October Adventures with Old Navy

October Adventures on Waketon Road wearing Old Navy

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” ― L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables. A quote from one of my favorite books and I statement I completely agree with. October is a magical month. It’s hard for me to put into words what I love about it. The obvious things like pumpkin flavored everything and changing leaves are wonderful, but it’s something else. I relate...

An Evening in Montmartre

One of my favorite neighborhoods that I never get to spend much time in is Montmartre. When Brian and I were in Paris I knew I wanted to take him to see this charming neighborhood. We didn’t get to explore this area on our honeymoon so this was a must see on our day trip to Paris. I love what an artistic feel Montmartre has. The hills and winding streets...

How To Find the Perfect Trench Coat

How To Find The Perfect Trench Coat on Waketon Road Blog

Well, we’re back from our wonderful trip to London. I am already missing the fall temperatures and the sidewalks covered in golden leaves. Since September is truly the start of Autumn, especially in Europe, I knew I would need a wardrobe that would work with the cooler temperatures. England is also notoriously damp, which is why it was the birthplace of the trench coat. Thomas Burberry was the original creator...

September Style With Old Navy

September Style With Old Navy on Waketon Road Blog

September is here with the crisp early mornings and the occasional slow flutter of a leaf falling. September always signals a fresh start to me. It was the “back to school” mode for so many years of my life. It’s the beginning of the fall season. It’s also the month of my birthday so it marks the start of a new year. September is a month I look forward to for...

Five Things I Would Tell My 18-Year-Old Self

Five Things I Would Tell My 18-Year-Old Self on Waketon Road

My 28th birthday was yesterday, and while it’s not a milestone I’m finding myself saying “I’m almost 30!” a lot lately. Not in a bad way, more out of amazement at how quickly time seems to be going now. I’ve never been “scared” of getting older because with each year I seem to understand myself more. When I think back a decade ago to my then 18-year-old self I think...

The Importance of Time With Fossil

The Importance of Time with Fossil on Waketon Road Blog

I’ve been a little under the weather since I got home from Nashville. I think it was my body’s way of telling me to slow down. After working for a straight six days, hopping on a plane for a whirlwind weekend and back home to go straight back to work, it’s no wonder my body shut down. I’m not the best at slowing down and taking time for myself. I...