lifestyle

Using Pinterest to Decorate

My wall needed a little sprucing up, because it was absolutely bare for about 2 months and I needed to renovate my life. Nothing renovates your life like taping some pictures up to your wall. Check it out! I literally adore the aesthetic, I have little lights underneath them, so when I'm tucking myself into… Continue reading Using Pinterest to Decorate

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lifestyle

My Thoughts About Social Media

I was interviewed today about my perception on social media in regards to how it affects relationships. I didn't realize I had thoughts about this, but it turns out I have plenty of thoughts. So here we go. I think that if you are in a place where you need to police your significant other's… Continue reading My Thoughts About Social Media

lifestyle

Cool Venues: The Crooked Ewe

Now that I have reached the golden age of 21 I am now able to reap all the rewards of venues with alcohol. So here is the Crooked Ewe Brewery and Ale House! YUM FOOD WOW LOOK Highly recommend. We went here after watching Black Panther, and had deep discussions about it. Probably too deep--my… Continue reading Cool Venues: The Crooked Ewe

health

Week 4 of Bikini Body Guide by Kayla Itsines

Monday: Legs and Cardio I'm becoming a well-oiled machine. Sort of. Nothing grinds my gears more than walking lunges and step-ups, and I had to do plenty of those. Two thoughts: 1, I'm improving! 2, I'm learning how to cheat the system, and I don't go as low as I should on my lunges, and… Continue reading Week 4 of Bikini Body Guide by Kayla Itsines

Recipes

Shrimp Bisque

WELCOME to my FAVORITE SOUP of all time. (With the runner-ups being broccoli cheddar and lobster bisque). Learn it, live it, love it. Ingredients: 3 Tbsp olive oil 1.5 pounds medium-sized shrimp, shelled and deveined 4 tablespoons butter (1/2 stick) 1 large onion, chopped 1 carrot, chopped 1 celery stalk, chopped 2.5 cups water 1… Continue reading Shrimp Bisque

health, lifestyle

Cool Venues: The Moringa tree

"What's a moringa?" -- my boyfriend asks once we sit inside. "Um, I'm guessing it's a TREE" -- What I wish I had the common sense to say before we both googled it. Yeah, it's a tree. That makes sense. Hence the name of the store. Anyways, super cute place! All organic health food! Not… Continue reading Cool Venues: The Moringa tree

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

lifestyle, Travel

Coolest Venues: Evil Czech Brewery

Wow I wish I had been blogging when I was in Italy for a semester because, man, there were adorable places like this EVERYWHERE. But here I am, back in my hometown, looking for good places to go. My boyfriend and I LOVED this one. Welcome to Evil Czech Brewery: The building has this awesome,… Continue reading Coolest Venues: Evil Czech Brewery

lifestyle, love

Waxing…My Boyfriend

DON'T DO IT. This was a traumatizing experience for all involved. My boyfriend is kind of a handsome grizzly type--hair. everywhere. So he wanted to do a little personal grooming and get the hair off his back. Me, being the girlfriend of the year that I am, said that even though I don't have personal… Continue reading Waxing…My Boyfriend

health, Recipes

Avocado Toast and Mimosa Brunch

This is one of my favorite meals for brunch. I've never been a big breakfast person--I don't love cereal, I only go for omelets if they have goat cheese, and I'm a disgrace to our family because I don't like our traditional egg casserole; HOWEVER! Avocado toast will always hit the spot for me. (Yeah,… Continue reading Avocado Toast and Mimosa Brunch