Freedom isn’t Free

Freedom isn’t free. A phrase I’ve probably heard for most of my life. This weekend that phrase has been rolling around in my head as I think about Memorial Day. It started when a fellow Beautycounter consultant posted that as a servicemember’s wife, it Memorial Day sales always bother her. Then I started thinking about…

My Sunday Best v.1

The Hillbilly Days Food Guide always makes me want to get back into blogging regularly. It is a really good creative outlet for me but I don’t always have the time. I’m hoping to be able to make some more time for creative outlets soon so I might be back, we’ll see. Anyway, in addition…

Hillbilly Days Food Guide ’17

Hillbilly Days Ya’ll. Hillbilly Days.  I woke up Thursday morning full of anticipation for the fried food bonanza that was to come. My day at Hillbilly Days always starts with a lap around the vendor areas to get the lay of the land. It is my favorite time at the festival. In the early hours, while…

Preparation Day

And so it begins. I was first introduced to Hillbilly Days by my co-workers in the IT department at UPIKE. I don’t remember the exact time, but knowing them they probably didn’t make it through the first work day without mentioning the glory and awesomeness that is Hillbilly Days. They were obsessed. They had a…

My Life Currently: A Soundtrack

Right now we are in the middle of Andy’s away rotations, a.k.a. traveling around the country for several months to check out residencies. Today, Catherine and I drove home from visiting Andy for the weekend at one of those potential residency locations. We all know I do my best thinking in the car, so bam….