Year in Review 2017

  Do I even dare to reflect on everything that's happened in 2017? In short, no. No one wants to read that. But if you're someone who enjoys reflecting at the end of each year and preparing for the new year, perhaps this will be an encouragement to you of some sort. This year was … Continue reading Year in Review 2017

Gingerbread Whoopie Cookie Cream Pies

When I was a kid I LOVED Oatmeal Cream Pies. Now I don't remember the last time I had one, which is kind of sad, but maybe I'll just figure out a gluten-free way to enjoy them again! For now, I'll share a fun spin-off recipe. I call these "Whoopie Cookie Cream Pies" because they … Continue reading Gingerbread Whoopie Cookie Cream Pies

36 Hours in Historical St. Augustine, Part Two

There are a lot of pros and cons to being spontaneous. The great majority of the time, being spontaneous is fantastic; you end up seeing and doing things you wouldn't have otherwise and usually have a more authentic experience wherever you are. I love asking locals where to go or eat and it is liberating … Continue reading 36 Hours in Historical St. Augustine, Part Two

36 Hours in Historical St. Augustine, Part One

Long distance friendships are hard and for some, they're not even possible. I've never been very good at long distance anything. But, when Ashley and I met almost three years ago and became fast friends, it also became impossible to imagine us not staying friends for the rest of our lives. Change happens though and less … Continue reading 36 Hours in Historical St. Augustine, Part One

DIY: Blessings Board

I have no shame in admitting that it was tricky getting a good photo of this DIY project. You may have noticed the low chandelier in this dining space in my last project post, DIY: A Transitional Tablescape. Quite a few DIY projects have ended up on the walls in this area and that chandelier always … Continue reading DIY: Blessings Board