6 Easy Ways to Change Your Life

6 Easy Ways to Change Your Life

I don’t think it’s a big secret – life is frickin hard. We get so wrapped up in our own silly worries that we don’t think about how small we are. In the scheme of things, we are so minuscule in this universe. We are one…

April 13, 2016
Abel Tasman National Park
New Zealand

Travel Update: Road Trip with Dad (Part Two)

On the second half of my dad’s trip to New Zealand we took a road trip toward the very top of the south island. You can read about the first part of our road trip here. I had to work during the week, so we…

March 9, 2016
Nelson Lakes National Park
New Zealand

Travel Update: Road Trip With Dad (Part One)

It’s been a while since I’ve posted because I was lucky enough to have my dad spend two weeks here in New Zealand with me! I’m back at it and ready to spill the beans on what we were up to. We took two…

March 2, 2016
how to start a blog

How To Start A Blog

I’ve had an overwhelming amount of questions about blogging lately, so I decided to do a whole big, bad informative post on how to start a blog. Thanks to all of you who have reached out to me – I’m so excited to see…

January 24, 2016
salmon and vege

Lemon Mint Salmon & Veg Roast

One of the pleasures of living in Nelson, New Zealand is the easy access to quality seafood. Salmon has become one of my favorite fish and I love experimenting with new recipes. 2 large (or 3 medium) potatoes, chopped 1 red onion, chopped 4 tbsp…

January 24, 2016
new zealand

How To Start Accepting Compliments

The conversation on how to accept compliments has recently come up quite a bit, I had no idea so many people struggled with graciously accepting compliments. I mean, it’s someone saying something nice about you, what’s so bad about that? Accepting compliments often times…

January 14, 2016
edoras 2015
Grow with me

How I Made 2015 My Bitch

Looking back on 2015, it was definitely my best year yet. Most of my year was spent kicking ass and taking names (my mother’s wording). Now I’m not telling you this to brag, but to inspire and motivate you to create change in your…

January 2, 2016

Guacamole & Pita Chips Recipe

Pita Chips 8 wholemeal pita bread 1/2 cup olive oil Garlic salt to taste Black pepper to taste 3 pinches of basil Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Cut pita bread into eight triangles and pull each piece in half to make…

December 30, 2015
New Zealand

A Very Merry Kiwi Christmas

My favorite holiday has come and gone, yet I don’t feel as if I actually missed out on Christmas like I thought I was going to. To avoid being homesick, I didn’t watch any Christmas movies (who am I????) or listen to much Christmas…

December 26, 2015