Bachelorette Essentials for a Girl’s Weekend in Chicago

White Lululemon Sports Bra // Lululemon Water Bottle // Tivoli Audio Model One // Blush Cuyana Clutch // Fujifilm INSTAX Mini 90 // White Cuyana Oversized Carryall Tote // J.Crew Button-front white denim skirt // White Eberjey Short PJ Set // Melissa Flagg Eau fe Parfum at Anthropologie // J.Crew I Do Slippers // LaLunette […]

May 18, 2016|

Ella Frances’ Gift Guide // 2015

It is finally here! Although for Christmas I prefer to give homemade gifts like spiced nuts, cookies, fermented foods or truffles. These are some of the bits I have hinted to my loved ones that I have admired this year or I either own them already! These are all either small batch, artisan made or […]

December 17, 2015|

I Stopped Wearing Makeup For 30 Days. This Is What Happened.

As each one of my expensive, designer, department store makeup products runs out I have been slowly finding more mindful, sustainable and environmentally friendly alternatives. The journey, has been interesting and well, not easy. With this new trend of natural beauty, there are lots of great options at our finger tips. This world of beauty […]

August 3, 2015|

Two Salads with Salad Girl

I am so excited to share with you one of my favorite go-to products, Salad Girl Organic Dressings. The closest thing to homemade organic dressing are these amazingly delicious salad dressings made by the local Minneapolis company. They pride themselves on making “fresh organic dressings for fresh organic greens”. They were the first certified organic […]

June 30, 2015|

10 Gardening Tools Under $60

It is Saturday, and Graham and I are spending our entire weekend out in the yard. We are working on a backyard makeover which I can not wait to share details and pictures about. Here are some of my favorite tools and garden bits that I enjoy using while out in my garden.

1. Somerset […]

May 30, 2015|

Bright warm pea soup with gluten-free and vegan cheddar biscuits with watercress

I try to be as ‘eco-friendly’ as I can, but every now and then a few dirty habits sneak their way in and become mindless rituals. Today is Earth Day, and it reminds and inspires us to make more conscious decisions that impact our planet in a sustainable way. Why just Earth Day? Every day […]

April 22, 2015|

In my shopping cart…

Hint, hint Graham… my Birthday is coming up this month and all of these totally luxurious goodies would make my heart melt.

Tivoli Audio® Model One® Radio // I have been eyeing up this beautiful radio for a few years now down the street at one of my favorite local shops called Forage Modern Workshop. It […]

April 15, 2015|

Starting Seedlings with Graham

Hi everyone, Graham here. Spring has sprung and it is time for us to start our seedlings! One of my favorite things to do is garden and I look forward to sharing our experience and journey with you all here in this space. It begins in early February when we begin by day dreaming of […]

April 8, 2015|

Travel // A Guide to Palm Springs

**This post is not sponsored. All opinions and thoughts are my own.**
Palm Springs, California has quickly become our go to vacation spot. We just love it there. With the lemon trees, fresh florals and succulents to the mid-century desert modern design aesthetic and it’s beautiful golf courses it is just perfect. Unfortunately, (but good for […]

March 28, 2015|

black beauties // essentials

In the depths of a chilly Minnesota winter, it is a great time to add to your cozy essentials. These are some of my picks for adding some beauty into your daily rituals this winter. When adding essentials I am always drawn to simplicity, timeless design and something that works with everything. 

1/ Ginette Onyx Disc […]

February 23, 2015|