The Real Deal


I found myself binge watching on Netflix! It is hard to feel guilty of the common sickness of binge-watching because I finally have time before I begin yet another, busy school semester. Netflix just released Girlboss on April 21st, and I have been addicted. I had scrolled past the cover before under “recently added” but never made the […]

Tahqaumenon State Park


I have been spending my week catching up with…Myself!! Winter semester has ended, along with my internship with Avenue for the Arts/The Dwelling place, and now, its me time! I have been trying meditation techniques, spending more time outdoors, and I even had my first chiropractic adjustment. One thing I can always count on to […]

Travel Journal

Travel Journal Chicago IL

Chicago, Illinois January 15-17, 2016   My birthday week has officially arrived!! This is my second time celebrating a birthday in Chicago, and I have never been disappointed with the feeling of adventure I get when exploring this large city. There is just so much to see and do. We spent our first night becoming brew-masters […]

Etsy/Google Photo Cred

New Year, New..Something!

A New Year is something everyone can, and should look forward to. It is the opportunity to start new. This could be internal or external. A new year is an opportunity to make goals, learn new things, and grow as an individual. Several people make a mockery of New Years resolutions and people that choose […]


Sweet Potato Casserole 

Tis The Season! Ingredients|| 2 pounds sweet potatoes 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup butter, melted 1/4 cup milk 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup chopped pecans 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon butter, melted Directions|| Wash and peel sweet potatoes. Cut off woody portions and ends. Cut […]


Last Minute DIY Halloween Costumes

  Halloween is this weekend! And, this past weekend I was getting a little worried I wouldn’t find a costume!.. Okay, very worried! I even started texting my girl friends to see what they were coming up with, or if they were going to spend a million dollars buying a new costume. Since I DIY’d […]


Tipsy Pumpkins?

I wanted to make a couple “pumpkin mummies.” I had the perfect gourds but could not figure out how to make them stand upright. I had the idea to hot glue a halved wine cork behind the pumpkin.  It worked so well! This “spidey pumpkin” was alot of fun for our toddler! I used wax […]

Pumpkin decorating alternatives

October 1st Has Arrived!

I have been waiting for this day! Although the Fall season officially started September 22nd, I thought it would be socially acceptable to wait  to post my “Octobery” ideas. Honestly was anxiously waiting to post my all time, relate-able Fall quote from F. Scott Fitzgerald, but most of my pumpkin spice latte loving friends have […]

Travel Journal

Farewell Summer

So, Autumn is right around the corner, September 23rd to be exact! Although I am extremely excited for fall blog posting, The season also marks the one year anniversary of I am very thankful I was able to spend the last bit of the summer weather up north. Top five things I LOVED about this […]