Second Grade Capsule Wardrobe
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This week Lo officially graduated the first grade and earned her place in the second. Woo! She's beyond excited to put a somewhat difficult but fun year behind her and I'm even more excited that she gets to spend half of the year in Southern California. The main reason we're headed home so early is that school starts SUPER early stateside (the first week of August! Isn't that nuts?!). Luckily, we're staying with family and Lorelai will get to go to school at the same elementary school my own dad went to in the 60s. So sweet!

Instead of spending our first week or so in the states back-to-school shopping, I decided to place a big Zara order and get the bulk of her shopping out of the way. It sounds pragmatic but really, I just couldn't resist all of the cute stuff that's out right now. This is basically my dream wardrobe but in miniature. Since we're not in our own space, the idea is to keep it simple with a mini-sized capsule wardrobe that'll work from August to December. Another bonus of online school shopping? I don't have to battle it out with her over sparkly My Little Pony t-shirts (even though I caved and compromised on a unicorn backpack). You win some, you lose some.

row one: CAMOUFLAGE JACKET, BUTTONED LINEN DRESS, KNIT CARDIGAN
row two: STRAPPY TEXTURED WEAVE TOP, T-SHIRT WITH BOWS, T-SHIRT WITH LETTUCE EDGE NECKLINE
row three: PLEATED TROUSERS, CULOTTES WITH FRAYED HEMS, FLARED TROUSERS
row four: BUTTONED LINEN DRESS, STRIPED JUMPSUIT, WRAP DENIM JUMPSUIT

June Mood
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How is it already June? Can you believe that we're half way through the year?! Even more importantly, this week marks the halfway point in this pregnancy. We officially know the sex (I'm not sure yet how we plan on sharing or at what point we're going to do that), I officially owe you a first-trimester recap, and there's a little more than a month until we leave for California. It's all happening!

This month's feeling sunny, warm, and exciting. I've been pinning up a storm and the images above all sort of jumped out to sum up the things I'm drawn to lately... a little last minute beach time, cool interiors, and lots of yellow. What are you into this June?

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June Soundtrack
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Happy June! We're getting pretty darn close to travel time and I'm super pumped to be back at home in the States soon. I have so many plans and things I want to do/see/visit/but mostly eat in California. I've already started making lists galore (packing, site-seeing, things I have to get done before we leave) and mentally preparing. The only downside to the trip is how long we'll be away from Ainsworth. 6 months! I can't even imagine what that will be like... stay tuned.

Speaking of Ainsworth, he's traveling for work this week (to a neighboring island), so things have been pretty quiet around here and I'm clamoring to fill some of that silence with this month's playlist. It's a good one! Perfect for cruising on my bike, jamming out in the kitchen, and functioning as background noise while I putter around the house.

Listen to the June soundtrack here or check out all of my playlists here.