I set a goal to lose weight. What started out as a weight loss journey to lose 50 pounds evolved into an overall healthy and balanced lifestyle.
We realized there’s never really going to be a convenient time to go on big adventures, so we planned a quick trip to Smoky Mountain National Park!
Several people have asked me to share my favorite recipes and food bloggers, so here’s a list of what I’ve been cooking lately!
There are those people in your life that you can go months without seeing and somehow pick up right where you left off. Those people who know you so well that it kind of scares you but at the same time make you feel known and comfortable. Those people who encourage and support whatever you’re aspiring for, but also inspire you to do a little but more than you think you can because they believe in you. Those people who love you in the most authentic and life giving ways.
So, on those days when you need a strong community,grab your ladies, and buy all of the “special donuts” from the Hyvee Bakery (because I’m a firm believer community and food goes perfectly together). You don’t just buy all the “special donuts” though, you split them up and taste test them all to execute your own official ranking of Hyvee’s best special donuts.
This year I made my own 24th birthday challenge. The challenge was to complete a list of 24 things in 24 hours on my 24th birthday.
The air turned crisp, the leaves changed colors, and the various smells of autumn arrived ceremoniously. There was one scent stronger than the rest: pumpkin.