Caring: LiNK

If you speak to me for any amount of time, you'll learn I have a burden for the people of North Korea. It started in college when I was helping to lead a campus chapter for International Justice Mission (IJM). I began to learn more about the darker sides of the world and the research…

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Wearing: Classic Trench + Pop of Leopard

Hi friends! And hello, Fall. Thanks so much for finally stopping by. If it's cool enough (at last!) where you are to wear a light jacket, might I recommend the classic trench? Super versatile, this piece is a timeless go-to when looking to sophisticate your jeans and tee look. I wanted a little height with…

Eating: Zuppa Toscana

Oh my goodness you guys. This soup is INCREDIBLE! Perfect for Fall, and with enough meat to make husband willing to eat it! I used the recipe listed here, from Tablespoon, and added a few of my own touches. Our soup ended up feeding us for a few days (lunch and dinner!), and tasted amazing…

Enjoying: Apples!

A few weeks ago, Sean and I went on our traditional trek to NC with my parents to pick some apples. Having been raised in South Florida, where it's always Summer, all things Fall are my fav. Floridians just pick oranges all year (probably). Here in the South, we get APPLES! Typically, honestly, this is…

Watching: Poldark

I started watching this show a few years back, when I signed up for Amazon Prime. It's free to stream the first two seasons, and totally worth the price for the third (if you  just can't wait until it's available on Prime!) Why do I love this series? First, it's a period piece. I love…

Creating: Pumpkin Painting!

  Happy Fall! So, it's still hovering in the 80's outside, but darn it, I'm pumpkining anyway! I am one of the least crafty people I know. However, it's simply too early to actually carve the thing, so painting it must be! I'm way too proud of my first attempt at painting a pumpkin, rather than…

Reading: We Were the Lucky Ones

We Were the Lucky Ones - Georgia Hunter   This gripping story, based on the author’s own family, follows five adult siblings and their parents during Hitler’s reign. What could have been an overwhelming number of threads to follow was, instead, a seamlessly woven story that created a memorable read. Beginning in 1939, the Kurc’s finds…