Turning a Surface into an Experience (Tablescape Tips) //

Setting the table has always been one of my favorite “chores”. Growing up, I went to the same summer camp every year as a kid, and we were always given a task to contribute to the community each day. When I was asked to set the table for a special camp dinner at age 7, [...]

Pain. Chaos. Coping. And finding the beauty. //

Can I be honest for a moment, friends? This week kicked my ass. No really...it did. But like anything in life, there are always silver linings and little moments of joy we can grasp onto in the midst of the "oh my god, what is happening?!" kind of lessons.  While this past week seemed to [...]

Anthropologie Packaging Hacks //

I'm pretty excited to let you guys in on a little secret of mine today. We all know Anthropologie -- the place we go, spray ourselves with expensive perfume, try on $60 berets and pretend to be French for a few minutes (just me?). One of my favorite things to do is to go in, [...]

5 Monday Morning Must-Haves

Monday's don't necessarily have the greatest reputation. Often times, we begin each week with dread, stress, and anxiety. For me, Mondays are usually my day to get life back in order...which means laundry, lots of cleaning, and catching up on work I seriously put off over the weekend. I challenge you to give this week [...]

5 Ways To Bring Home The Spring Home!

Today, I finished some spring cleaning and enjoyed sitting in a lovely, organized, peaceful home! There is something beautiful about the changing of seasons. Especially when it comes to spring, it seems to be a time for change, renewal, blossoming, and flourishing. Much like our wardrobes, our homes sometimes reflect the seasons, but we don't [...]

Valentine Tea Party! {22 year old ladies can do tea time right!}

"As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God's varied grace." -1 Peter 4:10 Ever since I was a little girl, I loved tea time. My beautiful baby dolls made of porcelain would sit with the best posture and the finest of manners for the imaginary tea [...]

The important job of bringing beauty into the world.

Lately, I have been studying Proverbs 31 and trying to figure out exactly what kind of woman I should be practicing to be. There is a lot of controversy nowadays that surrounds being a “Proverbs woman.” In our generation, women want rights & women want to be strong. Those are GREAT things. However, it isn’t [...]