Charlottesville, Virginia is an incredible town. It boasts amazing food and a first-class university while still maintaining a small town feel. For a girl transplanted to a rural area, I’m going to be honest: I got really excited to be somewhere with an Trader Joe’s. That being said, one of the things I most love… Read More Top things to do outside Charlottesville
While I do a lot of creating with gold foil, I also do custom work that branches a little beyond what usually shows up in my Etsy shop. Today, I want to share with you one of the projects I worked on this past spring with musician Mary Lynn van Deventer! Mary Lynn is a… Read More Photoshoot: Mary Lynn’s Music
This post is part of our month-long European trip from last August. Check here for our whole trip! In planning our adventure, we found ourselves with a 14 hour layover at JFK. Rather than spend our first day of vacation bumming around an airport, we grabbed our bags and headed into New York City for a day… Read More How to spend a layover in NYC
In Altus, Oklahoma, one of the biggest events of the year is the Rockin’ Rumble. It’s talked up for months. People plan their schedules around it. What is it? It’s a car show, folks.
This post is part of our month-long European trip from last August. Check here for our whole trip! Our stay in Chinon felt like a retreat into another era. Time slowed down, life got quieter. The biggest question we answered each day was, “where should we eat dinner?” The necessary logistics that go into a multi-stop… Read More Relaxing in the Loire Valley
Imagine a small town carnival meets flea market. Now add any rattlesnake-related activity, wise idea or not. What you’re picturing is the Rattlesnake Derby. … Read More Life in Altus: Rattlesnake Derby
Visiting Laura has always been fun – we’ve had our share of adventures when she lived in D.C., and now that she’s relocated to Atlanta, there’s a whole new city to explore! She and her husband Armando hosted me for a weekend this spring, and their number one recommendation for a Saturday morning was exploring… Read More Local Atlanta: walking the Beltline