Exactly a month ago, I packed my car with shorts, a swimsuit, 8 meals for 12 adults, and a long-lost friend from my early 20s to co-lead a wellness retreat in the tiny town of Mt. Ida, Arkansas. Nestled in the Ozarks overlooking Lake Ouachita, Nikki (of Mind Body Mana) and I lead ten beautiful … Continue reading That time we howled at the moon
Let's face it: No matter how brilliant, attractive, funny, or charming you are... If there's a baby or a dog around, they steal the show. No questions asked. Cute wins every time. I should have known better. But I let Mr. Darcy tag along to a Nativ photoshoot a few weeks ago. Not only did he … Continue reading When your dog steals the show.
When people ask where I'm from, I almost always reply: Texas. I spent my childhood in Little Rock, but I was born in Dallas, transitioned into womanhood in Austin, found my true calling in the great state of Texas. Theoretically, we all continue to grow and evolve as the years pass, but from ages 18-32 I … Continue reading Nativ | Texan
Growing up in Little Rock, Arkansas wasn't exactly the most thrilling of experiences. I spent the majority of my teens plotting my escape, and my present day visits are fewer and further in between than either of my parents would like. It's a sleepy spot in a forest-covered state caught somewhere between a town and … Continue reading Weekend in Little Rock
Lake Ouachita is one of the most beautiful lakes in the country. Even the WSJ says so! Despite an insane summer schedule, I try my hardest to plan at least one trip each summer to the stomping grounds of my youth. Last weekend I introduced 7 of my dearest Dallas pals to "the lake." The … Continue reading Lake Ouachita