On Taking Breaks

I’ve always loved the word “retreat.” For me, it produces a sense of sweet relief, and of peace. I think that’s why I love fall — there is something so reassuring about embracing flaws for the beautiful, colorful additions to our character that they are, about coming to terms with and shedding everything that’s weighing […]

On the Power of Habits

I’m writing this post because lately, I’ve been losing everything. I guess the correct word would be “misplacing,” but honestly, that feels like a friendly euphemism. It started with my phone about a month ago. Then, I misplaced my prescription glasses when I was packing up my camping bag. THEN, I lost an important necklace. […]

On Honesty

Honesty is something I’ve been thinking about a lot lately, and I decided to set aside the normal fashion (the Ultimate Spring Break Guide will be coming at ya on Wednesday, I promise!) and lifestyle posts and talk about something I recently came clean about to someone and how it made me feel. Long story […]

On Stepping Into the New Year

Welcome back! 🙂 I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas, celebrated with family and friends. I wish it wasn’t so, but just like that, Christmas 2016 has come and gone. I always experience an overwhelming amount of nostalgia when the holidays teeter off. The second mid-September rolls around, I practically sing it from the rooftops…and as October turns into November, and […]

On Being Thankful

It’s almost time to celebrate what is arguably my favorite holiday — Thanksgiving. And though the menu my dad will be cooking up is going to be incredible, I love Thanksgiving because it’s a welcome pause before craziness starts. For me, it’s about savoring every second. Trust me when I say my Christmas spirit gets going starting Black Friday, but […]