Here, you'll find Travel Guides for the various cities I have been honored to visit: 

travel guides

Here, you'll find my Travel Guides, filled with my personal recommendations. I hope they encourage and inspire you in your travels!


I once read that the very first thing you do in the morning sets the tone for your entire day. You may press ‘snooze’ over and over, scroll through your e-mail or Instagram, or rush to your computer to begin your day. Last year, I rushed to my computer to begin my day — and it led to serious overwhelm. This […]


A few months ago, when I decided to be vegan, I had no idea how I’d feel. I knew I wanted to feel good about the foods I’d be consuming, and I knew I wanted to feel better than I had been. Little did I know, I’d soon be making changes in a few key areas of my life […]


For the past week, I’ve been learning more and more about vegan-friendly food — including how to make vegan-friendly food! For me, being vegan is all about eating whole foods, being mindful of my overall health and wellness, and of course, having a “kind” diet. At the end of the day, though, it’s always a good idea to have a vegan cupcake […]


Becoming vegan is a really personal decision. Food is a really personal thing; we share meals with friends and family, and we use food as a means to feel connected.  Food is something we choose for ourselves — every day. I decided to be vegan for a variety of reasons (Ten common reasons to be vegan can […]


During winter in Wisconsin, the weather is so cold, I often daydream about living anywhere else. During summer, though, Wisconsin is my favorite place in the world. Since moving to Western Wisconsin in 2014, I have fallen in love with the beautiful scenery, slow-paced living, and endless opportunities to explore the outdoors. Today, I’m excited to share a […]

multi-wheel suitcase

taqueria cook book

baublebar earrings

scalloped sandal

Summer is just around the corner; a season filled with travel, fresh recipes from my garden, and colorful summer accessories. Here are my top picks:

summer travel shop