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Category Archives: personal

This Is How It Is

Let me start by saying that while these photos and this little story from my life tugs at my heartstrings, I’m not posting it to tug at yours necessarily. It’s hard when your dad/husband leaves for months at a time, but a lot of things in life are hard. It’s a sweet story, though, and […]

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Seoul Searching

Moving to a entirely different part of the world has gotten my wheels turning so fast, I haven’t really had time to process it all. Every facet of our life has changed in these eight months. More on THAT later. What I can tell you is that we absolutely love Korea and explore the magical […]

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the scariest day of my life

Ten years ago today was the scariest day of my life. Waking up my two-year-old daughter at 5:00 am, getting her ready, and heading out the door felt like pure torture. She didn’t understand where we were heading to, even though I had tried to explain it to her. My husband and I drove to […]

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{new} thoughts on messiness

Having always been somewhat of a neat-nick, I have thankfully gotten over my desire for perfection. However, I still would love to have a home that reflected my personal cleanliness level. A thought I had the other day changed my perspective instantly. As I was {somewhat resentfully} cleaning my house, I was thinking, ‘someday I will live […]

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What does namaste mean anyway?

Namaste. This post is going to be a little experiment ~ writing first with my current understanding of this word and what it means to me, and finishing with the actual definition ~ to see how it varies. I have been told namasate means “the light in me sees the light that shines in you” (or similar variations). Light would be […]

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