Bento Box Lunches 

Surprising no one, I am still trying to lose weight. Hey, why not make that my comeback post?! I’m tired of being hard on myself. It’s a struggle for me, trying to be positive. I easily slide into negative thoughts about my weight, self worth, what others think of me. Soooooo pointless. Last month I […]

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Delicious Rum Balls (and Vodka Balls!)

I was having a hard time deciding what to bring to the New Year’s Eve party, when suddenly it became so clear. Just put liquor in everything!  I primarily drink vodka, and didn’t want to have to buy very many ingredients; so I decided to make vodka balls! When I got home I remembered that […]

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Bachelorette Party Gift Boxes

My baby sister got married! She is the best ever, and her husband is pretty awesome, too. I was her maid of honor, and I threw her bachelorette party. For some reason I got super excited about doing favors for the guests, and I got a little bit out of control with trying to make […]

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The Opposite of Minimalism 

I typically drive by this sign at least once every day. This is a problem. You wouldn’t think a non political sign could slowly drive someone insane, but this sign is becoming my undoing.  [sign reads: STUFF nothing you need everything you want] I do see the humor. It just struck home with me so […]

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How I Paint

I was listening to music in my room, when I realized that I had the perfect idea for the piece missing on my wall. I struggle with forgiveness, and really, mostly with forgetting. The quote “bitterness keeps you from flying” is from the Tim McGraw song “Humble and Kind.” I want to focus on happiness, […]

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I Inherited a Child! Sort of. 

I did something pretty crazy. My little brother just graduated high school, and I decided to let him come and live with me while he looks for a job and saves up enough money to move into a place with some roommates.  My apartment is a one bedroom. I do have a small dining room off […]

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