Spring Stripes & Peonies

It’s the first *official* day of spring and I couldn’t be more excited! It was snowing last week and Chicago and it definitely won’t feel like spring for quite a few more weeks, but we’re making progress people. I’m so ready for bright blooms, lighter layers, longer days, and more sunshine!

Green (on Wells in Old Town) is one of my favorite flower stops in Chicago… I got these giant, vibrant peonies last spring and I can’t wait to see what they get in this year!

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Friday Finds || Week 11

I don’t know where the week went! I feel like I blinked and suddenly it’s Friday… But on the other hand, last weekend feels a lot longer than five days ago. That’s how every week has felt lately, though. The days are long and the weeks are short? Or is it the other way around… Days are short and the weeks are long? Who knows, but I do wonder why it feels like that. I took most of the day off work on Monday to hang with friends who were visiting from the East Coast, so maybe that has something to do with it!

I’ve got a busy day today and then dinner tonight (we’re getting Mexican even though it’s St. Patrick’s Day!) and I’m sure we’ll head out with the boys to watch basketball afterwards. No real plans the rest of the weekend, which is sometimes the best. We’ll see where the wind blows! Hope you had a great week and have an even better weekend ahead! xo JRS

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Travel Guide: Iceland

At long last! I had the opportunity to travel to Iceland last March and I’ve finally set aside some time to sift through my photos, re-live the trip, and organize my recommendations. Enjoy scrolling through and I hope it’s helpful if you’re planning a trip sometime soon. You can also check out my photo diary here or the Iceland section on my Travel Guide page. Please let me know if you have any questions!

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