April 30, 2016

Dear Nashville,

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, […]
March 31, 2016

March 2016 in Review

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!
March 4, 2016

We’re Moving!

Yes, it’s true! We are leaving our beloved southern city for the frozen northern tundra of Minneapolis, Minnesota.
March 2, 2016

Laundry = Gratitude

Gratitude. A simple word with so much meaning behind it.
February 29, 2016

February 2016 in Review

Another month has FLOWN by! February was full of love, adventure, good eats, big decisions (more on that later), and family time. We spent 9 days away from home, celebrated birthdays, watched the Super Bowl, spent time outside, traveled 5038 miles by air, climbed a mountain, and enjoyed the sunshine! I baked a lot of yummy treats but I gave 99% of them away! Trying to stick to my resolutions and healthy living goals 🙂 I love finding ways to celebrate every day. Flowers! Sprinkles! Pretty packages! Cocktails! Pretty tables! Super Bowl eats were delish! My friend CeLee made this adorable football! […]
February 1, 2016

January 2016 in Review

Y’all. February TOMORROW! Per usual, the past month flew by. With focus on a new job, healthy eating, and getting back to activity, it was jam packed full of all sorts of fun!