First of all, can I just say HOLY CRAP THE STOMACH FLU SUCKS. Spent Thursday night and most of Friday bent over the trash can, feeling like death. So. Now you have too much information, and you’re so welcome. In the process of sitting around trying to recover for like four days, I got to … More thankful.

thursday favorites.

Today I have off of nannying and as absolutely in love as I am with my nanny-baby, I am completely psyched for two completely empty, wide open days. So here’re this week’s favorites, written with a spirit of crazy energy and ahhhhhhh! To do. Road trip. Cracking up.  For lazy people like me. Teachers are … More thursday favorites.


If you aren’t already a fan of Judah and the Lion…you should be. These music videos make me smile. Also give a listen to Twenty-Somethings, because helloooo relatable. Saw these guys in concert last night as the openers for someone else and I think I actually have to say that they were my favorite part … More listen.


My cousin wrote this on her Instagram and I love it. “Today was a day of sitting in the car giving myself a pep talk and biting my nails while I stared at the lineup. Then finally agreeing that my fear of failing in the process of learning to surf wouldn’t be a factor anymore. … More inspiration.

late night writing.

Do they understand? Do they see the way that her eyes absorb their colors, their sounds, their essence? Do they notice the moments in between the minutes when she is there, picking up the pieces of their lives and mopping up their tears and holding fast their trembling hands? When she wakes, she is sunlight. … More late night writing.


Happy St. Patrick’s Day all!! I had an insanely busy weekend, and my one wish today is SLEEP. So I’m not sure I’ll be joining my fellow Wisconsinites in the consumption of copious amounts of green beer. I might….but I also might just curl up in bed and stay there. In honor of the day, … More crafty.


Two quotes for the day: 1) Found online: “The moment that you feel that, just possibly, you’re walking down the street naked, exposing too much of your heart and your mind and what exists on the inside, showing too much of yourself. That’s the moment you may be starting to get it right.”   – … More quotes.

thursday favorites.

Happy happy Thursday! This week’s favorites for yoooou: Travel inspiration. Old people being cool.  Spring cleaning. Thanks mom.  The struggle is real. This is HAPPENING and I am psyched. ROAD TRIP Y’ALL THEY’RE MY FAVORITE. Inspiring song and some truth. Lunchspiration.  Pretty. All time fave chili recipe. Can’t wait to try this. Road trip inspiration … More thursday favorites.


Ok, dilemma #24052 of being in your twenties: WHAT THE #*%& AM I DOING WITH MY LIFE? This may actually be dilemma #1. It’s pretty much the biggest one. Ahhhhhhhhh. I don’t have a lot to contribute to the topic that hasn’t already been said, so I guess you’ll have to do your own soul … More paths.

thursday favorites.

Happy happy Thursday! It’s been a strange week – more on that to come in the future…but it’s almost Friday! Below, this week’s favorites. Wish I ate this well! Incredible organization doing important work. Lunch around the world. Undies with a purpose. Want. I’ve been putting a few drops of this on my sheets and … More thursday favorites.

sunrise yoga.

Wake up. Hit snooze. Fall asleep. Wake up a second time. Force self out of bed in the dark. Fall over last night’s clothes on the floor. Hate being awake in the dark. Remember why you’re awake in the dark. Throw on leggings and a workout tank. Eat a quick breakfast and cup of tea. … More sunrise yoga.


There are certain decisions that change your life. Forever. I mean, this seems obvious – but I’m not talking about big decisions like choosing to have a baby or move to Tibet or try heroin. What I’m intrigued by is those accidental choices that seem small at the time but end up having a ripple … More ripples.