And just like that, the last week of April is already here! I'll be honest when I say that oftentimes the spring months aren't my favorite -- March, April - those months hold some tough memories of passed loved ones and hard days from years past, but as I've gotten older (and a bit wiser) I've promised myself to try and turn those months around and take those days one at a time. I know this may be a bit deep, especially for an intro to a post -- but now that the month is almost gone, I can say that I'm happy to see it go and feel good about the progress that I've made this year during a period of time that always feels a bit hard, year after year. I have a hunch that I might not be alone in my feelings, and if so -- please know that you are also not alone in this. Oh man -- sending a giant hug to all of you reading this! So thankful for this amazing community where I can spill my guts, pull myself together, and continue on -- in three, two, one...

Now, we're onto the month of May in just a few days! May is an extra bright month around here because my birthday kicks off this warm and sunny time of year. On the 2nd I'll be starting my 29th trip around the sun and celebrating the last year of 20's. Oftentimes, I feel pretty sentimental about age (I'll always feel forever 18 in my heart), and to think that my 20's are almost over feels a bit strange. I do know, though, that the years to come are said to be even better than the ones before - and I have a hunch that 29 will be pretty darn fine!

On another note -- while blue hues have been taking over our home for quite some time, I realized that they're also slowly starting to conquer my wardrobe too. I snagged this pretty tunic after seeing it on my sweet friend, Robyn, and have been rocking my Maya Hobo purse from Fossil non-stop lately -- it's the perfect for my everyday commute and holds everything a gal could need - plus, the golden accents are quite cute (and may also remind me of my home too -- blue + golden accents = a perfect match in my eyes)! 

Anthropologie Yarn-Dyed Tunic                                                                           
Maya Hobo Purse c/o Fossil                                                                                                          Madewell 9" High-Rise Skinny Jeans                                                                                                  Kersten Bootie c/o Cat Footwear      

Here's to a great week, friends! What has you excited this week? The sunshine? A new favorite recipe or song? Please share with me! 

-Chelsea xo