The Road Less Taken

Okay so this posting is a little late, but as I sit here on another rainy day, I can’t help but be remindedThe tent is ready to go of the roadtrip that Sandy (my best friend) and I made to explore South East Minnesota over a long weekend, a place that has been our home for almost 30 years, and still left undiscovered by the two of us.  So after a lot of talking about this road trip my best friend and I made a list and head out to Wal-Mart to pick up a few things for the camping trip. Okay, not a few things… a lot of things, we started with a tent, some Boons Farm “wine”, marshmallows, Cheese-its and baked brown beans, the essentials for an amazing camping trip. Continue reading


Music motivation for your workout

Let’s be honest, music is the only reason I get through my workouts. I usually time my progress with the music I am listening too. Keep going for one more song, you can finish this mile before Taylor Swift gets to the chorus. Music keeps my cardio on track, so it is important to have a killer playlist constantly refreshed that keeps me motivated. So here it is… my current workout playlist. Let me know what I am missing?! Continue reading

Learning how to wear heels

I started this blog years ago with one of my best friend and have since reclaimed the abandoned blog name and repurposed it to showcase my ever changing life and the things that are important to me now.  little-girl-in-shoes

Learning to wear heels came from a memory from many years ago. I remember standing in front of my mothers floor length mirror trying on her jewelry and stumbling in her high heel shoes. I couldn’t wait to grow up and be like her, have a job, a house and wear heels. At the time my tiny feet failed to fill her shoes, now I navigate the world in 4 inches on a regular basis. This blog is about growing up, learning from your mistakes and making the most out of every moment and opportunity.  It’s about learning to wear heels!

New Year’s Resolution #1- Working out

Like everyone else in the world I made a new year’s resolution to make it to the gym more often. This usually lasts until mid-February and then drops off like most people. Well not this year, I am getting married in just under 10 months and I want to lose a little weight before I start my search for the perfect dress, I don’t have a goal of dropping 50lbs but rather tone up and put a focus on my health and wellbeing.  So here it is… for anyone who is hitting the 6 week work out slump, my list for how I am getting to the gym. Continue reading

Homemade Laundry Detergent

I have been reading a lot about homemade laundry soap. I have to say, I had my concerns. It seemed like a lot of work. I also assumed that I would need to purchase a bunch of ingredients just to make a little bit of detergent. Since I had a free day off of work, I caved and decided to whip up a batch and see what the rage is all about. Continue reading