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?
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.
the board which graces many a piazza in charleston, has made our porch here feel warm, welcoming + oh, so light-hearted + fun.
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 …
…between their curling, repetitious petals + their vivid colors, it’s easy to see the way they reflect the cheery nature the sun is known for.
after i return home from a little time away, i really look forward to taking a moment to savor that first breakfast back at home on the porch— here everything seems brighter, a bit fresher + somehow…different.
finding ways to make the mundane moments a little more inspired, seems to make all of life better. take it from these mailbox pretties. Back in the days of nap times + sleepless nights, i learned to find joy in the small moments of each day– like waiting on the mail to arrive. while staying […]
over the past year, many people started to take a closer look at their homes, their families + their lives. one day a few months into the pandemic, ryan was working from home + outside walking around while talking. as i watched, i started to imagine a place for him to sit. when we bought […]
The way our two littles love books, setting up a loosely themed reading center is a no brainer every month, plus, it doubles as seasonal decor. Once the book nook is decked out, stocked with our favorite titles + a few new ones too, the house is basically decorated.