Well, we survived our first FULL month in MN! Thankfully, the weather has been nothing but wonderful and we’ve started to find a routine that works. Because Grant travels Monday through Friday most weeks, I have weeknights to myself – often spent working, but sometimes spent exploring. The highlight of this month was meeting some really nice friends – helping to make our new city feel like home. We have spent tons of time outside, on the water, and adventuring. I’ve tried to keep it all together and be strong for both of us, finding some semblance of normalcy in everyday […]
What. A. Month! As always, it flew by and was a BIG month… for good reason! A few highlights: I started the month living in Nashville… and on May 3 made the 13 hour, 900 mile drive to Minnesota. After 2 days of packing and dealing with movers, I joined G in corporate housing downtown St. Paul and we had a fun filled week together exploring our new city and making happy memories. Our stuff came EARLY (!!) and we were able to have everything unloaded off the truck and in our apartment before my parents arrived to spend the weekend. There […]
Dear Nashville, When I moved here almost 8 years ago, I was 18, fresh out of high school, and (nervously) ready for an adventure. From small town Wisconsin, you were a CITY. Big and glamorous. Southern. People said “y’all” and liked grits. There were sorority legacies and secret clubs. How would I ever fit into this place, this world unlike anything I had ever known? Well, you welcomed me with gracious arms. You led me to the kindest, most genuine friends I’ve ever had. You were patient as I sampled southern delicacies – hot chicken, crawfish boils done the right way, […]
If I had to choose 1 word to describe March, it would be “birthday!” So. Many. March. Birthdays. We celebrated adorable baby Annie, my dad, sweet friend Carli, Grant, and snail-mailed birthday wishes to a bunch of other people. I love showing others my love and birthdays are a perfect way to do so!