Memorial Day Weekend


{Image via Unsplash | Graphics added by Nicole Raudonis} Hello everyone! I'm not sure if I mentioned it or not on the blog, but last week and this week I've been battling a terrible cold. My congestion has gone away for the most part, but I'm left with (at times) a non-stop cough. It's no fun at all, but I'm beyond excited for this weekend. … [Read more...]

Wednesday Round Up

Wednesday Round Up1

1. 3 Ways to Prevent Sunburn That Aren't Sunscreen {via Today} 2. 7 Surefire Signs You're Following Your Heart {via MindBodyGreen} 3. 5 Truths to Remember When You Feel Like You Are Not Enough {via The Elephant Journal}  4. Here are the Top 10 Fittest Cities in America {via Huffington Post} 5. Food & Wine's Best New Chefs … [Read more...]

The Girl on the Train {Discussion}


I can't believe that the last book I finished was Reconstructing Amelia back in January. Bringing the total number of books I've read in 2015 to a whopping four. I hope to spend a lot of time this summer reading and sharing some of my great book finds with you. Up today is The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins. Here's a synopsis from … [Read more...]

My Morning Routine


When I brainstorm ideas for the blog, I make sure to include posts that I personally love reading on other blogs - one of those being morning routines. I'm not sure why I have this fascination with what people do in the mornings, but it probably stems from my childhood. When I was younger, I would wake up at an ungodly hour to watch … [Read more...]

Wednesday Round Up


1. Should I Let My Daughter Shave Her Head {via Today} 2. 10 Lifestyle Choices That Have Eased My Anxiety {via MindBodyGreen} 3. Hacks to Stay in Wonderland Throughout the Day {via The Wellness Wonderland} 4.  The Moral Bucket List {via The New York Times} 5. 3 Big Reasons to Support Your Local Farmers Market {via … [Read more...]

10 Simple Pleasures to Make You Happier


1. Taking a mid-day nap with the windows open I don't know about you, but one of my all time favorite things is napping with the windows open (weather permitting, of course). It super relaxing and the cool air helps me sleep better. Unfortunately I can't do this when Pete's around because he barks at every noise outside.  2. Watching the … [Read more...]

Wednesday Round Up


1. 3 Decadent French Desserts You Won't Believe are Vegan {via MindBodyGreen} 2. Doing this for 2 Minutes an Hour Can Extend Your Life {via Today} 3. 7 things You Should Know Before Buying a Yoga Mat {via HuffPost} 4. The One Healthy Benefit to Your Stressful Job {via Health} 5. Everything You Need to Know About Yerba Mate Tea {via … [Read more...]