Gabrielle Lewis

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When Gabrielle isn’t writing or traveling the world, she’s gallivanting around her hometown of New Orleans as her friends’ “yes woman.” She enjoys daily afternoon naps with her cat and trying out a new brunch place every Sunday after church. Cheese and waffles (but not together), and golden sunsets are a few of her favorite things.

  • Love your process, Lyons

Love your process, Lyons

As a new year approaches, I can’t help but think of the many failed resolutions I’ve attempted throughout the years. From eating clean to living a simpler lifestyle without technology, I’ve given up on each of them. Why is it that on the first of January countless people are pumped up about their New Year resolutions, yet, by the end of the week almost all of the formerly eager participants have already forgotten their goals?

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It has everything to do with vision and loving your process. When you lose sight of where you’re headed it’s far too easy to lose your way. When I forgot why I was eating clean I drove straight off course to Pizza Domenica. Similarly, when we lose sight of the vision purposed in our lives, we step into unknown territory full of challenges.

In the midst of these adversaries I forget to love the process of the tests and wonder why I’m not seeing my goals come to fruition. The moment I take a step back from myself and realize the bigger picture, I can’t help but feel grateful over the fact that I’m being matured in this season before I can enter into the next one.

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We’ll never see goals come to life if we continue to give up after every failed attempt. We must persevere in order to see results. As the clock strikes midnight this New Year, let’s make a resolution to love our process so that we push forward victoriously in our vision and our resolutions. And hey, why not motivate yourself with adding a new piece of jewelry to your collection once you reach your goal?

 

 

Love n Lyons,
gabsig

  • Secret to a meaningful Christmas

Secret to a meaningful Christmas

We’re less than two weeks away from Christmas! As I sit next to the radiance of the cozy fireplace and reminisce on all the gifts that have come into my life this past year, I feel oh so Continue reading…    

  • What is life? Creative Creature: Josh Hailey

What is life? Creative Creature: Josh Hailey

We say it as an expression for just about everything. You got the job offer you were hoping for? What is life! You’re feeling down over a misfortune? What even is life?

Artist Josh Hailey says life is creating something.Continue reading…    

  • A Lyons guide to Christmas in New Orleans

A Lyons guide to Christmas in New Orleans

*Cue Louis Armstrong*

 

 

Can you actually believe it’s December and we’re only one month away from the New Year? Let’s not get ahead of ourselves, though. I’m sure we’re all equally excited forContinue reading…    

  • How to win this Black Friday

How to win this Black Friday

It’s 3 a.m. and you’re still feeling the turkey hangover, but that’s never stopped you from putting on your battle clothes and braving the Black Friday mobs.Continue reading…    

Exclusive look at DECO Bohemia

Exclusive look at DECO Bohemia

Balloons, bubbly, bites, and bands can only mean one thing: an epic Porter Lyons party is on the horizon. Continue reading…    

Skeletons in your closet

Skeletons in your closet

I’ve spent an embarrassing sum of time watching What Not to Wear. My dream was once to take over for Stacy London whenever she was ready to retire from the show. I guess her agents never got the memo.Continue reading…    

Small businesses geaux big for Saints season

Small businesses geaux big for Saints season

I’ll let you in on a little secret. I don’t really like football. I enjoy the social aspect of it – tailgating or sitting around a television with some friends pretending like I know what’s going on. I act excited when they cheer, fake mad when they yell Continue reading…    

Andi Eaton: From her roots to her rise

Andi Eaton: From her roots to her rise

There are seasons in life that we love to cherish – I’m currently reminiscing on my college days, but there are others that we don’t particularly enjoy reflecting on. I can’t be the only one who has tried to erase all photo evidence of my life between 6th and 8th grade. I’m in this post-college, real adulthood transitional phase of life that I’m having a love-hate Continue reading…