A few years ago I was asked to bake an apple pie for my family’s Thanksgiving dinner. Having never baked a pie before, I was nervous, especially because it was for such a big holiday! I did some research and found a recipe that I liked and seemed easy enough. I followed the recipe, added […]
Meet the newest member of our family, Cosmo! We adopted Cosmo about two weeks ago from the DuPage County Animal Care and Control (the shelter where I volunteer). He is a domestic shorthair, almost three months old and a little bundle of joy. My husband and I had been contemplating getting a cat for a […]
About a month ago, I turned 25. It was definitely a thought provoking birthday as now I’ve been around for a quarter of a century. Inspired by my birthday, here are 25 things (in no particular order) I’ve learned in 25 years. 1. People will come and go in your life. Treasure the time you […]
On Sunday, September 22 I ran in my very first half marathon, the Fox Valley Marathon in St. Charles, Illinois. It was an experience of a lifetime and by far one of my greatest accomplishments. Here are some before and after thoughts… Before Nervous and excited. Those are the best words to describe how I’m […]
A quick photo update of what’s been going in my life over this past year. More updates to come, I promise!