Six whole years of blogging

(well, minus the dark year…) Today is my sixth anniversary with my blog and honestly, this is the longest, most committed relationship I’ve ever been in! While my blog hasn’t grown much over these years, I am so proud of everything it holds and stands for in my life. I’ve been able to share my […]

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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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Things I’m thankful for

It’s the week of Thanksgiving here in the United States and this is easily one of my favorite holidays. The history of this holiday is horrific, but I love that this holiday has transformed into something where families and friends gather to stuff their faces with delicious food, serve others, and express their gratitude for […]

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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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Thankful

Sometimes, I just need to take a minute and make a list of things I’m thankful for in that moment. Here’s what I have today.

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orange skies

I forget where I am when I look at the sky, it makes me feel renewed. The colors bring a lightness I haven’t experienced at least for a while. Greeting me with a sense of beginning with a gift of the present begging me to forget about the darkness seen last night. I am a […]

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A wrap up of 2016

Today is New Years Eve! The day has finally come to celebrate the end of 2016 and welcome 2017 with open arms. I don’t know about you, but I’ve never been more ready for a year to end in my life. Now I know tomorrow everything won’t magically turn better. I know I’ll wake up […]

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