For some, their spark comes early and true. Like my father-in-law, who always knew his calling was to be a firefighter, and has been one for more than 30 years. For some, their spark takes longer to develop. My husband didn't always know that his calling was the fire service as well, but once he … Continue reading Capturing my Spark: Launching my Own Business
I wrote a post a few months back about my "why" and it took me about three weeks before I finally overcame the anxious knot in my chest to press "publish". I try my best to be an open and warm person, but sharing about me, deeper than just the surface level facts, feels like … Continue reading Why I’m Different Now
Just writing about me, rather than a trip I've taken, or a look I love, is a little uncomfortable, to be completely honest. But I realized lately that if you are following my blog, you know where I've been and what I like, but you don't know why I write about it. Truthfully, that's something … Continue reading Why I Write
When the summer starts to infuse its' warmth into the air of late May, I know it's about time to load up the bright yellow boat and head out to the lake. My mother-in-law always packs a big lunch, with lots of snacks (Zebra Cakes are my FAV), and cold cans of Coke and Mountain … Continue reading The Best Summer Secret in the Upstate: Lake Jocassee
Dressing for the office has always made me feel a little oppressed. Before taking my first job after college, I had this notion that I couldn't wear bright colors, loud patterns, or fun shoes to work ever again. It's taken awhile to refine my 8-5 style, but I'm feeling on point lately and I'm loving … Continue reading Dressing Stylish in the Office: 3 Summer Must Haves
Loud frat boys, Ron Jon's, ridiculous drinks, and commercialism at its finest- is that a pretty accurate description of what you imagine when you hear Cozumel, Mexico? Me too, well at least that was my perception when I notice it listed on our cruise itinerary last year. So I'll let you decide for yourself, and … Continue reading Adventuring in Cozumel, Mexico: Reef Snorkeling and Jungle Zip Lining
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I want my skin to be at its' best in the summer. With the temperature being so high, even the best setting spray can't save you from melting. So I try to get my skin as bronzed and glowing as possible so I can wear just a touch of makeup to look dewy and fresh. … Continue reading Bronzed and Glowing Skin: June Beauty Favorites
This article highlights the "Best of" Alpine Helen, Georgia. A hidden European village in the foothills of Georgia.
Proofing and editing my own writing is a daily practice and necessity for me. I write for a living, but writing also happens to be my personal passion as well. Through trial by fire, and a fair amount of research, I have refined a self-editing and proofing process that will make your content more captivating … Continue reading How to Edit and Proof Your Own Writing