Zero/Low Waste Living

On a trip to Portland, Oregon earlier this year, I fell in love with the way the whole state takes care of it’s environment. If you read my travel post on Oregon, you’ll know that I raged about the greenery, the soil, the friendliness of everyone and how everyone recycles and composts! I came back … More Zero/Low Waste Living

Pacific Northwest

In April, I boarded a plane to Portland, Oregon and from the moment the plane landed and I exited the terminal, I instantly fell in love. Every single person I met while in Oregon was so friendly and kind. There is greenery everywhere and I mean everywhere! Everyone takes care of their yard, takes care … More Pacific Northwest

Midway Mark

Javier and I have been engaged for three months now and I feel that since we are at our midway mark, I can share a few details and plans. Wedding Planning: We have planned to have a small and intimate wedding in September with our ceremony taking place at our Kingdom Hall and a small … More Midway Mark

My Vows

I have been dreading this post for a very long time now. Even though things worked out, some of the memories and hurt are still raw. I wish I could say this was love at first sight. I wish I could say this was from a fairy tale. I wish I could say that this … More My Vows

milk and honey

milk and honey by rupi kaur This is one of those books that everyone has heard about even if they haven’t read it yet. It looks like a book but it is a collection of poems and prose’ and actually became a #1 New York Times Bestseller. Without giving so many details away, the book … More milk and honey

Chicken Parmesan

Chicken Parmesan has always been my favorite go to at an Italian restaurant. I’ve always wanted to make it on my own but it’s one of those recipes that has always intimidated me. Recently I found this recipe of Martha Stewart’s online and decided to try it on my own with a little twist. I … More Chicken Parmesan

#26

4/19/18 11:00 am Helser’s on Alberta Each trip I take, I think to myself, “Will this be my last?” If so, I’m grateful for my years of freedom, for exploring, for my health and financial stability to allow me to come and go on this specific trip. Someday it will all be gone and even … More #26

Four Generations

The engagement ring that I now wear has been passed down from generation to generation in my family. It belonged to my great grandmother and a few months before Javier and I got engaged, the ring was passed down to me. This ring is from the early 1940’s so when it was given to me, it was not … More Four Generations

Blueberry Loaf

I love blueberries in my baked goods and I am so excited to share this recipe with you all. Not only is it easy to prep and bake but it is delicious! Instructions: 1/2 cup of butter or margarine (softened) 1 cup of sugar 2 eggs 1/2 cup of milk 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1 … More Blueberry Loaf

Pretty Planner Party

For the last two years, I have thrown a Pretty Planner Party for a group of friends that enjoy crafting and planning in their planner as much as I do. We get together and enjoy good & wholesome association, we share washi tape, stickers, coloring pencils, tips and tricks, etc. Typically I hold the party … More Pretty Planner Party