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{that was so last year…}


Cocoon Cardigan (back in stock) // Vintage Tee // Denim // Letterboard

Favorite memories + photos of 2018…..


|| January 2018 ||

Highlights: Visiting Safari West with the Hostert’s.  And just now realizing I never wrote about it…FML!  Bringing in the new year camping on the coast.  Celebrating my 36th year for about a week straight.  Taking Bay to the city for a girls day.  Museum of Ice Cream and a garlic fest at the Stinking Rose.  Bay got her 4-H pig and named him Rodeo.  The {crispy cheese taco shells} were born.  Bay baked {cookie dough cheesecake bars} and they were yumm.  I fell in love with a new a new denim {what i wore}.  


Top Post: {friday 5}



|| February 2018 ||

Highlights: Remember the {$12 grocery store flower arrangement}  Cory and I stayed in Jenner.  Long walks on the beach…lol.  I shared my {record player setup} And I still love it.  {chicken teriyaki casserole} happened…and now I want to make it.  Of course, Bay baked {peanut butter + brown butter rice krispie treats}.  We celebrated Valentine’s Day with lots of sweets + treats.  I gave up F bombs for lent.  It was hard AF!  HA!


Top Post: {friday 5}



|| March 2018 ||

Highlights: The skinny, skinny Marg was born: {friday 5} I set a pretty table {spring table + rose napkin fold}Went on Bay’s 6th grade trip, organized my closet and got tips..that was a good {weekend notes} LOVE these photos of Bay {a little of this + a little of that} Cory and I went Snowshoeing for the first time {weekend notes}…we actually just planned our next snowshoe trip today!  We can’t forget about the week I dedicated to Trader Joe’s meals….{turkey meatballs over sweet potato ribbons} + {15 minute beef stir-fry} + {trader joes cauliflower crust pizza} + {halibut tacos + roast corn salad} And last but certainly not least, our annual Stinson Beach trip: {weekend notes}  That was a busy month!!!


Top Post: {weekend notes}


|| April 2018 ||

Highlights: We started the April with a trip to Santa Cruz {march in review} Got home and headed straight to Pismo Beach to finish off Spring Break {friday 5} Remember the {push-pin map // travelogue} We’re filling it up nicely 🙂 The {orange table} is still one of my faves.  Bay + explored SF and went to the Color Factory {weekend notes} I almost forgot about the {double chocolate banana bread} Finished off April with a family camping trip to Casini Ranch {weekend notes}


Top Post: {friday 5}



|| May 2018 ||

Highlights: We got dressed up for Lucky In Kentucky {weekend notes} Spring Show weekend with Bay {weekend notes} I still have my {floral + herb smudge stick diy} setting out for decor.  Burned one, saved one.  My first Potter Valley Rodeo {weekend notes} We celebrated GG’s 93rd birthday ♥ {weekend notes}


Top Post: {gift guide: mother’s day}

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|| June 2018 ||

Highlights: I spent the most magical day at {park winters summerland} Spent the weekend on the coast and went crabbing {weekend notes} Bay and I put a pretty good dent into our {summer to-do’s} I wrote about {10 habits by rachel hollis} Shared a {gift guide: father’s day} My most debated post thus far {tweens + phones…let’s chat about it} You guys love the {money + candy lei diy} Totally makes these {caprese egg cups} this weekend…yumm!


Top Post: {friday 5}



|| July 2018 ||

Highlights: I {hosting a rosé tasting} and it was such a good time.  I want to do a red wine blind tasting next!  We spend the weekend at Yokayo Ranch with Cory’s family and I was sober the WHOLE time {weekend notes} Our annual Celebrity Golf weekend was a blast, as always {weekend notes} My Seka Hills tour and has anyone made my {lemon spaghetti} yet?  Chatted about {10 summer closet staples} and pretty much spent the weekend in Tahoe {weekend notes}  + {weekend notes} I was tan AF!!!


Top Post: {things I’m afraid to tell you}



|| August 2018 ||

Highlights: My most favorite photo on a random post {sh*t day} The worst idea of the year: {spending freeze} This was a good one {top 5 favorite beaches} We snuck to Tahoe for more beach days {weekend notes} My girl turned {this is twelve} The good ol Yolo County Fair is always a good {weekend notes} Wrote about that one time when I {i gave up alcohol for 30 days!!!} Cory and I biked the CCT in Half Moon Bay {weekend notes}  Click bait {what’s in my bag} Bay’s first English horseshow + Roots to Wine Twilight picnic {weekend notes} I made {caprese stuffed avocados}


Top Post: {bay’s bedroom makeover}



|| September 2018 ||

Highlights: Cory + I went to Portland, OR and the Oregon coast {friday 5} I’ve made this {asian turkey + green beans} about 5 times now.  Dressing {casual + edgy + dressy} Bay’s 1st middle school dance + a weekend with the Hostert’s {weekend notes} My garment rack was a hit, but that 30 days really sucked {i gave up shopping for 30 days…kinda} Celebrated my Mom’s 60th {weekend notes} This was another popular post {trader joe’s haul} Shared {mom’s famous thai pasta salad} and I can’t even count how many peeps have text me they made it and loved it too!


Top Post: {weekend notes}



|| October 2018 ||

Highlights: Bays first {old navy try-on} Shared my delish {10 minute salsa} The most beautiful orchard dinner at the Fricke’s {weekend notes} Yumm {pumpkin donut holes} For the Target junkie {all the things // target edition} One of my fave outfits on {september // in review} Bay baked {magnolia table lemon bars} and WOW!! Another table setting {fall table setting + DIY succulent pumpkin} Our {fall to-do’s}


Top Post: {date night + day ideas}



|| November 2018 ||

Highlights: Had to take down {bay’s christmas bedroom} 🙁 Spent the weekend in Tahoe and started a new tradition {weekend notes} Still rocking both of these outfits {what to wear to thanksgiving} Camping on the coast in November is cold AF {weekend notes} BIG thank you for supporting and buying items from my {j.crew factory sale + try-on} The {thanksgiving table setting // DIY centerpiece} that rotted…FML!  Another post dedicated to Target {all the things // target hearth + hand} Cory and I checked out the new Barn in W.Sac {weekend notes}


Top Post: {i shaved my face and you should too}



|| December 2018 ||

Highlights: This was a top viewed post {top 10 xoxostacyb recipes} Cory made me a {diy blanket ladder} A day in the Bay {weekend notes} Another flower arrangement brought to you by Trader Joe’s {diy trader joes arrangement} Shared a shit-ton of {christmas traditions}  My final post for the year {new years eve cioppino}


Top Post: {tablescape in a box}



Thanks for a great 2018!  I’ve got so many ideas for 2019 and I can’t wait to share them all with you!

xoxo stacyb

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