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If you’ve been around here long enough, you know that fall is my favorite season. I love the change in colors, the crisp morning air, wearing chunky sweaters, and yes, the even Starbucks Pumpkin Cold Brew. With COVID making our lives a little (ok a lot) different this year, I thought I would put together […]

October 6, 2020

Fall Activities | Social Distancing Edition

While looking for more content ideas for you guys, and while I am done making Quarantine To Do Lists and posts on what to do around your house during this time, I received a request to to put together a list of ways to help during COVID-19 and I wanted to deliver. Below are specific […]

April 23, 2020

How to Help During COVID-19

Working from home is something that can take some time getting use to, and it’s definitely not for everyone. But, after working from home for the past two weeks, I thought I would put together a list of things that have helped me adapt and stay productive throughout the day. Workout I usually work out […]

March 30, 2020

Staying Productive While Working From Home

As many of you know, I have been working on swapping out my old beauty products and focusing on clean beauty. So, I was very excited when my friend reached out to me to see if I want to try Arbonne! Arbonne sells pure, botanically based products like makeup, skin care, and even nutritional supplements. […]

October 1, 2019

Arbonne Honest Review

I’ve recently been trying to be more conscious about our lifestyle and how it effects the environment. I started looking through our house, and tried to find simple swaps that we could implement. And it was actually easier than you may think! So on this happy Earth Day, I wanted to share some of the […]

April 22, 2019

Becoming More Environmentally Conscious

It’s finally that time of year! Time to stash all the heavy sweaters and boots, and get your home ready for warm weather. That’s right, it’s time for Spring cleaning! Being a self-proclaimed “neat-freak,” this is honestly one of my favorite things to do. It leaves a certain freshness in the air, and it always […]

April 17, 2019

Spring Cleaning and Organization

You know those people who are dedicated to their diet and workout routines? The people who go to the gym every day after work, or even at 5am to get a sweat-sesh in before a busy day?… I am NOT one of those people! Sure, I always feel good after a workout. But I have […]

March 27, 2019

Finding the Right Workout Routine

Taking the steps towards a cleaner lifestyle can be a little overwhelming, but it’s not impossible! The past year, I’ve taken small steps around the house and in my beauty routine to create a cleaner, less toxic lifestyle.  If you’re looking to avoid harsh chemicals and toxins around your house and in personal products, here […]

March 5, 2019

6 Steps to a Cleaner Lifestyle

Keeping your friends close can be really hard as an adult! Many of my childhood friends live in the Chicago area, while Brian’s live in Green Bay. Staying connected can be hard since we live far apart and are all enter new stages at different times. Some are single or newly engaged, while others have purchased […]

February 13, 2019

Loving Your Friends

It’s officially the dead of winter here in Wisconsin, and I am starting to need some motivation to get me through the last few months of cold weather! While I am a big fan of practicing hygge, winters can still get pretty dreary in the midwest. So, I have started to add some things into […]

January 23, 2019

Mid-Week Pick-Me-Ups

Winter’s bitter chill has officially hit here in Wisconsin! This past week, Milwaukee got into the teens! And even though we all knew it was coming, it still can be a hard pill to swallow. Getting through midwest winters can be rough! Grey skies, below freezing temperatures, and harsh winds… for months! It can seem […]

January 14, 2019

Surviving Midwest Winters

It’s no secret that I love holiday traditions and making Christmas cookies! Every year, I make sure to make family favorites with my grandma, but I also make some of my own at home. For me, baking around the holidays is not only about what you bake, but who you bake with. I love having friends […]

December 19, 2018

Homemade Christmas Cookies

It’s no secret that winters can be a couple of brutal months, especially if you’re like me and live in the midwest! And I would would argue, It’s important to practice self care during these months more than any other time of year. Your skin gets dry, you feel the stress of the holidays, the […]

December 11, 2018

Winter Self Care Checklist

As soon as the leaves start to change and the mornings get chilly, I know it’s time to visit my grandma for our annual tradition. I have always loved visiting my grandma, Mimi. Every time you come over, she has some sort of treat waiting for you in a box on the kitchen counter, and […]

