Category Archives: North Carolina

Here we go!

1. Find wedding and reception venue 2. Pick a date 3. Find “the dress” 4. Take engagement photos … 5. Go explore the world together 🙂 So we’re off to Thailand tomorrow morning. It’s hard to believe that after all … Continue reading

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Life in construction [+ a spontaneous beach trip]

Lennon had it right. This quote apt to what’s happening right now in my life. It seems silly now to confidently announce my life plans on a blog when circumstances out of my control change so quickly. Now I feel unsure … Continue reading

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What’s making me happy this week

*As a (hopefully) weekly Friday feature, I will share a few great things that made me happy this week. It’s purposefully an open-ended category so that I can incorporate books, music, film, personal happenings, people, stories etc.* 1. This band … Continue reading

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Guess what? I wrote my first guest post!

A cute blog called 5 Things to do Today has featured a few of my suggestions as a guest post! The site is full of illuminating suggestions on how to do everything from cure writers block to improve your mood. … Continue reading

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Wedding Planning [as explained through movie clips]

My life in the past month has consisted mainly of three activities: trying (and failing) to learn Mandarin, watching marathons of Breaking Bad on Netflix, and lots and lots of wedding planning. Truthfully, I never would have expected that I would be … Continue reading

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Mountains + friends + good beer = a great weekend

While I may not be “abroad” at the moment, I have been able to take advantage of my time in North Carolina and travel to one of my favorite places in the world — the Appalachian mountains. Growing up in … Continue reading

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My most influential teacher

I was inspired to write this post after a very odd experience at the gym today. This morning, while sweating away on a stationary bike and reading the news on my new Nook, I looked up and saw a very familiar, … Continue reading

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