Life Lately

Social media can be exhausting but sometimes it can be inspiring too. My cousin Johannah shared this picture and it really brightened my spirits. A beautiful view of Detroit and a rare double rainbow during Pride Month – it’s hard not to feel hopeful when you see it. Since life has been too busy for … More Life Lately

Summer Bucket List

The quiet on the blog is evidence of the not-so-quiet in life right now. There are more things to do than days lately and I’m trying to figure it all out. It’s a daily struggle made harder by the news of the day, the Philando Castile verdict has left me shaken. With that very much on … More Summer Bucket List

Summer Beach Reads

Once upon a time reality television seemed far-fetched, nowadays not so much. If you’re looking for a book to bring to the pool or beach this summer here are some books by reality stars turned bestselling authors. Lauren Conrad Lauren Conrad, best known for her appearances in “Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County” and “The … More Summer Beach Reads

Best Friends

It’s National Best Friends Day and while I don’t normally recognize these daily ‘holidays’, I have the BEST friends who are regularly subjected to blog related pictures so they’ve earned a post. Most people have a hard time finding one best friend, I have six and I love them all dearly. My Sister – B … More Best Friends

Fast Four

  We’re teaming up with Danny’s sister, Ann, and running in the Purplestride 5k downtown on June 17th. We’re running for their mom who died from pancreatic cancer nearly 5 years ago. Plants, pillows and presence all things I want for our house. I enjoy the home tours on Cup of Jo but this one … More Fast Four