Dear Mimi


Early yesterday morning, my mom and dad called me to let me know that my grandmother, Mimi, passed away peacefully during her sleep Saturday night. If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you know how much Mimi means to me. She was the matriarch of my mother’s side of the family and was… 

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Showered With Love

Baby Shower Welcome Sign

Late Saturday morning, my mom and sister hosted a beautiful baby shower to honor our little one and we celebrated with a bunch of my closest friends at Alton’s Kitchen, a warm and comfortable restaurant located just north of Charlotte in the lakeside town of Cornelius. Right after I arrived, it became quite clear to… 

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More Sarasota Weekend Highlights


As you already know if you caught my morning blog post, Ryan and I headed to Florida to celebrate Krystal and Matt’s wedding this weekend. The location of their wedding worked out extremely well for us since we were able to stay at my mother-in-law’s house in Sarasota and also stop by to see some… 

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Things I’m Loving Friday #83


Hello, hello! I feel like the weekend officially kicked off for us yesterday when we made the 6-hour drive to Jacksonville but I’m thrilled today is Friday since that means we still have three jam-packed days of fun ahead! Ryan and I will be spending most of today in Orlando visiting friends from college before… 

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