Category: Personal

Happy New Year! 2019 Goals

Happy New Year yall! Somehow 2018 managed to be the longest year ever while simultaneously flying by in a complete whirlwind. I was going to do a whole 2018 highlights post, but I wasn’t even sure how to summarize the year. Our wedding was the only thing that truly...

Focus

After taking a few weeks to really consider what it was I wanted to get out of the year I’ve decided my word of the year is Focus....

18 for 2018

Recently I’ve shied away from listening to the radio during my alone time in the car. I suppose hearing the same 20 songs over and over again was getting a little old. Instead I’ve been trying to make better use of that time by catching up with family and...

17 Highlights from 2017

I think it’s always helpful to take a look back at the year you’ve had before entering a new one. It can be easy to decide the world is a terrible, scary place if you never take time to reflect on all your wonderful experiences. With 2017 coming to...

Get to Know Me: 50 Random Facts

Although I try to make an effort to be open about my life both here and on YouTube, I always feel like knowing various little quirks about someone adds a level of intimacy to a relationship. In an effort to make you lovely readers and myself closer I decided...

No Need to Check Me Off Your List

My 5 year college reunion was about a month ago. A few different mailings were sent out (to my mom’s house since I don’t feel the need to give the school my actual home address) – a save-the-date magnet and a pamphlet with event pricing....

Remembering What You Love

May was a pretty tumultuous month. There were two deaths in Austin’s family, two close friends had family deaths, and another close friend was nearly killed in a motorcycle accident. If nothing else, I leave May with an accute reminder of my mortality. Quite literally one day you are...

The Magic of Not Wearing Makeup

You can find this freakin’ sweet shirt HERE. Hey yall hey! Long time no talk. I have another post planned to talk about where I’ve been and why I’m back in the game now but today I wanted to talk about the restorative power of not wearing makeup. I...

Walking Away

When I first started drafting this post the closing date was going to be pushed back a month for repairs to the septic system. After the home owner saw the cost involved with the repairs he backed out. I’ll explain in more detail below, but at this point we...

Happy Mother’s Day

Good evening lovely internet. It’s been so long since I actually wrote a blog post I don’t even know what I’m doing anymore!...

Checking In With My 2015 Goals

I set several goals for myself in the year of 2015. Some have been going great and others haven’t been going at all....

Life Lately

Hey yall hey! Long time no personal check in! It’s been a crazy busy few months. It seems like we’ve been doing something different every weekend and I’m not complaining about that. I love keeping busy and doing something different and new all the time. It’s an absolute joy....