Golden Retrievers · Weekend Recaps

{Weekend Recap #27} Dog Tired, March Madness, and My Minor Taper Temper Tantrum…

Happy Monday! This weekend was a whole lot of laziness. Even the dogs were feeling lazy (My 2 year old Barley on the left, his Golden Oldie Aunt Lily on the right). Lily girl, I FEEL YOU. I went out for drinks with some friends after work on Friday. Six olives from my two dirty… Continue reading {Weekend Recap #27} Dog Tired, March Madness, and My Minor Taper Temper Tantrum…

Words of Wisdom

A Word on Loving Kindness.

I find it so very sad when I encounter someone who obviously has the loving-kindness spark missing from their persona. You know the kind of person I’m talking about.  They radiate negativity. They do not find happiness in others’ happiness. They are not pleasant to be around. I am very lucky in that probably 95%… Continue reading A Word on Loving Kindness.


My Surprise Birthday Party

27 years young ❀  πŸ™‚ I can’t believe the beans were not spilled. I was totally surprised!  In laws, sisters, husband, best friends, dog, vegan enchiladas, salad, cilantro lime rice, cornbread, tequila, and bubbles = party. Ducks slide into the elite eight! Whoop whoop! Love this pic of Jon and his dad. I enjoy watching… Continue reading My Surprise Birthday Party


Arizona Vacation Wrap Up

One trip, 4 blog posts? Yes, this trip was that dense in amazing, juicy, blog worthy moments. In case you missed them, you should definitely check out: This post with beautiful photos taken on my solo hike in North Mountain Park. This post about my first day in Phoenix (including some delicious homemade food and grapefruit… Continue reading Arizona Vacation Wrap Up


First day in Phoenix, Arizona

Hi there πŸ™‚ Currently taking a break from the sunshine in the comfort of the A/C of Grand Central Coffee Station. I arrived in PHX yesterday afternoon. This  impromptu trip was 100% the right decision. I feel as grounded as a desert flower in full Spring bloom. I’m staying with my best friend Rachel, soul… Continue reading First day in Phoenix, Arizona