Many of you already know that I write monthly for The Creative Mama. Today I shared some things that have been on my mind regarding happiness. You can read it here

Next week the love of my life turns 27, and to celebrate he and I are driving down to Key West on Sunday morning, alone.  We'll be there two nights, which will be the longest we've ever been away from the kids. I will likely have a touch of anxiety about that, but mostly we're very excited to have time as "just us". I've already packed plenty of film for the adventure!

So without further ado, the weekend link roundup:

Dove sending a message about real beauty to those who do the retouching.  (found via Everything Bloom)

I've been on a pretty intense redecorating/purging/organizing spree in our house lately (yesterday I completely rearranged our living room by myself). One of the projects I've been wanting to do for a while now is a wall of Instagram prints, and this one from Jen Loves Kev is just so awesome.  (also found via Everything Bloom)

Adorable Tomboy Summer style and a beautiful indigo-themed roundup, both from The Fresh Exchange. 

A pretty little homemade envelope tutorial on the Darling Magazine blog. 

It's almost time to start packing school lunches again! (Seth starts his last year of preschool on the 22nd!)

And in case you missed yesterday's post, I recently shot some editorial content for One Kings Lane . Check it out here and here.

Have an absolutely fantastic weekend!