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I remember as a kid, I would think ahead and envision what my future could possibly look like; at the oh so very mature age of 12 I would say to myself “I’m going to be married with a house and puppies, maybe a ranch, by the time I’m 26.” Mmm pre-maturely ambitious planning, kid, ey? Fast forward to 25, going on 26 years old, and that vision of how I pictured my life in…

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Since the second I got back from my Ireland trip, I had major wanderlust fever. Once you go on a solo adventure like that, especially in one of the most breathtaking, kind-hearted Nordic countries, how can you not? That said, I could see my next move in my twenty-something adventure from a mile away. 😉 I found a $300 round-trip ticket to Reykjavik, Iceland, a country that has easily been prioritized to the top of…

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I am her. I am your classic Midwest gal with a strong heart and more than loving spirit who falls for the douchebags; the guys who live for the chase; the guys who just don’t care. I knew it then, and I know it now. But over the past few years, there’s one thing that’s changed. I’m not afraid to feel confident in believing I deserve more. I’ve realized so many things, in part from…

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Throughout my early twenties, there were so many times when I doubted myself and what I was capable of. I was stuck in this rut of a mindset wondering how it could be possible to just start over from the beginning and create a life I could be unashamedly and unapologetically proud of. Where would I even begin? Just pick a place, and start.   My life was an established safe zone. No breaking the rules, no…

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If you asked me five years ago what I pictured my life to be like at 25-years-old, my answer would not be chasing big city dreams with a gypsy state of mind. I can’t pinpoint exactly when or where my life took a 360-turn and everything changed — my spirit, my desire for more, my independence, my zest for life. But, I can tell you that it all started with heartbreak and hitting my personal,…

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