First things first, if you read my previous post, you'll know I lost a stone in my engagement ring on March 29. I'm happy to report the stone has been replaced and the ring is back on my finger. For this I am grateful. It's nice to have a ring that doesn't turn my finger … Continue reading I’m going to Atlanta next month.
If you caught my previous post, you know I have dove in headfirst lately into the world of "heritage cooking." This has only continued to excite me more! Over the weekend, I made my first successful batch of chocolate chip sourdough pancakes (with help). Not to mention, I began the 4-month process of making vanilla … Continue reading I lost a stone in my engagement ring.
Is it spring yet? Hint: No. No, it is not. I woke up to a frosted windshield on my car this morning and begrudgingly went for my scraper. Hopefully, this is the final time until much later in the year. Lately, I've been very enthusiastic about learning some traditional cooking skills. For a while now, one … Continue reading Steps Toward a Simple Life
Today is March 6, 2019 and that means that it has been just about 64 days since I (finally) made the decision to hit pause on my social media accounts. It's sad, but this is the longest that I have abstained from social media since opening my Facebook account in 2009. So far so good. I … Continue reading Off Social Media, Starting a Compost, and Wedding Planning
This past month has been really exciting. My calendar has been filling up with trips and to-do's. I have booked three Airbnb stays, reserved a rental car, and I spent a lot time considering whether or not to fly and when to buy. Ultimately, I decided against air travel for the year. I love flying, so this … Continue reading Bring on the Traveling!
2019 is a year of big events for my immediate family. My father is retiring from the military after 33 years. My parents are celebrating 30 years of marriage and I am getting married. I REPEAT! I AM GETTING MARRIED! HOLY COW. Here's our save the date and one of the many reenactment pictures my … Continue reading 5 Things I Know to Be True About Myself
January 2019, aside from one majorly unfortunate event, has been the best month I have had in a long time. It's a bit odd how in spite of something really difficult, things can turn around completely for you emotionally. I've found perspective through the audiobook I've just finished listening to, Wild by Cheryl Strayed. I saw … Continue reading In a Good Place