Be Spontaneous

I preach intentionality. It prevents the pain of casual interactions. So I like to plan dinners with friends to catch up spend time with someone one on one. That was what was supposed to happen Tuesday night. Nice dinner with some good conversation. Instead this is what happened: Spontaneous trip to Common Grounds in Waco to… Read More Be Spontaneous

March update

So I have been using my Passion Planner for two months now and I have made discoveries and breakthroughs. I think it is easy to set all of these goals, but when it comes to carrying goals out, there is no one golden formula that makes it easy for everyone. Some people need hard set… Read More March update

Party Time

I promise I’m alive, and here with the final installment for throwing a surprise party! So to start, with the party itself, you should be talking with the birthday boy or girl, several weeks out laying foundation work so you can manipulate/verify timing. I suggest saying “hey I got reservations at your favorite restaurant for… Read More Party Time

{cake}

Welcome back to our focus on throwing a surprise party! Today is all about the cake. This was extra difficult to plan when I was going to make this seeing as I lived with the guest of honor, but also helpful since I know her schedule pretty well. I knew I had a 3 hour… Read More {cake}

birthdays & brunching

My favorite six letter word: BRUNCH. Add in that it is both in honor of Galentine’s day & Ashlyn’s Birthday it makes this Saturday brunch even better. With an assortment of breakfast foods–including some incredible almond with raspberry filling muffins–the spread was so satisfying. Madeline’s crafting with poms and balloons had me obsessed. There will… Read More birthdays & brunching

winter blues

I heart eyes this dress from Banana Republic. Like wowza. It’s great to layer jackets over for more casual, sweaters for church, spiciness with some knee boots. The dress is super comfy (pockets are a plus) and great for both brunch and business. Little details like my mother’s old necklace from the mediterranean hits perfectly… Read More winter blues