the beach. day four.

tuesday was very rainy but then became gloriously sunny at the end of the day. nora and i rode our bikes to get smoothies. since playa bowls was out, we went to pure juice + kitchen which has great avocado toast and gets the win for being peanut-free. number two on...

the beach. day three.

monday was the perfect day, sunny and slightly cool. we spent a lot of time on the beach. and once again, my habit of haphazard sunscreen application left be with an embarrassing sunburn. the kids dug a giant hole. tim sculpted a horseshoe crab. i read my book, the...

the beach. day two.

our second day at the shore was a rainy one. it should not be allowed to rain when i’m on vacation. i went for a walk when i got up and then made breakfast. since it wouldn’t be a good beach day we chose to go to the cape may lighthouse. it’s fun to do educational...

the beach. day one.

it’s finally here! beach week. my family and i have been staying at the same place, renting the same beach house, since our kids were babies. it’s in stone harbor, new jersey. a quiet little strip of a town just north of wildwood. there’s no boardwalk and only a few...

Dr. Martens 1460 Mono Boot Review

Dr. Martens 1460 Mono Boot Review

I got the Dr. Martens 1460 Mono boots back in October. After going through all my boots to assure myself I did not need another pair of boots, I started to think maybe I did. There was one style I really loved and kept thinking about: the black, chunky, lug-sole boot....

Outfit Inspiration: Shopping My Closet in 2022

Outfit Inspiration: Shopping My Closet in 2022

What to wear? I'm still trying to figure it out. I have clothes. I have clothes I love. But how do I make outfits? Here's a collection of looks I feel like I can recreate. I got to them when I need inspiration and ideas. It also encourages me to shop my own closet....


My name is Leigh. I am a graphic designer and a photographer. I love minimalism, danish modern decor, clogs, books, and art of all kinds. I strive to live a healthy life and promote sustainability.


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