Yesterday, Johnathon celebrated his 24th birthday! Sometimes I get asked if it’s strange that I’m 2 years older than him, but truthfully I don’t think it matters much. Once you hit 18 it’s not really a big deal. Anyway, we had originally thought about going to either Phoenix or Las Vegas for the weekend, but […]

  I was 18 years old when I received my first dslr. My dad had bought it for me as a birthday present and I immediately fell in love with photography. Learning about lighting, aperture, angles excited me. It also provided me the creative outlet I had been missing when I had stopped dancing two […]

Like most travel enthusiasts, I’m a big believer that packing light is a large proponent to an almost stress-free trip. As a classic “type-A” I like to ease my overbearing tendencies by controlling the only aspect of a trip I know I can be 90% successful in – the packing stage. Today, I’m going to […]

While I find the story and & origin of Valentine’s Day remarkably fascinating, I’m truthfully not the biggest fan of the holiday. In light of that, Johnathon still wanted to celebrate since it was our first Valentine’s as husband and wife – so we compromised with by making it fairly low-key and in our home. […]

Sorry for the really lame cop-out post this week, y’all. But I love looking up bucket list’s on pinterest and finding new blogs that way. So, I thought about updating my bucket list and Johnathon and I made a night of it! We each wrote down our bucket list’s and re-shared any new dreams and […]

Years ago, I spent some time in therapy where I learned the importance of “self-care.” As a person who cares deeply about personal and public health, I definitely understood the benefits of self-care and how it improves ones well-being. However, I found that lately I’ve been neglecting my emotional and mental needs. That I’ve depleted […]

As a special birthday treat, Johnathon took me out to dinner during our weekend in Denver. After asking what I where I’d like to go, I decided that we should try something we’ve never tried before. That led us to Mataam Fez, a little Moroccan restaurant with a large personality. Located on E. Colfax Avenue, […]