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May 23, 2022

Trip Preview: Finland Summer 2022

If I haven’t mentioned it enough, I am heading to Finland in just two weeks to kickoff the Summer. You might be wondering why I thought taking a 2 week trip to Europe in the months before my wedding was a good idea, but this trip was originally planned to […]
October 12, 2021

32 Things to Do When I’m 32

This is 32. I am constantly amazed by how fast time passes. As I’m celebrating another year of life on this earth, I re-read my annual birthday post from last year. All of the 31 Thinks I’m Thankful For still hold true to this day, and thinking back on where […]
April 14, 2021

Wedding Wednesday: The Story of Our Engagement

Even though I always remark on how quickly time passes, it still shocks me at times. We’re halfway through April which means I’ve been engaged for close to two months. Though the wedding planning has begun, more on that coming later, I want to take a moment to focus on […]
April 11, 2021

Rescue Is My Favorite Breed

How Our Little Milla Girl Chose Us As Her Fur-ever Family This is the first National Pet Day that I can actually celebrate with a pet! Growing up, I never had pets besides goldfish, and they didn’t typically last long. Even if I did happen to have a goldfish at […]
October 12, 2020

31 Things I’m Thankful For On My 31st Birthday

Entering another year of life is always a time for reflection for me. I like to think about what my life looked like the year prior and also to think about what it could look like a year from now. Despite all that has happened so far in 2020, it […]
August 6, 2020

Friends First: A Love Letter

Today marks the eight year anniversary for making it “Facebook official” with my boyfriend. If you’re a new face around here (thanks for being here), Jeff is obviously my boyfriend. But he’s also my roommate (ha), my best friend, and easily my favorite person in the world. He’s also my […]
June 20, 2020


It’s so crazy for me to think that just a few weeks ago, I embarked on the journey of redesigning my blog and building out my website. I have had this project in the back of my mind for some time now and I finally got the drive, the time […]
March 2, 2020

Life Update: It’s Been A Minute

Hello again. I am sitting here writing this wondering how it’s been so long since I’ve last posted something on my blog. Sure, ‘life happens’ is always a great excuse and rationalization, but I assure you it doesn’t represent the important role that my blog plays in my life or […]
October 26, 2019

30 Cities Before I Turned 30 & My Next 30 Cities After 30

As I’ve mentioned in the past, I love to travel. There’s nothing more exciting to me than exploring a new city and culture. I say I don’t do it often enough, but thinking back on all of the places I’ve been, I know that I have been able to travel […]
October 11, 2019

30 Things I’d Tell My 20-Something Year Old Self

As the official last day of my twenties, I’m thinking back on all of the things I’ve learned in the last decade. At times, these lessons were learned the hard way and, for some, I’m still working on accepting and understanding them. Now I don’t claim to be an all-wise, […]
September 21, 2019

Summer Style: The Round-Up

It’s hard to believe that Summer 2019 is coming to an end! As usual, it was extremely busy and went by super fast! Thankfully, I took a lot of photos and made a lot of memories to hold onto! During the past few months, I was able to try out […]
June 18, 2019

Wellness Update: Week ?

Hey hey hey – I’m back! So you know those moments where you look back at the last time you did something and realize days, weeks, or months have gone by? I’m experiencing that. Right. Now. For me, it’s only been weeks (and not months), since the last time I […]