2017 has arrived! We rang in the New Year with great friends in Maryland -- waking up to 2017 with this view was quite lovely :) This year I am going to make a conscious effort to be more present and the enjoy the little things. I saw the quote below on Pinterest and love the idea of writing … [Read more...]

faith hope & love.

I spent the past week away from the blog to spend time with my family as we cope with the loss of my irreplaceable, kind, hilarious, wise and unbelievably loving uncle. He lifted up every person he ever talked to. Always making you feel the most important. This is such a shock and to say that … [Read more...]

breakfast in bed.

I came across this breakfast in bed gorgeousness via Tessa Barton's blog and had to share. HOW AMAZING DOES THIS LOOK? Kinda wish my Monday was spent like this. Recipe for these Oatmeal-Yogurt Pancakes with Blackberry Crush also via this post. I'm hoping that February 2nd … [Read more...]

slow down.

Slow Down. This is something I have to remind myself of -- a lot. Especially lately. Richard finds out where he matches for residency in mid-March and I truly want it to come quick. I am a big planner {thanks Mom & Cindy O} & I can't wait to know the PLAN. That being said, I know then -- … [Read more...]

ACTS journal // New Years Resolution

If you've followed my blog for awhile, you may remember me talking about the ACTS journal a year or so ago. My New Years Resolution is to get back on the ACTS journal wagon. Essentially it's a way to to reflect & unwind at the end of the day. To take a step back & realize your actions … [Read more...]

give thanks.

I love Thanksgiving so much - a time to spend time with your loved ones, eat yummy food & relax. I also always love the floats in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade. And of course- the décor. A few of my favorite Thanksgiving tablescapes... And quotes … [Read more...]

TGIF + words.

Happy Friday, friends! A low key weekend is on the agenda. Some of my favorite words to welcome the weekend. xx … [Read more...]

three things you love.

I came across this quote {I've been into quotes this week if you can't tell!} this morning & find it to be absolutely perfect. Thought I would share. & a few more Spring items because they just make me so happy {and the price points are amaze!} Get this blue & white maxi here for … [Read more...]

random musings.

Some random musings for you today… Adore this photo via // Kate Spade swimsuit here See more of Bailey McCarthy's {owner of Biscuit Home} house tour that was in Country Living here & here. Her cozy living room is perfect. I would love to incorporate these pillows into a future home … [Read more...]


Today is a special day filled with sunshine {amidst all this cold weather} because it's my husband's birthday! Happy 27th to my best friend who constantly inspires & surprises me. It's been a year of many ups & downs but he is constantly my rock, always encouraging & supporting me to do what … [Read more...]