this & that, volume 3

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I have to say, I am a bit surprised at myself but also impressed that I’ve managed to do this series for 3 weeks in a row. This was, after all, the goal… but I’m glad to be sticking to it!

This weekend started off with celebrating Taryn’s birthday. The girl spent 2 days preparing and cooking food for 13 of her friends… for her own birthday! She’s amazing.

Then, Saturday morning, I hit the road with a friend to go back to Ann Arbor for Idan’s MBA winter formal. It was basically college again and SO MUCH FUN! I have to say it’s nice to be able to experience the fun parts of the MBA program without having to do the work ;) It was a quick trip and I just got back to Chicago, less than 36 hours later!

I just did the dishes and am chilling out with a candle and this chill playlist, so let’s move onto this week’s links, yeah?


This Week’s Links:

What is Manifestation and how does it work?

Danielle shares 10 things she wishes she knew in her 20’s. These are so good!

I still haven’t seen The Greatest Showman but am positively amazed at this video.

Tonya Harding’s thoughts on I, Tonya, and finally being heard.

I’m really loving Jess’ capsule wardrobe remix series!

Loving this bedroom redesign from Alaina! Thinking about those nightstands for myself…

These fringe earrings are 50% off and SO darling!

DIY this upholstered bench next weekend!


From The Blog:

Why I insist on printing my photos

How to care for and maintain adult friendships

My favorite salad recipe ever

DIY floppy hats for your next bachelorette party or beach getaway!


Quote of the Week:

“Confidence is not ‘They will like me.’ Confidence is ‘I’ll be fine if they don’t.'”