I'm delighted that you're here! My heart behind this blog is to invite you into my daily life, the things I am most excited about, the lessons I am learning, and the beautiful things I am capturing. I invite you to pour yourself a warm cup of coffee or sweet tea and stay awhile! I hope this space is an encouragement and inspiration to you!


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I returned home from North Carolina a week ago today and am excited to be back writing on this blog again with a cup of coffee and a fall candle burning on the mantle. While I am still processing all that was covered at Making Things Happen, I want to share the bits of my trip […]


October 26, 2016

Chapel Hill + Fearrington Village

Adventures + Travel

I have imagined this day for a long time and am incredibly grateful that it’s here. I am writing aboard my flight from Manchester to Baltimore, the first part of my trip to the Making Things Happen Intensive in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. I have been thinking a lot lately of when the seed was […]


October 16, 2016

Chapel Hill Bound! My Road to Making Things Happen

Adventures + Travel, For the Heart

Preparing for trips is one of my favorite things! The anticipation leading up to it is truly exciting, and getting my packing list in order helps me feel prepared. Last September I shared a post of what I was packing for the Influence Conference, and I thought it would be fun to do the same as […]


October 13, 2016

What I’m Packing in My Carry-On Bag

Adventures + Travel