Summer '17 Bucket List

Honesty time. I did a terrible job of trying to complete my Spring Bucket List. Had my list said "Be busy every weekend" I would have completed the list very easily. In the 12 weekends of spring, 10 of them were spent either with us out of town, someone visiting us, or a big event in Kansas City. As for the weekdays, between Steven's travel and my evening yoga schedule, we barely saw each other.

But the saving grace in this whole spring madness has been summer! While we still have a few things planned, in the coming months, but for the most part we are free and I am determined to get this list done!

Read 5 books

Have a picnic with Steve (Already checked this one off the list!)

Go to the drive-in movie

Make our own homemade ice cream

Visit Nelson Atkins Museum

Travel to Little Rock, AR

Dye colored streaks in my hair

Go to the Overland Park Farmer's Market

Go to the pool with some friends

Begin to clean out and decorate the house

Attend a summer concert

Meal prep on Sunday nights

As always, thank you for reading! XO-

P.S. If you liked this, then you will also like The Cotton Year: Our Second Anniversary and Kaleidoscope Spinning Turns One! 

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Friday Finds: Finally It's Summer!

Happy Friday friends!

It is officially summer and I could not be happier! Although we were hit with some intense rain yesterday in the Kansas City area, the sun is shining and birds are singing and my schedule is finally starting to clear up. Going into spring, Steve and I knew we would be busy, but I don't think we realized how exhausting the constant travel and entertaining would be for us. But the season has passed and now it's time for a relaxing summer.

Now someone get me to a pool and hand me a glass of rosé!

Here are some of my favorite finds this week!

Am I the only one who thinks Parisians live the most glamorous life?

Grab and go breakfast.

This wreath that I think would look perfect on our front door… once it's painted.

This is genius, but that is typical from HBO.

The mini pies I baked for our anniversary picnic.

It has been one of those weeks for me.

As always, thank you for reading, XO-

P.S. If you liked this, you will also like Friday Finds: Happy June! and Friday Finds: I was sick…

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Friday Finds: Summer Concerts are the Best Concerts!


Happy Friday Everyone! Summer is in full swing in Kansas City! It has felt like a million degrees every day (it's actually more like in the 80s)! I'm trying to make a point to lay outside for a little bit everyday so I can build up my tan. One of my favorite parts of summer time in Kanas City are the outdoor concerts at the Power and Light District. We're starting off tonight with the Lumineers Cleopatra Tour!

Below are some of my favorite finds of the week!

1. This map shows the top reality television show in every state.

2. Designers and bloggers offer their advice for 20-somethings and their first home.

3. Amy Sherman-Pallodino is piloting a new show!

4. Math Illustrated.

5. Ohhh…. Kids say the darkest things.

6. Don't click this! It will change everything!

What is the first summer concert you have lined up for the summer? We're still planning for the latter part of summer and can always use suggestions!

As always, thank you for reading! Helen