This year has been A LOT of things. A shit show. Anxiety filled. The year of the eye roll and face palm. It was also the year we stood up for our beliefs and our rights and those of others around the world. I know that this year I have paid what seems an overwhelming … Continue reading 2017 in Review
I have been wanting to do this for so long! Growing up, taking the dogs for a walk in the Schebarum trails was one of my favorite things to do. Now, however, there are no more doggos to walk. I still wanted to walk the trails, though. These trails are pretty easy even though they … Continue reading Hiking Schebarum Park
This salad is so delicious I’m actually proud of myself. Usually when I cook anything other than breakfast, it’s an experiment. This, however, came out so well. It’s so colorful and festive, and I just absolutely love persimmons. I could eat them everyday in the fall and winter. This salad is a great addition to … Continue reading Vegan Christmas Salad Recipe
I’m not usually the snacking type, but there’s something about the holidays that puts me in the cooking and baking mood, which usually results in me snacking. One of the best things about the fall and winter is persimmons. If you’ve never had one, get one ASAP. They look like orange tomatoes with a bit … Continue reading A Festive Snack Idea
This year, I decided to buy myself an advent calendar. I had no idea what these were until I saw all of the British YouTubers I follow raving about theirs. Advent calendars were something that I had never even seen in the U.S. However, I saw that there was a Body Shop, so I thought … Continue reading Body Shop Advent Calendar
I built my first gingerbread house! I don’t know what took me so long to build one. This just wasn’t something my family did when I was growing up, and I never really thought about doing it until now. I must say, it was a tad bit more difficult than I expected, but overall a … Continue reading My First Gingerbread House!
I know it’s the holiday season, but that’s even more reason to keep hitting the gym. Lately, I’ve been going to the gym about twice a week and to jiu jitsu twice a week. I have also changed up my routine to include more HIIT exercises. This was partially inspired by my newly acquired jump … Continue reading I Love/Hate Box Jumps