Bliss In A Bike Ride 

Remember running out of the house, grabbing your bike, jumping on and pedaling away as fast as you could? Sometimes just to feel the wind in your hair, sometimes with tears streaming down your face, sometimes with headphones blasting a song on repeat. I know I'm not the only one who did this. It felt …

Gabriella

I met Gabriella Poole almost five years ago at a gathering where neither one of us knew very many people, except for the two who had been telling us we “had to meet and be friends." Those two were her older brother and his best friend, who is now my husband. Let’s just say they …

GillzFest2016 (the nickname for our wedding)

Five months in and I am just now downloading and sharing my wedding photos. #winning! Oh, well…. Better late than never! I am so excited to share these snapshots with you all. Everytime I reminisce about our whole wedding season, I am overwhelmed with how much God blessed us through it all. It seemed like …

Put on Some Lipstick and Pull Yourself Together

This is a sequel to my post from a few weeks back, and I asked a few more ladies for their best tried and true makeup products. These girls are amazing, and I just  love the spirit of community and collaboration that I see growing! This first featured product was provided by my new friend …

A Balancing Act 

Everyone asks the same question:  How's the married life?!  I always smile and say it's amazing and fun - because it is. But it's also hard. Bring that up in conversation, though, and people all of a sudden get really awkward. Being a newlywed, there is a lot of pressure for your life to be …

I feel pretty, oh so pretty!

Everyone has their favorite habits, tips and tricks when it comes to their beauty regimen. I know I do! There are certain things I 100% cannot live, or travel, without. In the spirit of sharing, and girls helping girls, I asked about 15 women to share their most beloved product with me. The answers I …

Be Rooted, Baby, Be Rooted 

A train ride in NYC. A town home in San Francisco. Drinking coffee with a view of the Smokey Mountains. These are all day dreams I've had of life in another city. We all imagine at times what it would be like to live somewhere other than where we are. When you live in one …