Before I dated J, I always thought couples who had “a song” were super cheesy. And that’s probably because most couple songs are cheesy — all about love and romance and how you can’t live without the other person. But of course when you’re in the relationship and it’s your song, you don’t see the silliness of it.
I am pretty nostalgic. I tend to like every other period of history but the one I’m living in. There’s just something about another era that is so Romantic: the clothes, the language, the (perceived) innocence, the feeling of better, simpler times. The 1990s seemed so lame at the time, but what I would give to
1. I love this Ikea hack. 2. I really want to sew a color block quilt, like this one. (Or one of the other quilting ideas on my sewing board.) 3. I have been looking through lots of paint colors lately. :) I really like the subtle blue/gray/seafoam color (Benjamin Moore’s healing aloe) in this room. 4. Spinach-feta quinoa
There are so many cute, trendy office photos circulating the web. Ones where all of the binders are color-coordinated, desks that overlooks a garden or the ocean, gallery walls of art and prints to inspire. I have a whole Pinterest board dedicated to cute offices and work spaces. But not everyone is lucky enough to
There’s a certain ora in June you don’t get in the other summer months. The pace is slower, the hot weather is welcome, and the sun seems to shine forever. Here are some highlights from the month… + Celebrating J’s birthday weekend in Boone with our friends Brady & Austin + Peonies at the farmer’s
If you follow me on Instagram (or know me in real life), you’re probably aware that I’m a little obsessed with my dog. J and I adopted her from the Neuse River Golden Retriever Rescue, a great organization in the area that rescues goldens (sometimes I check out their available dogs — all so cute). A
Happy Wednesday, my friends! I’m very excited to be a part of the blog lovin’ tour for the new book, The Declaration of You, written by Michelle Ward and Jessica Swift. For two months this summer, bloggers are tackling different topics as it relates to living a creative and fulfilling life, and this week’s theme is
House hunting is like going on the most expensive shopping trip of your life — you’re looking to buy something that costs over six figures. Yowser. That’s a lot of money! We have been saving for years, and yet it’s still going to be a small fraction of the total cost. A little intimidating, eh?
My mom’s garden in full bloom. Cheerwine out of the bottle at Yum Yum’s. Homemade peach ice cream. Nom nom. Sweet little Leia got a new bandana. Lots of book reading by the pool. Thankful for shady trails at the Umstead. What have you been up to lately?