Big Chop {Living Outside the Stacks}

The Big Chop {About Me}

I did it. The Big Chop. All of my hair is gone. I’m not sure if it’s liberation or panic that I feel. Probably a little bit of both. Two years ago, I started transitioning from relaxed to natural hair. It wasn’t a political statement, it was more of a […]

Floral Peasant Shirt Jeans and Sseko Sandals {Living Outside the Stacks} Floral Peasant Shirt Jeans and Sseko Sandals {Living Outside the Stacks}

Makes My Heart Race {In the Closet}

Kelly, who hosts Wardrobe Wednesday, asked us to share an outfit or a piece of jewelry that makes our hearts race. I had to think long and hard about this theme because I have a lot of things in my closet that have sentimental value but I guess the things […]

Coffee Talk {In the Cafe}

1. Last week,  a federal judge in Brooklyn, New York ordered that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration make the morning after pill available without a prescription to women of all ages. This includes girls under the age of 17. I’m not going to get into the discussion over whether […]

Denim Jacket Black Tee Brown Skirt and Boots {Living Outside the Stacks}

Weird Compliments {In the Closet}

Last week I shared an interesting grocery store encounter with my Facebook friends, so I decided to share it here because it was, well, weird. Although deep down inside I’m sure it was meant as a compliment… Cashier #1: “When we go out tonight, I wanna wear what she’s wearing.” […]

St Louis {Living Outside the Stacks}

Visit to St. Louis {About Me}

When the kids were little, the hubs and I figured out a work around for the dreaded travel questions. You know the ones: Where we going? How long are we staying? Are we there yet? We simply quit giving the kids advanced notice about trips. Instead, we’d wait until a […]

He is Risen {Living Outside the Stacks}

He is Risen {In the Church}

Happy Resurrection Sunday! Today I’m happy to proclaim that my redeemer lives. And because He lives, I have the gift of eternal life. This gift can be yours too.  To receive it, all you have to do is confess with your mouth and believe with your heart that Jesus is […]