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Moving Home: Using a Capsule Wardrobe to Simplify

Last week was the first week of the “Moving Home” series because I’m hitting the road and heading back to the U.S. after 3 years on board a hospital ship. I’m sharing all the things I’m learning and doing in the midst of this transition. Keep an eye on my Facebook page where I’m consistently sharing related articles and resources on all things moving home. You can also subscribe to my monthly newsletter for insiders by clicking HERE. Check out the...

How A Smaller Wardrobe Made Me More Grateful

This kid waded in and out of the ocean wearing underwear that may have started off as respectable briefs but had been worn through to G-string status. Actually, most of them wore only underwear in place of a swim suit. Why is this one kid even bothering to cover himself when there are plenty of kids swimming naked? At the HOPE (Hospital Out-Patient Extension) Center church service last weekend, I sat behind a little boy wearing athletic shorts with rows...

The Power of Pencil Skirts & Purple Jeans

When you decide to make some life-changes and pack up for Africa, style gets packed away at the back of the suitcase. It doesn’t make the top of the list. If you do a google search for travel fashion, you will find a lot of blogs about touring across Europe, but none about nursing in Madagascar. I’ve done countless searches and there just aren’t style blogs dedicated to missionary fashion. Putting Me Together is a blog I frequently visit. I...

Why I Wrap My Hair

Many of you have asked me what got me interested in hair coverings. In case you’ve not noticed, I’ve been wearing scarves to cover my hair about once a week for the last 3 months. I’m truly not sure what people think when they see me coming with a hot pink/teal head, but I’ll share my side of the story.   The obsession started back in May of this year when an old friend from Intervarsity posted this article to Facebook titled,...