be reckless

  love hard. with passion and fire. so much that your heart beats wildly out of your chest as though it may explode. your breath quickens, your mind sharpens, your drive determined. forget the reason and logic. avoid opinions… we all have one.   pursue. drive madly towards your purpose. so much that you would lose every piece of yourself for it. look crazy + smile wild. the kind of…

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Raising my sweet kids on the Carolin coastline while spending school days strategizing with entreprenuers & designing websites. We build forts, play soccer, eat delicious foods, customize our home, enjoy our Labradors and dream of relaxing summer days sipping lemonade at the beach...

5 ways to organize.

today i am sharing my 5 favorite organizing ideas. i am certain that i am not the only one weeding through the toys in the playroom, kids bookshelves, scrap booking supplies, totes in the garage… now, to organize what is left!! {featured crates in the image made by Reclaim the Grain. find them here!) my…

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it’s hard to NOT BE INVITED.

this week we’re taking a break from talking about Friendships that SUCK… and moving onto something kinda similar. not being invited. we are always new. we move often. we don’t know where the local shops or restaurants are. it takes us awhile to find the shortest traveling route. we meet all new people –>> at…

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maintain & cancel friendships, part 2

i encourage you. read Part 1 first. read the comments on that post too. then, hop back over here for the heart heavy i am about to share.   i’ve spent this past week making notes for myself. an outline of the heart pushes, the mind grazes. the heaviness sitting in my gut as i…

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GIVEAWAY CLOSED: Anchors, Anchors, Anchors

if you haven’t noticed already, we have a thing about the sea, nautical-inspired, coastal, sea breezes, toes filled with sand and anchors. yes, lots of anchors. today we’re hosting 3 lovely shops + some of my own anchor-inspired gifts just for you. 2 winners. lots of lovely items chosen. values: Winner #1 / $110 —…

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friendships that suck, part 1

my story // i have been hurt. a lot. i have been burned. used. deceived. i  have been forgotten. i’m prepared to throw in the towel and hold up a sign. No Vacancy for Friendships. so basically: friendships suck. did you know? –>>  i am sensitive. ultra-sensitive. therefore, coping mechanisms abound. i portray a thick-skinned…

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30 has arrived.

it’s the eve of my 30th birthday and i’m reflecting tonight. with eager anticipation, i have waited for this birthday since i was in middle school. // i suppose i always assumed that turning 30 would make me an insta-adult. mature. i have never been shy to admit my age and according to my 53…

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