Stop & Smell The Flowers

Sometimes you just have to stop and smell the… peonies.. 😊 I think it’s good to take a minute sometimes just to •STOP•  There’s always something negative around us, that’s screaming to be let in. The important thing to remember, though, is that we have a choice. We can’t control what happens to us, but we…

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My Interview On The Her Sports Story Podcast

Guys, I was just featured on a podcast!! I recently had the opportunity to talk with Bethany Crouch, fellow former athlete and founder of the Her Sports Story Podcast! The Her Sports Story Podcast is an amazing space where former female athletes can connect and share their stories about their athletic career and life after…

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An Open Letter To My Former Teammates

Dear [teammate], I’m sorry I haven’t spoken to you in a while. It’s been some years now since we were on the field together but in my mind, it wasn’t that long ago. It feels like just yesterday we were playing catch, hitting bp, dancing in the locker room, and hanging out on weekends. You…

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Comfort Zone

When you challenge yourself, you grow. Push yourself to do things that are difficult, seem impossible and scary. The greatest feeling is looking back at things you defeated that you thought were impossible. Get out of your comfort zone… YOU GOT THIS!

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How To Work Remotely

My husband and I just recently moved from Denver to Minneapolis (woot!), and were so fortunate to continue working for our companies even after the relocation –– him transferring to another office, and me working remotely. The move was hard, as is any –– the logistics of everything was really tough, and the drive was loooooooong…

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6 Eco-Friendly Products You Can Easily Switch To

To say plastic pollution is a problem is a massive understatement. I gathered a couple insane facts from a National Geographic article: A whopping 91% of plastic isn’t recycled. Of the 8.3 billion metric tons that has been produced, 6.3 billion metric tons has become plastic waste. Plastic takes more than 400 years to degrade,…

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22 Things You Might Not Know About Me

I realized that I started this blog without really introducing myself. How rude of me! So, I decided to put together a list of things you might not know about me. Enjoy! I’m 6ft tall My favorite color is black I played Division 1 Softball at the University of Kansas (pitcher/utility… what what!) I’m an…

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Minnesota, Here We Come!

It’s official. We’re making the move. Colorado has been very good to us –– we both found great careers with amazing companies, we got to spend time with good friends and family, and we had a lot of new experiences. Of course, we will be leaving a lot of people behind here which makes the…

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6 Dog-Friendly Plants For Your Home

A couple of months ago, I wrote “5 Plants To Get This Spring For Your Home“, where I shared some of the plants I was looking to get this year for our home! (You can read that here!) Today, I thought I’d write a similar post, but for all those dog-lovers! Bri and I have two…

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Making Good Habits

You make habits every single day. Sometimes we get lucky and create productive ones — other times, not so much. But it’s important to note: Your habits dictate who you become. Are your habits supporting your vision? I encourage you to be mindful of what you’re doing and why you’re doing it, then ask yourself:…

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