Traveling East – Boston Recap!

Earlier in this month of December, I visited Boston, MA for the first time! Boston, along with the other North-Eastern states of the US has always been on my bucketlist. Given the fact that I live in Chicago, IL at the moment, I knew that traveling to spots on the east coast now would be … Continue reading Traveling East – Boston Recap!

Everyday People Doing Extraordinary Things: Everyone Meet Joe The Runner!

  This past October I ran my very first full marathon! Let me give you some background. I have ran 4 half marathons, a Tough Mudder, a Spartan race, many urban dashes, a handful of 5ks, hot chocolate runs, but never in my lifetime did I imagine I would ever run a full marathon. First … Continue reading Everyday People Doing Extraordinary Things: Everyone Meet Joe The Runner!

My Beginner’s Guide to Navigating through Zion National Park + Bryce Canyon in Utah

During the first week of August, I traveled to Southern Utah for a 4 day, 3 night trip to hike the beautiful Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon National Park! This has been on my bucketlist for the past year after learning more about these spots. So, when I planned my trip back home to … Continue reading My Beginner’s Guide to Navigating through Zion National Park + Bryce Canyon in Utah

Sunny Days in San Diego – Recap

I revisited home the first two weeks of April for 10 days and my oh my has San Diego has changed! Other than the obvious loss of the NFL San Diego Chargers relocating to Los Angeles (boo hoo), I would have to say, with that loss came great growth in San Diego... especially the food … Continue reading Sunny Days in San Diego – Recap

Nasty Nashville – Bachlorette Party Recap!

Not surprising but, apparently Nashville now falls second only to Las Vegas in terms of bachelorette parties?! Find out why... How We Got Down Wit' the Run Down My male cousin and his fiancé were visiting Chicago this past October. I casually brought up having her bachlorette rager in Nashville, after seeing it on the HBO Series … Continue reading Nasty Nashville – Bachlorette Party Recap!

My 5 fave free things to do in Chicago

I can't believe it's almost been 3.5 years since I've lived in Chicago! Yet, even though I consider myself a "Chicagoan", I know for a fact that there is still so much more of Chicago that I haven't experienced. This ranges from trying food, checking out museums, walking through neighborhoods, watching shows, to attending Chicago specific events. As I continue … Continue reading My 5 fave free things to do in Chicago