Apartment Decor for the Girls (and unsolicited pictures of cats)

Wow, 2016 you’ve been something else. Not all bad, but a turbulent year for most for sure. We decided to move all the way across the country in the middle of this insane year, which only seems fitting to add to its absurdity. It’s turned out awesome for us though, so no complaints. What I… Read More Apartment Decor for the Girls (and unsolicited pictures of cats)

A 4 month real-talk “engage 2016” check-in and that time (times) I cried in yoga: an ode to my yoga studio. You’ve been warned.

 A quarter of a year has passed since setting a “word” resolution in January and it’s time for a life check-in. If I had to go back and meet my old self, say two or three years ago, sometimes I’m not sure I would even know who she is. One of the tracks played in… Read More A 4 month real-talk “engage 2016” check-in and that time (times) I cried in yoga: an ode to my yoga studio. You’ve been warned.

Move Over Saint Valentine, St. Germain Is My Valentine

At Thou Mayest Coffee Roasters in the Crossroads District of downtown Kansas City, go for the coffee, but stay for the cocktails. When I was there recently sitting at the bar, I watched the bartender making a delicately beautiful drink, so of course I had to ask him what it was. Turns out it was… Read More Move Over Saint Valentine, St. Germain Is My Valentine

Welcoming Baby Newell: A Book Themed Baby Shower

Since I was just talking about my love for October, my birthday month, I should also point out that a good handful of my best friends also have October birthdays. Katie, Emily, Ro… and I could go on. Since Emily’s was yesterday, I thought this would be a great time to show the world the… Read More Welcoming Baby Newell: A Book Themed Baby Shower

I’ve set my sights on where I’m going, and my goodbyes on where I’ve been… Memphis

It’s here. My last day as a Memphian. I’ve been writing this post days before I even knew I was officially leaving because I wanted my Memphis eulogy to be perfect. After a couple weeks of jotting down stuff, it finally struck me that it’s Memphis. It doesn’t have to be perfect. Even when the… Read More I’ve set my sights on where I’m going, and my goodbyes on where I’ve been… Memphis

3 can’t-miss-places for great vintage finds

Remember when you were little and doctor and dentist offices had those treasure chests you got to dig through and get a prize if you were good during your appointment? Well, I never grew out of that phase. And American Pickers is one of my favorite shows; looking at you- Mike and Frank! (See: borderline… Read More 3 can’t-miss-places for great vintage finds