New Beginnings: Date Night + The Hobbit + Three Recipes

2018 is officially here, which means we have already embarked on a new journey, whether we are ready or not. I like to choose a word each year to sort of embody what I need to work on most. Last year was strength. This year for me is all about patience. It’s about slowing down

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Three Christmases in Michigan, 2017

2017 is finally coming to a close. It’s been a wild year for me, and for the world, so I am excited to see what positivity 2018 will bring. Of course, 2017 could not end without one final surprise… I have been accepted into my master’s programme in Scotland! So my husband, two cats, and

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Vegan Banoffee Pie: The Holiday Dessert of Your Dreams

Do fruitcakes appeal to you? Because they certainly don’t to me. (At least the ones I’ve tried.) And before this year was over, I wanted to make something *extra* for dessert. Not the typical holiday cookies, though they’re cute. Or the pumpkin pie. No; I wanted to create something non-traditional and fabulous. Which brings us

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5 Ways to Get Fit Without Leaving Your House

Especially in the winter, (I’m looking at you, Michigan) it can be extremely hard to get motivated to leave the warmth of your home for the gym, or bundle up to exercise outdoors. And that can be problematic, because you need to get your blood pumping and break a sweat for optimal wellbeing (sweat =

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