Advice To My Younger Self (Part 2) I am still grateful that most of my youthful mistakes were made before the invention of the over-sharing world of social media.
He came into my life like a hurricane enters the shore, wild and raging full speed ahead, taking no prisoners. Like the shoreline, I had two choices. I could fight his powerful force and be left in ruins, alone with nothing. Or, I could allow myself to be swept up in his magnificent power, allowing him to alter the direction of my life. I chose the latter.
The sun was shining brightly and warm upon my face. A perfect afternoon for taking pictures!
An early spring walk amongst the dunes. The icy winter breeze stinging their cheeks. Her infectious laugh echoing down the empty lakeshore. His eyes sparkling with joy as he chased her across the sand. Their love shining brighter than the springtime sun could ever hope to glow. jess xoxo
I can handle it. I am stronger than the shore. I won't dare wash away under the weight of your torment. I won't wither and die at the ice in your words. I will stand strong despite your endless blows. And when this season of affliction has come to an end, I will bloom more… Continue reading Stronger Than You See
Winter has landed upon the lakeshore.
Post contains affiliate links. 2017 has come to a close, and lately I have found myself reflecting! Looking back throughout the year, 2017 was a whirlwind. From adventures to new recipes to a big move! So for this week's Friday Five, I thought I would share the highlights again!! Adventures! In January we took a… Continue reading Friday Five: Best of 2017
For this edition of Friday Five, I wanted to share with you some of my favorite gift giving book ideas!
I look upon the lake as a storm begins to brew. The waves rage angrily along the shore. The beach shrinks in fear. The icy wind pierces through the empty streets. And yet the solitary lighthouse shines on; A beacon of hope amidst the storm.
Happy Friday y'all! Oh what a week it has been. My week has consisted of nothing but binge watching Netflix, heating and re-heating my rice bag, and trying to stay comfortable. Basically, a pretty wild week. But, I still wanted to share with you all a few of my favorite things from the week.