Comfy headbands *do* exist!

Styling chemo hair is a challenge. These headbands make it easy and effortless – as bonus, they are super chic and affordable too!

What “shop local” means to me

Reflecting a lot on last week, when we were enjoying all the comforts of being back home in Alabama, and when life was still normal. One of the highlights of our visits home is doing everything local – we eat the ‘Ham, we shop the ‘Ham, and we soak up all the nuanced cultural differences…

You belong.

  We are closing in on three months of our new normal. Even if we’ve not quite shed that “new kid on the block” label, we’re slowly acclimating. While the people we miss loom large in our minds, we’ve thrown ourselves into the rhythms and routines of this place. Not so long ago new, it’s…

The Littlest Fan

As far as Houses Divided go, my husband and I have always considered ourselves pretty low key. Neither pachyderm-shaped cakes nor champagne-drenched renditions of “Glory, Glory to Ole Auburn” figured into our wedding day. Our Christmas collection bears a respectable 3 to 1 ratio (nativity to national championship ornaments that is). And when we tune…

Sept. 2014 Editor’s Note

This month marks the sixth start of one of the most culturally relevant seasons in my daughter’s life – college football, in an SEC household, where parental alma maters are about as agreeable as Corso and Herbstreit on any given autumn Saturday. So far, my Ella’s with the Tide – an allegiance I hope to…