since moving to atlanta, we’ve often said that we were in need of a great neighborhood bakery; now that we have one + one of the best in atlanta to boot, believe it when i say: i’m a wholehearted regular.
Category: porches + pillowfights
A WRITER’S LIFE FOR ME
i found my own imagination refreshed during our visit as i breathed in the fresh mountain air + rain along the way. i could easily see how this place was a refuge for a writer + could imagine him walking through these beautiful woods in search of the thoughts that would give way to his words.
TAILGATES ARE PORCHES TOO
when our girls started playing soccer, it was initially every bit the overload we expected from the youth sport. fields teeming with kids, families, dogs, strollers, coaches + referees. year two, covid was still having its effect on the day to day + our two girls either had practice simultaneously or an occasional same match […]
PRETTIES | DINNERPLATE DAHLIAS
when i met my first dahlia, it was a massive, decorative bloom with milky pink petals like flames pointing out from the center. it was the size of my head, no exaggeration. after learning these are called dinnerplate dahlias, i began to dream of seeing more of these whimsical beauties, + eventually of growing my […]
PORCH PARTY | BIRTHDAY DINNER
there are genuinely few things i love more than sharing time + a meal with people in my life.
PORCHES + PANACHE | PORCH ESSENTIALS
consider taking a look at the outdoor gathering spaces in your life; are they comfortable? what do they have to offer you? do they feel inviting?
PORCHES + PERSPECTIVE | WHERE THE WARMTH IS
where is the last place you felt warm? not only physical warmth, but even more, that general sense of wellbeing + ease. close your eyes for a moment to recall the place + particulars that last made you feel aglow with a sense of being cozy, comfortable, cared for, known + safe.
PORCHES + PANACHE | THE JOGGLING BOARD
the board which graces many a piazza in charleston, has made our porch here feel warm, welcoming + oh, so light-hearted + fun.
PORCHES + PRETTIES | FLOWER MAGIC
as the girls + i sat there on the joggling board in our jammies for a small time admiring the punchy wildflowers, i was reminded of the many times beautiful blooms have found their way onto our porch …