Meet Caroline

ct_headshot_2014_bwHi & Welcome! I’m so glad you’re here – there are thousands of websites out there & I’m so thankful you clicked over. Here’s a little bit about me:

My name is Caroline TeSelle. Currently, I live in Lemont, IL, a southwest suburb of Chicago.  I say currently,  because in 18 years of marriage to this amazing man, we have called several places home.

greg teselleWhen anyone asks me “Where are you from?” I always say, “How much time do you have?”  Since we were married in 1997 we have lived in Maryland, Iowa, Ohio, North Carolina, Illinois, back to North Carolina & back to Illinois. It has been quite a journey! Add to that the 11 homes we moved in & out of and of course, along the way, we became parents to these amazing kids:

teselle kids 2014Our beautiful family ~ Gunnar, Tygar, Stone & Eden

We are a close family & we strive to put the needs of others above our own.

I am a dream-encourager and cultivator.  Dreaming doesn’t come naturally for me but encouraging does.

I have been writing on this blog since 2007, and the purpose of caroline teselle dot com is to be a place of encouragement & a reflection of the life I’m living portrayed through my photographs and my writing. I hope as you find time to look around my site & read some of my posts, that you will be encouraged.


A few random things about me:

  • my nickname is CT.
  • I’m an ISFJ.
  • I’m a TarHeel.
  • I love to read.
  • My husband and I make a great cooking team – I marinade, he grills.
  • I love dark chocolate.
  • I am the proud owner of Joon.

A few of my favorite posts:

inconvenienceA Picnic on the Beach

clear_the_funk_1How this Introvert Deals With a Funk


ctseniorpicDear Me

ElizabethA New Member of the Family


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