Historic Columbia Podcast

Over the last year, America has really begun to dive deeper into its harsh reality of African American history. We’ve explored how decisions made hundreds of years ago still effect Black communities today. From redlining neighborhoods to marginalizing education, we’ve seen how decisions made by our fore-fathers affect where our nation stands today. Last summer, […]

13 Simple Ways to Show Yourself LOVE

I know there’s a lot of emphasis this week about relationships + loving on someone else. But the most important love we show, the most important relationship we have is the one with ourselves. We can’t care for anyone else fully if we haven’t done that for ourselves first. If you’re anything like me then […]

10 Things: Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s At Home

Every holiday for the last year has been a little different, so it’s no surprise this Valentine’s Day will be too. While it’s custom to do dinner and a movie out with the one you love, most of us are going to be at home on the most romantic day of the year. But just […]

From Bach Weekend to Honeymoon: Shop Every Single Wedding Look

It’s hard to believe that it has been over a month since Todd + I said “I do” in an intimate ceremony in Charleston. I swear it came and went soo quickly that I’m still digesting the entire experience. Don’t worry I have several blog posts lined up to share every single detail, but in […]

Bold Coats with Classic Silhouettes // January 10 Things

Winters in the South are always unpredictable. Temperatures can be in the low 40s one day, and the mid-70s the next. In fact, when Todd + I got married last month we were blessed with the most beautiful day because it was unseasonably warm. But January tends have the most foreseen forecast as it is […]

Palladium Society’s Newest Board Member // Historic Columbia

*Pictured on the porch of the Mann-Simons home during the re-opening in 2017* One thing that I’m really looking forward to this year is becoming even more active with Historic Columbia through their young professional group, Palladium Society. Last summer, as the social justice + civil rights protests erupted, I made a promise to myself […]

Christmas Wish List // December 10 Things

If I’m being completely honest– I don’t need anything for Christmas this year bc God has given me everything I’ve ever dreamed of. Earlier this month I got to marry a man that has taught me more about love than anyone else on this planet, and if you ask me…that’s really the only gift I […]

What I’m Thankful For // Thanksgiving 2020

To say this year has been difficult would be an understatement. I think we’ve all been pushed to our limits in ways we didn’t even know were possible. But I was raised to believe that everything happens for a reason, and even during the struggle + the bad times, there is a lesson that makes […]

6 Classic Ways to Tie an Hermes Silk Scarf

One item that every woman needs in her closet is a silk scarf! With several dozen ways to style one, it really is one of the most versatile pieces someone can add to their wardrobe. By now, y’all know how much I love vintage style, in particular the 50s + 60s. During that time I […]

Friendsgiving Wine Tasting At Home // 90+ Cellars Bottles Under $20

At this point it should be of no shock when anything is cancelled in 2020. And yet, when I received the call from my mom that my grandma didn’t think we should “all do Thanksgiving this year” my heart broke. Sure, I know why we shouldn’t all meet up, and if I’m being completely rational, […]