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If you own a device that can have apps installed onto it, I’m sure you’re well aware of the vast number of apps available out there. There is literally an app for everything (or so it feels). Now, it may come as a surprise to those of you who know how much I enjoy exploring the world of technology, but I don’t utilize very many apps. In this post, I’ll be sharing my top 5 (top 5 in the sense that I… Read more »

Honey Cloud Pancakse

If you didn’t know…breakfast is my absolute favorite meal of the day! Although this recipe is not mine, I can vouch for it 110%. These honey cloud pancakes will have you wondering why you ever needed all that sugary syrup! Ingredients:  1 large egg and 1 egg white 1/4 cup of warmed milk 1/4 cup of flour 2 teaspoons of honey 1 dash of vanilla extract 1 tablespoon of butter Soft fruits Honey ** Note: this recipe is for a… Read more »

Freedom Image

What better topic to discuss on Election Day, than freedom! As an American citizen, I am lucky enough to have many rights (I’m free!). Many of these rights are directly related to my freedom. Although some of us commonly question our rights as citizens, I challenge you to step into someone else’s shoes who lives in a place where freedom does not exist. I’m not saying that the United States is perfect. I think Americans have a lot of work… Read more »


Here we are at day three of the November Blog Challenge! Today, I’m tasked with sharing my five favorite blogs. As I’ve only been officially blogging for the last few months, I’m still new to it. However, I utilize Bloglovin’ and Networked Blogs to increase my reach. See below for my favorite bloggers and be sure to check them out! 1. World of Wanderlust: The ultimate travel blog. 2. E. Ce Miller: A very dear friends’ –  wonderful blog! 3…. Read more »

Sunshine Clipart

As part of this November blog challenge, my task for today is to write about (or simply share), my favorite inspirational quote. Now when I initially saw this prompt – I was excited! “Ooo my favorite quote!” This excitement faded slightly when I realized… I have favorite quotes spilling out of my ears. You must understand, that from late middle school on, I’ve kept quotes tucked away for use during the perfect occasion. I write them down randomly, if I find… Read more »

Clock Clip Art

Life has a funny way of teaching us lessons while we are here on Earth. And these lessons are not like a birthday… They come along unexpectedly and with (typically) no warning. In addition, these lessons are not the same for everyone and they are often not fun to learn. So what exactly has been the biggest life lesson for me? Time should not be taken for granted; especially around those we love. We each only have x amount of… Read more »

November Blog Challenge

I’m very excited to announce that I’ll be taking part in my first ever blog challenge during the month of November! What’s a blog challenge, you ask? Every day I’ll be posting something new based on the list below! Get pumped up! It’s going to be great 🙂 November 1: One of the best lessons life has shown you November 2: Favorite inspiring quote November 3: 5 favorite blogs November 4: Write for 5 minutes on the prompt: Freedom November 5: Share a favorite… Read more »

Sitting Hand Drawn Clip art

Read my very own poem on the dangers of sitting too much below! Then go check out Just Stand and learn more! This week, I challenge each and every one of you to find ways to spend more of your day standing! Sitting Kills You wake up in bed, It’s killing you. At breakfast, It’s killing you. You work at a desk, It’s killing you. You drive to and from work, It’s killing you. You read a book, It’s killing you. You… Read more »

Lake Michigan, Manistee Pier Lighthouse at Sunset

In honor of my 22nd revolution around Mister Sun, himself – I’ve decided to share a photo story of 22 of my favorite things! 🙂 1. Strawberries 2. Oatmeal 3. Running 4. Teddy Bears 5. Positivity 6. Music 7. Mysteries 8. Ice Skating 9. Football 10. Autumn 11. Lake Michigan 12. Thunderstorms 13. Light Houses 14. Fireworks 15. Hammocks 16. S’mores 17. Clue 18. Mickey Mouse 19. Sailboats 20. Hot Air Balloons 21. Winnie the Pooh 22. Cake Batter Ice… Read more »