i’m not a regular bride, i’m a cool bride. If you didn’t read that in Regina George’s mom’s voice then we probably can’t be friends. But it’s true. I’m uncomfortable with a lot of attention and have never, and I mean never, been one of those girls who dreamed about a wedding. I just never did. So when I got engaged and a million questions … Continue reading wait, how do i plan for engagement photos?
Is it gouache to send an amazon wishlist to your future mother-in-law? Did I find the most dad-approved gift ever? Yes. And also yes. Continue reading holiday gift guide
I’m sure you’ve seen every granola arkansan on the hawksbill crag. overrated? not one bit. if you’re ready to experience ozark mountain magic, but not ready to go off trail, start with these main trails. Continue reading hiking the upper buffalo
Plan your trip to Emerald Park here! We’re in the groove of this thing now. Being so close to trails and parks is truly one of the highlights of living in Little Rock. We’re able to drive anywhere from 10-30 minutes for solid trails, beautiful views, and all the nature. Emerald Park is about 15 minutes from my house and across the river from my … Continue reading Emerald Park
We spent the morning exploring a new side to a familiar state park. While I’ve spent years hiking Pinnacle Mountain, I’ve never seen this east side view. It was surprisingly – or not – beautiful in its simplicity. No it didn’t offer the best view in the park. But it did offer a moderately strenuous trail through rolling hills and thick forrest. It did offer … Continue reading Rocky Valley & East Quarry Trails
I did not hike this week due to the weather. Instead, I went to a Krav Maga self-defense class. Talk about empowerment – with each elbow strike, escape manuever, and push I felt stronger both mentally and physically. As our instructor lead us through the fundamentals, he continued to emphasize the importance of self-defense, of valuing your own life enough to learn these skills. It … Continue reading Worthiness
In my battle against mental fatigue & burnout, I’ve decided to attempt to hike at least once a week…for the entire year. It sounds crazy, but there’s something about nature that uplifts my soul. While tackling organizational and money projects this year, I think I need to inject my life with some good old fashioned sunshine. Rattlesnake Ridge Natural Area This week’s hike was a … Continue reading Rattlesnake Ridge