The Cutest Bits for our Puppy – Percy

We’re getting a puppy! Are you crying happy tears too!? Darren and I have been on the search for a golden retriever puppy for a few months now and we’ve ALWAYS known we wanted one, a little golden guy named Percy – we literally call all golden retrievers Percy because that’s just how we think…

Most Asked Questions: When Are You and Darren Getting Engaged?

Hi all! Today’s blog post is one that I feel A WAY about. Basically, my number one most asked question IRL is “When are you and Darren getting engaged?” Anyway, even though I feel a way about people asking me this one, I thought I’d answer, but in the words of Stephanie Tanner “HOW RUDE.”…

4th of July Edit – Everything We Bought from West Elm is on Sale!

Hi all! I know that I’ve already shared The Apartment Edit – Living and Dining Room and I have another edit scheduled: The Apartment Edit – Our Bedroom, but I wanted to share EVERYTHING we bought from West Elm in one place, especially since they’re currently doing a 20% off furniture and 25% off everything…

My Experience with Grief

I’ve been spending a lot of time with my thoughts lately and feeling a bit apprehensive about sharing them – I think about when I started my blog – the same day I started my experience with grief. My mom and dad were going to the first of what would become endless doctors appointments and…

stephanielecain .com – An Overdue Introduction

Hi there! It’s recently come to my attention that I’m getting some new traffic on here and I thought an introduction was in order and honestly, a bit overdue! I’m Stephanie, a bubbly, blonde, bookish 27 year old, who loves words and dogs. My parents were going to name me Pavlina Stefania after a Czech…

everything I know about love

Dolly Alderton’s everything I know about parties, dates, friends, jobs, life, love is the memoir that every twenty-something, thirty-something needs. Dolly documents the years leading up to her 30th birthday – the relationships, the friendships, the moments she’ll never forget and the nights she wishes she could. I laughed, I cried, and I found myself…

In the Past 365 Days

In the past 365 days, I finished my first semester of graduate school, I got in an accident that totaled my car, I got a new car, I got a new job, I left an old job, I lost my dog, I lost a parent, I gained a friend, I moved to a new town,…

A Round Up of My Favorite Blog Posts I've Ever Written

Hi all! I wanted to post a quick round up of my favorite blog posts, from well… my own blog. If you’re like me, you might be feeling a bit like you’ve consumed everything there is to consume on the internet – well, if that’s the case and you ended up here, I wanted to…

The Apartment Edit – Living and Dining Room

Hi everyone! Today’s post is three months in the making, well more like three years in the making – Darren and I moved in in mid-December and we are FINALLY feeling so settled. Moving in together has been a dream for years – one that we’re finally living and we’ve honestly just been soaking it…