Monthly Archives: July 2017

Spoke to Me | 2

July 31, 2017

inspiration / life / travel

Do you love Ted Talks? I often find myself down a rabbit hole of Ted Talks in the mornings to get me motivated. This talk about buying less and traveling more really spoke to me. I’ll admit, there’s pressure to have the latest clothes, the nice car, and a fabulously stylish home. But, what if we adjusted our values just a little bit? Instead of putting money toward things, we put it toward experiences that challenge us and grow our minds and views…?

Chicago

July 21, 2017

travel

Although I’ve spent most of my life in the south, I was born in St. Louis, Missouri. I spent my younger years in Southern Illinois, and as long as I lived in the Midwest, I never made it to Chicago. Crazy, right? Well, I took advantage of the Fourth of July holiday and finally explored the city with one of my dearest friends. Chicago is the perfect blend of metropolis and middle America. Wholesome, but not out of touch. Bustling city with the friendliest people. It was the perfect place to celebrate all things America…

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Berry Crumble

July 3, 2017

food

What’s better than Fourth of July pie? BERRY CRUMBLE. It’s like no-fail pie baking. Who has time for crust anyway? I made this recipe for the Fourth a few years ago and come back to it every summer because it’s so dang quick and easy. You can make it with any berries really, but my favorite combination includes raspberries, blueberries, and blackberries. Bake it up and take with you to your Independence Day bash. It won’t disappoint!

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