Morais Vineyards

  I visited Morais Vineyards today for a tasting with some friends. It's rare for us to get a chance to get together without our husbands or kids so this was a nice afternoon for us to sit down and just enjoy our friendship! Morais Vineyards is a Portuguese winery setting its roots in Virginia.... Continue Reading →

Welcome to the Office

The "office" was the first project we tackled. Because of how dirty everything looked, I had planned on painting all the walls in the house some variation of white. Just give it that clean fresh slate the house so desperately needed. BUT I read Emily Henderson's blog {} and there was a whole post about... Continue Reading →

Sunday thoughts

At my yoga class today, our instructor had us start the class with a personal intention. I usually have 2 that I pick from - strength and love. The love is for myself - I force myself to acknowledge what I need that day and how my body feels as I take myself through the... Continue Reading →

December Books

I went to check out my goodreads account and discovered that I read 3 books in December. THREE. Apparently life got way in the way of things and I completely dropped the ball there. I guess all the packing, and moving, and holiday life got the best of me. I vow to get back in... Continue Reading →

Game On.

It's the first day of the new year and as cliché as it is, I always like to think of my goals for the upcoming year and see where I'm at with the intentions I set for the past year. I made some good moves over the past 12 months, but I also made some... Continue Reading →

Goodbye 2018

It's the last day of 2018, and in the midst of all the cleaning and errands done today, I've been thinking about everything that has happened in the past year. There were some really high highs and the occasional low. Overall, I'd say 2018 was a great year for me experience-wise. There is definite room... Continue Reading →


With the holidays and moving, plus not having internet for a week+, I wound up taking a small break from writing. We officially got everything into the house and turned in our apartment keys on the 16th... and immediately went out and bought a Christmas tree because I NEEDED to decorate. I really can't wait... Continue Reading →


We're moooooving! Finally! K and I are making the transition from an apartment over to a house. We've actually been trying to move into this house for about 2 years now and the opportunity finally arose so we jumped on it. The house itself has been in K's family for decades but hasn't had much... Continue Reading →

101 Updates!

Since my last post in September about my 101 list, I've managed to cross a few more items off. I'm pretty proud of myself for accomplishing my goals and/or dreams, as well as crossing off some things that just need to be done with life! The whole list can be seen here: 101 things in... Continue Reading →

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