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Our Sweet Somewhere
Ohio to Virginia
Two besties separated by distance but together in spirit.
Interests: DIY, Crafting, Photography, Food, Designing, Road Trips, Coffee, New Places, Thrifting
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Hey ya'll! You can find us blogging at our new Our Sweet Somewhere website! xoxo, Jamie & Kate Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2014 at our sweet somewhere
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So sorry! Mi scusi! ごめんなさい! ים נעבעכדיק! im pauman... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2014 at our sweet somewhere
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We held a mini photo shoot during Jamie's visit to Columbus over Memorial Day Weekend! There may or may not have been more giggling than modeling happening while the actual photos were being taken, but that's okay because it was a total blast! Jamie's Wearing: Sandals: Gabe's | Dress: Target... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2014 at our sweet somewhere
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Don't you just love it when things work out? The timing was perfect this month that the arrival of both of our Birchboxes came just days before Jamie and Scott's planned visit to Columbus. This means we were able to open our boxes in person and not over Skype as... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2014 at our sweet somewhere
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Get ready for happiness on your taste buds! In honor of spring and being reunited, we came up with this refreshing and light spring cocktail that we'd like to share with you! We thoroughly enjoyed this drink while sitting with our men out on the front porch and catching up... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2014 at our sweet somewhere
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Last weekend was an absolute blast; my boyfriend Scott and I traveled to the wonderful city of Columbus to visit our dear friends, Kate and her hubby Anthony during the holiday weekend for a much needed reunion. And although it did not last as long as we'd hoped for (when... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2014 at our sweet somewhere
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I've got a super easy green, all-purpose cleaner for you to try at home. Recently, I’ve been much more conscious on what I have been eating and cleaning with in order to make both more sustainable and healthy choices. After hearing about how little chemicals are regulated on NPR, I... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2014 at our sweet somewhere
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These two could not be more beautiful. I am so happy you lovebirds came to visit. xoxo, Kate Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2014 at our sweet somewhere
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The time is finally here! After months and months of talking about it and weeks and weeks of counting down the days in my planner, my dearest Jamie and her lovely Scott will be in the same state as me this weekend! In anticipation of their trip, I have planned... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2014 at our sweet somewhere
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Okay, obviously there is a theme on my mind. I am missing my Mama's cookin' something fierce! Here is yet another recipe that I can thank my Mom for. Apricot Oatmeal Bars ! (nomnomnom) Doesn't my mother have beautiful handwriting? I am creating a bucket list and on there is... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2014 at our sweet somewhere
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We love homemade cards! And although Mother's Day has already come and gone this year, we wanted to share with you a couple easy ideas to help spark some inspiration for your next DIY homemade card that can be used for any celebration! These cards are so easy and require... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2014 at our sweet somewhere
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Kate sent some sweet, snail mail lovin' back to me just a few weeks ago and surprised me with an envelope of delighful goodies! Also, just look at how cute her packaging was! I cracked up after seeing this darling little snail that she drew to mimic the sticker I... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2014 at our sweet somewhere
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I finally got the chance to see Washington D.C.’s cherry blossom trees this year while they were in full bloom just a few weeks ago. It has always been on my “to do” list for places to see in the northern Virginia area, but in the four years that I’ve... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2014 at our sweet somewhere
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We are so excited to be introducing a new music "mixtape" series!! What better way to kick it off than with some sweet, sweet high school throwbacks! Jamie and I compiled this mixtape for you after one of our Birchbox skype dates. I was literally crying from laughter by the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2014 at our sweet somewhere
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Kate's Inspirations Was anyone else obsessed with the Gilmore Girls? For a pick-me-up, I may or may not return to reruns when I have had a long day. The quick banter between Rory and Lorelai never gets old, the way Rory is so into her studies and books I find... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2014 at our sweet somewhere
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Kate's Birchbox: 1. BEAUTY PROTECTOR, Protect & Detangle - This sample smells like a dream! It does leave your hair feeling soft and silky. I have naturally wavy hair that is very thick so a detangler is a must. While not the best product I have ever used to detangle,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2014 at our sweet somewhere
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For me, springtime and lemon bars go hand in hand. Like the homemade applesauce and risotto this recipe is one my mama made over and over growing up. I am sure Jamie can remember these yummy bite sized bars too. They are the perfect blend of sweet to the lemon-y... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2014 at our sweet somewhere
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Okay, Easter is over and we each have almost two-dozen {beautiful} hardboiled eggs in our fridges. Now what? How about making some yummy food? Here are two ideas for you: What Kate Made: This dish is so simple and full of flavor! It makes the perfect lunch with a little... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2014 at our sweet somewhere
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Breakfast is definitely my most favorite meal of the day! Waking up early, however, is not. These baked breakfast cups give me just enough time in the morning to make while being able to squeeze in a few more precious zZz's and enjoy a hearty meal on-the-go! What you'll need:... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at our sweet somewhere
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I had out of town guests visit last week. We went to the Columbus Zoo, the Short North, and ended the week down in my college town, Athens. It was such a fun time and I loved seeing friends I had not seen in almost a year. Unfortunately, during the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at our sweet somewhere
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Kate's Pinspirations Beer! YUM! Recently, Fat Tire moseyed its way across the Mississippi River and into Ohio. I cannot tell you how happy this has made me! Being in Wyoming, I got spoiled by having all kinds of yummy brewers across the border in Colorado. 
There is nothing better than... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2014 at our sweet somewhere
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Italians seem to be associated with many things. Marrying into an Italian family, I have learned some of these stereotypes are fiction (mafias) and some are fact (huge families and talking with your hands). One Italian stereotype that I am particularly glad is true is the amazing Italian food that... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at our sweet somewhere
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My Mom is currently in Alaska for the next two weeks helping my brother and his family to move into their new place. Talking to them on the phone has made me homesick to see them. To curb this feeling I decided to make my brother's favorite food my Mom... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at our sweet somewhere
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I think it's safe for us to say that Spring is finally here, and we are more than eggcited to be able to share with you one of our first Spring projects: Easter eggs! What Jamie Made: It's a fact: I am a washi tape hoarder (blink twice if you... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2014 at our sweet somewhere