starting with soil

Did you know Whole Foods has a non profit organization called Whole Kids Foundation? Their mission is to help kids eat better and enjoy it! Like so many things in life, we fear what we don’t know or understand. And if you’ve seen my Cal stare down a forkful of broccoli, fear is exactly what he’s feeling. Ha! I love that they created this app “Starting With Soil” to help educate us all on growing our own food. They also have a Book Club that lists great books, activities, vocabulary and more to further you’re education opportunties. See more on their site here!Whole Kids Foundation - Whole Foods MarketYou all know from my post yesterday that we are wannabe farmers (are their consultants for this? You’re hired!) so we are already learning all we can. I went through the app with them yesterday and learned so much right along with them! You can download the free app in the App Store! It was super cool to see how symbiotic soil, plants and animals are together.Whole Kids Foundation - Whole Foods Market Since we’ve been in the townhouse we have missed our garden tremendously. My kids walking to the backyard to fill up on blackberries, grabbing peppers, tomatoes and jalapeños for an easy fajita dinner. We have a really pretty planter (self watering!) on our balcony that has been growing herbs for us, which is great consolation. Whole Kids was so nice to send us this Organic Garden kit and we got right to work. Hayes has been taking watering and sunning the pots very seriously and talking about all the different layers of soil and different bacteria that might be in their!Whole Kids Foundation - Whole Foods MarketIf you’re looking for a new free app check it out!

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wallsburg, ho!

I know I teased our first home build vlog, but with Bijou last week and transitioning Small Fry everything has gotten a little out of whack the last month! I promised you’d get Russ on screen and I swear it’s still coming, I just need like 3 days on a desert island. So while we all wait for me to get my act together, I CAN give you the basics of our plans! And also answer some of the FAQs we get. I have shared updates on my personal Instagram because it didn’t feel right to do so in a partnership here on Small Fry. But, things change right? And so I am exploring what it means for me and this space. I hope it will be fun for you all to join in on the journey and although I haven’t decided how MUCH of me Small Fry really needs or maybe most importantly, you readers want, I am happy to share whatever you guys are interested in! So for those of you who are interested, let’s get into it! (Post edit: It turned out super long so catch the rest after the jump!)

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two summer looks

Taking a bit of a break while I take care of Bijou Market this weekend! For you locals its all day today as well at University Place Orem. Its so beautiful there and we have 70 awesome vendors, face painting, lawn games, live portraits and fun for the whole family! We are set up right behind H&M at The Orchard (North side of the mall adjacent to the movie theater.) It’s also right next to the Splash Pad and Indoor playground so lots good stuff for the kids, too!

Either way, here’s what I’ve been wearing. FRIDAY It rained hard for the first hour and then was 90+ degrees the rest of the day and a jumpsuit is really the only way. This pic was taken at 6 pm and it shows. Ha! But the jumpsuit has pockets, a pretty slit to the knee on each side. It’s gotten a ton of compliments today, go check it out!  Jumpsuit // Slides.zara1zara2SATURDAY

Dress // Wrap sandals // Navy Sunnies // Lip (Carina) — Its only $13 which is a STEAL for Stila.

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weekend deals

Weekend deals are here!

Old Navy Kids + Baby are all 50% off. Uniforms? Back to School? YES!! Also 30% off everything else. I have a jacket this color and gotten infinitely many compliments on it. This is the first time Ive seen a similar colored jacket since I bought mine! This looks great. Run don’t walk!Jacket

$10 Slouch Pants from Cotton On. Love these for PJs and lounging. cottonon

Jcrew’s Final Sale is still raging. I ordered this sweater and LOVE it! I got a medium and it’s perfect. This suit is $22 and so so darling. I keep ordering and adding to my cart, its bad news but such good deals. 60% off additional… hello!

A sweet little 20% off select accessories at Asos. Here are my favorites. Also let’s talk about stirrup pants, leggings and tights. They were ALL over the Fall 2017 runways. Here’s a way I’d style them, but not sure that I would actually care to. Thoughts? Also these Adidas are so so cute. And if you’re loving the Vince Camuto V shaped heels from the #nsale, these Asos ones are only $38 and super similar! 

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