lifestyle

My Criteria for Getting Tattoos (Probably Why I Don’t Have Any)

Tattoos, tattoos. More permanent than most marriages, and gotten with considerably less thought on many occasions. Let's talk about them, shall we? DISCLAIMER: I am going to speak candidly, these are my opinions, if I am slamming any one of your decisions, know that I do not judge you as a person, this is simply… Continue reading My Criteria for Getting Tattoos (Probably Why I Don’t Have Any)

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lifestyle

Positive Self-Talk to Boost my Mood

Monte, (yes I'm addressing this to myself because this post is not about you all, it's about me) You're killing the game. It doesn't always feel like that because sometimes you feel like you could be doing more, and so you always look for other ways to fill your time, and then feel bad when… Continue reading Positive Self-Talk to Boost my Mood

Recipes

Monte’s (Nestle’s) Cookies

Alright so this is not a personal recipe, it's just the one on the back of the Nestle chocolate chips bags. HOWEVER, it's personal to me because I think I prepare it better than anyone else ever. Watch and learn: Ingredients: 2 + 1/4 cups flour tsp Salt tsp baking soda 3/4 cup sugar 3/4… Continue reading Monte’s (Nestle’s) Cookies

health

Loving My Body For Its Potential

THIS, my friends, is the KEY to loving your body at ANY stage in your life. I pretty much always have a positive self-image. I say pretty much always, because I have to allow for the fact that I'm sure I am one with the masses and have a weak day every once in a… Continue reading Loving My Body For Its Potential

lifestyle, love, Recipes

Cooking (THE BEST) Lasagna Recipe with my Boyfriend

SPRING BREAK is upon us. My boyfriend and I wanted to celebrate our 7 month-anniversary by making some homemade lasagna. We found this recipe Online and absolutely killed it. We deserve our own cooking show for this. Watch and learn. We went on a shopping trip and picked out some ingredients and an onion that looks like… Continue reading Cooking (THE BEST) Lasagna Recipe with my Boyfriend

Travel

Rome

Rome. Was. Incredible. It's such a rich city because there are so many things to see, it's almost impossible to do it all in a day! But here are just some of the beautiful things I saw! The Pantheon That big hole in the ceiling of the Pantheon that lets all rain and precipitation in… Continue reading Rome

Travel

Venice

Venice. Was. Amazing. Like, how could you not be obsessed with it?! My boyfriend and I visited and just toured around. We looked for the top places to visit in Venice and tried to make it to a couple of the best ones, and based on the pics, I think we found some good places.… Continue reading Venice

Travel

My 10 Favorite Experiences In Niagara Falls, Canada

Two Summers ago I went to visit Niagara Falls for the first time, on the Canadian side. Needless to say, I already want to go back. For anyone who has not yet visited or wants to go get a fuller experience, I highly recommend these 10 activities and attractions. All of the pictures containing water… Continue reading My 10 Favorite Experiences In Niagara Falls, Canada

Recipes

DIY No-Bake Cake Pops

Cake pops entered my life about a year ago. I can't believe I went 20 years without them. I couldn’t imagine that these could be replicated in my own home–they looked too complicated! But I was wrong, they were incredibly easy to make! Check it out! Ingredients: (makes 20) Inner Cake Part 1/2 cup unsalted… Continue reading DIY No-Bake Cake Pops

Travel

Thessaloniki, Greece

My boyfriend, Tyler, came to visit me when I was living in Italy. His birthday fell during the first weekend when we were together, and I decided to give him the birthday gift of a trip to Greece! My budget didn't allow us to go to Athens, but we went to the next biggest city… Continue reading Thessaloniki, Greece