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North Carolina has been on my mind a lot lately. When I came upon this love letter, penned by my friend Lara, I immediately tucked it away to share in the future. I live most days with “Carolina on My Mind” – James Taylor and Southern Weddings would be proud. As such, Lara’s sweet snippet […]


February 6, 2019

A Love Letter to North Carolina


Goodness gracious, y’all! Tomorrow is my 26th birthday. I am in awe as I think back upon being 25. It was by far my favorite year yet. At 25, I planned our wedding, married Dillon, moved into my apartment, grew immensely as a professional, launched my own business, grew my blog and online presence by […]


February 28, 2018

My 26th Birthday Wishlist

Daily Life, Noteworthy

I adore snail mail. In a time of convenient email, texting, and social media, there is nothing like receiving a handwritten note in the mail. Similarly so, I find such joy in picking out a lovely card or a pretty piece of stationery to fill with kind words that will encourage a friend. With snail […]


February 23, 2018

The Prettiest Postage Stamp