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Hello, and welcome to It’s Jou Life! We’re Wayne and Jennifer, a (relatively) newly wed couple who found love in the most unexpecting place. This is our DIY / lifestyle blog—musing about natural, healthy, artisanal living, and everything in between.

We started this blog because our family and friends always ask us how we grow our own organic vegetables, what is Wayne woodworking on now, to send over our miso black cod recipe, what snacks stock our pantry, a tutorial on that cute zippered pouch, tips for marathon running, where do we worship, what to bring for a camping trip, what’s Jennifer’s skincare regimen… you get the idea. This is our way to share life’s loves.

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OOTD | Keds x Madewell Sungarden Sneakers

In wake of springs’ new trend–florals–Madewell has incorporated this beautiful floral print called Sungarden into their spring line. The print is inspired  by an actual vintage photograph! I recently purchased the Keds x Madwell Sungarden Sneakers and been having an extra spring in my step since. It’s quite nostaglic because I remember wearing Keds as a kid and been loving this faded floral print. (I’m also digging the suede laces) I first saw the print from an exclusive Madewell x Birchbox Sungarden nail emery board in my March Birchbox (Love it!). Birchbox also sent an awesome $25 off of $75+ purchase discount offer. Thank you Birchbox!Keds x Madewell Sungarden sneakers via http://itsjoulife.wordpress.com/2013/03/29/ootd-madewell-x-keds-sungarden-sneakers/Madewell Sungarden

keds floral shoes via http://itsjoulife.wordpress.com/2013/03/29/ootd-madewell-x-keds-sungarden-sneakers/Gap for Threadless’ Alphabet “Missing U” shirt. JewelMint’s Heavy metal necklace. Lauren Conrad’s denim jeans. Madewell x Keds Sungarden sneakers.

floral crystal earrings via http://itsjoulife.wordpress.com/2013/03/29/ootd-madewell-x-keds-sungarden-sneakers/Anthropologie’s Floral crystal baubles earrings

{ photos: jennifer’s iPhone }

Nude nails

nude nails w/ sparkle pop ! via http://itsjoulife.wordpress.com/2013/03/27/nude-nails/Nude nails with a party sparkler pop. Zoya nude polish in Pandora, Sephora by OPI sparkle in Too Good for Him.

I normally gravitate to pinks when it comes to nail polishes. (If you were to look at my polish stash, it’d look like a basket of iridescent berries). I opted for nude because I wore a pink dress over the weekend and wanted a more muted finish on my hands. I usually dress up my ring finger in a different color for fun. This time I added the sparkle + pop glitter for the party.

OOTD – Florals

OOTD Florals via http://itsjoulife.wordpress.com/2013/03/21/ootd-florals/Outfit of the Day: Sweater, H&M. Boyfriend jeans, Uniqlo. Navy blue boat shoe, Sperry Top-Sider. Long necklace, JewelMint. Floral scarf.

OOTD Florals via http://itsjoulife.wordpress.com/2013/03/21/ootd-florals/OOTD Florals via http://itsjoulife.wordpress.com/2013/03/21/ootd-florals/Accessories: Stacked rings. Vintage earrings.

The weather is beautiful. It’s been one of those in-between days–a comfortable 70 degrees with a slight breeze. It’s too warm to wear a jacket over a long-sleeve shirt.

So I just throw on a floral scarf.

OOTD – Casual Style

outfitOutfit of the Day: Woven shirt, Timberland. Skinny denim, Uniqlo. ‘Alix’ motorcycle boot, Cole Haan. Vintage gold woven necklace.

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Accessories: Te Amo gold bracelet, JewelMint. Vintage leather band watch, Timex.

This brown woven Timberland sweater was buried deep in my closet and hasn’t seen the light of day for quite some time. I love the softness and the neckline/sleeve detail. It’s perfect for Spring!

OOTD & quote

3.5-OOTDOutfit of the Day: Light blue cotton shirt w/ cuffed sleeves, Old Navy. Black skinny jeans, Uniqlo. Navy blue boat shoe, Sperry Top-Sider. Vintage leather band watch, Timex.

3.5-Quote“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day of the year.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

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{ Welcome to It’s Jou Life }

Hi! We’re Wayne and Jennifer, just two quirky people who found love in the most unexpecting place. This is our DIY / lifestyle blog–highlighting our smorgasbord of interests. Our friends always ask us how we grow our own organic vegetables, how did we make that cute zippered pouch, techniques for marathon training, what’s our recipe for zucchini bread, what to bring for a camping trip, what’s Jennifer’s favorite BB Cream brand? This is our way to share life’s loves.

Here’s a glimpse into our quirky lives.
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