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No, Virginia, We Don’t Owe You Money – How The State of Virginia Is Stealing Our Money and My Husband’s Job and How You Can Help Us

Yesterday the earth beneath my feet could have crumbled and I'd not have noticed. I walked to my mailbox after a busy morning of errand running with my husband, Joseph. We were happy. I mean, really happy. The kind of happiness that comes not from a vacation to some exotic destination or from buying a… Continue reading No, Virginia, We Don’t Owe You Money – How The State of Virginia Is Stealing Our Money and My Husband’s Job and How You Can Help Us

Mental Health, writing

I’m writing a book. I hate it.

When I watched the film "Secret Window" starring Johnny Depp, it was the first time I confronted the concept of a writer's retreat and I loved it (spoilers: minus all the psychosis and murder). Living with writers block these past two years especially has been hell and I've often romantisized the notion of escaping to… Continue reading I’m writing a book. I hate it.

Bereavement, Feminism, Mental Health, motherhood, Opinion, Southern

Alabama Would Make Mama Proud

In Alabama this week something unexpected happened. For the first time in 25 years a Democrat won a Senate seat. The odds were stacked against Senator Jones, but despite this, he won with a 1.5% lead over his opponent, accused sexual predator, Christian extremist, and twice removed from office, Judge Roy Moore. If you've read… Continue reading Alabama Would Make Mama Proud

Fashion, Reviews

A Day With Kate Spade

A few weeks ago I was reached out to by the director of our local Kate Spade store about a VIP event they were hosting! I'd stepped foot into Kate Spade a few times and always adored literally everything I saw, but hadn't yet found the courage to commit to something! So, when Jessika Perez… Continue reading A Day With Kate Spade

Feminism, Southern

The Silent Scream of a Southern Feminist

A few nights ago I snuggled down into my favorite comfy chair, exhaled slowly, and moaned, "I hate this." I lamented to my husband that while I'm exhilarated and excited about standing up for my convictions and my beliefs, I'm overwhelmed with the responsibilities and repercussions that come with it. About five years ago I… Continue reading The Silent Scream of a Southern Feminist