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 […]

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5 Last Minute 4th of July Recipes

Fourth of July is near and only a few days away! Can you believe it’s almost July? I can’t! If you have been caught up with the normal chaos of work and life and are still looking for some recipes to make for the holiday, you are in luck! Below are 5 last minute 4th […]

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5 Ways To Make Working Out More Fun and Enjoyable

This last month, Nic and I have been trying our hardest to get back into a workout routine that we liked. We would go running, jogging, walking… you name it. Recently, we’ve started changing up our routine, and it’s helped us to have more fun with our workouts. Because, let’s be honest, nobody likes a […]

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5 Things To Remind Yourself Today And Everyday

It’s easy to get caught up in life and forget to take time for yourself – it happens to us all. But, it is SO important to make time for ourselves, even if that’s giving ourselves some positive words and self motivation. After all, we deserve it. With this being said, here are 5 things to […]

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Cherry Blossoms: A Tradition

Happy Monday! I hope you all had a great and relaxing weekend. Mine was great – we saw friends, explored and took photos of cherry blossoms in the county, had dinner with our wonderful neighbors (hi Ann and Mike!) and my parents and Nic and I went out to our favorite coffee shop on Sunday morning. If […]

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A Lesson From Pie Crust

Hey, hey! I hope you’re all having a good morning so far. Today’s blog did NOT turn out as I had originally planned. I wanted to write a blog on how to make a lattice pie top (I’ve done it a million time before) but this was my first time making homemade pie crust. Needless […]

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Here’s To Love

Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone! It’s a beautiful day, the sun is shining and love is in the air. Was that too cheesy? Who cares, it’s Valentine’s Day! I am a sucker for love stories, love movies… you name it. I am also a very sensitive and emotional person. I believe in sharing feelings, and one thing […]

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Free Valentine’s Day Date Ideas

Valentine’s Day is only a few days away! Personally, I’ve always been a fan of Valentine’s Day. Many people may have a budget, and going out sometimes isn’t so easy – I totally get that. But who says you have to go out and spend money to celebrate?  You don’t! You can have a cute […]

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Individuality

Individuality. I feel like that word is more like a sentence. Let’s face it, sometimes it can be hard to be yourself. Maybe you feel like your jokes aren’t funny enough, your stories aren’t exciting or you don’t fit a type that you “think” you should fit. This is what I refer to as toxic thinking. These […]

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Looking Up

It is freezing outside and the roads are covered in ice, but that didn’t stop me from venturing outside. I love the outdoors, so I do my best to go outside, even if the air hurts my face. Today, I went for a walk and it was so beautiful and relaxing. The weather conditions were not ideal, […]

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