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When A Global Pandemic Cancels Your Trip To Paris, You Bake Cookies (+ RECIPE)

When A Global Pandemic Cancels Your Trip To Paris, You Bake Cookies (+ RECIPE)

This is a collaboration post again with Fariha Nasir of Pennies For A Fortune as part of our COVIDcrafts series of DIYs and easy projects you can do while social distancing. I wish this was a photo-laden post about how gorgeous Paris looked in mid-March; how the weather was glorious -- how lucky we were [...]

DIY BATH TRAY TUTORIAL (And Bonus Yarn Craft From Fariha Nasir!)

DIY BATH TRAY TUTORIAL (And Bonus Yarn Craft From Fariha Nasir!)

Whew. I wrote this post last week before the craziness of COVID-19 hit the USA. So I'm altering this post a bit to reflect what we're living through in this moment. Most of the US is moving toward lockdown mode -- here in Nashville, bars and restaurants are operating at minimum capacity, takeaway only, or [...]

RECIPE (GF/DF/VEGAN) — Peanut Butter Banana Oat Bars

RECIPE (GF/DF/VEGAN) — Peanut Butter Banana Oat Bars

Hi, y'all. It's been a week that's felt like a month here in Nashville. As most of you know, the Middle Tennessee area got rocked by tornadoes this week, one of them ripping through my beloved hometown of Nashville. Neighborhoods in the west, north, and east sides of the city were affected and many homes [...]

How We Completely Renovated Our Outdated Bathroom For Almost No Money

How We Completely Renovated Our Outdated Bathroom For Almost No Money

If you haven't read it, I highly recommend going back and reading this post to get some back story on the Zero Dollar Update I was a part of on Instagram over the month of February. The short of the challenge: spend as close to $0 as possible to update a space. Jake and I [...]

How We’re Updating Our Main Bathroom for (Almost) $0

How We’re Updating Our Main Bathroom for (Almost) $0

If you don't follow me on Instagram, then you may have missed this challenge I'm doing over there. Myself and seven other female designers are doing various types of makeovers in our homes spending as close to zero dollars as possible. I'm doing a full bathroom makeover using the supplies and tools we already have [...]

New Year Affirmations, Not Resolutions

New Year Affirmations, Not Resolutions

This post may contain affiliate links. If you're the kind of person who gets equally caught up in and annoyed by New Year's resolutions, then welcome to the club. As a person who is in recovery from an eating disorder, my resolutions often looked like "lose ten pounds," "work out harder," or "get a six-pack". [...]

Navigating Intuitive Eating Through The Lens Of An Eating Disorder

Navigating Intuitive Eating Through The Lens Of An Eating Disorder

Trigger warning: eating disorders, anxiety, depression. Eating disorders and disordered eating have been a recurring set of characters for as long as I can recall. As far as I am aware, I've lived with some form of body dysmorphia and disordered eating since at least the third grade. In order to best discuss my experience [...]