Advent Stories, Part 1

Happy December, my friends! My friend Rachel is hosting an Advent Season fiction writing challenge, and I thought it would be fun to take part. Each week, she’ll post a prompt, and I’ll write a short fiction piece related to the prompt. I hope you enjoy this little series, and I’m excited to see whereContinue reading “Advent Stories, Part 1”

{Menu Monday 11.23.20}

Happy #menumonday, friends! And happy Thanksgiving week to everyone! This is one of my favorite weeks of the year. I love the traditions surrounding Thanksgiving that my family has curated over the years, and I love the food. I love that we start the Christmas season after dinner on Thanksgiving, and I love being withContinue reading “{Menu Monday 11.23.20}”

Today I noticed… {A Writing Prompt Reflection}

I’ve been doing a 10 day writing challenge using the opening prompt, “Today I noticed…” I wrote this on Saturday, after we experienced 6 inches of snowfall. Our trees hadn’t yet shed their leaves for the winter, and many weren’t ready to bear the weight of the snow with the leaves. Today I noticed theContinue reading “Today I noticed… {A Writing Prompt Reflection}”

The Plum Tree: A Writing Wednesday Poem

It’s #writingwednesday!! I’m so excited to share this poem with you today. The inspiration for it happened while I was on a neighborhood run late last week. Enjoy! The Plum Tree When I was on a run today I ran by the plum tree You know the one that In Spring smells like hope andContinue reading “The Plum Tree: A Writing Wednesday Poem”

{Writing Wednesday: Thoughts on Savoring This Season}

It’s been a minute since I’ve done a #writingwednesday, but that doesn’t mean it hasn’t been on my mind. Finding the routine of school again after so many months of it looking vastly different has been good, but it’s also been challenging. Speaking of challenging, today’s post is about a reflection prompt that I foundContinue reading “{Writing Wednesday: Thoughts on Savoring This Season}”

The Legacy Maker’s Manifesto

Happy #writingwednesday, friends! Today I’m sharing something that’s been resonating in my heart for a long time, but that I’ve only recently been able to put words to. It’s called The Legacy Maker’s Manifesto, and it speaks to so much of why I do what I do, and what so much of my writing isContinue reading “The Legacy Maker’s Manifesto”

{Writing Wednesday: Poetry Edition}

Happy Writing Wednesday, friends! It’s hard to believe that August is on the downward slope. In less than two weeks, I’ll be headed “back” to work, and I know many of my teacher friends have already begun their school year. This is a season when decisions certainly can feel overwhelming and I’m right there withContinue reading “{Writing Wednesday: Poetry Edition}”

{Menu Monday 8.17.20}

  Happy #menumonday! If you’re new around here, you should know that I love helping women curate rhythms, routines, and traditions for a meaningful life to leave a legacy that matters. One way that I do this in my own home is to plan my weekly menus in advance. This saves me time, money, andContinue reading “{Menu Monday 8.17.20}”

{Writing Wednesday: Writing Update}

  Welcome to #writingwednesday! If you’re new around here, Writing Wednesday is a space where I share bits of my writing, my process, and what’s currently happening with me and my writing endeavors. Today I’ll be sharing where I’m at in the process and where I hope I’m going. Many of you know that I’veContinue reading “{Writing Wednesday: Writing Update}”

{Writing Wednesday: Poetry edition}

Happy Writing Wednesday, dear readers! Every now and then I get the urge to write a little spot of poetry, because as much as I love fiction and sharing about leaving a legacy that matters, poetry holds a not small bit of my heart. My family and I recently spent some time in Montana, andContinue reading “{Writing Wednesday: Poetry edition}”