Sunday, June 2, 2013

Life Lately: Summer Home and Traveling Adventures




















the most amazing doughnut ever from a new coffee shop in town//my niece's end of the year concert - she is growing up so fast: her 10th birthday is today! Happy Birthday, hon! Love you!//aunt and niece dresses//play-doh night with a gal from the office who let me crash with her over graduation - best. thing. ever.//my mom got me shoo-fly pie - yum!//the most adorable high school interns ever//selfies on a Sunday morning/vintage pillowcases//a card from my cousin - can you guess what it says on the inside? Hint: 500 Days of Summer// oh - I randomly chopped seven inches of hair off. What do you think?//sunset on the Fox River in Illinois//mini-golf//this little guy scared the crap out of me when he showed up in front of my cabin door in Iowa - he just wanted to get out of the rain//T-dogg and the Diesels heading back to Illinois from Iowa



29 comments:

Sara said...

Such beautiful photos! you look absolutely fantastic!

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Imogen said...

I am amazed by your gorgeous red and white dress, so beautiful. Wow your niece has style too! I'd totally wear that.

Ali of Dressing Ken said...

Ooooo look at all that play dough!!!

Ali of

Dressing Ken

zoë said...

those shots are really amazing!
i enjoyed each and every picture.

i love the jump shot the most!
have a great week!



zoë


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Linda Greaves said...

So many wonderful photos to look at! Love the play dough lined up, it immediately made me flashback to when I was a kid. Man, that stuff was fun!
Also, your shorter hair looks great on you :)

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Kati said...

Thanks so much for your sweet words, they made my day!
What lovely impressions and happy birthday to your niece!

Have a great day,
-Kati

Heather Morris said...

The pictures look great. I like your random haircut. The pie looks sooo good.
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Stephanie / Cocochic said...

Lovely photos!!

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Elana said...

It looks like you're having such a fun summer so far! LOVE the new hair, can't wait to see more pictures of it!!

Marisa Noelle said...

Eek...LOVE your hair Laura! Life lately looks completely lovely. And oh my goodness...that's a doughnut! I need that in my life right now :-) Gorgeous summer photos all around!

xo Marisa

Ylenia Cuéllar said...

These photos are beautiful Laura!!
I have to admit I'm crazy about this type of posts, because it's the kind that makes the blogger and reader build a closer link :) I get to see little pieces of your life and that's pretty awesome!!
Ps. Love the pic of you with your niece :)
xx
Ylenia

Nicole said...

What gorgeous photos! The quality of your camera is really great! I felt as if I was there with you! :)

xoxo Nicole

Charlotte said...

The cupcake looks sooooo yummy!!! :) Love all the pictures, they give me a good mood haha.

Lovely blog, would you like to follow each other? <3

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Erica Hartmann said...

I've just discovered your blog and it's super cute!!!

xo, erica
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Andrea said...

omg omg omg omg omg I LOVE YOUR STYLE!! I'm definitely following this blog :)

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Mandy Ferrugia said...

You are so adorable! I loved looking through all of your photos, it looks like you're having such a fun summer. Happy birthday to your niece! :)

xo. Mandy
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Marlen said...

oh my god, play doh night?! i want. and that contraption thing looks so fun- i'm clearly still 7 at heart, haha! and aw, your niece is such a cutie; i hope she did awesome at her recital :D

xo Marlen
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Jessi said...

I actually really love the new shorter hair on you! It looks great! Looks like your having so much fun already this summer! Makes me want to find some play-doh! HAha
Jessi
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his little lady said...

Oh gosh, I could eat that donut up right now it looks so good! And I love your hair, so cute!
xo TJ

A Spoonful of Sparkle said...

Love the haircut! I too have just chopped off some extra hair haha. And I love the red polka dottie dress! Have you posted that before?!

Natalie

Reyna Lay said...

Wow, summer looks nice thus far for you! I found your blog through the Refashionista blog. I am now a new follower here and on FB! Would love it if you passed by my new sewing blog and followed. I also have a giveaway going on right now for Threads Magazine if you'd like to enter. Thanks!

Reyna
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Sara Świętosławska said...

so lovely photos!

Temporary:Secretary said...

The third picture is the CUTEST! You two gal looks absolutely adorable and ever so stylish! You couple of sweethearts xxxxx

Yulia Rahmawati said...

yay, beautiful girls I see here. and I like your flower dress. that looks like batik, have you ever heard about batik?

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TheMadTwins said...

So many lovely pictures! I love the violin! It's such a beautiful instrument!

Steffi Santa said...

Oh happy birthday to your niece!! She's so cute <3 Your life seems so fantastic lately. Hope you've had fun ;)

Pauline said...

I like your blog! is so authentic hope you can follow back!!

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