Thoughts Over Coffee & Leaves: Contentment

  Long time no talk!  I’ve been kind of recovering from a cold, so I apologize! I forgot how much adult doses of DayQuil affect me. 😳 (Does anyone else feel really hazy and drunk when they take that stuff?) Its not cool at all. On the one hand, it makes operating a car or […]

| P i c k i n g in C l i n t o n |

  Today was a fun day. I’ve been a little emotional amidst all the #metoo stories showing up on social media today, plus sharing my own personal stories of abuse.   It was nice to getaway for a few hours and hang out with my husband, Tim. ❤️  We went to Clinton, Tennessee to look […]

How We Saved For Italy 🇮🇹 (And How You Can Too!)

  Hey, guys! I have the most exciting news EVER to share with you all! I’m. Going. To Italy!!! 🇮🇹 🎉  Last night, I found the deal of a lifetime on airline tickets and took the plunge. I literally stopped everything I was doing, ran to my grandparents’ house and called everyone together for a […]

\\ S m o k y M o u n t a i n s //

 They’re beautiful, they’re timeless and they’re pretty much in my backyard. The Smoky Mountains. They have an entire National Park dedicated to and encompassing them, a park that is visited on average, more times a year than Yellowstone.  Ever since the fires in Gatlinburg, I have wanted to go up to the mountains more and […]

\\ T e n n e s s e e //

  As much as I want to travel, I will always love my home state and, more specifically, East Tennessee. ✌🏻   That’s why I was so excited when I came across this Tennessee flag shirt while out thrifting! 😱 $3.99, ya’ll. Amazing. The Levi jean jacket was only $8.99! I had to get it; […]

\\ B u f o r d  H i g h w a y // Atlanta’s Asian Mecca

  I’m baaaaackkkk! 👋🏻    My cousin Rachel & I went on a short weekend trip to Atlanta. I’ve been to Atlanta several times since it’s relatively close, but this trip was different. The past times I’ve come, it’s been for my husband’s work conference, a thrifting trip my family took us on where we […]