Losing Lucky | What Losing Our Furry Best Friend Taught Me

Eleven years ago, when we were just twenty years old, David had moved from a dorm room in college to his very own one bedroom apartment. It didn’t take long for loneliness to set in and my then boyfriend needed some company. So, January 2007, we went to PetSmart while I was in town visiting […]

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Seven Oaks Lavender Farm

Did you know that Virginia has a lavender farm? I didn’t either until I saw a friend post about it on Facebook. We were fortunate enough to get the very last blossoms of the year on our recent visit to Seven Oaks Lavender Farm. Normally, there’s an entrance fee to get in, but since it’s […]

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Fall Decor | 2017

When we put in the offer on home a year ago this week, the anticipation of our first Autumn in our new home was pretty great. I couldn’t wait to get out my little orange bin full of decor and kick back with a warm cup of cider in an owl mug. Finding an entryway […]

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Stoking The Home Fires

Pin It seems as though when Spring and Summer role around, me and my little blog of mine go into hibernation! I don’t ever mean to disappear from blogging, but come Autumn time, here I am! And you can bet we’re gearing up for the season! Having my own house two months shy of a […]

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Pin-spiration | Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day! It hit me earlier in the month that 15 years ago yesterday, David asked me out for the first time (which lasted two weeks. Ha! You know what they say about second chances – if it comes back, its yours!) The fact I can even say I’ve known him forΒ fifteenΒ years just leaves […]

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A Cozy Valentine’s Day At Home | Celebrating With Whole Foods Market

Ever since Christmas, I’ve been so excited decorating for different occasions and seasons now that we have our very own home. Valentine’s Day was no exception! Not only do I want to show you the little touches I’ve done to our home for V-Day, but also Whole Foods Market has teamed up with the blog […]

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Planting Roots | We’re Homeowners!

So, I got to Thankful post Day 20, and totally dropped the ball. But I swear it was because very important things were happening! I can now tell you what I’ve been keeping from you (and have totally wanted to blog about but obviously couldn’t)! We bought a house!!! We had such a wonderful team […]

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Thankful Challenge Day 20 | 2016

Today I’m thankful for actually getting chores done around the house, organizing, watching Gilmore Girls with David, and enjoying a few cups of coffee with him, too. Before all the chores and organizing though, we sat in bed this morning with our coffee and watched a random documentary on Youtube about Sir Walter Raleigh, which […]

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Thankful Challenge Day 19 | 2016

Today’s thankful wont make total sense for about a week to you guys, since I have to be a little vague. But David and I went to Target today to cross some things off our to-do list for our next project we’ve been working on! And because of course Target has nearly anything you’d need […]

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Thankful Challenge Day 18 | 2016

Today I’m thankful for so many things, mostly things I can’t talk about yet (but will post when I can!). But tonight David and I were treated to a wonderful seafood dinner at a restaurant we’d never been to with a family friend. We had a great time laughing and eating! We were so grateful […]

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