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Around Town, Family

1st Edition: Explore Boise

This morning, Chase had a meeting downtown and since it was my day off from work, Lucy and I tagged along for the ride. Or maybe I should say we tagged along for the walk because that is just what we did! We parked on one end of the city and just walked and walked and walked. It was crisp out but sunny and the blooms downtown this time of year are just phenomenal! First, we made our way to West Elm. I love getting inspiration from their store, as the aesthetic there is very in line with my  ...

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Around Town, Friends

Picnic in the Park

Springtime weather is the weirdest.  It can be 60s and sunny one day and snowing the next.  So when it is nice, you must take advantage!  Last Saturday was one of those good days that just had to be spent outside.  It was sunny and gorgeous!  A group of our friends with kiddos all met in the park for a BBQ- the adults had fun and the littles got lots of energy out so it was a win-win!  We went to Settler’s Park in Meridian, and it is a beautiful new park  ...

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Style, Uncategorized

Spring 2017 Capsule Wardrobe

It may be behind my original timeline but finally, finally my Spring capsule wardrobe is completed.  I had ordered a few tops from Swap (the online thrift store I am obsessed with) and wanted to make sure they worked well with the other items I have before posting! I am sharing my blouses, bottoms, dresses, and third layers- things like tee shirts, shoes, and undergarments I just can’t limit! Since my job has changed, I have to be able to dress for the office as well as outfits for  ...

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The Important Things in Life

Why is change so hard for us to accept while everything around us is doing so?  Here at the Nest we are facing some changes that are exciting yet a little scary, too, and I want to keep you up to date! Back when I started part time at Anthropologie as a sales associate, I fell in love with the atmosphere of the store and the company I was working for.  URBN treats their employees extremely well, with lots of perks and surprisingly well compensation for the retail world.  As I moved up the  ...

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Around Town, Uncategorized

Weekly Review

Here are a few things that I have enjoyed this week: Read: photo via At Home Blog Joanna Gaines wrote “A Letter to Moms” around Mother’s Day last year that still resonates with me.  Even if you’re not a mom, I think it is a great article to understand what the mothers before us have dealt with and gone through.  So encouraging! This was my second week at work and Monday night was an event hosted by the Boise Convention and Visitors Bureau which meant  ...

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Nest Tour: A Boise Modern Farmhouse

It’s been a while since I have shared a home that really speaks to me.  As I was recently perusing, I found a beautiful, out-of-my-budget and way-too-large-for-me home that I fell in love with!  But a girl can dream, right?  This gorgeous home was a 2016 Parade of Homes by Paradigm Construction and it has every single feature of a new build while also claiming the charm of a classic farmhouse.  My favorite part is the interior.  The staging inside is done to perfection!  I  ...

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