This spicy margarita recipe comes with a kick. It’s an easy and simple cocktail with ingredients you can find in ANY liquor store. Nothing fancy to see here, people. … More Spicy Jalapeno Lime Margarita
We were ready to get out of Venice. Not that it wasn’t lovely and haunting in all of it’s mystery and history, but we’d spent days in Italy and wanted to make the most of what was left of our three-week post college backpacking adventure. We couldn’t believe how lucky we were to secure the … More “I hate Americans.”
Drug lords, bacteria-filled water, pick-pocketers. Mexico sounds like a scary place. All-inclusive, sandy beaches, endless buffets. Mexico sounds dreamy. But how much do you actually know about Mexico? I knew that when a group of friends booked an all-inclusive resort in Rivera Maya, I wanted to get off of that resort. I wanted to see … More Get Off the Resort
I’ve been committed to my birth control pills longer than anything else in my life. For 14 years, I’ve been popping a tiny pill every morning and trusting that it’s the best possible option for me to stay in control of my life. When I started hearing that it *might* not actually be the best … More My IUD “Installation”
So we got to planning. We started laying out the budget and costs, and with everything laid out – and Zach and I being SUPER budget-friendly in our wedding planning – it was running a little high for our taste, but we thought we could make it work. … More Wedding Planning Re-Route
It sounds like a super lame book title, I know. “Engagement Photos and the Venue Hunt.” It’s been pretty exciting around here though. A quick update on the wedding planning, it’s going VERY slow. After our September engagement, we jetted off to spend a week in Germany, and shortly after we visited Zach’s family down … More Engagement Photos and the Venue Hunt
Our engagement story, and the start to wedding planning. … More Engaged! Whoa!
I am in the process of “rebranding” this blog so that I can write about whateverrrr I feel like writing about. This is not a cooking blog, but I made some Baked Potato Soup yesterday that I’m really proud of so here I am, sharing it with you. It turned out really satisfying, although next time, … More Baked Potato Soup, it’s lit
Of all the college towns I’ve had the privilege of visiting, the home of Penn State University provided me with the most pleasant surprise. I don’t know what I expected to find, but upon arriving at one of the three State College airport gates, I was greeted immediately with the feeling of being cut off … More Shambley State College
You’ve seen the commercials. Or if you haven’t, I’m going to tell you about them now. On my Facebook page, I told you that in tribute to my grandpa who recently passed away, I would share with you my beloved childhood summer vacations. Michigan? Every year we headed north for a week or so to … More Pure Michigan
During my time in St. Louis, I met a girl who had a HUGE impact on my life. She taught me to love who I am and where I am from, and she taught me to do what makes me happy. You might be familiar with her work. This girl has an endearing love for her college town, … More Athens, the US Edition
Well, the secret’s out… Soon, I will be leaving St. Louis and heading across the state to live in Kansas City. Since March of 2011, St. Louis has been my home, and although we’ve had our ups and downs, I’d say it’s not some place I’ll never visit again. In the true fashion of closure, … More Sayonara St. Louis!