1 year blogiversary: introductions, finding my voice, & being unapologetically you

It’s MississippiDarling.com blogiversary I can’t believe it’s been a year since I started Mississippi Darling. This year has been journey. I’ve learned a lot, made some mistakes, and it’s been a blast. To celebrate Mississippi Darling’s 1 year blogiversary, I want to take a moment to properly introduce myself, share with y’all how finding your voice at 30 is still hard, and explain what I Read More

5 things I’ve learned becoming a licensed foster parent

This last month has been a whirlwind. In the last month, Geoff and I have been working towards becoming licensed foster parents. This path wasn’t really in our plans right now, but when God leads you down a path, you follow. The infertility journey is heartbreaking, but it has brought us closer together. You can’t have many walls with a person when you have to openly Read More

Alex & Eliza: a love story {a quick review}

Alex & Eliza: A Love Story Today’s quick review is Alex & Eliza: A Love Story. Life is too busy to read long, drawn out book reviews. I’m giving you the jist of the story, in 300 words or less. summary Inspired by the Broadway hit Hamilton, Melissa De La Cruz’s Alex & Eliza: A Love Story is the fictional story of how their love came to Read More

Everything, Everything {book review}

Nicola Yoon’s beautifully written novel seems to have everything (everything). A diverse lead character, a mysterious neighbor, a tragic love, and a beautiful cover. What else could a reader want? **This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links.** Everything, Everything: a quick summary Eighteen year old Madeline is use to her routine. Her Read More

18 life lessons that I wish I knew before turning 30

Birthdays come and go, but the lessons live on. This past month I celebrated my 32nd birthday.  Each year I dread this day. Another year older, not really all that wiser, and so many things I have yet to accomplish on my bucket list. I’ve had my ups and down: falling in love and heart breaks, trials and tribulations (the list could go on). But Read More