July 2, 2012

The Absence of Summer 2012

You may (or may not) be wondering why it’s been so long since I’ve posted anything. Because we all know (or at least are about to know) that I love writing and blogging and telling/sharing stories. Well, there’s one word that sums up my absence: SUMMER.

No, I’m not on some kind of school vacation (I graduated from college 3 years ago) or some sort of beach holiday where I spend every free moment at the beach (though I do love the beach). The reality is that summer is not only wedding season, but also SoulFest season, and being involved in these two lovely things tends to take up a fair bit of my time. Continue reading

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May 14, 2012

Dreams Come True (or Change)

This past week I’ve been hit by how much change one life can go through… Just looking back on my life, I remember so many dreams I had and so many things I knew I didn’t want…

  • When I was 4 years old, I wanted to be a ballerina [say what?] and wanted to be wherever my parents were
  • When I was 6 years old, I wanted to be a police officer and wanted to move back to North Carolina
  • When I was 10 years old, I wanted to be a blue alien named Deena and never wanted to leave northern Maine
  • When I was 12 years old, I wanted to be a singer and wanted to move back to northern Maine
  • When I was 15 years old, I wanted to be a graphic designer, wanted nothing to do with ministry, didn’t want to go to a Christian college and wanted to get as far away from New England as possible Continue reading
April 7, 2012

Adventure Bound (and Determined)

Spring. As soon as the weather starts getting warmer and the sun starts feeling happier, I start getting the itch for adventures and finding myself more awake and ready to make plans. The best part? I’ve already got a lot of awesome things coming up that I wanted to share with you guys (and sometimes it helps my brain remember when I write it all out).

Unplugged Weekend

I’ve started planning this amazing ladies-only getaway… The idea would be to go away for the weekend somewhere in New England that isn’t a crazy far drive where we can all “unplug” – turn off cellphones, laptops, cable TV… Continue reading

March 19, 2012

Of Love and Suspenders

With these DIY and Vintage wedding trends popping up all over the place, I’ve discovered a new favorite trend that I am borderline obsessed with: suspenders.

Laura Leslie Photography

Whether there’s a newsboy hat involved or not, there’s just something about the casual yet vintage look that makes this irresistible. Continue reading