recycled wine bottle vase

  I won’t lie. Sometimes I buy wine because I like the label. Don’t judge. I love wine. I love being frugal. I love a good crafternoon. I love sentimental items. And I love...

yesterday, today, and forever

I’m reading the book of Matthew right now. I forget how powerful it is. It’s like every section is so full of wisdom I can think about it all day. This morning I opened...

roasted brussels sprouts

I love roasted brussels sprouts. I didn’t grow up eating them. I actually grew up hearing bad things about them. They were the quintessential vegetable in every movie, tv show, or story that kids...

the other side of fear

In life there are things that scare us. Things as simple as auditioning for a role, as adventurous as skydiving, or as mysterious as falling in love. It’s scary when you have no control...

chalkboard label baskets

I pretty much spend as much time as possible on my roofdeck. During the day I’ll go up there with my laptop to write or read a script for an upcoming audition. Or I’ll...

the good thing about great pain

There are moments in life when all is right in the world. When you feel like, “It just doesn’t get much better than this.” Moments that come when we least expect them. Great moments. If we’re...

seven ingredient salad

I’m a huge fan of quick, easy, healthy lunches. I’m always running around during week from the gym to auditions, to improv and acting class… Yesterday was one of those days. I looked at...

predictable beauty

My dad texted me this picture from our lakehouse the other night. We have been going to Lake Athens my entire life. I’ve literally seen hundreds of these sunsets. Every night the sun sets...

vanity

Jacqueline bedside table. Pottery Barn. I tried getting my eyebrows waxed once in seventh grade. “Everyone was doing it” or whatever. Well, apparently “everyone” doesn’t have the sensitive skin I do… Cause I left with...

the treadmill and Will Smith

Will Smith is an amazing actor. I can’t attest to his actual character. But his acting? Well, there’s no doubt it’s great. However, Will’s success isn’t attributed solely to the fact that he is a...