LIFE

How to navigate friendships as an adult, coping with loss, and self-worth. 

In a world that has no end…

In a world that has no end…

24 hours. 24 hours ago I crumpled into my husband's arms outside of my parents' house. Police cars and an ambulance surrounded the house. I knew before my husband spoke through his own tears. I knew someone was dead. ... My dad died yesterday. At 57 he just didn't...

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My Goals for 2020

My Goals for 2020

I feel like "resolutions" has become a dirty word this time of year. Sure most resolutions are given up by the middle of February, but I still love the concept of resetting, refocusing, and picking goals for the start of the new year. It all comes down to creating a...

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Five Things I Learned from Dog Sitting for Two Months

Five Things I Learned from Dog Sitting for Two Months

Now if I had to pick a team, I'm definitely team cat. But after two months of watching Cadence, Alex's parents' dog, it's hard not to have a soft spot for pups. It's been a few weeks now that she's returned home after their move to Virginia, but she's definitely left...

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What I Actually Eat in a Day (Self-Employed)

What I Actually Eat in a Day (Self-Employed)

What I eat in a day posts weirdly fascinate me. Am I the only one? I couldn't possibly be since they pop up on YouTube and in blogs quite often, right? Well I thought it time that I threw myself into the mix...until I realized I eat like a five year old. I almost...

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10 Ideas for the Perfect Girls Night In

10 Ideas for the Perfect Girls Night In

Where all my introverts at?! *raises hand eagerly* I love a good night in rather than going through all of the effort to get ready and go out with friends. Plus the mid-westerner in me loves saving money. So gather your gal pals because these 10 girls night in...

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How to Start a New Creative Habit

How to Start a New Creative Habit

As the summer winds down and my brain evilly reminds me that 'winter is coming,' I thought it a good time to test drive some new creative habits to keep me busy during the colder months. Sure you could just pop over to the store and strike up a new creative habit, but...

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