A Dog's Life

A Dog's Life
I woke up this morning about 3 am because I was uncomfortable. I quickly realized it was because Flare (our yellow lab) was sprawled across the bed on her back, paws straight up in the air, enjoying the cool breeze from the ceiling fan above. Of course I didn’t want...

Fulfill Your Heart

Fulfill Your Heart
Do you suffer from FOMO (fear of missing out)? I think there is a point in all of our lives when we are afflicted by the FOMO disease. It seems to especially run rampant when other situations in your life are causing a lack of self-confidence, fulfillment, and contentment. When...

Stop and Smile

Stop and Smile
Sunrises and sunsets on the Crystal Coast are beautiful year round but the clear winter skies create a stunning display of color each day. Just the other evening, I was home alone for the night so I decided I was going to pour a glass of wine and go enjoy...

Sun Protection!

Sun Protection!
The other day I was in the kitchen getting supper ready and my husband was watching the comedian Jim Gaffigan on Netflix. He was making fun of himself for having skin that easily burns and then made some jokes about him and his kids swimming in the pool in a...

Staycation

Staycation
Last weekend was my husband's 40th birthday. He isn't the type to ever want a party. He likes a quieter atmosphere. So I planned a fabulous getaway weekend to The Umstead Hotel and Spa. I was beyond excited because I have only heard great things and have never been. I...

Market Season is for a Sneak Peek!

Market Season is for a Sneak Peek!
It has been a busy 2017 thus far and I wouldn’t have it any other way! Our Resort Collection is still arriving and we are shipping it out just as quickly as we can! This weekend the whirlwind of markets starts back up! Haley and the Hound is excited to...

Resolution: Living the Good Life

Resolution: Living the Good Life
  New Year’s is just a few days away and that means everyone is going to start asking “What is your New Year’s Resolution?” We all fall victim to the usual list of losing weight, working out, getting “organized,” etc. But, how long do these actually last? A month, two,...

A Grateful Heart for Christmas

A Grateful Heart for Christmas
As I sit here this morning sipping my coffee, in my cute little Christmas mug, admiring the tree, finishing up some Christmas cards, and enjoying the quiet, I recognize how full my heart truly is. This is my good life. I am happy. I am content. I don’t want for...

Resort Inspiration

Resort Inspiration
We have officially entered the hustle and bustle of the holiday season! My to do list seems to grow faster than I am able to check things off. I am usually THAT PERSON who mails their Christmas cards the day before Thanksgiving but not this year, they aren’t even ordered...