Wednesday, September 15, 2021


Hey y'all! So I am working through some technical difficulties...that are 100 percent my fault! So as you will see, some stuff looks weird around here! But we shall get working on a solution and be back on track in a few weeks. Hope y'all are well — xoxo darling, Hayden.

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Week Re-Cap

Is summer really over? 
Got to try Wing Wok and it was so saucy! 
Tiramisu topped black tea from Like Tea.
Stuboy's BBQ near Park Meadows
Friday night at the Denver Botanic Gardens
Rice krispies ice cream from Liks
Strawberry croissant from Southlands Farmers Market
Saturday at Berry Patch Farms
Butter flight at Bella la Crema in Lyons
Saturday in downtown Lyons
Vanilla & chocolate swirl at Lyons Dairy Bar
Banana cocktail from Retrograde
Quiet night at Union Station

Monday, September 6, 2021

Monday Links

Please donate to Planned Parenthood because this SB8 law makes me want to scream.

These bags have the best resale value...I think I might want a Jackie bag??

This Boston, members-only social club looks amazing.

Learn about the history of the obelisk — such a cool architectural piece.

Billie Jean King is quite the inspiration. 

Denver Friends: Historic Denver announced 50 actions for 50 of the city's beloved buildings — I have big hopes for Lakeside Amusement Park.

Ooo, I'm a big fan of this dress.

Very interested to see what happens with cupcakes and cashmere, this was the first blog I started reading back in like 2011...and I've read it every morning since. 

Some last-of-the-summer inspiration.

Books to read this fall because it's not like your TBR isn't long enough...

This site has incredible vintage finds.

Fall recipes to get ya in the mood, because it is September y'all! 

Loved this f-word laden op-ed about the vaccine. 

Adding these new Austin restaurants to my must-visit list. 

Love Courtney

Friday, September 3, 2021

Summer To Do List Update

This is the last update before the wrap up so I only have a little bit of time to get the last few things done— xoxo darling, Hayden.

Newly Completed/Partially Completed:

Find a new pair of sunglasses — Completed this when I bought these cute heart-shaped glasses for the blog's ninth birthday shoot

Go on a Girls Trip — I've done two of these now! Liz and I went to Camp Amache while Jess and I went to Vail. Both were so much fun! 

Make s'mores — I finally bought the supplies and made breakfast s'mores...t'was a great decision.
Go on three day-trip roadtrips — I've now done more than three with my trip to Camp Amache and another trip I'll be posting about soon! 

Drink rose & read an entire book outside — Finished A Rogue of One's Own in an afternoon and I loved it so much! 

Better your frozen drink game — I have finally perfect my frose and the trick is to freeze your juice into ice cubes — so grapefruit juice, watermelon juice, strawberry juice, etc. 

Ride a carousel — Woo! 

Try all the farmers markets — I have three left! 

Taste-test all the ice cream parlors — I think I have like two left in the Denver area. 

Visit the botanical garden — Going tonight! 

Pick some flowers — Going tomorrow! 

Read some beach reads — I'm planning on reading all day on Monday.

Already Completed:

Make popsicles
Go to a fair
Try on a nap dress 
Find a "Beer of the Summer" 
Splash in a pool
See a traveling exhibit 

Up Next:

Have patio drinks with friends
Eat ice cream in a park
Go for a campus walk
Visit a new park