Category: Notes to Self

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…

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…

lately on instagram @whatkarlysaid

  • To my #foreverweddingdate: thanks for always standing by my side, letting me dress you up once in a while, and posing for pictures outside my childhood home like it’s high school graduation day. I love you so much. 😂❤️ #marriedlife #fridayfeels
  • 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