2019 reading list

One of my 2019 goals is to read more. In the past few years, I have read here and there, mostly on bus rides to and from work, but aside from that broken up time, I fell out of the habit of reading regularly. Growing up, I loved to read! I would hide under the…

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orange almond granola

Every January I get the urge to make granola. Once the new year hits, I want a fairly healthy breakfast and snack that I can take on the go, combining my renewed ambitions to amp up my time management skills and make healthy choices. The only problem is that I love it so much that…

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january goals

The first installment of my 2019 monthly goals is here with January goals! Last year I found myself adding goals to the list that I knew I would complete, or just things I had planned to do. Often plans and goals overlap, but this year I also want to be more intentional about taking steps…

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2019 goals

This year is a year of change. We will find out where Will will do his medical residency in March, he graduates from medical school in May, and we will have to be wherever residency is by mid-June. Even if we end up staying at a program in the area, the first year of residency…

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2018 in review

I posted on my Instagram on New Year’s Eve that the theme of 2018 for me was on-the-go. I am often on the go in my everyday life, with the feeling that I always need to be doing something, not just sitting around (one of the reasons I started this blog), but in addition to…

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nyc at christmas time

It’s been a while, but I’m back! At the beginning of December, Will and I took a week-long trip to the Northeast for his residency interviews. His last day of interviews for the week was in New York City, so I took the day to walk around and see the city decked out for Christmas….

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holiday bucket list

Originally, I wasn’t planning on doing a holiday bucket list. I love my seasonal bucket lists, but the holidays always get so hectic and busy that I didn’t want to add another item to check off. Then, after scrolling through photos of beautiful holiday decor I realized that I already have a mental holiday bucket…

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marbled peppermint sugar cookies

It is Christmas cookie season! Making Christmas cookies is one of my favorite holiday activities, and I am so excited to share these fun marbled peppermint sugar cookies with you. I first made these last year and loved them so much that I knew I needed to make them again for the blog. They are…

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december goals

As I write this, there are about 10 inches of snow outside with more falling. This is the first time in my memory that North Carolina has had more than a dusting in December, and while it feels odd, after seven days of being on the road, it is a great reminder to slow down….

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gift guide for her

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve posted a gift guide, but we’re back at it today with this gift guide for her! This gift guide includes some of my favorite items to give and receive. There is bound to be something fun and fitting for the ladies in your life. One | Female-Focused Coffee…

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