LIFE UPDATE + BLONDIE RECIPE

July 4, 2018

Hi Y’all! Life has been a whirlwind around here lately, hence the lack of posts #facepalm. A few weeks ago, Alton and I had a 6 month goal check-in and I realized that I had gotten VERY caught up in keeping up with the blog Jones’s and I was slacking on more pertinent goals that we have. To be quite…

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STAYING AUTHENTIC IN A SOCIAL MEDIA SATURATED WORLD

May 24, 2018

Hi Y’all! I wanted to share something with you that has really been on my mind lately as I’ve really settled in to my new home here in Tampa. Moving to a completely new place, especially when you’ve lived in one place your entire life, is a catalyst for growth and change. In January, my life completely changed! I became…

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HOUSE PLANT GUIDE

May 13, 2018

Hi y’all! A design intention I live by is “no room is complete without a statement plant.” There is not a room in our apartment that doesn’t have a plant living in it. I find that it not only brings higher quality air, but a liveliness to a space that only a beautiful green plant can bring. I love decorating…

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MY MORNING COLLAGEN COFFEE + REVIEW

May 7, 2018

Hi Y’all! Cue Bill Wither’s Lovely Day: I asked you guys if you would be interested in a review of the Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides and it was a unanimous yes! I have been using this powder for a little over a year now so I can speak to some long term effects that I’ve experienced. What are Collagen Peptides?…

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BEDROOM INSPIRATION

May 4, 2018

Hi y’all! Today, I wanted to share with you what I have in-store for our bedroom! Most of the furniture I have in there was either inherited, like the nightstand and dresser that have been in my family longer than I have, or given to me, like the timeless desk that my sweet friend Amanda gave to me when she…

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EASIEST PALEO SWEET POTATOES

May 1, 2018

Hi Y’all! Today I’m sharing one of my absolute favorite recipes I make weekly! My husband and I like to follow a paleo diet as much as possible and these sweet potatoes are the easiest and yummiest addition to any meal. I’ve fixed these to go along with chicken carnitas, mahi burgers, blue cheese burgers, and just regular old baked…

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BEST MINDFULNESS BOOKS FOR 20 SOMETHINGS

April 26, 2018

Hey y’all! I created this blog because I wanted to curate a space to share my creativity and my ability to share my creativity with you would not be possible without my mindfulness practice. I was raised in the Episcopal church (a liberal step down from the Catholic Church) and mindfulness was always taught as a component of our relationship…

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01.27.18

April 18, 2018

  My husband, Alton, and I met by chance when he swam for Hampden Sydney College and his championship tournament was held at the Greensboro Aquatic Center, where I worked at the time. I wouldn’t call it love at first sight, but I would say that we held eye contact for longer than most do off and on for 4…

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A LETTER TO MYSELF

April 16, 2018

Dear Salem Anyone, Always remember the passion and courage it took to start this adventure and never, ever lose it. Continue to relentlessly pursue your passion and your dreams without fear. Do not put your worth on the line here, you are worthy of love no matter if you succeed greatly or face failure. The time you spend filling your cup…

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