three girls, one city & twenty-four hours

Whoever uttered the words, “Rome wasn’t built in a day”, clearly never met my friends- or myself. Usually day trips don’t consist of too many activities because you’re so tightly bound by your schedule and sometimes don’t get to enjoy yourself. Well, clearly this didn’t happen last Thursday.  A few months ago, my friend asked us if…

charming columbus

Last weekend I traveled to Columbus, Ohio, for my cousin’s wedding. A wedding, and weekend, that was hands down, the best thing ever. I ate at a delicious restaurant with my boyfriend the first night, heard wedding bells ring Saturday afternoon, danced the night away, toasted the happy couple and headed home Sunday morning. It’s…

dc delights pt. 2

Growing up, I never got to see the monuments or city close up. We typically drove by, very fast, on our way to visit my grandparents. I didn’t mind, I had no clue what all of those buildings and statues meant when I was younger. I was probably flipping through the pages of Teen Vogue…

dc delights

Sometimes there are enough hours in the day. It really doesn’t seem like it, but that little thing called work gets in the way- bigggg time. I actually took some time off this week, not just a long weekend or left a few hours early, but actual consecutive time off. This was much needed, trust…

get out of town

A change of scenery is a necessity for me. Luckily, I have a home away from home in Kenbridge, Virginia. Just an hour past Emporia, the “land of speeding tickets”, you’ll find a secluded town where the cows outnumber the citizens. Ten short years ago, my dad began his journey to create a shared space…

chimneys & charcoal

It wasn’t until last spring when I really started to obsess over grilling. After ending a five year streak of being Pescatarian and just really wanting to bite into a burger, I changed my ways. I went to visit my brother in Florida last Spring where he taught me how to use a chimney on a…