Made To Crave

Confession: I have a terrible relationship with food. It calls to me, without relent. It taunts me from afar, on my plate, and later on my body. I have told myself that it’s okay to eat the way I eat and the amount that I eat because I exercise. But throughout seasons of inadequate exercise,…… Continue reading Made To Crave

Damn You, Pinterest!

Five minutes looking through Pinterest and I think I can sew outfits, create DIY jewelry, cook gourmet meals, and effortlessly put together crafts. Ten minutes later, I find myself at the local Hobby Lobby, Michael’s, or grocery store. In 30, I’m happily starting moving from Pin to table, determining my approach. In 45, I’m feeling…… Continue reading Damn You, Pinterest!

Mourning Utilities with a Happy Heart.

Here’s the countdown, if you can believe it: I am 10 days away from marrying my best friend. At this point, I’ve surpassed the wedding jitters and just want to get on with the show, okay?! Next Saturday feels like miles away and we cannot wait to be married to each other! It’s great, preparing…… Continue reading Mourning Utilities with a Happy Heart.

Aging: A Series

I’ve decided that I might like to write a series on aging. Yes, I realize that statement might leave you wondering exactly what qualifies me for such a series at 24 years-old. However, if you are sitting at your desk wondering that same thought, I have already considered your doubt and would, therefore, like to…… Continue reading Aging: A Series

Give thanks!

Today I am grateful for: Clean dishes Weekends with Freddy Check marks on my wedding to-do list Sunshine Family Countdowns Gatherings with friends Dark-chocolate-covered raisins H2O Snail mail My fiance’s ability to set me up for success September parties with family God’s plan Ada Bible Church messages Pandora, my workout buddy My heart is full…… Continue reading Give thanks!

Back into Wedding Mode

I cannot stop flipping through my planner at work! My weekends are filling to the brim with exciting events and things to do. I have a feeling my wedding day is going to be here before I know it! And because of that, I used today to kick myself back into gear. I sent some e-mails,…… Continue reading Back into Wedding Mode

There you are, you sneak!

Mother Nature didn’t know I had plans to be productive today so she sent a rain storm. You might as well go along with Mother Nature when she decides to slow the pace on you like that. So here I am: Tunic and leggings with hair that’s been rain-soaked and air-dried. Hot chocolate in hand.…… Continue reading There you are, you sneak!