There my dad stood patiently, at the top of the lush, grassy knoll of our backyard in Washington state, holding it—the beast I feared so greatly: a pink, sparkly bicycle with flowers on the wheels and tassels flowing off the handlebars. Training wheels were nowhere to be seen… Fast forward ten minutes (a lot of angst and fear later) and I felt the exhilarating, flying feeling of riding a bike for the first time. The grin on my face stretched from ear to ear.
I’d like to think that confidence isn’t that different from riding a bike, that it can be learned. There might be fear leading up to it and perhaps even an unwillingness to try, but ultimately you can train yourself to love who you are through practice and patience. Imagine how much wider your grin would be if you could experience that for the first time. Yes, I’d like to think that confidence can be learned, but I haven’t proved it for myself. Yet. Continue reading
I know what you might be thinking…Grace, you used the wrong version of the word “compliment”! I appreciate your grammatical concern, but as it turns out, I purposely used the wrong homophone (that’s right—homophone. Remember learning about those in second grade?!). That’s because today’s blog post is alllll about how to style complementary colors. 🙂 Continue reading
Hey ladies! This post is coming to ya a *little* late haha, but alas, it is still being published on Wednesday. 🙂 Also, don’t you like how those baby hairs are awkwardly blowing in my face in the above photo?
Today I wanted to talk all about color. Yes, I know that I’ve talked about interesting color combos and fall color cravings before, but now I want to talk about color in the winter—and why you need to be wearing it. I don’t know about you, but when the days grow cold and dreary, I find myself reaching for black and grey every day. But why?? Just because it’s grey outside doesn’t mean we have to look (and feel) the same way. So I’ve been challenging myself to wear brighter colors lately, and I’ve been loving it for three reasons… Continue reading