The past few months have brought many joyous occasions. Whether it be myself or friends, it seems like every other weekend is a celebration– which is certainly okay by me. I love the opportunity to celebrate. When the champagne corks pops (my favorite sound) there’s usually a little lull wondering if anyone will say something. I’ve encountered some pretty horrible toasts…

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Happy Monday, friends! I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend. It was fairly dreary here (Ohio–surprise, surprise) but I took advantage of the rain as an opportunity to rest up after my marathon of week last week. The recipe today is great because not only is it a perfect sized bite of sweet, its great for an energy boost. Plus, it’s…

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First. This video is of a 13 year old Maasai boy who is using solar panels to deter lions from terrorizing their livestock. I was fortunate enough to take a trip to East Africa a few years ago and visit a few Maasai tribes, they are truly incredible people and I think it’s incredible that this innovative boy is preserving his…

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Last Sunday started as a beautiful morning but quickly turned to a stormy afternoon. It turned out to be the perfect day to finally do a “DIY” project that wasn’t a total Pinterest fail.  I’ve been wanting to get some plants in my apartment however with my travel schedule, I’m always worried they’ll be all dried up by the time…

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Happy Monday, friends! I hope you all had wonderful weekends. This weekend I was back in the lovely city of Pittsburgh, PA. Though we thought we had planned a somewhat “quiet” weekend, we were incredibly busy, laughed too hard and definitely stayed out way too late, but I suppose that’s what the weekends are for.. On Friday I couldn’t help but…

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