Oktoberfest in Wisconsin?

Yes, it’s a thing. Yes, I’ve been twice. And yes, I love it. PROST! How did Oktoberfest become such a wildly celebrated tradition, you might ask? Well, let me tell you. When the Bavarian Crown Price Ludwig married the Saxon-Hildburghausen Princess Therese *throws rice*, a celebration was to be had, thus birthed Oktoberfest. You’re welcome for […]

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My renewed commitment to the gym

Everyday I wake up at five a.m. I grumble my way out of bed, brush my teeth, blink into the mirror questioning my sanity, put on my workout clothes, and then head to the gym. This hasn’t always been my routine. I’m lazy. I like to just relax, bum around, and watch tv (“oh my […]

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What single-hood has taught me

Seven years. That’s how long I’ve been “single”. I put quotations marks around the word single, because before I was dumped over a text message, I was “in a relationship” with a guy who lived almost 1,000 miles away. See, my family moved from Texas to Minnesota when I was in high school and after […]

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Blogging: why I do it

To blog, or not to blog, that is the question When you ask a blogger why they blog, there could be various reasons. They may need the outlet, they use it as a source of income, they want to keep their skills in tact, or maybe it’s just a fun hobby for them. For me, […]

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A weekend unplugged

When you’re hit with an addiction to your phone, there’s only one true cure: unplugging. See how I spent a weekend with close friends to accomplish a small, but mighty goal to look at my phone less.

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A friendcation for the ages: Birmingham, AL & Nashville, TN

There comes a point in our lives right after college where you no longer live near any of your best friends, unless you’re lucky. I’ve hit that point. Every single one of my best friends live in a different city than I do. Some just a few hours away and others are 10+ hours away, depending on if you want to fly, drive, bike, or walk. It’s rough. It’s not fair. It’s something life never truly prepares you for until it happens.

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