Hope + Plants :: Finding Your Green Thumb

Like plants, talent comes in all shapes and sizes, and though I would like to pretend I can keep plants alive, I am constantly drawn to pretty fake ones that don’t require nurturing. With that being said, I want to learn; I want to find my slightly lime green thumb to confirm, to myself, that I am capable of keeping something other than my child alive. Or chives, they lasted a month or so.

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Read + Drink :: The Best of Book Club

“The best advice I ever got was that knowledge is power and to keep reading.” – David Bailey

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I have officially concluded my first year leading a book club and I can’t articulate the feelings that were experienced. But if I tried, it would be joy, growth, and calm {even in a room filled with loquacious ladies}. Reading is essential to a well-rounded livelihood and I say this as a person who doesn’t love to read. I am aware of the importance, therefore, it made sense to make my surroundings match my personal livelihood when it came to reading. Herein lies the reason I started a book club; read, greet, meet, drink, and be merry.

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Misfortune + Heartbreak :: Walk in Your Shoes

In the haze of heartbreak and in the midst of misfortune, let yourself mourn yesterday, breathe today, and become stronger as the days follow. Or, buy yourself some new shoes.

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