Diet Update

Over the last month, I have adopted a (mostly) plant-based diet. I use the word mostly because after I discovered I had an adult-onset gluten allergy, my personal choice about any diet modifications going forward was that I would have the attitude of "everything else is negotiable." I will always be gluten-free. Perhaps one day …

Unplugged Summer

It's true: I am back on a social media "detox." I hadn't necessarily planned this ahead of time, but I found myself having a really difficult time mental-health-wise in June, and decided it would be best to take a step back for the season. I'm not sure if I will be offline for the entire …

We are MOVING!

I must say, when I decided to cut back on work hours, go part-time, and really pour into my passion of homemaking...this isn't exactly the timeline I thought would be before me. First of all, just as the title says, yes, we are moving! We are pretty content with our choice. We had really desired …

Harper’s a Homemaker

So much has happened since I last posted, but let me go ahead and get you up to speed! I have left my job in eyecare. I have had such a wonderful time learning and working with some amazing optometrists, but felt very called to leave fulltime work and pursue a part-time job with flexibility …

Ending Strong

I think it goes without expounding upon, but I'll state the fact: 2020 was a bust. It's meant pain, financial hardship, loss, isolation for a lot of people. I haven't been exempt from it all. I come to you today with a message of silver linings. Things are looking up. I'm closing out the year …

Fall Has Come

It is here. My soul is revived. It is revived by connecting to my new church home through a small group (virtually). It is revived through the release of my original music, which has been quite a long time coming. It is revived through a new morning routine, which involves waking up at 5:30am and …