Happy Thursday, my friends. The link-up for this post (with the beautifully talented Mattie & Olya) is scheduled for tomorrow, but by now we're all aware that I switched my posting-days to only include Tuesday and Thursday. (Jury's still out on how I'm liking that... ) To begin, I sent a package to Miss Maryrose … Continue reading The Galentine’s Blogger Exchange
FYI, Last week I took a semi-planned hiatus from the blog because I've been feeling directionless and angry and trite. K and I were in Texas for business, too, so I just took the week off. (I still read posts when I could. ) On Tuesday I talked about books and skipped over the Valentine's … Continue reading Happy Not-Valentine’s Day
Everyone's posted a holiday home tour but me (or so it seems ). Let's fix that! (Check out other people's houses, too! Mattie, Emily, Taylor, Michelle) Typically the decorations go up mid-November, but we don't get our tree until December. This year we really procrastinated. I knew I wanted a smaller one this year (and … Continue reading I’ll Be Home For Christmas…
I started dating Kyle nine years ago today. I was 17 years old and a totally different person than I am at 26. I was smaller (sigh, haha) and less stable and more dramatic and less sure of myself. I look at 17-year-olds now and think, 'You're such a little baby.' If it doesn't come … Continue reading Nine.
I never talked much about my baby brother's wedding so I figured I'd share a little bit today. Mostly it's a photo dump with all untagged photos taken by Kylie Noelle Photography. Fred & Christina got married on Saturday, July 23rd in Columbus, Ohio. They had a pretty large wedding party (8 and 8) but … Continue reading Freddie Gets Married
When I was in college I took a few religion courses from a professor that challenged and changed many of my opinions and ideals. She once told us a story about a conversation she'd had with some friends concerning children. Her friends mentioned that they'd like to have kids soon and she asked them why. … Continue reading Looking For Hope
Let's get real today. There are women in this world who we'd all "love to hate." Of course, in all actuality, we have no reason to dislike these women- they're kind, beautiful, honest, friendly, and- in some cases- God-loving. On top of that they're usually ridiculously creative and they always have the perfect messy bun. … Continue reading Trying to Be Nice