31 Letters in 31 Days

31 Letters in 31 Days

June 25, 2013

For our anniversary this year, Chris gifted me a subscription to a monthly service called My Olive Box. Despite my daytime dealings as a social media director, I have a deep-rooted love for papercrafts – so the subscription is akin to getting a surprise present each month full of my favorite things. (Isn’t my hubs the BEST?!)Β The items in the box vary – sometimes you get cards or books, other times it’s artwork or gift wrap – but each one…

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Crafts & DIY

DIY Hand-painted Inspirational Signs

I got to spend some quality time with Steph and Katie, two of my best gal pals, this weekend for a much-needed craft day. This month's mission? A slightly distressed, hand-painted sign with a meaningful quote. …

March 23, 2014
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Crafts & DIY Slice of Life

Thrift Store Monsters & Friendship Bracelets

There’s nothing my cats love better than Craft Day. Seriously. It’s like Christmas, catnip, empty boxes, felt mice and warm laundry fresh out of the dryer, all wrapped up into one glorious event. It could have something to do with the fact that my…

January 29, 2014
Crafts & DIY

Geek Chic: Across the 8th Dimension

My dad, sister and I have a joke about the fact that we think differently than most people. Whereas most people’s thoughts logically progress from Point A to Point B and then to C, D, E and beyond, we’re more like a stone that…

August 16, 2013
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Social Media & Tech

Internet Orphans

I’m going to lead this post off with an assumption (dangerous, I know) that I’m not the only one who occasionally googles my name to see what comes up in the search results. I was doing that very thing this evening and was dismayed…

August 13, 2013

{30 Under 30} Half Marathon Training Begins

Back at the beginning of the year, I put together a list of goals I’d like to accomplish in 2013. Not resolutions per say, because I still feel as though that term has negative connotations, but rather a list of activities that I thought…

July 30, 2013
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Slice of Life

Dad’s Birthday Adventure at Fort Matanzas

To celebrate my dad’s birthday this year, we loaded up the car and made the 45-minute drive down to Fort Matanzas in St. Augustine. Located on Rattlesnake Island on the Matanzas inlet, it’s one of my dad’s favorite local haunts. We got to the…

July 29, 2013
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Home Improvement

[After] Our Lawn Makeover: Part Two

With the hard decision (choosing a landscaper) behind us, Chris and I moved quickly into the next stage – finalizing our design. After a couple of text and email conversations, we set a date to meet the guys from Horizon Landscaping of Jacksonville at…

July 24, 2013