I’m a Little Bit Country

our typical early morning beach walk view As much as I feel like I’m a city girl through and through, and even though we will most likely always live in a big city because of the nature of Ryan’s work, I’m definitely a little bit country too. I’m not sure if what I grew up […]

Rain Showers, Organizing + Still Adjusting

Saturday / I started out this cloudy Saturday morning in a way that I haven’t for a while now, I went for a run. And while it felt great to get out there and move my body, it also felt not so great. It’s kind of bizarre how this pandemic has thrown off some of […]

Fresh Pasta, Long Walks + Blurred Days

homemade pasta, recipe courtesy of our favorite restaurant in Florence Saturday / Like most days, I woke up with a plan. But today’s plan was a little bit different – fresh pasta. I wanted to commit the better part of our day to stocking up our freezer full of fresh pasta. And so we did. […]

Camping, Cooking + Keeping Balanced

Saturday / As we all know, it’s been a week. (Really it’s been a few now.) But we finished packing up our car, and we made it out to Joshua Tree National Park. And most importantly (and thankfully) we got a campsite. Talk about a sigh of relief. Sunday / After successfully relocating ourselves to […]

My “Aha” Moment

sunday / the most beautiful yellow tulips from my in-laws These past few weeks have sort of had a theme for me – time and reflection. For months now, I have found myself struggling to make peace with the feeling of being busy. And as I had touched on a few weeks ago, yes, I […]

this week’s highlights

Saturday / Maybe it’s because it has been several months since we’ve been to Europe, or maybe not. But whatever the reason is, lately I’ve been waking up craving that European lifestyle. The simplicity, the walking, the ease. Yep, pretty much every last bit of it. So in a bid to put my travel blues […]

this week’s highlights

Saturday / It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and we plan on holding onto this feeling (and our Christmas tree) for as long as possible. While I do normally lean towards neat and tidy, there is one thing that I really don’t like to clean up until it feels like I absolutely have […]