Thrifting Finds: Tan Trench Coat

November 7, 2016 in Style

A simple tan trench coat has been on my list for ages… okay, I’m exaggerating a bit. But it’s been long enough that I halfheartedly take a spin through the coats every time I go thrifting, not expecting that I’ll actually find the trench I’ve been looking for in the right size.

But my ship came in this weekend at the annual Goodwill Glitter Sale. I was looking through the men’s section to see if there was anything my husband might like when I plucked this Banana Republic coat trench off the rack. At first glance, it was perfect.

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Four Tips for Airbnb Travel with a Dog

October 31, 2016 in Travel

Like a lot of people, I’ve wanted a dog ever since I could remember. For my fifth birthday I asked for “a puppy or a kitten.” I mean, I didn’t want to be picky. It’s good to leave your options open.

My parents were not pet people for reasons I couldn’t figure out until I realized how often we traveled and how expensive and time consuming it can be traveling with an animal. Almost every airline has a pet fee (if they allow pets at all) and it’s harder to find a hotel (pick two: clean, affordable, centrally located).

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Tiny Hikes: Trek to Snow Lake

October 26, 2016 in Outdoors / Travel

We didn’t get out this past weekend because we were moving our stuff a mile up the road to a new little townhouse in Capitol Hill. Here’s a little flashback to our hike to Snow Lake last month!

Snow Lake is the perfect hike if you want to stick close to Seattle and want a lot of bang for your buck. It’s not long or steep compared to some alpine lake hikes (looking at you, Rachel Lake!) and you’re treated to a beautiful lake view after just about two miles. What’s not to love?

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Tiny Hikes: Soaking in the Goldmyer Hot Springs

October 13, 2016 in Outdoors / Travel

Have you ever seen photos of a place that immediately flood you with an “I-need-to-go-to-there” feeling?

I stumbled across the Goldmyer Hot Springs through a Facebook group way, way back at the beginning of June, and knew I had to check it out. Since they only allow twenty people on the property each day, I couldn’t grab a reservation for a larger group until September. It was absolutely worth the wait (and I’ve already made a note on my calendar to look for tickets for next year in the spring!)

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Hello, world

October 13, 2016 in Thoughts

After three-something months of thinking, it’s finally time to jump off that cliff and launch this little blog out into the internet.

I have a lot of great content queued up and a ton of fun things in the works this month. Hikes! New fashion finds! Little weekend trips! It’ll all be here.

To kick things off in style, here’s a little Tiny Cactus primer.

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