Key West Craving: The Island’s Top 5 Key Lime Pies

Palm-lined streets. Colorful buildings. Musicians  – and roosters – serenading the city. Key West embodies beach bum chic.  Located closer to Cuba than Miami, it’s a community bursting with charisma. For years artists, writers, and playwrights have helped shape its vibrant yet relaxed persona, so I was surprised to find that pie, of all things, […]

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That’s Not How They Did It On HGTV: Our Home Reno Project.

Atlanta, we’re committed. After nearly a year of house – and soul – searching we are officially, for better or worse, home owners. I’d be fibbing if I said it was a seamless process. We agreed to put down roots and then not even 24-hours later started flirting with the idea of moving to a different […]

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The Intersection of Life and Business

I’ll begin with this: I started a blog after a mentor told me it was a necessity – not an option – if I wanted to take my freelance career seriously. She told me to write consistently, frequently, and without inhibition. Turns out, that’s hard. If we’re speaking completely honestly, I enjoy food, a lot, […]

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16 Years Cancer Free: Navigating Childhood Cancer

16 years cancer free. I don’t think those two little words will ever stop packing such an emotional punch. Historically I’ve fumbled to find the right words to accurately describe what it’s like when cancer inserts itself in your life.  How do you truly capture the fear, anger, confusion, and uncertainty a diagnosis like it […]

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Chase Those Waterfalls: Tallulah Falls Edition

I love living in the heart of the city. I love the pulse, I love the culture, I love the vibe – but sometimes you need to swap out the staggering skyscraper views for some scenic mountain beauty. Enter Tallulah Falls + Gorge. Just a quick 90-minute trip from Atlanta, the state park offers guests […]

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Relationship Test: 5 Tips For Living + Loving in A Tiny Space

If you want to test your relationship – and I mean really give it a push – pack up all your things and move in to a 600-square foot apartment in the city together. Let the chaos begin. For one year, my now husband and I did this little social experiment and, for the most […]

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Why my wedding will absolutely not be the best day ever.

My wedding day was beautiful. It was full of love – the man I love, the people I love, the scenery I love, the food I love. It was a day of love. It went off without a hitch and if I could do it exactly the same way, with exactly every single silly little […]

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