Category Archives: Life Letters

Are you a fan of bourbon? Read about our trips to the Kentucky Bourbon Trail and some of our favorite bourbon distilleries that we've discovered!

Our Favorite Stops on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail

Bourbon tasting at Woodford Reserve

If you’ve been reading Two Purple Couches for a year or two, you may have heard me talk about what has now become our Valentine’s tradition of visiting the Kentucky Bourbon Trail with friends. This year we took our tradition one step further and made it a weekend getaway to Louisville! Now that we’ve visited over half of the bourbon distilleries along the Bourbon Trail, I thought I’d share some of our favorite stops and what we enjoyed most about them.

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I recently attended the 2016 Haven Conference in Atlanta. Read my conference recap to learn more about the sessions I took and the amazing bloggers I met!

There’s No Place Like Haven – 2016 Haven Conference Recap

I recently attended the 2016 Haven Conference in Atlanta. Read my conference recap to learn more about the sessions I took and the amazing bloggers I met!

Hello friends! Long time no post, right? The last couple of weeks have been a blur of travel and excitement, first to the Haven Conference for home & DIY bloggers in Atlanta, and then on to Panama City Beach for a family vacation. But now I’m back home, doing loads of laundry and planning out what I want to do here on the blog for the rest of this year.

I thought today I’d share more about my trip to the 2016 Haven Conference and what I took away from it this year (which was a ton, as usual!).

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Learning to Just Be in 2016

Learning to Just Be

Learning to Just Be in 2016

Lately I’ve seen a lot of people talking about their “one word” for 2016. Have you seen this too? Do you have a word to focus on this year? I’ve never been the kind of person that can focus in on just one word. But I have been spending a lot of time lately thinking about what I want this year to hold for me, and especially for this blog.

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Life Letters: On Being Cautiously Optimistic

Life Letters: On Being Cautiously Optimistic. The next chapter of my acoustic neuroma recovery journey. via www.twopurplecouches.com

It’s been a while since I’ve shared a health update, but there have been appointments and decisions filling up my calendar and my mind all summer. My last post was about my surgery and recovery (if you have no idea why I had surgery, it was to remove an acoustic neuroma tumor from my inner ear/brain). I had just started therapy to help me regain my balance and loosen up my neck muscles. I attended therapy sessions for a few weeks and by the time I was released, I was feeling about 85% – 90% back to normal, or at least my new normal.

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