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)

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

The weather here is like a nice big warm hug: Moon River Music Festival and a tangent on my love of the river. And music. And music on the river

A couple of weeks ago I panicked. I searched for tickets to the Moon River Music Festival and found that even a week before the event, it was sold out completely. I had my heart set on going, and I was mad at myself for procrastinating. I started madly searching discount ticket sites to no avail.… Read More The weather here is like a nice big warm hug: Moon River Music Festival and a tangent on my love of the river. And music. And music on the river

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

A post on the brevity of life: Make short lists and make amends quickly.

Warning: This is not a sugary post. Sometimes work, especially in the winter, can make you feel like you just sat through an emotional punching bag, where you are the bag in the situation. My job can at times be very emotional and personal, but even if you’re not in that career situation, let’s be… Read More A post on the brevity of life: Make short lists and make amends quickly.

“Put it in your phone, let’s do some business…” – overheard at Beauty Shop brunch

Dreaming of yesterday’s brunch? Yeah, me too. I live in the South and people here like to brunch. Breakfast? Not so much. Brunch? Yes. I think maybe it’s because brunch is an acceptable time to eat more than one would at just an ordinary “breakfast”, and we like our food down here in Memphis.  … Read More “Put it in your phone, let’s do some business…” – overheard at Beauty Shop brunch

I have the permanent crunchies

I’ve never been a big soup eater (see previous post about only eating soup with buttered grilled cheese). I appreciate some substance to my meals; hearty, crunchy bites of food that can’t be sipped through a straw. If my body could stand it I would probably be happiest eating extra crunchy chips – any flavor… Read More I have the permanent crunchies