Cloth + Label KC Try On!

May 22, 2020

Late last year, I found this cute online boutique and was impressed to discovery it is based in my own backyard in the Kansas City suburbs! Cloth + Label KC quickly became one of my favorite online boutiques and it’s owner, Kelly, could not be more awesome. I have a few favorite pieces in my closet that I’ve snagged since finding Cloth + Label and…

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May Reading Pick In Review

May 11, 2020

As some of you may already know from following along on prior posts, Sophie Kinsella is one of my all-time favorite authors. The Shopaholic Series author also has stand-alone novels that all feature quirky, fun women going through real life situations that we can all relate to. Her stories also read like a rom-com in book form; you’ll go from laughing out loud to crying…

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The First Monday In May…In Quarantine

May 4, 2020

Every year, the fashion-devoted count down the days until the first Monday in May: the annual Met Gala. The gala is a fundraising event for The Metropolitan Museum of Art and sees a red carpet turnout like no other. The theme of each year’s museum exhibit is translated by celebrities and fashion icons on the red carpet for the world to wonder over. The display…

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May the 4th Be With You!

Happy Star Wars Day! Get it? May the 4th be with you? For those of you who are not quite so nerdy that you know that’s a play on the Star Wars line ‘May the force be with you’, May 4th is known as Star Wars Day. So here in the Binns house we are celebrating our little Jedi! You all love seeing my pugs…

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Our Home Update

May 3, 2020

It has been a bit since I last updated on the progress of our new home, and today I finally feel good about saying something even if it isn’t much. Even with the stay-at-home orders, building and real estate have always been deemed ‘essential’ so we are still on track with our new build. After the logistics were complete, our builder was able to submit…

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What I’ve Learned About Myself During Quarantine

May 1, 2020

All this time at home could make anyone go a little stir-crazy. Fortunately, I’m an introvert, a homebody, and am perpetually looking for the ‘silver lining’ in any situation. So when it comes to the stay-at-home order that many of us remain on during this very unique time in life, I’ve been doing some recharging and thinking. This time closeted away at home has showed…

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Schitt’s Creek Inspired Etsy Haul

April 26, 2020

With all this time at home, I’ve been watching all the things that I had in my Netflix queue or DVR that I never really got around to before. The best thing to come out of that couch time by far has been a new obsession with Schitt’s Creek. Drew and my sister, Slaney, had tried to convince me into watching it sooner, but it…

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Gift Boxes Perfect For Mother’s Day & More!

April 24, 2020

No matter who you are shopping for (could be for yourself…) this time of year, Etsy has you covered. I love going to Etsy for custom, unique gifts and Mother’s Day is a prime reason to head that way. Mom is so special and deserves to be acknowledged with a special one-of-a-kind gift. This year, I’m rounding up some of the best gift boxes available…

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Do What Makes You Happy

April 20, 2020

During all of this time at home, so many people are posting on social media all about the workouts they’re doing, the amazing food they’re cooking, or the millions of projects they’re doing. While those are fantastic accomplishments, it is important to remember that what you are doing to fulfill yourself and spend your time is enough regardless of what others are doing. I’ve had…

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Mood-Boarding To Drive Your Creative Energy

April 17, 2020

If you’ve never made a mood board for your office space or another area of the house, you may want to jump on it. A mood board is a collection of things that inspire you. It is a ‘living’ piece in that it can (and should) change with your energy, the season, etc. I usually go with a change for the season to get me…

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