Summer Weekends

Summer Weekends

To say I've been busy this summer is an understatement. 20 hours a week at my unpaid internship, along with my two other jobs of 30-35 hours a week. I'm exhausted all the time, and I've only been getting one day off a week (Sunday). This leaves Sunday as my only day to do fun [...]

VegFestKC 2019

VegFestKC 2019

This weekend, I reached the next level in veganism and attended my first vegan festival! I dragged my husband and two of our friends to Kansas City early Sunday morning to the festival hosted by VegLifeKC and it was so much fun! Once we got into the festival, which had free admission, we saw a [...]

A Weekend Back Home

A Weekend Back Home

This past weekend, Shane and I drove to our hometown to celebrate both our siblings' high school graduation! It was probably the only three day weekend I'll get all summer, and it was full of fun adventures with friends and family. Friday, May 17 Shane and I started our weekend early on Friday morning. We [...]

Two Days in Chicago

Two Days in Chicago

Ahh, the long awaited spring break. This semester has lasted ten years, and I was SO excited when school finally let out and Shane and I were able to travel to Chicago to visit Chey and her boyfriend, Levi! We left at 4:30am Saturday, March 16 and made the 8.5 hour drive through Missouri and [...]

North Carolina Road Trip Pt 3: Visiting the Largest Home in the US

North Carolina Road Trip Pt 3:  Visiting the Largest Home in the US

When most people hear Asheville, North Carolina, they think of the Biltmore Estates. Built by railroad tycoon, George Vanderbilt, this home is over four acres inside the walls alone. It has 250 rooms, a huge winery, and overlooks the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. I was lucky enough to be able to visit the US's largest [...]

North Carolina Road Trip Pt 2: Living in the Mountains of Asheville

North Carolina Road Trip Pt 2: Living in the Mountains of Asheville

After leaving Wilmington on December 30, our Nissan caravan headed into the Blue Ridge Mountains of Asheville, North Carolina! The beach is beautiful, but I'm 100% a mountain girl at heart. As we drove closer and closer, and could see shape in the distance, I got so excited and couldn't stop staring. We got into Asheville [...]