on high land

To make a long story short, we were desperate for a getaway and very short on time. So we headed up to Highlands, North Carolina for a couple of days. It was perfect and lovely. We stayed in a swanky hotel, ate some amazing meals, did a little shopping, chased nature down some terrifying roads, […]

my guiney

I was lucky enough to know all four of my grandparents and three of my great-grandparents! It’s kind of wonderful, really. Many people don’t have that privilege. My great-grandmother, Guiney, would have turned 101 today! She was an incredible lady- a painter, a world traveler, a writer, a college grad, a musician, and so many […]

optimism.

You’ve got to accentuate the positive and eliminate the negative. Everyone knows people who can totally suck all positivity from a room with only a few words. It’s a pretty impressive talent, when you think about it. But I’ve fallen victim to these people more times than I can count and really, I’m sick of […]

two things

Have you tried one of these things?! They have everything in the world. It’s like going to the Coca Cola place in Atlanta without the hassle of all those tourists. Or the drive to Atlanta. More importantly, my lilac bush is beginning to bloom! I love the spring. It just smells good outside. <3, Liz

wednesday

Gorgeous (and delish) tomatoes from City Roots. Grown in downtown Columbia! Are you keeping up the website Hello Giggles? It was started by Zooey Deschanel (plus a friend) and now a lot of different people are involved with it. Mostly, every once in a while, they host a live streaming kitten cam! It’s pretty adorable. […]

drat the cat.

Well, I was all prepped to just post a photo of these flowers. Aren’t they lovely and yada yada. Until I left them out in cat territory and Hemingway ate one. She ate the petals, anyway. Luckily, we witnessed this transgression and immediately researched anemones and their potential to kill a cat. The ASPCA doesn’t […]