This post has taken many forms over the past few weeks, both mentally and physically. It has been written, deleted, restarted, renamed, deleted again. This has been an emotionally draining and stressful time for my husband and I, and gave us a really interesting perspective for Christmas. There are still a lot of emotions sitting…Read more Seasons // Seed to Sequoia.
I married my best friend on September 29th, 2019. Yes, I understand that was only three weeks ago. And no, as the title may suggest, I don't regret getting married, or anything that goes along with that. The older I get, the more I learn how reflective I am. And in these first few weeks…Read more Things I wish I knew before getting married.
I'm writing this from the past. I started this in the middle of July 2017, and have been piecing it together since. When I started this, I was less than a month into my relationship with my boyfriend. But this is published a few days after my wedding. I know that sounds weird, that this…Read more Wait.
Hey guys! As I'm writing this, we're coming up to the 200 day mark until the wedding, and my word, time is moving fast! My fiancé (from here on out, HB, for "handsome boy") and I are doing our best to keep ourselves distracted by focusing on our schoolwork and working. We'll both finish school…Read more Wedding Planning Tips and Tricks (so far)
Almost a year ago, I published a short post, elaborating on my thoughts on being single and dating. Around that time, I was beginning to get to know my now boyfriend (HB for "handsome boy"), and I was reflecting, a lot, on what I had learned since my last relationship, and from my extended time…Read more Dating.
In the aftermath, when the dust settles, we want the same thing. Perhaps I am naïve in thinking this. Perhaps I am foolish to wish this. Perhaps I am looking through the world with rose colored glasses. But in this passionate conversation, fueled by anger, hurt, and fear, is not our collective goal safety? Do…Read more We want the same thing.
My heart breaks for Florida, and for all of the lives lost. My heart breaks for the young man who felt the need to do what he did, and for the help he didn't receive. And my heart breaks for every single person who is trying to make this a political issue. Let the families…Read more Let’s talk about this.
I'm beginning to get the hang of this whole "living on campus" thing. It was a doozy there for a bit; but I've settled into this new time in my life. And if I'm being really honest, I like this new sense of determination I have, and this new drive to become a true functioning…Read more Collection of Beautiful Things VI
This is a topic I've been wanting to write about for quite some time. This is something that is really important to me, and I feel a lot of people need to hear what I have to say. I am not saying that to be important or anything, but I feel the concepts of being…Read more Thoughts on being single and dating.
I do something unglamorous. And honestly, I love every minute of it. At my church, I am part of a program that works to provides aide and help for kids with disabilities, while also creating a safe and inclusive space for them to learn and grow. I have been a part of this group for at…Read more I do something rather unglamorous.