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Gift Guide for the Gardener

Creating this guide, gifts for the gardener makes my heart ache a little. I miss the morning walks through the garden. Now they’re just covered in snow. I think though that this gift guide is the one I’m most passionate about because if you are buying for someone in your life who loves to garden […]

Gift Guide: Gifts for the Gardener


When I was pregnant I would scroll for hours looking at all of the beautiful handcrafted heirloom wooden toys on etsy. I dreamed of a mess free playroom stacked perfectly with well made stunning toys that would spark my babies imagination and turn him into a tiny little Einstein genius. I wouldn’t even get mad […]

Ottos Gift Guide: Plastic Crap He Begs For


Downtown Holland Candy Store

Otto is at the stage where he could play with tiny figurines and play sets for hours. This comes in really handy while we are all working from home and have conference calls throughout the day. He loves mixing everything together and it’s so fun to watch his imagination work when he plays. It’s hilarious […]

Gift Guide: Farm Loving Kid


Farm Kid Gift Guide

  Guess what time it is? GIFT GUIDE TIME! I am obsessed with putting these gift guides. There are so many fun trinkets and treasures out there that I cannot wait to share all my finds with you. Most of mine this year are going to be focused on things we can do and use […]

Gift Guide: Home Bartender


Gift Guide for the Home Bartender

As otto likes to say, “The sun came back today!” we are itching to get our work done so we can go soak up these 70 degree temperatures that the first day of May is bringing us. Many of us are going to be celebrating Mother’s Day while still sheltering in place and that is […]

Gift Guide for The Garden Mama


Mothers Day Gift Guide for the Gardener

Mother’s Day is coming up this weekend and this year is going to be so so good. I feel like there has been some pretty dark Mother’s Days in previous years for both myself and some dear friends but this year there is just so much to celebrate. A few friends that have been struggling […]

Mothers Day Gift Guide


Mothers Day Gift Guide

i love cooking and baking but what i don’t love is a bunch of random kitchen gadgets around the house. i love a good spatula but i don’t need an avocado pitter. you know what i am saying? i have a few devices that have earned themselves a permanent spot in the kitchen and over […]

abby’s gift guide for the home cook

Food & Beverage

Mother’s day is a day that means so much to me. While it’s nice that Joe and Otto take the time to make the day extra special I truly enjoy reflecting back on my journey to becoming a mom. Even with all of the struggles and heartbreak it has been truly the greatest gift of […]

The Best Mother’s Day Garden Gifts

Farm & Garden

Mothers Day Gift Ideas for the Gardener

I am putting together this guide to jacket styles while I’m about to assemble a rack I just bought on Amazon to house…my overflow jackets. Let me explain! I rarely if not ever get rid of my coats. Coats fit me if i’m having a skinny year or a heftier year. They’re like shoes. They […]

Your Guide to Jacket Styles

Style & Fashion

Neon Orange Coat

My final gift guide of the holiday season is gift ideas for grandparents. I keep a notepad in my car so I can jot down ideas (not while actively driving) when I hear of an idea on the radio/podcast or something comes into my head. Many of these gift ideas come from a place of […]

Gift Ideas for Grandparents


Christmas Cookies for Friends

Thank you to Zonderkidz for sponsoring this post. All thoughts, opinions and reviews are my own. When Otto was a sweet little baby in the hospital we felt helpless as new parents. We didn’t know medical terms, we couldn’t hold him a lot and we were still learning about his heart condition and what the […]

Otto’s Zonderkidz Library Holiday Book Guide


Zonderkidz book library

With the shipping windows closing in on holiday shopping I am taking full advantage of the amazing local retailers that we have around us. Some are located in cute and quaint little towns like Holland or Pentwater and some are in the best gift shops you will ever shop. I am almost finished shopping for […]

Unique Finds For Children’s Gifts


Mickey Mouse H & M Outfit with a giant christmas tree

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I'm abigail albers

Wife and mother, antique shopper, entrepreneur, gardener, sheep lady, sequin enthusiast and your Midwest Martha Stewart Wannabe. 

I am collector of collections and hobbies and I’m so excited to share them all with you here on my little slice of the internet. 

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