Category: Living

What’s On My Summer Bucket List

I’m reading (and loving!) everybody’s seasonal bucket lists right now, so I decided to jump on the bandwagon. It has been a few years since I’ve written and shared a proper wish list for any season – I had a lot of fun putting this one together, and it surprisingly…

June 2019 Reads & Reviews

Happy monthly book day, blog world! The sun is shining, it’s finally warm out, and my deck is calling to me to come outside and read a book. Anyone else find it that much more fun and relaxing to read outside? It’s simply the best. So! I won’t waste one…

Elevated Everyday Closet Basics for Summer

Raise your hand if you get into a style rut come summer … ME! ME! ME! When the weather warms up, I usually fall back on comfort and ease without worrying about style. And, let’s be honest – I’m a jeans/denim shorts and tee girl 95% of the time anyway…

6 Things I Loved in May

Hello, June! I can’t believe that summer is unofficially underway – when did that happen? Last month was a quiet one, yet it felt like it flew by. Maybe that’s just what happens once you get older! I’m still in the midst of trashing, trying and buying new things –…

Coffee Chat No. 19

Hey! Things have been pretty quiet around here this week, so I’m going to keep today’s coffee chat relatively short and sweet.   How is everyone? Like I said, things and life in general have been pretty quiet. And, that’s a-okay! Sometimes, the same routine day-in and day-out isn’t a…

10 Items on My Amazon Wish List

Just when we start to contemplate whether or not to renew our Amazon Prime membership, I get the urge to go on a shopping spree. Tale as old as time. These currently are the 10 items on my Amazon wish list!   Beauty & Personal Care + Makeup Sponges. A…

lately on instagram @whatkarlysaid

  • It has been 84 years since it stopped raining in Wisconsin, so it seemed necessary to document the occasion. 💁🏼‍♀️ #thursdayvibes #loveloft
  • #Bookworms, rejoice! This is our kinda day! 📚 On #WorldBookDay, I simply want to say thank you to all authors. Your characters, stories and words change my life daily, and I can’t imagine a life without them. Happy reading to all! #bookstagram
  • “It’s no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.” Alice, Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
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@Disneyland is full of hidden scenes and little details. This area in particular, right around the corner from Fantasyland, was my favorite of them all! Maybe because we were there early before the crowds came pouring in, or maybe I was taking a moment to be nostalgic ... either way this was the first time in a few months that I felt happy and 100% myself. Perhaps that’s the magic of Disney that Walt always talked about.  #adultsatdisney #disneyland
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Do you ever experience quiet moments of total content while on vacation, no matter where you are?
  • Catalina Island is nothing short of enchanting. ☀️ #catalinacasino #vacationmode #frommyview
  • California vacation part one: ☑️. Thanks for the magic, memories and OG nostalgia Disneyland! #adultsatdisney #toontown #wallsofdisney
  • I can’t stop obsessing over this book! It’s Behind-the-Music meets Almost Famous, and I had to constantly remind myself that I wasn’t reading an interview in Rolling Stone Magazine. I just love when a book comes around that makes me fall further in love with reading than I already am. Have you read it? What are you #currentlyreading? #bookworm #bookstagram