5 Tips on Getting Through Thanksgiving Dinner with the In-Laws

On her: Madewell mock neck sweater, Rag & Bone jeans (current version and on sale!), Banana Republic blazer (old, similar and on sale!), Stuart Weitzman Thighland OTK boots, Cult Gaia Ark small bag, Ray-Ban round sunglasses (on sale!) // On him: J.Crew stripe sweater (on sale!), J.Crew jeans (on sale!), Topman coat, Nordstrom scarf (on sale!), J.Crew boots (sold out, similar), Oris…

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Aging and Treating my Body Better

Patagonia fleece, Zella “Live In” leggings, Nike Air Max Thea sneakers, Ray-Ban aviators, Gap beanie (similar) My 31st birthday is around the corner and I’ve been thinking a lot lately about my body. Honestly, after turning 30, the only thing that seems to be maturing is my body. Mike and I talk about it all the time, we both mentally…

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Getting Inspired to Write with Papyrus

I’ve collected stationery and greeting cards ever since I was a little girl. I have a whole drawer full of blank cards waiting to be written on. I’m one of those people who pick up a set of cards just because they’re cute… does anyone else do that? Ever since writing our Thank You cards for our wedding, I’ve been…

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Going Forward + Responding to Some of Your Feedback

Happy Monday! Hope you all had a wonderful weekend. Football started, so it was all good in the Da Silva residence. We’re finally getting settled into the new place. Boxes have been unpacked, but we’re still a long way from actually furnishing and making it our own. Stay tuned for more updates. As mentioned last week, I received an overwhelming…

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Reader Survey & Feedback

Before you judge the post’s title, hear me out. I’ve been feeling uninspired when it comes to the blog for quite some time. At first I ignored it, thinking a brand new week or month could resolve some of the problems, but after feeling the same way for months, I realized it’s a thing. I’ve talked to Mike and my family…

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We Moved to Portland + A Blog Redesign

If you can’t tell by my posts on Instagram, we moved to Portland! Because it was such a dramatic change, I didn’t want to mention anything until we were all settled in and adjusted. I also didn’t want to scare too many of you away. Since there’s quite a few of you who are Bay Area based, I wanted the…

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