remembering my worst holiday.

One of my favorite parts of Facebook is the feature that shows you that same day in the past. Sometimes I could go without remembering some of my status updates from my college self, but more often than not, it is a sweet reminder of the difference a year or a few can make. I’ve…

what leads to a better life.

I want to know what happens next. I don’t need to know everything. I just want a few details. Like how long we will live in Pennsylvania. Do we ever get to live close to my family? Like how many kids we will end up having. And are they adopted? How many times will I…

what I read in October [+ a giveaway]

October brought with it the coziness that is one of my favorite parts of the fall season. I love the hot coffee and tea parties; the cranberry muffins and pumpkin cake; the soup pot bubbling on the stove and the smell of fresh bread. But I also love fall evenings, curling up with a book…