August 22, 2018

As I've mentioned previously, this particular project was held on the back burner for a while. Other, more pressing items kept getting in the way. And yet it remained important to us. It seemed like a simple way to accomplish several goals: (1) to state publicly that w...

August 16, 2018

A very style-savvy friend informed me the other day that as long as she's wearing a skirt she feels "dressed up" regardless of the shoes or shirt she has paired with said skirt. I related to that on a very personal level! 🤣 Sneakers, skirt, and tee have become somewha...

August 15, 2018

When we started Threads by Nomad in early 2016, I thought we'd be able to launch two big collections each year and sustain our business. Pretty quickly, I realized that I was super wrong and needed to change our sales strategy. The key to online retail is instead a ser...

August 13, 2018

Have you read Paulo Coelho's The Alchemist? If you haven't, you should. This masterpiece tells the mystical story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure. His quest will lead him to riches far different—and far more...

August 7, 2018

(All of the beautiful professional photography in this post was captured by Trinity Photography at Cokesbury College, Hodges, SC. Hair and makeup for the bridal portraits was done by Rose Glow Beauty, Greenville, SC.)

The story of my wedding dress starts almost exactl...

August 3, 2018

I remember like it was yesterday. We had only been in Belgium a few weeks. My French was barely passable. Enrolling the children in school had been accomplished before our arrival by colleagues already there. Then we received the school supply list. What a nightmare! F...

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