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assorted beverage bottles on display

Best Beverages Abroad

Here's a quick round-up of some of my most memorable cold ones, a post better enjoyed with a beer. Tested and proven, for you scientific pleasure. To be clear, there's more where this came from. Apparently, I am THAT girl takes a picture of every beverage that's every entered

Lounging in front of the Ca D’Zan

A Solo Trip to The Ringling Museum of Art & Gardens

I don’t often get over to Florida’s Gulf coast. But everytime I do, I wonder why I don’t visit more often. I drove to Sarasota midweek before a weekend of birthday celebrations for a friend. I wanted a few days to myself to explore Sarasota’s main

Dark green picture frame moulding.

ORC Week 6: A Tease of What’s To Come

One wall is done and I am loving how it looks! It has been exhausting being so meticulous on this project, but I know that taking my time is essential or else I’ll have to live with my rushed mistakes forever. I will say, it’s

One Room Challenge: Moulding a New Living Room

This year’s victim of the “am I really that old?!” Birthday meltdown is my living room! One minute I was sipping coffee and looking at my "country-home," beadboard, and the next I was taking to it with a hammer and a butter knife (for prying,

Tillamook Coast Solo Drive

Follow my blog with Bloglovin In all my days of sniffing sea breeze I've encountered nothing quite like the wind that whips off the Oregon coast. Nothing compares to the scent that rolls in off the Pacific and meets the dense forests of Oregon—crisp, wet, evergreen,

How To Find Affordable Campsites Near Me

As a full-time road-lifer, I've done a hefty bit of research on where to park my RV or pitch a tent. After googling "campsites near me," on repeat for the past year, I've come to rely on a few choice sites and apps that, when

Where to Dance: Boulder Colorado

When I travel to cities like New York or London, I know a good dance class awaits. Those cities are known for their arts communities. But sometimes, as I travel to places not particularly known for dance, I find myself asking 'Could I find a good dance class here?' Dance

QUIZ: Which Dance City Should I Move To?

*Originally written for "My Dance Dreams Blog." So you're fresh out of studio training and you're wondering where to go next. What kind of dancer are you, and where will you thrive? Are you pining after the bright lights of Broadway? Or manifesting dreams of making it in

Travel Jobs: Entertainment Edition

  I cannot get away from the term "digital nomad." It's everywhere, in the most annoying way. Sometimes I just want to give it a firm elbow, like the kid in class who won't stop playing the drums with his pencils. Okay WE GET IT, you

A Love Letter to Florida

Florida, you know I love you. But I can't do this anymore. This time I'm really leaving you. I know it's not the first time I've said it I'm going for good