get familiar | alicia cook

i first met alicia cook  while working at Hollister, about 8 years ago. i didn't work there long, but immediately took to her light & positive personality. well, all these years later, thanks to the power of #instagram, our love of writing helped our paths to cross once more.  aside from having her first story  published when she was in the third grade , she has recently written about the attacks of 9/11, the tragic loss of a family member du… Read more

gift ideas | under $200

with the holidays creeping up fast, i thought i would share some of my favorite items i have been adoring for friends & family. since we had our daughter & bought our first home this year, we have decided that we will not be "exchanging" gifts, but that doesn't mean i haven't been making a mental christmas list . check these out if you are stumped on what to buy : the new homeowners 6 quart crock pot // $130 // mi… Read more