25 Things We Know to be True about Working at Perfectly Imperfect

By |January 12th, 2016|

This post was written months ago, after closing (all a little loopy), by us in an attempt to be candid at the happenings of this little retail/online store thing.  No more build up…here goes…

1.  There’s always a decently stocked bar/beer in the fridge but we tend to run out of water.  All. the. time.

2.  Every […]

25 Things (that we do know to be true)

By |July 15th, 2015|

Disclaimer: This post brought to you by Shaunna, Kaitlyn, Amanda, and Adam.  Opinions are ours only, and are not forced on you in any way. Ahem.

1.  Mayo is, in fact, made by the devil.  Or maybe his sister.

2.  Men (mostly) should be taken at face value.  They usually say what they mean.  So if he’s […]

25 Things You Don’t Know About Me

By |June 2nd, 2015|

It’s funny how much I/we share here on the blog with you.  But, as always, there’s plenty we don’t talk about, too.  Here’s some randomness I may have never shared here…


1.  I’m allergic to grass.  Really.

2.  My favorite place in the world (so far) may be the Amalfi Coast in Italy.  Could’ve stayed […]

25 Things

By |May 26th, 2015|

1.  So I have this thing with sharks.

2.  It’s a hate/can’t avert my eyes from the train wreck kind of thing.

3.  I am terrified of them.  Like hard for me to relax in the ocean terrified.

4. But I love the ocean…love it.

5.  I have nightmares about said sharks.

6.  every month or so.

7.  Last night even.

8. […]

25 Things

By |May 12th, 2015|

1.  I just wrote the post for the house we renovated on the pilot.

2.  Bless that was a lot of work.  Renovating the house AND writing that post.

3.  I’m officially old.

4.  I wear computer glasses.  Yep. Computer glasses.

5.  Clearly I don’t spend much time on my laptop.

6.  My head hurts just thinking about it.

7.  So […]

25 Things

By |August 26th, 2014|

1.  I’m convinced I have sort of lost my mind.

2.  No, really.

3.  I seem to misplace my head these days, and that’s just the start.

4. My keys and my phone charger–well, they’re even worse off than my head.

5.  Is that an age thing?  I’m only 32 for crying out loud.

6.  I’d like to think that […]

25 Things (Running a Creative Business)

By |April 8th, 2014|

It’s been a while!  I love these list-posts and random brain dumping is good for my soul.


Since we’ve been talking creative business lately, I thought we’d bring back 25 Things with a creative bang…

1.  Business is thrilling.

2.  No, really.

3.  I don’t […]

25 Things from Disney

By |October 31st, 2013|

1.  Well, we are having a blast.

2.  Keep in mind, in between having a blast we’re fighting and slinging kids over our shoulders and sweating and running over strangers’ unsuspecting toes with our stroller.

3.  It’s a big stroller.

4.  My kids are the cutest to me.

25 Things

By |April 10th, 2013|

It’s been a while…

1.  I’ve never worked so hard in my life.

2.  The shop is equal parts inspiration and vigor + responsibility and burden.

3.  Don’t get me wrong, I love it–we’re just working, y’all!

4.  I’m on a painting frenzy–mixing colors and splattering my kids as I go.

5.  They sort of like it.

6.  I’m officially addicted […]

25 (Christmas) things

By |December 20th, 2012|

1.  I love Christmas.

2.  So much so, that it pains me to experience it, as I know it’s over for another year.

3.  I love it all–Jesus, music, wrapping paper (do you follow me on Instagram??), divinity & fudge…the whole nine.

4.  I love what it’s meaning to me as an adult–celebrating traditions with my little ones […]

25 Things

By |September 14th, 2012|

1. The Keurig? It rocks.

2.  I do, however, find it only encourages my mad addiction.

3.  And now, I can make hot cocoa in a flash, too.

4.  It’s dangerous, people.

5.  Speaking of dangerous, I just saw a preview for Shutter Island.

6.  That movie completely disturbed me.

7.  In a really, real way…so much so, that I made […]

25 Things

By |August 24th, 2012|

1.  I’m thinking of buying a Keurig.

2.  Is it worth it?  Or just a fancier way to have a cup of coffee?

3.  I ran out of coffee this morning.

4.  Hot tea is just not the same.

5.  “The best part of waking up…”

6.  Is not a cup of decaf Earl Grey.

7.  Speaking of gray, I think […]

25 Things–it’s been a while

By |August 8th, 2012|

1.  We Bought A Zoo is a magical movie experience.

2.  I learned something important from watching it.  “Why not?”

3.  I’m convinced my daughter gets her swimmer’s lungs from her ability to chug 20 ounces of milk without a breath.

4.  She’s more of a drinker than an eater.

5.  You know what I mean.

6.  I miss my […]

25 Mediterranean Cruise Things

By |June 18th, 2012|

1.  Book the direct flight.  No matter what your husband wants to save.

2.  For all you know, he might lose his passport.

3.  And your brand new shoes will give you blisters from all the in-airport-sprinting.

4.  If he loses it, kiss him […]

25 things–my brother’s version

By |June 8th, 2012|

**if you haven’t seen our new look, and you’re reading in a reader, you might want to click over to check it out!

So, waaayy back when I started writing 25 Things, and introduced my little brother to y’all, you told me he should totally write a post of his own.

25 tips for the working-at-home mom

By |April 20th, 2012|

When I began the journey of writing this blog, I had no idea that it would become a full-time business.  I had no idea I would have to think about how to balance family and work.  I haven’t figured it all out, but I’m learning.

These last 2 years have brought me some incredible mountaintop moments, […]

25 beach things

By |April 16th, 2012|

1.  I never feel more at ease or more inspired when I’m on the water.

2.  Or maybe it’s who I’m on the water with.

3.  Little toes and ruffled swim bottoms make my heart skip a beat.  Only if the ruffled bottoms are on my baby girl.

25 Things

By |March 24th, 2012|

Thank you guys for all the tweets and messages yesterday–we were safe and sound from the tornadoes…it was a strange morning, but we’re perfectly fine!  We had no internet either, so I wanted to stop in to see you guys today!

It’s been a couple of weeks since our last 25 things, and I’ve missed them. […]

25 birthday things

By |February 20th, 2012|

1.  Matt was actually out of town for Valentine’s & my birthday.

2.  He tried to be the first one to send me bday wishes by emailing me at 3 am.

3.  I got the email at 1:40 that afternoon.

4.  Layla’s post was one of the sweetest things anyone’s ever done for me–and certainly one of the […]

25 things & a giveaway winner

By |January 31st, 2012|

1.  I’m digging American Idol this year.  I can’t shake the feeling that J-Lo and I might be good friends some day.

2.  I’m equally (and shamefully) enjoying The Bachelor.  Although, I truly wish Ben would cut his hair.

3.  I have (mostly) given up coffee.  Yep.  I know, totally crazy.

4.  Actually, my super clean diet has […]