• Lifestyle

    Wake Up Feeling Great

    Sleep: we have to have it in order to function. But when we get enough of the really good kind, we find ourselves feeling amazing and full of energy. But how do we make…

    August 6, 2017
  • Lifestyle

    The Road to Good Skin

    When I was 13, I was self-conscious and a little insecure because while all my friends still had skin like babies, I had acne. I felt like the state of my skin began to…

    August 4, 2017
  • Recipes

    Coconut Yogurt Snack Bowl

    In attempt to cleanse our bodies, reduce bloat, and start fresh Wiley and I are eliminating all grains and added sugars from our diet for at least two weeks. We started on July 31st…

    August 2, 2017
  • Lifestyle Travel

    Coffee and Coconuts

    Do you ever have those moments when you just want to take a day off and get away? Well, recently this was the case for Wiley and me! So, we decided to spend the…

    July 27, 2017
  • Recipes

    Pesto Grilled Vegetable Kebobs

    The other day, we heard a knock at the door and open it to find our neighbor holding a bag full of colorful peppers. She said “here honey, these are for you!” and was…

    July 21, 2017
  • Travel

    Lake Sinclair

    This year for the 4th of July we decided to meet my sister-in-law and her new husband for a mini getaway. They live back home in North Carolina so we wanted to pick a…

    July 20, 2017
  • Lifestyle Recipes

    Blackberry Lavender Ice Cream

    I think ice cream has a way of bringing people together and I don’t believe anyone can think about it without smiling and for that reason, I love it! I have so many wonderful…

    July 14, 2017
  • Lifestyle Travel

    Staycation in Nashville

    Recently, I had the pleasure of visiting Nashville’s Germantown Inn, and I must say it’s quite wonderful. It’s on the top of my list for the perfect staycation! Located in one of the oldest…

    July 11, 2017
  • Recipes

    Chia Seed Parfait with Peaches

    I grew up eating my grandma’s homemade chocolate pudding. She served it warm and it was delightful. The first time my, now husband, had it when we were dating he thought it was the…

    June 26, 2017
  • Lifestyle

    Draper James Garden Party

    When my friend, Katie of Styling My Everyday, asked me to join in on this summer garden party, I was thrilled. There are few things that thrill me more than preparing for a party,…

    June 22, 2017
  • Lifestyle

    Have Your Best Summer Yet

      I know it’s hard to believe that summer hasn’t started yet (according to the calendar) because you’ve likely already had 90 degree days with the humidity level off the charts. Tomorrow is the…

    June 20, 2017
  • Recipes

    Panzanella Salad

    Eight and a half years ago, a twenty-one-year-old couple found themselves across the world making an attempt to explore every inch of Spain in two weeks. The flight into Valencia Spain arrived at 6:00…

    June 7, 2017