The definite weather shift in Dallas has caused me to scramble for those sweaters in the back of my closet. I am craving all things plaid, oversized and comfy while still staying chic. I turn into a total homebody when the temperature drops which normally has me craving some interior updates, new holiday decor and yummy fall recipes.
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“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.”- Socrates
It has now been three months since we moved to Dallas, and to say I am not completely head over heels with this city would be a lie. Shopping, great food, and amazing friends have left me feeling full. I found myself focusing most of my time off of my phone and computer (minus, the countless hours of work) without reason.
For the last two weeks, I went back and fourth about calling it quits, but every time the thought came into my mind I had a sinking feeling in my stomach. I still felt like there was something missing. The more I sat on the idea, the more I came to the realization that A Dash of Details is my passion. It is something I wake up in the morning for, and it is something I could spend countless hours on (even if only 2 people are reading my letters everyday). Never in a million years did I think this blog would give me so much joy and an outlet for all of the things I love. The funny thing is I was never much of a writer growing up, but sitting down at my computer screen everyday, thoughts just spill out onto the pages. This space has always been about what I love, who I am and all the little details in between.
While I don’t know where I am going just yet, I am focusing on building the new rather than focusing my energy on where I was. So, in case you missed me, I am back and ready to spill my heart out onto these pages again.
‘Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world.’ – Marilyn Monroe
There is something to be said about the feeling when you get a new pair of shoes or really anything new. It’s a complete feeling of joy and excitement about all of the places those shoes will take me. I know this may sound extremely superficial and spoiled, but for me clothes have always been a way for me to keep track of memories. I remember what I wore on the first day of Kindergarten, my first day of my first job, and even when I got my heart broken for the first time. Feeling locked in- doors due to all of this snow is really making me crave sunshine and a good shopping trip to cheer me up!
This time we are headed to sunny Scottsdale for a quick trip with a major wedding to-do list in front of us. Hopefully we will be checking some of the big things off our list, like setting a date! Our hopes are to sprinkle in a little golf, hiking, and of course some quality family time.
I honestly do not know what I am more excited for, A. starting the wedding planning process or B. getting out of this horribly cold weather. I am definitely packing some shorts for this trip to 75 degrees and sunny (jealous yet?)