36 hours in San Diego.

This past weekend, my friend Katie and I traded in the winter weather of the midwest for the sunny beaches of California! Friday Even though we arrived Thursday night, it was pretty late so our vacation didn’t really start until Friday! Our AirBNB was right off Pacific Beach. It was a simple studio with a […]

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Peace out 2017.

I can’t believe it’s already 2018! Here’s a look into 2017- a pretty awesome year in my book. Top Posts of 2017 1. Running Tips: Gear My favorite running gear and some tips for finding what works for you! 2. The Beauty in Where You’re At Reflections on learning to see the beauty in the […]

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11 days in Europe: Ireland

Over Thanksgiving, my mom and I went on an incredible 11-day trip to Europe! Over the last few weeks, I’ve posted trip recaps for each country we traveled to – Iceland, England and Spain. Our last stop was Ireland! Day 1 We arrived in Dublin on Thanksgiving! It was a little strange to be in another country on […]

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11 days in Europe: Barcelona

Over Thanksgiving, my mom and I went on an incredible 11-day trip to Europe! Over the next few weeks, I’m going to post trip recaps for each country we traveled to – Iceland, England, Spain and Ireland. Our third stop was Barcelona. Day 1 Barcelona marked halfway through our trip. All of the early mornings and […]

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11 days in Europe: London

Over Thanksgiving, my mom and I went on an incredible 11-day trip to Europe! Over the next few weeks, I’m going to post trip recaps for each country we traveled to – Iceland, England, Spain and Ireland. Our second stop was London. Day 1 Our trip to London was brief, but our main purpose for […]

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11 days in Europe: Iceland

Over Thanksgiving, my mom and I went on an incredible 11-day trip to Europe! Over the next few weeks, I’m going to post trip recaps for each country we traveled to – Iceland, England, Spain and Ireland. Our first stop was Iceland. Day 1 Our flight to Reykjavik was an overnight flight, so ideally we […]

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Give Back in 2017: July

In 2017, one of my goals is to donate $20.17 each month to a different charity or cause that I’m passionate about. I’ll still feature other nonprofits and social enterprises in the Give Back section, but I wanted to share this challenge with you, as well. I hope I can introduce you to some great organizations and […]

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72 Hours in Tennessee.

You know those weekends that just rejuvenate you and you come back ready to take on the world? That’s what I feel like after this weekend. Sometimes you just need a weekend away in the mountains to relax and reset. Meet: Dana, Lexi, Allison and Jackie. We’ve all been friends since 2nd, 3rd and 4th […]

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8 Days in Ireland: Part 3

Wrapping up my series on my trip to Ireland, today’s post covers our third major stop, Killarney, and our quick day-trips along the way. This is the last of a 3-part trip recap. Be sure to check out parts 1 and 2! Killarney Killarney is a quaint town in the southwest corner of the country. It’s often a […]

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8 Days in Ireland: Part 2

Continuing my series about my trip to Ireland, today’s post is dedicated to the city/area we spent the most amount of time in: Galway. This is the second of a 3-part trip recap. Be sure to check out parts 1 and 3! Galway Galway is my FAVORITE city in Ireland. The west coast is absolutely gorgeous […]

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