Ways to cure the travel bug without traveling

I feel like I haven’t been on an adventure in so long. I miss jumping on a plane in my home state of Minnesota and landing somewhere new and exciting. My most recent trip out of the state was to Texas, which was so incredible, but it wasn’t new to me. and the closest trip […]

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I gave up my favorite food for a month

Every year, people make resolutions, plan for things they want to give up for the year, and prepare themselves for new habits. I’m all about that life. I love figuring out what I can do to make myself better within the year. It might be exercising more, giving back more, or giving up two hours […]

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Facing Fears: Advocacy

I’m afraid of a lot of things and for a lot of my life, I’ve been able to avoid the things that scare me. And I think a lot of us can agreed it’s not a healthy way to live. Being in my comfort zone is my happy place and I enjoy finding the avenues […]

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Why being an empathetic crier is the worst

empathy — the emotional responsiveness which an individual shows to the feelings experienced by another person; the ability to identify with another’s emotions and understand what they are feeling ^is that annoying for anyone else? One of my top five strengths (waddup StrengthsFinder) is Empathy. When I found this out, I didn’t even know what it […]

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Love Languages + Galentine’s Day

I’m a firm believer in love languages. If you prefer to give love through giving a hug or writing a letter, I want to know. I want to know what to expect, so I don’t expect something that you don’t like to do. If you’re not into PDA, great, now that I know, I won’t […]

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Texas, my forever friend

I’m officially home from my first trip of 2019! Spending a weekend in a place I called home for 10 years, with the people I called best friends growing up, and celebrating new life made for the greatest weekend trip to Texas. I feel so fortunate to be able to continue to go back to […]

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Packing for a long weekend

Tomorrow  I leave for Texas to visit one of my closest friends to celebrate her and the lil baby she’s bringing into this world. This trip is extra special because Texas was once my home and I still have a lot of friends there. Getting to not only celebrate Madison at her baby shower, but also […]

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