How He Proposed

Today is my and Brian’s 5th wedding anniversary! I can’t believe we’ve been married that long –– time truly flies when you’re having fun! I’m so proud of what we have accomplished together, and can’t wait to see what happens in the future. Earlier this week, I was thinking about the night Brian proposed to…

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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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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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I Stopped Weighing Myself

In January of 2019, I decided that I would no longer weigh myself. I know it sounds crazy, but hear me out… It was a pretty easy decision for me to make. The execution, however, was definitely a lot harder than I thought it’d be. I’ve relied on the bathroom scale to tell me how…

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Guys, I’m 30!

It’s official –– I am a 30 year old! Other than the emotional pain a few more wrinkles cause, I don’t feel 30. I feel like turning 30 snuck up on me — I swear I was graduating from high school last year. It’s weird how that happens, and I wonder if I’ll still feel…

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5 Ways To Make Time For Your Partner

Raise your hand if you and your partner get caught up in the day-to-day chaos that is life and forget to make time for each other –– my hand is up real high! Especially when life gets busy or a little stressful, it’s easy to put your blinders on and become a social recluse. I…

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Happy Galentine’s Day!

Just wanted to wish all my ladies out there a Happy Galentine’s Day! ❤️ You are strong, and beautiful, and capable of oh so much. February 14th, Valentine’s Day, is about romance. But February 13th, Galentine’s Day, is about celebrating lady friends… It’s a wonderful holiday and it should be a national holiday. Leslie Knope…

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