{Rather, clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ, and do not think about how to gratify the desires of the flesh.} - Romans 13:14

{Top: mimi chica  // Skirt: F21 // Heels: Madden Girl}

I am a morning person no doubt. I love to wake up, look out the window with a cup of coffee, and just relax before a busy day begins. However, when it comes to getting ready, I will  always be the late one...even though I wake up with 4 hours to spare before leaving. For example, getting ready for church today, I changed five times just trying to decide if this outfit worked or not!

Just thinking about how much time I spend getting ready, it made me wonder if I allot that much time to dressing in righteousness?

A KJV dictionary defines righteousness as "Just; accordant to the divine law. Applied to persons, it denotes one who is holy in heart, and observant of the divine commands in practice; as a righteous man." Personally, I think this translates into hiding yourself within Christ, making all of your actions reflect Him and inevitably producing fruits of love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control (Galatians 5:22-23). 

By clothing ourselves in these things, not only does it allow us to stand firm in the faith (Ephesians 16:14), but also lean on God and point others to him. So, this week when picking out the perfect spring dress or swiping on a pink lip, remember to pair those with grace, truth, and kindness.  


{Work willingly at whatever you do, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people.
- Colossians 3:23

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{ Every man shall give as he is able, according to the blessing of the Lord your God which he has given you.} - Deuteronomy 16:17

Looking for a small, but personal gift to someone?!

Over the break, my mom and I crafted these mini 'easter baskets' for some close friends after seeing a version of them in a shop right across the Virgina border. We used chocolate bunnies and ducks, accenting them with malted eggs and chocolate carrots scored at Big Lots . To create a lively scene, we added green raffia paper, which also added stability. Additionally, we dug through sewing scraps to find {oh so cute} fabric and bright ric-rac ribbon to give it an extra pizazz!

Needless to say, this was an easy peasy gift, totaling less than $5. If you're looking to get jazzy, mix this up by incorporating different items inside, catering it toward the person recieving the gift. Pinterest has LOADS of ideas for painting glass, covering the lid, and making this for other holidays.....there's endless possibilities!  

I would love to see y'alls version of this craft - link up in the comments below or shoot me an email!


{Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ!
In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade. This inheritance is kept in heaven for you,who through faith are shielded by God’s power until the coming of the salvation that is ready to be revealed in the last time} - 1 Peter 1:3-5

{Dress: Hunter Dixon // Shoes: Guess // Jewelry: Betsey Johnson}

Happy Easter! He is risen!


{When Simon Peter saw this, he fell at Jesus’ knees and said, “Go away from me, Lord; I am a sinful man!” For he and all his companions were astonished at the catch of fish they had taken, and so were James and John, the sons of Zebedee, Simon’s partners. Then Jesus said to Simon, “Don’t be afraid; from now on you will fish for people.” So they pulled their boats up on shore, left everything and followed him.}Luke 5:8-11

{Shirt: NY&Co. via Goodwill // Skirt: Goodwill // Shoes: Toms // Hat: Consignment Shop}

For minutes, hours, and days I can become consumed with worry about my worth, my purpose, my future. The past two years of my college career, I have tried to mold myself into what my perception of a designer is and obtain success through actively staying busy. Yet still, my soul is left empty.

To be honest, I'm still at ground zero knowing where life is going to take me. I can be a headstrong lion with pursing my dreams, putting up a front that portrays a girl with it all together, but that's just the thing...inside, I'm a mouse when it comes to actually believing what I say and acting on what I think. 

In Luke 5, Simon had to be reminded of humility and the great goodness of God. When he threw the fishing net out, he had to trust that Jesus would allow a bountiful harvest to be brought back up. Similarly, I have to do the same with my actions, life, and plans - surrender myself to go where he is calling and listen, knowing that he will bring make something beautiful out of this mini mouse. Above all else, adore God for the master designer that he is and trust in him.