31 Letters in 31 Days

Day 3: Thinking of You

Day 3 is honor of one of my besties, Paige, who I’ve known since my senior year at Florida State University. She and I worked together at the Office of Undergraduate Studies at FSU, and have been through a lot together since our first…

July 3, 2013
31 Letters in 31 Days

Day Two: You Made It!

Liz, a coworker and friend, just completed a month-long challenge of her own, and one that I’m not sure I could ever manage. She took the Whole 30 challenge, which means in a nutshell, she endured the following: Do not consume added sugar of…

July 2, 2013
31 Letters in 31 Days

Day 1: Thank You!

Today kicks off the first day of my 31 Letters in 31 Days challenge, and what better way to get started than with a “Thank You” for someone who’s been an amazing addition to my life over the past year and a half, my…

July 1, 2013
31 Letters in 31 Days

31 Letters in 31 Days

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…

June 25, 2013
Slice of Life

{concert} Earth, Wind & Fire

During the summer, my job does this wonderful thing called Summer Half Days. Every other Friday for eight weeks, we get to take a half day (as long as our projects are completed, of course.) This past Friday, I took one of my half…

June 22, 2013
Slice of Life

100 Days Til We Say “HI” to Hawaii

It’s official! In 100 Days, Chris and I will be hopping on a plane and heading to Hawaii! It’s a trip that we’ve been trying to plan for quite some time – since one of my besties, Emily, moved there with her husband (he’s…

June 20, 2013
Slice of Life

Father’s Day: A Hike Down Memory Lane

One of my fondest memories as a tween/young teen was not actually a singular moment, but rather a collective recollection of trips taken with my dad and brother to the Willie Browne trail, part of a trail system in the Theodore Roosevelt area of…

June 19, 2013
Courting the Muse

Food for Thought: Creativity vs Art

Stumbled across this quote today from Scott Adams, and it was a great reminder that when it comes to the act of creation – be it writing a blog, crafting a story, or sitting down to sketch – you’ll never get there if you…

June 18, 2013
Crafts & DIY

CopyCraft: Mug Coaster Cozy

I stumbled across this Mug Cozy Pattern from Micah Makes while on Pinterest earlier this week and decided it was something I just had to try. Micah’s pattern was easy to follow and ended up being the perfect project to keep me from feeling…

May 10, 2013
Creative Clutter

Mantra of the Month: Make Excellence a Habit

Self-reflection is a huge part of self-improvement and so moving forward, I’m going to be sharing a quote or statement that’s really inspired me to be the best I can be. While my mantra this month may be centuries old, it still proves relevant…

May 1, 2013