Breakin’ Out the Boho

It’s time to break out the barefoot sandals and flowy maxi skirts!

Wow, my hair looks really dark in these photos.  Must be the shadows.  My hair usually lightens up during the summer, since I love spending large quantities of time in the sunshine. ;)

My Outfit
Necklace: Handmade gift
Tan Cardigan: Gap (thrifted)
Orange Tank Top: Hollister (thrifted)
Maxi Skirt: Thrifted
Barefoot Sandals: Creations by […]

By |July 22nd, 2014|Categories: Inspirational|Tags: |2 Comments

Freebird :: Update & Outfit

It’s amazing how much your life can change in just one year.
Last year at this time I was volunteering regularly at my church and at the local crisis pregnancy center. I was living at home with my family, running a successful business, and blogging 4-5 times a week.
I love my life right now. I can’t think of a time […]

By |July 18th, 2014|Categories: Inspirational|Tags: |3 Comments

Winter to Summer :: Casual Chevron & Pop of Color

Wow. So I just found these photos that I took back in February that I haven’t posted yet. How shameful.
I do remember taking these photos though. It was bitterly cold out that day; if you look closely you can see the sleet that was raining down upon me and my lovely photographer. ;)
Even though I wore this in the […]

By |June 30th, 2014|Categories: Daily Life, Fashion, Inspirational, Outfits|Tags: |0 Comments

The Master’s Commission :: Maxi Skirt & Statement Necklace

My t-shirt says, “Groundzero. The Master’s Commission. To know Him and to make Him known.

In this life on earth, the greatest achievement that we could gain would be to know Christ. To know His voice, to know how He operates. To be able to recognize His hand in our lives.  Yet it doesn’t stop there. So often we can […]

By |June 20th, 2014|Categories: Inspirational|Tags: |4 Comments

Lawrenceburg :: Summer Dress & Sandals

Lawrenceburg, TN – the birthplace of Davy Crockett.

When road tripping I like wearing a simple, no-fuss outfit that’s cute and practical at the same time.  Summer dresses are perfect for such occasions!
A tip for wearing summer dresses (most of you probably do this already) is to wear some lightweight shorts underneath. I’m much more confident wearing summer dresses when […]

By |June 13th, 2014|Categories: Inspirational|Tags: |2 Comments

Relaxation in a Jar Review

This review is long since overdue, but I am excited to share with you some lovely, natural bath and body products that I have been enjoying.  Relaxation in a Jar is a locally owned business that specializes in natural, gourmet spa products. I’ve been using these products for about two months now and they keep really well, since they […]

By |May 31st, 2014|Categories: Inspirational|Tags: |0 Comments


“For the Lord shall comfort Zion:
He will comfort all her waste places;
and He will make her wilderness like Eden,
and her desert like the garden of the Lord;
joy and gladness shall be found therein.”
~ Isaiah 51:3 ~
My Outfit
Dress: Local Boutique
Cardigan: Rue 21
Necklace: Earthbound Trading Co.
Photo capturing and editing credits go to Meadow Barrett

Life Lately…

Life lately for me has swung from one epic adventure to another. As you could probably tell from my blogging absence, I have been extremely preoccupied with traveling, with family/friends, and with my work at Above Rubies.
In the last three weeks I have traversed the expanse of the country from side to side and top to bottom.  The beginning […]


In Tennessee the daffodils are in full bloom.  These sunny little flowers add such a welcome glow to the landscape!  If I were back in Texas right now we would have all the azaleas in full bloom.  I hadn’t ever seen live daffodils until I moved up to TN – funny how different flowers are indigenous to different regions. […]

By |April 8th, 2014|Categories: Inspirational|Tags: |6 Comments

1 Button-Down | 3 Days | 3 Ways ~ Day Three

Ah! I can’t believe it’s the final day of the 1 Button-Down, 3 Days, 3 Ways style challenge! I have had so much fun coming up with three different ways to style one top.  I’ve discovered so many different ways to wear button-downs through all of your lovely outfits. :)  Thanks so much for reading and participating in this […]

By |April 5th, 2014|Categories: Inspirational|Tags: |7 Comments