Ultimate Road Trip Playlist

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Remember when we built the Best Workout Playlist? That was fun so I thought we should do it again, but this time for the Ultimate Road Trip Playlist! Summer’s mean road trips and travel and there’s no better time to turn the music up loud, roll the windows down (or blast the AC), and make the time go by fast with… Read more »

Veggie & Tofu Stir Fry Salad

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With the temperatures warming up, reaching for light and refreshing meals is at the top of my list! I even made a comment to a friend that I need to start eating raw because I can’t handle the heat of cooking in my kitchen every night, on top of the already present heat. What I can get behind is devoting… Read more »

Are You Listening?

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Are you listening?  Maybe the music is up too loud? The noise of friends, family, strangers, or even yourself? Can you turn it down? Do you even know how? The last several months I’ve been stressed, there’s no doubt about it. Sure, I’ve been doing what I can to reduce it and starting each morning with workouts that help bring me back… Read more »

Currently, I’m…


It’s been a couple months since I’ve done one of these and I always find them so fun as a way to check-in! READING: I just finished ‘Seriously…I’m kidding’ by Ellen which technically was an audio book…but it still counts for this, right? WATCHING: Thanks to Netflix I’ve fallen into the world of old shows I used to love (aka… Read more »

Three Ways to Save Money On Travel This Summer

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[This post is sponsored. All opinions are completely my own. Thank you for your support of this blog.] I’ve mentioned a few times that I’m living on a pretty tight budget, but that doesn’t mean I should deprive myself of fun this summer, especially when that fun could include travel! In case you haven’t noticed, I love to travel (both… Read more »


Katie   May 23, 2016   14 Comments on “Weathered”

Watching those we love grow old is never easy, even though we know it’s going to happen. For the last several years, I’ve watched my grandmother age and as her Alzheimer’s took over her mind and body more and more. She’s my last living grandparent, since losing Uncle Ken in August last year, and last week she was officially put… Read more »

Are You On Snapchat?


I can’t believe we’re about to have this conversation… It feels like it’s been years that I’ve been telling friends “No, I’m not going to sign up for Snapchat, will you please stop asking me?” …or… “I don’t see the point…why do my pictures need to disappear? Honestly, it sounds dumb.” Well…guess what? In many ways, I still feel that… Read more »