November 16, 2018

A Fall Tradition | Making Applesauce

With the weather getting colder, and cold/ flu season upon us, I thought I would take some time to write about wellness while traveling! Traveling can be an amazing experience, but it can also bring on some unwanted symptoms… Jet lag, dry skin and even sickness from germy airports and planes (ick). That’s why I’ve […]

October 23, 2018

Staying Well While Traveling

Summer weather is officially here! With warm weather and sunshine, comes a change in beauty routine. I, for one, am so excited to get some much needed Vitamin D after this long Wisconsin winter, and I have a few basic product that I use all summer long for a fresh look. 1. bareMinerals All-Over Face […]

June 7, 2018

My Favorite Products for Summer

Sometimes a last minute gathering can be hard to plan for, but there are a few things you can keep on hand to pull out at a moments notice to make your home look festive. Assorted Vases I think everyone has a mason jar or two (or five) lying around the house, on top of […]

June 4, 2018

Last Minute Party Decor

Wedding season is officially here! Our first of seven (yes seven) weddings of the year was this past weekend, so I wanted to round up my wedding season essentials for you guys. There are a few tried and true items that I always bring with me to weddings, as well as some new additions to my […]

May 30, 2018

Wedding Season Essentials

This past week I went to bed early due to yet another headache, and had two more headaches later in the week. I have always been more prone to headaches and migraines. I’ll get headaches from dehydration, neck and back tension, staring at a computer all day (#officelife), and even headaches due to weather change. […]

April 8, 2018

Living With Headaches and Migraines

Nothing can quite cure the post St. Patty’s Day hangover like pancakes can. So why not keep the whiskey flowing and make some amazing brunch! Here is a quick and easy recipe of Whiskey Bacon Pancakes. Pancake Batter Ingredients (makes about 10 pancakes): 1 cup Flour 2 Eggs 1 1/4 cup Milk Tablespoon of melted butter Whisk all […]

March 18, 2018

Whiskey Bacon Pancakes

Spring is so close I can almost taste it! So what better way to wake up your tastebuds, than a Frozen Lemon Soufflé! Serves: 4 Time: 30 minutes to prepare, 4 hours for freezing Soufflé 3 Egg Whites 3/4 Cup Sugar 1 Jar Lemon Curd (3.5 oz) 1 Cup Heavy Whipping Cream 1. In a […]

February 26, 2018

Frozen Lemon “Soufflé”

With today being national cookie day, I wanted to share some of my favorite Christmas Cookie recipes! There are so many great holiday treats out there, but this year, I made Norwegian Christmas Cookies (very similar to butter cookies), and Kolaches (one of my childhood favorites). Baking Christmas cookies was always something I loved growing […]

December 4, 2017

My Christmas Cookie Lineup

Thanksgiving is always been centered around massive amounts of turkey and pumpkin pie. While I have always been partial to pumpkin flavored treats, my absolute favorite Thanksgiving dessert is hands down my mom’s Apple Cranberry Pie!I decided to try it myself this year and wanted to share the recipe! Apple Cranberry Pie Makes one 9 inch pie Pastry […]

November 10, 2017

A Thanksgiving Favorite

My latest Try The World creation was from the Brazil box! This box was filled with spices, cheese bread mix, brazil nut cookies, jam, peanut candies and coffee. While I enjoyed some of the treats right away, it took me awhile to get around to cooking a meal with all of the ingredients. The recipe in the box […]

April 20, 2017

Try The World- Brazil

With the last official month of winter upon us, I wanted to share some tips on living hygge (pronounced “HOO-gah”). Hygge is a Danish lifestyle that has everyone cozying up, and focusing on the warm, fuzzies in life. While hygge, does not directly translate to anything in English, most people describe it as more of a […]

March 1, 2017

Living Hygge

It’s time for another installment of Try The World! This box is the Thailand box, filled with tea, dried jackfruit, taro chips, soup and much more! I enjoyed the snacks in the box and really loved the jackfruit. I tried to make the tea and the soup, which did not turn out very good, but I was successful […]

January 24, 2017

Try The World- Thailand

I recently discovered a new subscription box called “Try The World,” which has turned out to be a great way to try new foods and learn about other cultures. These boxes of gourmet delicacies have delicious treats and recipes for you to experience foods from around the world. My first box that I received was the Paris Box, […]

November 21, 2016

Try The World – Paris Box