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LIFE | What’s Your Mantra?

Do you ever find yourself feeling out of control or overwhelmed? Maybe under a bit of pressure at work? Or adjusting to a new relationship (or getting out of an old one?) Or maybe you’ve found yourself standing on the subway platform feeling anxious,…

April 10, 2015

WEEKLY WORD | Neglecting Our Purpose

It’s always a blessing when God speaks directly to us, whether it be through our circumstances, or a friend, through a pastor, or in that audible-but-not-audible voice He uses when He needs to get our attention, and no messenger but Himself will do. Yesterday…

March 30, 2015
Super Hydrating Green Smoothie Recipe | The Feisty House

EAT + DRINK | My Favorite Green Smoothie Recipe

I have a confession to make. I have not been eating well (or exercising) for most of 2015. Yikes! Even though I’ve put exercise on my daily schedule and my alarm goes off every morning reminding me to get up and workout, I still…

March 10, 2015

HOUSE + HOME | 4 Decor Ideas for Couples // sponsored by HP x360

If there’s anything a woman should do before she gets married, it’s live alone. Completely by herself in her own apartment without a roommate.  I loved my life in Washington, D.C. because that’s where I had my very own apartment for the first time.…

February 28, 2015


I turn 30 in about two weeks. I’m so ready to get there! I’ve been excited about turning 30 for months! So much so that over the past few weeks, I’ve been tweaking and developing some goals for my thirties, and I’m excited about…

February 23, 2015

Cheers to the Weekend // 03

One of my 15 resolutions for 2015 is to do more exploring, not only with regards to travel, but also exploring NYC neighborhoods. NYC is an amazing city. There’s so much to see and do. I haven’t even been everywhere in Harlem yet, let…

February 7, 2015

SHOPPING | Valentine’s Day Gifts for Him

Magazines and TV commercials make it seem like Valentine’s Day is all about us. And our guys usually feel the same, too. They get us flowers, pay for a nice dinner (or make one…that’s always a nice touch!) and then we also get a…

February 3, 2015

LIFE | Working it Out with UP24 by Jawbone

About a year ago, I started working out in earnest because I was getting ready for my wedding. I was going to the gym a few times a week, and I hired a personal trainer. It was the most active I’d been in a…

February 2, 2015

INSTAGRAMMED // Our Time in Thailand

  We’re back from our honeymoon! It feels like we were gone for such a long, long time. And I enjoyed every minute of it! We were away for two and a half weeks, which is the longest vacation I’ve ever taken, and we…

January 19, 2015


We Made It! I’m so excited. Ahead of us lies a brand new year. Our year. I can’t wait to see all the amazing things we’ll do in 2015. I wish you nothing but peace and happiness and optimism on this first day of…

January 1, 2015

LIFE | 15 Resolutions for 2015

Welp, we’re almost there. 2015 is literally around the corner. I’ve been thinking about New Year’s for a while, and I’ve already written 15 resolutions for 2015 (they’re below, in the order they came to mind). This is a personal list based on where…

December 31, 2014

STYLE | Denim on Denim and a Fresh Perspective

2015 is my year. I know it. Something about me has changed in the past year. I’ve failed more than once in 2014, and for the first time I’ve not only failed, but I’ve also wholeheartedly accepted my failures. This year I learned you…

December 30, 2014

LIFE | How to Get a Head Start on 2015

  So I know we haven’t gotten through Christmas yet, but I can’t help but look forward to 2015. I can tell it’s going to be a year of intense action, of healthy changes in a positive direction. This year was a huge learning…

December 24, 2014

EAT + DRINK | My EatWith Review

EatWith is a totally NEW type of dine-out experience that pairs adventurous eaters with gracious and talented chefs around the world. Chefs host the dinners in their own homes and cook out of their own kitchens! It’s like Airbnb for eating, but with an…

December 22, 2014

EAT + DRINK | Deadly Delicious Macarons

The thing I love most about Instagram is the ability to become introduced to and acquainted with all types of new and interesting things, one of those being Deadly Delicious, a bakery run by two sisters who know a thing or two about making…

December 17, 2014

HOUSE + HOME | Our Holiday Housewarming

Quentin and I opened our home to family and friends this past weekend for our housewarming and holiday party! We had such a good time entertaining in OUR place. I made a few treats (mini cheeseburger sliders, buffalo chicken dip, and these super cute…

December 16, 2014