Day 324 – PSA for the Holidays Pt. 1

“The simplest things in life give me the most pleasure: cooking a good meal, enjoying my friends.” – Cindy Morgan I feel like that person in the stands holding up a sign for the world to see. Maybe this will be the game that everyone watching the TV will see me as the camera pansContinue reading “Day 324 – PSA for the Holidays Pt. 1”

Day 323 – Thankful of our Roots

“There are friends, there is family, and then there are friends that become family.” – Unknown Tomorrow is my Friendsgiving with my friends from college. We’ve been having a Friendsgiving dinner for years now and we’ve all remained close, even closer than our college years. TJ will forever be a “plus 1” as a joke,Continue reading “Day 323 – Thankful of our Roots”

Day 246 – La Festa Italiana

“FESTIVALS ARE HAPPY PLACES, AND YOU DON’T REALLY WANT TO ENJOY THEM ON YOUR OWN. “–  CHRISTINE AND THE QUEENS Today and this weekend is about getting some friend and family time in at the Italian Festival. Amalia and I love going every year because the food is amazing and it’s a great way toContinue reading “Day 246 – La Festa Italiana”

Day 234 – Road Trip

“All he needed was a wheel in his hand and four on the road.” – Jack Kerouac “It’s a road trip! It’s about adventure! . . . It’s not like we have somewhere to go.” – John Green Today three friends and I got in a car and took a little road trip. My friend is in town from SeattleContinue reading “Day 234 – Road Trip”

Day 233 – Finding Your Group

“Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you; spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life.” – Amy Poehler Today we have our fantasy football draft with our group of 10 friends. We do a live draft so that we can see all of our friends together andContinue reading “Day 233 – Finding Your Group”

Day 227 – Homemade

“I love getting anything homemade – anything that’s from the heart. If you can make or craft your own something, that always goes above and beyond, like, a candle – which is great, but if it’s homemade, that’s so much better for me.” -David Burtka It was my my Dad’s birthday yesterday so we plannedContinue reading “Day 227 – Homemade”

Day 219 – Encourage Friends

“Don’t ever be too busy to encourage others.” – Anonymous I’ve been thinking about the friendships TJ and I have and start to realize what makes the relationships so strong. One of those things is encouragement. I think it’s so important to be able to cheer your friends on, offer them advice, compliment them, andContinue reading “Day 219 – Encourage Friends”

Day 202 – Cruisin’ The Coastline

“We learn best in moments of enjoyment.” – Ralph C. Smedley TJ and I got back from California a few days ago and we are adjusting back to our normal lives. It was a fantastic trip and it was my first time on the west coast let alone California. It was great to spend timeContinue reading “Day 202 – Cruisin’ The Coastline”

Day 168 – Catching Up

“Set impossible challenges, then catch up with them.” -Richard Branson Today has been a day of catching up both with tasks and friends from the vacation, wedding and planning from both beforehand. A nice productive and fun day, these types of days are always needed. We have a similar day planned for tomorrow as weContinue reading “Day 168 – Catching Up”

Day 111 – Take It Easy

“I’ve learned that you can’t have everything and do everything at the same time” – Oprah Winfrey With the summer quickly approaching and Covid-19 winding down a bit, people are getting overly excited to plan trips. I’m super excited too to get out and see my friends and travel. However, don’t push yourself to fillContinue reading “Day 111 – Take It Easy”