• 10 Random Things That Make Me Happy

    The spring weather is finally here. Today, it’s supposed to get up to 80 degrees, and I am beyond excited to soak up the sun. As I was walking to work today, I began thinking about random things that make me happy. Of course Nic, my family and friends make me happy, but today I was thinking about little random things that always bring a smile to my face. I actually started making a list of random things that make me happy over the last few months, and I figured why not share it with you all? So, that’s what I’m doing today! 1. Fresh Cut Tulips This probably doesn’t…

  • Fireworks + The Spark Inside Us All

    I have aways loved fireworks. I always get so excited for them on the 4th of July and for other fireworks throughout the year. I don’t know what it is, but I’ve always loved the feeling I get watching them. As a kid, fireworks always seemed so magical. My family and I would all sit together on a blanket by the lake, listen to a live band and watch the beautiful fireworks over the bay. I’d always be giddy waiting for the finale, and once it ended, I couldn’t wait to see them again next year. I loved everything about it. Growing up, I’ve always loved fireworks for the same…

  • Snowy Sunday

    Today, we had our first snowfall of December! I know, I know, it’s a pain to drive in and sometimes walk in. However, I have always loved the first snowfall. It’s fresh, new and makes me feel like a kid again. There has always been something special about those snowflakes falling from the sky. On this snowy Sunday, Nic and I took full advantage of enjoying the snow as well as staying cozy in the warmth of our home. We went outside, smiled as we watched the snowflakes from the sky and made the most of a simple moment. Then, we came inside and watched Christmas movies with hot chocolate. I know, cozy…

  • 5 Ways To Have A Better Day

    It’s a good day to have a good day, right? Sometimes, it’s hard to have a good day. Whether it’s a hectic schedule, a gloomy day or just overall stress, it can be hard to find that ray of sunshine. However, I have come up with 5 ways that can help you have a better day. 1. Do something for someone As Audrey Hepburn said, “As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.” This couldn’t be more accurate. Doing something for someone else will not only fill your heart with joy, it will fill their day with love. It…

  • 5 Ways to Balance Your Day

    I recently graduated college and began working part time at a marketing agency. I start graduate school in August, and I know my schedule will be very up and down. Night classes, work, projects and whatever else comes my way! Working part time, I have learned heathy and successful ways to balance my schedule that help fill me with positive energy and motivation. 1. Make time for a run or walk Even if I’m exhausted after a long day of work or groggy when I wake up, I make time  for a run or a walk. Some days, I don’t run very far at all. But that’s not the point! Getting active…