How quickly life can get oh so messy. Here's where we stand at 3pm on a Saturday. Baby snoozed 5 minutes in the car, so she refused a nap for an hour and a half. Meals have been more stress than enjoyment the last few days. Teething, craving independence, frustration with being unable to communicate?… Continue reading Embrace the beautiful mess of life.
Happy March 1! A new month always calls for a new beginning. A restart. But does a restart really mean starting over? A quick Google search says it is actually to start again, to proceed, to begin where one left off. Now that makes me feel motivated! Let's revitalize those new year's resolutions, remember the put… Continue reading Stay Happy & Motivated Through Cold, Winter Months
"I'm too busy." "I love food." "I hate working out." I've used every single one of those excuses (and many more!) to put off being healthier. It can feel incredibly overwhelming, but really, it's easier than you think to get started on a path to being healthier. Trust me, I've started over on this path… Continue reading 3 Key Tips to a Healthier Life
Do you ever get the feeling that you have too many projects and you're not even scratching the surface of achieving anything with any of them? It's creeping close to a year since I have spent time on this blog and considering writing has always been one of my biggest passions, I can't help but… Continue reading A year full of projects, plans, and passions.
So the original plan was to make my way through a cookbook. When I couldn't find one I truly loved, I decided instead to tackle Pinterest recipes - 300 to be exact. Pinterest quickly became an obsession. How perfect to have all my bookmarks in one place visually! But too often, items are pinned and… Continue reading Cook those recipes!
So this blog began about a year and a half ago with the motivation to complete a 30 before 30 list. Now it's twelve days until I turn 30 and I never could have guessed I would be sitting in an apartment I share with the love of my life, in a suburban city, watching our… Continue reading New motivations, the same passions.
https://www.instagram.com/p/BOuSbwEh1Dc Happy January 1 - the day of cliches, nostalgic look-backs, and often empty promises. That said, here's my contribution to the new year. 2016 was quite a different year than I expected. December of 2015, I sat down and wrote this big list of goals for the following year. I couldn't shake the fact… Continue reading I’ve already decided that 2017 is going to be ridiculously amazing.
I made a 30 before 30 list early December 2015. I no longer recognized myself and I wanted to rediscover my life of adventure and fun. I sat down with big goals of traveling and maybe being a little reckless, with plans to capitalize on my lack of true responsibilities. Just writing that list really… Continue reading The New 30 Before 30
Oh, how life has changed in the last three months. I fell off the face of the blogoworld. I also fell out of most social activities. For a time, my friends thought I deserted them. No, I just found out some incredible, amazing, utterly surprising, yet completely joyful news. We are pregnant. About halfway through… Continue reading Our biggest adventure yet.
It has been two weeks since we've returned from Scotland and the entire trip still feels completely unreal. The first few days back at home are a blur, jet lagged and falling asleep with Scottish accents floating around my head. It's only a time difference of 5 hours, but damn, that jet lag is for… Continue reading Hello sweet, beautiful Scotland, lovely to meet you.