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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

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Farm Kid Gift Guide

Spring Sweet is not just a store, she’s a person. Yes. There is someone on this earth who won the name jackpot with the name Spring Sweet. Let me tell you, the store is just as lovely as the person and I watched the instagram like a crazy person waiting for her to post the […]

Small Business Special: Spring Sweet

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Downtown Holland Fresh Flowers

This past Saturday Otto and I decided we needed some fresh air while Joe was out deer hunting. We bundled up and headed to the Holland Farmers Market to see what was going on at the market. It was sunny and the air was crisp. We walked from stall to stall taking in all of […]

Holland Winter Farmers Market

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Fall Michigan Farmers Markets

Small businesses need our support especially during this holiday and winter season. I thought it would be fun to highlight one of my favorites each week here on the blog for the next few months. This past week I went and stocked up on homemade pasta from The Local Epicurean in Grand Rapids, Michigan. They […]

Small Business Special : The Local Epicurean

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Running Local Errands in Grand rapids Michigan

Outfit Details Dress: Tory Burch Sample Sale but on sale here. Budget Version Here. This one is also fun! Shoes: Tory Burch old, Similar here and bow is in the back on these but they’re so fun! Clutch: YSL.  Budget version Here $13!  We were spoiled with the weather in Michigan this past week. If […]

Tory Burch Silk Dress

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Tory Burch Silk Dress with Tie

Living out in the country means that grocery stores are a bit further of a drive (among other things, read here)  but one huge perk is all of the farmers in the area having produce stands in their front yard. Our neighbor to the north has a large orchard where he sells apples and other […]

A Visit to the Neighbors Farm Stand

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Selecting the perfect Pumpkin

Outfit: Sequin Joggers, Anthro (SALE) , Sweater, Jcrew, Brooch, Chanel  There are a lot of firsts happening this month and it seems weird to plan girls nights and activities based on case counts courtesy of the pandemic but, we finally were able to get together for a girls night. Joe and I (as well as […]

Sequin Joggers for Girls Night

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Reserve downtown grand rapids girls night in sequins

A few weeks ago my pal Ashley and I went for a road trip for the first time since March. It was a bit nerve wracking at first but once we hit the road it felt soooo good to get a change of scenery. We rented a little air bnb in Urbana, Ohio about 20 […]

Exploring Urbana Ohio Springfield Antique Extravaganza

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Cupcake Shop Urbana Ohio Lets Eat Cake

Every Wednesday Otto and I visit the farmers market before taking him to school and we load up on pumpkins for the front porch. I finally had a chance to arrange them a few days ago on the porch and Otto was very adamant that the porch needs to be spooky. It’s so fun having […]

Spooky Fall Front Porch

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Farmhouse Fall Front Porch

I’m going to continue my quest to get you all to visit Michigan and share with you more about what one of my favorite lakeshore towns has to offer. A few weeks ago I was able to share a day in downtown Holland on my instagram but I wanted to give it a more permanent […]

The Perfect Day in Downtown Holland

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Big pink gladiolas at the downtown farmers market in holland michigan

This morning at about 4am Otto leaned over to me in his sleep and said in a whispered voice “it’s time to play hide and seek”. Without missing a beat I responded “no it’s not” and he rolled back over still asleep and continued on. You want to talk about something that will jolt you […]

Picking up Pumpkins

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Otto helping my push the collapsable wagon

The leaves are starting to turn here already and as much as I’m fighting it I’m slowly giving way to accepting fall is here/coming. Typically I would be jumping up and down with pumpkins on my porch and a PSL in my hand but I’m anxious about pushing the seasons along this year. Slow and […]

Comfy and Cozy Loungewear at The Found Cottage

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Ruffled Cream Zip Up Cardigan