One of my favorite bloggers ever, Kelle Hampton from Enjoying The Small Things, often uses a phrase in regards to getting the most out every minute of life: "Sucking the marrow." It basically just means taking the time to really invest in joy and drink in every experience life has to offer.I just love that.And … Continue reading Sucking the marrow.
I love October. It's like, my favorite month. And we've been reveling in every scrumptious minute of it. Last week, that breathtaking sky greeted us here:The Big Mo! It was our first time ever at a drive-in together, and we had a blast! The Big Mo is kinda a local treasure. It has remained basically … Continue reading It’s the most wonderful time of the year.
When dawn broke on October 1st, we in SC were greeted by crisp, cool air, heavenly breezes, and a startling Autumn-blue sky. Literally overnight, Fall has arrived.October was all like "Now you know you couldn't start Fall without me ya'll! Bizzow! Octobah is in the hizz-ouse!! Now let's get this party started!"(That's how I would … Continue reading October Sky
I'll admit it: I enjoy the Twilight series.I own all the books and have attended midnight showings of all the movies so far. They're not spectacularly well written, some of the plot devices are stupid, and, frankly, alot of the characters suck. I can't really logically quantify what's fun about them for me, but for … Continue reading Why the Twilight franchise is teaching young girls horrible lessons.
This month, (on February 9th, to be exact), marks the 78th birthday of one of the most beautiful, inspiring women I've ever known.I've been meaning to write a post about my grandmother for a while now, and being her birthday month, I thought this was the perfect time to do it. My grandmother, Marilyn Hayes, … Continue reading Rock-star woman.
There's something really magical about getting a ton of snow in a place that rarely sees it.Up north, (I would assume), snow probably gets old quick. Having to shovel it, trudge through it, drive in it, and watch it swiftly become dirty and blah for several months out of every year would definitely drive me … Continue reading Snow Days
I have a confession to make.I want to seem like I have it all together. All the time.A home gleaming with Martha Stewart-esque perfection and creativity. Delicious, gourmet, organic meals direct from my kitchen every day. A workout routine that never slips from my daily schedule. Hair, skin, and clothes that always look put-together, fun, … Continue reading Get it together.
Happy first-day-of-fall! (Two days late, I know, but who can come to a party on a Thursday?)There were pumpkins. And caramel apples.And beautiful pregnant ladies.And heated debates.And laughter.And girlfriends packed into the bathroom for a mini-photo shoot.And twirling.And cheesy self-portraits.It was Autumn, and incessant piped the quails from shocks and sheaves, And, like living coals, … Continue reading Happy Fall!
So first of all, I had big plans last night.I was going to bake all the pies for today's party. (Pumpkin and apple, if you were wondering.) I was going to make the caramel apples. I was going to hand address all of the invitations to my friend's baby shower. I was going to watch … Continue reading What I really want to say is this…
Summer, you have been amazing. Growing up in Florida, I had little appreciation for the glory that is you: the warmest, sunniest, outdoorsiest season of the year. Now, I think i've learned to fully savor all of your seasonal specialness.Some of the highlights:1. Beach days. The gals and I, (and baby Bonam, a bun in … Continue reading Highlight Reel