Category: Notes to Self

This is 30 | New Decade, Same Me

“Old soul, waiting my turn / I know a few things, but I still got a lot to learn.” – Kacey Musgraves   I originally had this big post planned out to commemorate my 30th birthday today, but obviously I trashed that. So, here we are! Trying to keep it…

Goodbye, 2018!

Well, we’ve arrived folks – it’s Christmas weekend! So for me and this little space, it’s also time to say goodbye, 2018!   This is my last post of the year, and let me just be totally honest – I’m pretty damn excited about that. My lack of inspiration and…

Fall Family Photos in Cedarburg, Wis.

I wasn’t sure if we were going to have the opportunity to grab a few updated family photos this year. Between schedules, cost, being sick all last week, plus the nagging voice in my head that said it was getting silly to keep taking yearly photos when I’m neither pregnant/don’t…

6 of My Weird Hidden Talents

Hey! It’s the end of the month, so you know that it’s time to get a bit personal. For September, I’m letting you in on 6 of my weird hidden talents. Let me preface this by saying I’m not sure all of these are exactly what you’d define as hidden…

lately on instagram @whatkarlysaid

  • “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
  • Today was a good day to have a great day. ☀️ #happy #thursdaythoughts
  • Thirty, flirty and thriving. 🎉 #thisis30