Dream 2021 Bucket List

At least in the US, traveling again seems like a distant fantasy. With COVID-19 still killing thousands and no end insight, we can only dream about what will come next year. I’m a major planner, so this time of insecurity has taken a toll on me. I’m trying to be more present in the now,…

Home Buying 101

I never dreamed that at 32, I would not only own a home, but own two. I’m going to put it out there that a lot of this was my husband’s doing. My husband has always been more frugal and me…well, let’s just say a Chanel purse is on bucket list. My husband and I…

New Cookbooks for Quarantine

Like many of you, I’m being more adventurous in the kitchen during quarantine. I’ve always liked cooking and have pinned many different recipes on my Pinterest. To help some local businesses, I have been buying more cookbooks. Or at least that’s what I tell my husband. 😉 I love cookbooks. I love the recipes, pictures,…

A Long Delay

It has definitely been awhile since I’ve written and many things have changed in my life and in the world. As we navigate what we are doing individual, a nation, and in the world, I hope we can remember to be compassionate, loving, and thoughtful human beings to all people. As for me, I started…

Bucket Items Worth the Hype – USA

Last post was all about the places abroad you should visit, but not everyone has the budget and/or desire to go abroad. Living in the US gives us the unique opportunity to visit different landscapes, cities, and people within our borders. So here are my top US locations that should be on your Bucket List:…

Sunday Thoughts: Why am I blogging?

As I stated last Sunday, today I will get into why I started blogging. To many, blogging is a dying industry. Not because people aren’t interested in content, but new content is more visual than verbal. Social Media apps like Instagram, Snapchat, and TikTok are on the forefront of these mediums. I do love Instagram…

Monday Loves: American Water Spaniels

This edition of Monday Loves is not going to be about things I am looking to/thinking about buying. I am going to talk about my dog Chip’s breed which is an American Water Spaniel. American Water Spaniel’s are a rarer breed with only about 2,000 in the world. They were breed in the late 1800s…

Sunday Goals: 2020

Happy New Year again everyone! As we begin the first full week of the new year/decade, I am looking at lessons and triumphs of the past decade and seeing how I can have a full filling 2020s. I currently use a Day Designer journal, while helps me plan my day and keep track of how…

Tuesday Thoughts: 2019 Recap

Happy New Year everyone! I wish everyone a wonderful 2020 and beyond. This year has definitely been a roller coaster of emotions. It started off with excitement and nervousness. Moving back to LA was a dream come true. I knew the move would be hard on my husband, but I never imagined the toll it…

Monday Loves – Christmas Traditions

Merry Christmas Eve Eve! I hope everyone is enjoying the holiday season and last few moments of the 2010s! Christmas is my favorite holiday because I love the traditions that go along with this season and the anticipation for Christmas Day. After 31 years, I am actually spending my first Christmas away from my own…