Drowning In Lemonade

Drowning In Lemonade

While the hype around Beyoncé’s lemonade has died down, the aura of relationship woes will forever linger.

 If you know me, you know I love love and for the first time in my life, the past four years have been filled with it. Laughing so hard my stomach cramps. Smiling so wide my cheeks hurt. Letting words I’ve held close to my heart, fall out of my mouth into the hands of someone I can trust. Then there are days.

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DIY Distressed Denim Patch Jacket

DIY Distressed Denim Patch Jacket

I’ve been on the hunt for an oversized denim jacket for a while and thanks to Goodwill I snagged one for five bucks. After wearing it a few times I felt like something was missing, so I decided to turn it into DIY project.  I knew two things for sure, I wanted to distress it and add patches. The final detail I wanted came from the iconic Nina Simone. Something she said that has always stuck with me was:

“I’ll tell you what freedom means to me, no fear.”

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Dodging Curveballs In The Comfiest Dress I Own

Dodging Curveballs In The Comfiest Dress I Own

Life throws some mean curve balls. Sometimes, you see them coming and can brace yourself for the catch. Other times, or I should say, most of the time they catch you off guard.

When I think back at the “by the time I’m 25” goals I set for myself as a young girl, I chuckle a little inside. Oprah isn’t worried about me dethroning her any time soon and those eight kids I wanted have trickled down to two, maybe one.  It has taken me awhile to learn that no matter how much you think you can prep yourself for your next move, life isn’t on your timeline. 

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