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The story behind my tattoos

It’s no secret that I’ve gotten a tattoo .. or ten. So today I’ll break down my tattoos for all those inquiring minds. Really I’m doing this so that next time someone is like “oh wow! Nice tattoo! Why did you do that?” I can be all “link in bio”. Just kidding! My views on…

My Miscarriage

Whew! This is gonna be that post. Settle in because this is a tough one for me. Today in my due date. Unfortunately for you, me, and what would have been a perfectly curated baby Instagram I am not pregnant. On Saturday October 29th, I was a couple of days late. I didn’t think I…

Verse of the Week

It’s funny. When I read this I first think of the jehovah’s witnesses who come by the house and knock on the door. Being so open to other people’s religious expressions I always use to listen to them. Which was tough because they would come back if you listened to them. They would pop up…

Homegoing

Homegoing a novel by Yaa Gyasi, took me longer than usual to read because of how strikingly intelligent and personal it is. We’ve all heard the analogy that getting to know someone is like peeling off the layers of an onion. What Yaa Gyasi does is grow the onion before your eyes, building it layer…

Why We Had Two Weddings

  I’ve mentioned this a couple of times now but in case you haven’t read this before, Matt and I had two wedding ceremonies. We had a catholic ceremony in the church I was a member in for a majority of my life (until we moved) and we had our kinda of sort of Jewish…

My Favorite Wedding Memories

In keeping up with this weeks wedding theme I wanted to share some positives from my wedding. I know yesterday was a bit whiny but you know, you live and you learn. I hope you’re not sick of me yet because there’s a whole lot more where that came from. I have two very significant…

What It’s Really Like Planning A Destination Wedding

In celebration of our two-year anniversary I’ve decided this week will be wedding week! First up all the things I’ve learned planning our destination wedding in St.Lucia. Planning a destination wedding is very different from planning a wedding here in the states. Things that I was not prepared for. How we decided on a location:…