Austin shops: coming and going

Local boutique Beehive had a re-opening shindig on Thursday night, and it was très adorbs. Cocktails, treats, and discounts, plus the unveiling of the new look for the space did not disappoint: it looks like a South Beach dream! Tiny Tails was even on hand to up the cuteness factor (I cannot resist baby animals, y’all. Heart = melted.) Cute shop, fun party: these are things that Austin does well....

total chaos

We’re in the thick of packing and moving over here, and it’s just… chaos. I’d almost forgotten just how difficult it is to pack everything that you don’t use every day, and then the rush to throw all the crap in boxes that you do use every day that you haven’t been able to pack until the eleventh hour… eeeehhhh. Life is a mess of boxes and stress right now,...

this is not a lifestyle blog

Lately I’ve been marred by feelings of inadequacy when it comes to blogging. Whenever I come across my peers’ perfect-seeming Instagram photos or scroll through their expertly-designed, beautifully laid-out blogs full of gorgeous photos and such, it sometimes makes me feel all, “Dang; I want mine to look like that!” But here’s the thing. I don’t do this for a living. I have a full-time, fairly demanding job that I...