I’ve never had particular feelings about February before; it’s kind of an in-between month, like when you’re 17, you’re more in-between-16-and-18 than actually 17. February is more of an in-between-the-new-year-and-the-start-of-spring month than anything really. Sure there’s Valentine’s Day, but I’ve never been a fan of that holiday anyway. I can’t help but take notice of… Continue reading February Parallels
1. Cast Iron Skillets. My collection is now at 3 and I love them dearly. I feel pretty confident in my seasoning routine now, too. 2. Blueland. This woman-founded, low-waste company is bringing an end to one-use cleaning supplies. We purchased the Clean Essentials kit when we first moved out to Alabama and have been… Continue reading 20 Things I Tried in 2020 That I’m Taking with Me in 2021
A lot of other people I follow on Instagram seem to share the same sentiment as me, but social media increasingly feels like a black hole. I’ve seen people take the weekends off, delete the app and have to re-download to limit mindless scrolling, turn on airplane mode when working, etc. I took this past… Continue reading New Year Musings
The holidays look very different for many people this year, including me. We knew earlier on that we’d be spending Thanksgiving in Alabama instead of traveling home, and now it’s looking like we’ll be here for Christmas too. Tom and I both miss our families immensely, but we are so so thankful to have each… Continue reading Friendsgiving 2020
Everything I read in October 2020.
My simple and sustainable morning routine.
It feels like everyone is going through it right now. Normalcy has been tossed out the window and each day is spent grasping at strands to weave it together again. There has been so much change, monumental change, in such a short amount of time – yet somehow, change still isn’t coming quick enough. The… Continue reading On Soft Love
I took my first pandemic vacation to Tennessee and North Carolina.
I am trying to be more intentional with the routines I implement in my life, because consistency has always been something I’ve struggled to follow.
Lately, this one question keeps scampering through my thoughts: “What am I doing?”. It’s not an unreasonable question. In fact, we ask ourselves this question constantly – while we’re cooking, talking, moping, doing something exhilarating, forgetting why we walked into the guest bedroom. But recently, this question feels monumental. Like if there was an elephant… Continue reading The Big Grey Whale of 2020