sling diaries | community

Wow.  6 months and my last Sakura Bloom Sling Diaries entry.  On one hand, the time has flown by.  On the other hand, my time as a Sling Diariest marks my time here in the Boston area: Pittsburgh feels so far away.  With my last entry, I've been...

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back to school denim // giveaway!

As much I think I love summer, I love fall a little bit more.  Those beginning days of fall... when the mornings are cool, when my car is warm from the sun, when the leaves are a rainbow of colors.  And when the temperatures finally call...

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the Parative Project // more together

I can't be the only one obsessed with things like Kickstarter and SharkTank, amirite?  There is something about people making huge sacrifices for something they believe in, and then seeing other people believe in the dream as well.  If I had to pick a...

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back to school kicks // Shoes that Fit

Y'all know we are huge fans of Rack Room Shoes over here.  I was so excited to finally step foot into a brick and mortar at a mall close by!  Ordering online is awesome, but sometimes perusing in person takes the cake.   We've decided to homeschool...

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White Plum summer florals // discount & giveaway!

So many people told me how perfect the summer weather is here in Boston: not super hot, not super humid.....uh.  Not sure which Boston they've been living in, but it's been 90+ and humid as all get out for a few days.  I'm not complaining, just thankful for...

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the beauty of wood / wood watches by JORD

Growing up, one of my favorite things to do was work in my dad's woodworking shop in our basement.  He had a little desk for my sisters and I, where he would keep a bucket of scrap wood.  We'd paint and glue whatever we could -- he still has a little "SHOP"...

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Sling Diaries | on celebration

I'll just be real: celebrating anything over 4 hours of sleep in a row is what I rejoice in these days.  Exhaustion and mom-guilt get the best of me often when it comes to truly celebrating moments. I find it easy to celebrate the things you'd maybe expect as a mom:...

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Sling Diaries | transformation

trans·for·ma·tion noun a thorough or dramatic change in one's appearance, form, etc. Most of us don't go through life making drastic transformations overnight--growth is a process whether it is growing tall or wide.  Change is often subtle and slow: it goes unnoticed...

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