Chatham Hall’s famous Monster cookies – gluten free adaptation

[this post includes one affiliate link] Monster Cookies3 eggs (room temperature)1 1/4 cups packed brown sugar1 cup granulated sugar1/2 teaspoon of salt1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract1 12-ounce jar creamy peanut butter1 stick butter (room temperature)1/2 cup M&Ms (I used M&M minis)1/2 cup chocolate chips2 teaspoons baking soda4 1/2 cups quick-cooking oats (I used Bob’s Red Mill […]

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Friday’s Fancies: Friday Night Lights

Being a Southern girl, if I attend a football game I dress up. As a high-school freshman I would support my hometown football team in jeans and a cute top, and whenever our team made a touchdown I would do push-ups with the rest of the Cross-Country team. Silly, but a fun tradition for my […]

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Workin’ on my fitness

Well, I am going to get real with y’all on this post. I am going to tell you lots of details about my health, and I will be completely blunt. Remember: this blog is my opinion and my opinion only. I might be super harsh with some of my comments but it is my personal […]

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Ash Wednesday

I was able to go during my hour ‘lunch’ to a beautiful old Episcopal church just around the corner from my work. I am not Episcopal, but I attended Chatham Hall which is Episocopal and I learned from it that on the most solemn of church occasions, such as Ash Wednesday, the Episcopalian services really […]

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Forever Prep

Hello ladies! Well this adorable young man was staring up at me when I got home yesterday. Virginia Living is an incredible magazine that my Mom and I have subscribed to since it was first published several years ago. It reminds me of “W” with its oversize format but the pages are heavy and glossy, […]

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Vera Bradley

I love the overly patterned, cotton washing-machine-friendly goodness that is Vera Bradley. While my passion has certainly waned a bit since my Freshman year of college in 2003, or even when I was in boarding school before that… I still like the comfy goodness that is Vera Bradley when I go grocery shopping or am […]

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Shoes!

Here is a post of some of the shoes I own that I love love love. Some are vintage shoes I inherited from my mother, others I purchased when still working for Nordstrom, and others in the past few years since I have acquired more taste and figured out where my fashion spectrum lay. I […]

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Chatham Hall, Our Alma Mater

The Rectory is the home of the Rector of the school. School days bright, that fly so swiftly,Down life’s stream, beyond recall,Leave within our hearts abidingLoyalty to Chatham Hall. Chatham Hall our Alma Mater,A love for thee, a pledge for all.And forever and foreverWe’ll be true to Chatham Hall. When the golden sun is sinking,And […]

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Oh Shenandoah

This song means home to me. Here is the University of Richmond Octaves, an all-mens a capella group, singing it at my boarding school alma mater – Chatham Hall. You can’t help but get goosebumps… the song is just that beautiful.

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