Apartment Decor for the Girls (and unsolicited pictures of cats)

Wow, 2016 you’ve been something else. Not all bad, but a turbulent year for most for sure. We decided to move all the way across the country in the middle of this insane year, which only seems fitting to add to its absurdity. It’s turned out awesome for us though, so no complaints. What I… Read More Apartment Decor for the Girls (and unsolicited pictures of cats)

It’s About The Journey, Not So Much The Destination

Let your mother know you’re safe And by the time she wakes We’ll have driven through the state The Lumineers About one month out from our amazing western road trip, and I’m still a little bit in awe of how great it was. I was a little worried about spending so much time in the car… Read More It’s About The Journey, Not So Much The Destination

Going West… An Aggressive Road Trip Camping Itinerary

Today I am going into the magical west and possibly never returning. Just kidding. Sort of. The seeds for this trip were planted around a year ago when I heard one of my besties decided to go and get married in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, which in itself has been on my travel bucket list for a while.… Read More Going West… An Aggressive Road Trip Camping Itinerary

My own Wig Wam = all my childhood dreams came true

The Kansas City Plaza lights are still up so I can still pretend it’s the most magical time of the year and not January if I want to, right? Christmas may have already came and went with the beginning of the new year, but my recent pre-Christmas adventure to The WigWam Resort, right outside of Phoenix, Arizona… Read More My own Wig Wam = all my childhood dreams came true

Honeymoon Schmuneymoon: In other words, ignore social norms and get out there!

Whoever said honeymoons must be relaxing doesn’t know my husband, or myself, for that matter. When we were planning our wedding and its festivities, (upon the inviting, cheap ticket fare) we booked a trip to South Africa for our honeymoon. The ticket required us to fly from Chicago to Paris, Paris to Abu Dhabi, and… Read More Honeymoon Schmuneymoon: In other words, ignore social norms and get out there!

Summertime In Chi Town: Get Moving

After I finished the marathon last year, I broke up with exercising for a while. Burnt out and dealing with some injuries from training, I was over it. Thankfully, I’ve finally rediscovered my grove in staying active. And while I’m so grateful and humbled to have finished a marathon, running and I are over for… Read More Summertime In Chi Town: Get Moving