Quotes to Keep you Motivated through the Year

Quotes to Keep you Motivated through the Year

My biggest struggle with resolutions/ intentions is remembering that I've set them! I easily let things slide into the routine of every day habits. To remind myself, especially if my goal is to start or replace a habit, I change my phone background or print something out and put it in my closet. I've also been [...]

Hand Made for the Holidays

Hand Made for the Holidays

It is full-on holiday shopping season. This morning at a coffee shop I saw a woman order her gifts from Amazon while waiting for her order. I was impressed and anxiety ridden. If you are like me, holiday shopping is hard. As a young professional it is sometimes difficult to find a thoughtful gift that [...]

#GirlBoss Audio Books that are Perfect for your Commute

#GirlBoss Audio Books that are Perfect for your Commute

If you read my post on a meaningful commute then you know I drive two hours round trip every weekday from home to work and back again. I signed up for Audible after six months of receiving suggestions to do so from loving friends and family. I found it to be a welcome addition to [...]

DIY Blanket Ladder

DIY Blanket Ladder

Making something with your hands is one of the most rewarding experiences. Whether it is gardening, building, painting or even writing. I was walking through one of my favorite antique stores, and saw a bundle of gorgeous reclaimed tobacco wood. I immediately thought of a blanket ladder. I bought four sticks about five feet long: [...]

How to have a meaningful commute

How to have a meaningful commute

I work about an hour away from our home. I commute every day. And, I like it. I've been driving this route for about six months now, ever since we moved from a condo 10 minutes from our work to a house one hour away. This move was an attempt to live more affordably and [...]

Travel – Newport County, RI

Travel – Newport County, RI

Every summer my mother’s three siblings, their spouses and my four cousins plus significant others, extended family and friends spend time on the north eastern coast. It is a time for us to come together and enjoy family time and revel in isolation from our respective realities. This year we spent our week in Newport [...]