am loving all their cute jewelry right now as well as their ready-to-party collection of super fun dresses + skirts.

home : We did a kitchen mini makeover last week to update a few things, including my favorite change - painting all of our cherry cabinets to become a 'tuxedo kitchen' - I kept being drawn to the idea of it, with white cabinets on top and dark charcoal ones on the bottom. I love love love how it turned out!

beauty : This is my current favorite exfoliator to use during these dry winter months - it is loaded with coconut oil + smells so divine. You can find it locally in Des Moines at Eden or online here.

food : With these cold days we've been having I've been putting my crockpot into overdrive - I haven't followed any recipes as it's just easy to dump in everything you have on hand. I usually fill the whole thing with a mix of chopped sweet potatoes and carrots, a cup or 2 of rinsed organic quinoa, a can of rinsed black beans, any greens like kale/spinach/swiss chard, a few chopped cloves of garlic and some veggie or bone broth. Set the thing to 8 hours and you'll have a warm healthy bowl of goodness for dinner! (I really should start writing down what I do so I can recreate + share my favorites!)

travel : I bought this MZ Wallace large metro tote before our Europe trip and now wonder how I traveled for so long without it - it is SUPER lightweight, has a zip top, and can hold a ton of stuff. The straps are the perfect length and it's easy to clean - it's just so good.

local : If you haven't been to my favorite coffee shop yet, Horizon Line, you need to go check it out, especially now that they're selling my goodies from The Cutler Kitchen there!

{pic above : a recent delivery of Artifact Uprising prints I had made. I love how easy their app is to use and that you can have them your pics printed with a white border)

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