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I work for a marketing agency. But not just any agency… one that exclusively serves fresh produce brands. We’re the most eclectic group you’ve ever met, and we all love food. All kinds, but especially fresh food. Our tagline is “we believe in the good of food that is grown,” and we’ve all chosen to […]

Soul, Soul Food

September 18, 2019

A Labor of Love

The only thing more exciting than waking up on Christmas morning is waking up to the smell of something sweet and spiced on Christmas morning. If the comfort of being home with family and the anticipation of the “magic” that happens every night before Christmas was an aroma, it would be this. I’m not much […]

Body, Gather, Main Attraction

December 13, 2018

Mulled Spice Overnight French Toast Bake

Let’s be real for second… 90% of my meals aren’t as cohesive or pretty as the ones I post on my blog. As a master’s student with a full-time job, commuting, singing at church, maintaining friendships and carving out time to work out and spend time with the Lord, can I get a loud “ain’t […]

Real Life, Soul

September 20, 2018

15 Tips to Master Meal Prep

Indulging in a Healthy Lifestyle This past weekend, I experienced New York for the first time. And somewhere between the bagels and charcoal lattes I came to realize something. Our human brains LOVE labels. They are crucial to helping us understand and identify things. You look at the label on the back of your food […]

Real Life, Soul

August 24, 2018

Indulging in a Healthy Lifestyle

A Guide to My Second Home(s) Really odd but true fact about me- I LOVE grocery stores. My dad jokes that I might as well have my paycheck direct-deposited to Whole Foods. I credit this to the fact that I grew up with only a Walmart within about 30 miles of where I lived. It […]

Real Life, Soul

July 19, 2018

A Guide to My Second Home(s)

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” We are often asked this question when we are young, and we respond with something dreamlike, and usually impossible. We are asked again when we get a bit older, and probably respond differently with a slightly more “mature” answer than “ballerina astronaut”. But then we […]

Soul, Soul Food

June 11, 2018

A New Answer to an Old Question

“How much better to get wisdom than gold*, to get insight rather than silver*. The highway of the upright avoids evil; those who guard their ways preserve their lives. Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall.” Proverbs 16:16-18 The Problem with Self-Care *also see: the perfect body, grades, social media status, clothes, […]

Soul, Soul Food

May 31, 2018

The Problem with Self-Care

When life is crazy busy, the thought of hosting a friend gathering may sound like the last thing you want to worry about. It can be much easier to just meet at a restaurant together. But the thing is, there’s not much personal about inviting your friends to gather at a crowded restaurant, to pay […]

Gather, Soul

May 2, 2018

Simple Steps to Hosting a Friend Brunch