ONE YEAR

ONE YEAR

This week, my husband and I celebrated our ONE YEAR wedding anniversary!One year of living, loving, laughing, and learning as a married couple. Looking back over the past year, we did a lot! Married in Charleston, SCHoneymooned in JamaicaMoved from Maryville, TN to Myrtle Beach, SCStarted new jobs Visited ChicagoCelebrated my niece's baptismThanksgiving in CharlestonOur [...]

#BlackLivesMatter

#BlackLivesMatter

In an effort to educate myself and hopefully some of my friends who are reading my blog, I've commited to do more research. I can't pretend to know the half of what's going on, but I can join the conversation by listening, reading, and educating myself. I'll probably never understand the depth and breadth of [...]

Check Your Privilege

Check Your Privilege

What's the point of having a voice if you remain silent? Where does one begin. This week has been particularly poignant and challenging for me as a white American. In light of the recent events leading to Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd's tragic deaths, I'm devastated by the hate, discrimination, and disrespect that our country [...]

FOMO

FOMO

FEAR OF MISSING OUT Remember hearing about a slumber party AFTER the fact?Or feeling left out of a conversation because you didn't know the inside joke?Or being invited to something you couldn't attend and seeing the inordinate amount of pictures afterwards? We don't like to feel left out. Nothing hurts more than knowing that you [...]

Quarantine and Chill

Quarantine and Chill

I would consider myself a fairly regimented person who thrives off of the concept of a good routine. And the current state of things is sending my rhythms into retrograde. I'm sure many of you can relate: being forced to WFM (work from home), having shifts cut, being put on furlough, or even being fired [...]

Shift Your Mindset

Shift Your Mindset

Our world has changed drastically over the course of the past few weeks. At the beginning of 2020, I remember feeling a newfound sense of hope and excitement for the year ahead. I remember a feeling of expectancy. Then Lent came, and the Lord gave me a word to meditate on: FEARLESSNESS. Little did I [...]