On Love

With Valentine’s Day this week, I’ve been thinking a lot about love. It always hits me around February — I fall into a  steady stream of deep thoughts about what it means to love and be loved. Love can be thought about in so many different ways: the traditional relationship love and dating, but also […]

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 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 […]

Be a Macaron.

In a cookie cutter world, be a macaron.  In the midst of my internet surfing today, I ran across this quote….and not so shortly after, an audible laugh erupted from my mouth. Be a macaron…what does that even mean? But something about it was so darn catchy, and it stuck in my head for the rest of […]