One year ago

One year ago, we were getting ready for one of the biggest, most important days we’d ever experience. 

We were running last minute errands. I was trying desperately to track down a flower comb that was stuck in customs in Queens. We were both a little curious about where our wedding bands actually were in the world. 

We were still back and forth. Tearing up the interstate between Charleston and Florence.

You sent flowers to my office even though that was expressly against the rules, so I bought you that shirt you wanted ... 

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Secrets, Scares, and Making Big Moves

Hello, Old Friends. 

My last post was far, FAR too long ago, and this time? I have an explanation. A couple of them, actually.

Let’s start with the REALLY good, REALLY big news. (Well, it’s really big to us, anyway.)

We’re moving!

Finally!

Together!

My love of 2 years and husband of 6 months and I will finally be under the same roof. What’s even more than that, we’re getting a huge change of pace out of the whole deal. We’re setting up our home in our new city of Durham, NC.

I will miss the people of Charleston. I will miss my friends ... 

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The Cursed Cursor

Friends, I really really wish I had an amazing excuse for not posting lately. I wish I could say it’s because Justin and I have been reorganizing our lives to get under the same roof. Or that I’ve been pursuing another creative outlet so fervently that this one has fallen by the wayside, but I could say LOOK, here are the amazing things I’ve been producing!

Really, none of that is true.

Don’t get me wrong, J and I have been working ourselves ragged trying to get to each other, whatever that looks like. And it’s been ... 

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Artfields, Fever Dreams, and Meeting Yourself Where You Are

Friends, taking a two-week break from blogging was not part of my plan (you can check my editorial calendar for proof). But that’s exactly what happened.

I hit a wall.

Not literally. But so far this year has been pretty non-stop. For the first month and a half we were planning a wedding, then recovering from a wedding (all of which was magical).

Everything since then has been a blur of interstates and travel and living in two places and the general strain of having half of your heart in one city for most of the week while your butt is firmly ... 

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The reason I’m starting to hate mornings (a little) less.

I’m not a morning person.

I recognize the cliche in saying that. So many people are “not morning people.”

But I’m not just not a morning person, I’m actively BAD at mornings. I oversleep, I stay in the weird sleep fog forever, and time is always moving WAY faster than I think it is, so as a result, I’m usually at least a few minutes late every day.

It’s not because I don’t get enough sleep (I do), and it’s not because I dread my job or hate my life or any other existential reason (I don’t!). I’m just NOT good at ... 

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Spring 2018 | In Pictures

Spring of 2018 has been very kind to us so far. Here are some photos if you’d like to see!

How is this season of your life going? As always, I’d love to hear.

Xoxo,

Kristy

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Fatness and Fitness

Fatness, fitness, and why I own 15 pairs of workout pants.

I don’t hate the gym. A lot of people do, and I really don’t. I’ve spent hours and hours of my life at the gym (wait, why are you laughing?…I totally have!) and as a result, there’s something kind of familiar and comfortable about it. I’ve gone through long stretches of waking up before the sun and wearily throwing on (one of a million pairs) of black yoga pants and a sports bra and driving down empty roads to a surprisingly crowded gym where I would sweat until it dripped on the floor around the treadmill ... 

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We got married!

Friends, I’ve been gone for what feels like forever. It was actually only a two-week break, but I have a good reason, I promise.

WE GOT MARRIED.

We got MARRIED!

WE. GOT. MARRIED!!!

We’ll get back to our regularly scheduled programming here in a bit, but I wanted to take a second to reflect on the best day of my life so far. When pics roll in, I’ll do a whole post on the wedding itself. The logistics, the ceremony, the dress, the shoes, the makeup, the last-minute changes, the backdrop we put together in two minutes, the kickass ... 

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How to Eliminate Your Problem Areas

Problem areas are the problem.

It’s no secret – our bodies are being scrutinized. They’re under uncensored judgment every day, and not just by our own eyes in the mirror. Everywhere we turn – social media, television, movies, magazines, (god, especially magazines…), we’re hearing the same song, being fed the same ideas. One idea in particular: THIS (insert photo of thin/super-fit woman) is how we are SUPPOSED TO LOOK.

…Didn’t you hear? Look at that magazine over there, it says it too. Don’t believe us? Fine, check out this ... 

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