I have to share a completely embarrassing story with you. This summer was the first summer that me and a few of my friends were back in Kansas City after graduating from college. We decided we wanted to make the most of our time back together, so we planned a weekly girls night where we would […]Read more "When it’s easier to be disappointed."
Recently, Riley and I celebrated one whole year of being married. Yay! It’s pretty crazy for me to think that it has been the longest amount of time we have been together under a consistent title. We dated for seven months before we got engaged, and we were engaged for nine months before we got […]Read more "4 Things I’ve Learned In My First Year Of Marriage"
I’m a dreamer. I have conflicting feelings about that statement. So much of my personality is the dreamer type. “Spontaneity, creativity, risk-taker, rule-breaker.” I love all of those words. But, in the same breath… “what’s your plan.” Easily rolls off the ole tongue. So, what is it? Am I enchanted by the idea of being […]Read more "Dream On"
Alright friends, I have to confess something to you. Last night was rough. After quite a few days of self-doubt, it happened; a full force emotional breakdown. My poor husband, bless him. He’s over here trying to earn a masters degree in marriage and family therapy and I am providing him with more than enough one-on-one […]Read more "At the End of Myself"
So maybe you’re curious as to why in the world I am writing a blog post about succulents. I am honestly wondering the same thing. You know when you get a random thought in your mind that you just can’t shake? Well, right now, I can’t shake this idea of succulents. I’m going to believe […]Read more "Don’t be a Succulent: personal pep talk"
Friends, can I be honest with you? I am attention needy. Seriously, ask my husband. I have this incredible need to be payed attention to and to be taken care. I am the “baby” of the family and I didn’t quite realize how many ‘baby of the family’ tendencies I actually posses until about two […]Read more "A Desire to be Known."
Uncertainty. Why is that such an unsettling word? Dictionary.com defines uncertainty as: the state of being uncertain (uh duh.); doubt; hesitancy. I don’t know about you, but I don’t like any of those words. Quite obviously, our hangup with uncertainty is the fact that we aren’t in control. Nothing is worse than not being in control. Well […]Read more "Faithfulness in Uncertainty"