Our Christmas Tree is officially up, its lights twinkling their way through the end of November. Our new ritual of lighting the tree each night when we get home is quickly becoming one of my favorite parts of daily life, and I've been thinking lately about how to keep this cozy feel in our home yearlong.Read More
Surrounding each and every movement for good is an atmosphere of shame.
What I mean is this: As is often the case when large and diverse groups of people come together for any reason, it is inevitable that a small group will become the ever-negative "bashers." These are the accusers, the condemners, the ones who say to a genuinely curious newcomer, "Oh, you're interested? Well don't bother sitting with us, you dirty heathen. You're the problem we're fighting against!"
Now, this post is not going to be a rant about bashers (or trolls, or whatever you want to call them), because shaming others for any reason never helps anyone or any cause.
You know what does help?
Well, we moved.
Now that life has settled and I've finally cracked open every cardboard box and found places for everything, I'm finally ready to poke my head up and return to normalcy. Having gone through what I know everyone goes through at some point in life, here is what we did to make our move happen. Probably nothing you haven't heard before, but helpful nonetheless!Read More
If you follow me on Instagram, you'll probably know that I slopped my way into 2017's Fall 10x10 Challenge like two days late and missed the first outfit day and everything else. But that's ok!
Because today I'm here to catch everyone up on what I've been exploring with my wardrobe for the past ten days, what I learned from my first ever 10x10 challenge, and how grateful I am for this conversation and those who weighed in with their experience.Read More
First things first: The hospitality of the people we encountered in China was absolutely staggering.Read More
With the arrival of my favorite month of the year comes not only spiderwebs, candy, and spoopy movies, but also one of my favorite multi-platform slow celebrations: Slow Fashion October.Read More
"Yeah, I had been wondering... How did you get it? If you don't mind..."
My new friend Jacob is struggling. Behind his well-built and very compassionate wall of caution is an itching question which he is desperate to scratch.
How did I get my scar?Read More
The Quick List series is a faster way to see my recommendations for things to do / see / eat in a certain place. For my full Travelogue on my experience in Colorado Springs, see this post.
Colorado Springs was lovely town with some of the most beautiful, well-done parks I've ever seen. Here were my favorites from this valley city:Read More