How To Make Your Friends Feel Loved This Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day has always been a little touchy for me. In high school I remember walking to class with my head down trying to ignore the displays of affection from all of our most famous high school couples. The big teddy bears, the singing telegrams in class, the bouquets of flowers... EWWW. My fellow single…

Blogmas Day 9: Wednesday Wonders Pt:2

Another Wednesday another Wednesday Wonders. If you're not sure what that is you can check out last week's post here. In brief, on Wednesday's I'm sharing about myself through a tag or a Q+A. Since it's Blogmas all of the tags will be holiday themed! Wednesday's are my favorite because I like sharing. Sometimes I…

Blogmas Day 8: The Blog That Almost Didn’t Happen

It is 10:45pm out here. I just woke up, gasped and startled Jake right out of his sleep. “ What’s wrong?” He asked. “I forgot to post!” I exclaimed just as loudly as I’d gasped. He rolled over and mumbled, “Oh, my gosh...” before he fell back asleep. I grabbed my phone and sighed in…

Monday Night Thoughts: The Tough Parts of Self Care

Self-care which has become somewhat of a buzzword over the last three years has always been somewhat of a source of internal conflict for me. I love talking about it, sharing about it, fantasizing about it, and planning it out because in theory self-care is beautiful, ideal, pretty and instagrammable. In practice? Self-care if you're…

Christmas Decorating for Newlyweds: Pt. 1

Today we walked around Home Depot for almost 20 minutes back and forth between my dream mini-Christmas tree and a Christmas-esque shrubbery display. We ended up leaving without anything because we have to revisit the drawing board. Here is what I have learned so far over our first Christmas Decor season married. I like simplicity.…