Dynamic duo Courtney and Stacey (friends of mine) recently teamed up to renovate and decorate the bottom level of Courtney’s apartment duplex and turn it into an Airbnb. These ladies have an impeccable talent of pairing vintage thrift store and antique finds with newer pieces from places such as IKEA. The result is a haven in the heart of South City St. Louis that exudes a cozy, homey and quaint aura. Courtney and Stacey’s new business, Homes Content, offers interior design consultation specializing in using what people already have in their homes, hence their slogan “Love Where You Are.” Continue reading “Cozy Vintage Charmer: A New South City Airbnb”
For as long as I can remember, I never knew what my full heritage was. I knew that I was half German from my dad’s side, hence the “Frey” last name. And I knew that I was a fourth Czech from my maternal grandpa (my great-grandparents came through Ellis Island). But, I never knew what my maternal grandma’s heritage was since she was adopted at a young age. Continue reading “A Secret Uncovered: My Heritage”
It’s always been hard for me to be alone with myself. Somehow I don’t feel valued when I’m alone and my mind drives me nuts, which makes things even worse. I’ve struggled with OCD for many years and it’s made it super hard to be happy while being by myself. Continue reading “Me, Myself and I”
If you haven’t read my last post on intermittent fasting, check it out! I promised I would give updates as I continue on my journey to eating cleaner and losing a few pounds.
I’m about a week or so in with my intermittent fasting, and it has seriously increased my appetite. Continue reading “Fish Tacos for the Win!”
When I tell people I dance flamenco, they usually respond, “Oh, you dance flamingo?” “Haha, no, I dance flaMENCO.” That’s usually how conversations go when I share this passion of mine with others. Most people don’t know what flamenco is, so I wanted to share a bit about this dance form. Continue reading “Valentines a la Flamenca”
Who else struggles with where God has placed them in life? I sure do. So often I find myself comparing myself to others, “How come she got married before me?” “Why don’t I have a high-paying job like her?” “Why am I still driving a ’97 Honda?”