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15 Wines to Try from Trader Joe’s

15 Wines to Try from Trader Joe’s

One of the best perks about Trader Joe’s is the extensive and really, really ridiculously inexpensive wine selection for under $10 a bottle! Here are the top 15 you should try next time you’re there:

Boise’s Best Coffee Shops

Boise’s Best Coffee Shops

From fast wifi to the best chai in town, find out where you can coffee shop hop and read which are the best in Boise from a local!

Denver Street Art Photo Diary

Denver Street Art Photo Diary

Denver, Colorado is a city known for tons but unique street art is not something I would have imagined. Check out these gorgeous photos aroung RiNo, Denver!

Gold Fork Hot Springs: A Winter Must-Do

Gold Fork Hot Springs: A Winter Must-Do

Gold Fork Hot Springs, naturally sourced with the convenience of commercial, tucked back in the mountains near Donnelly, Idaho: an absolute winter must-do!

Solo Road Trip: Idaho to Arizona

Solo Road Trip: Idaho to Arizona

Starting in Boise, to Kanab, Utah, Sedona, Arizona, the Grand Canyon & beyond! Read about my solo trip from Idaho to Arizona & back.

Night to Shine

Night to Shine

Night to Shine, happening on February 7th, 2020, is an unforgettable prom night experience, centered on God’s love, for
people with special needs, ages 14 and older.

The Best Places to Eat in Boise

The Best Places to Eat in Boise

Boise is the fastest growing city in the USA, best place to live for millennials and it’ll fill your belly! Find out exactly where to eat in Downtown Boise, Idaho.

First Time to Austin City Limits Music Festival

First Time to Austin City Limits Music Festival

Austin City Limits, Baby! Located in October in Austin, Texas, Austin City Limits is the American music festival that people go to when they actually care about listening to the music... The fest is two three-day weekends of eight stages playing rock, indie, country,...

What to Pack for Two Weeks in Europe using only a Carry-On

What to Pack for Two Weeks in Europe using only a Carry-On

I have returned from two weeks abroad in Europe!! Since we were going to six countries, I managed to pack only a backpack & a day pack/personal item for the flights. Very easily to haul around, & the day pack fit PERFECTLY under the airline seats like pictured...

Summer Wellness Series at Coiled Wine Bar

Summer Wellness Series at Coiled Wine Bar

I was really blessed to stumble upon an instagram post a few months back at the right time! Kelli Yeowell of BODYFundamentals is conducting a monthly Wellness Series at Coiled Wine Bar in downtown Boise. Here's the kick... it's FREE! A quick background:...

Los Angeles Girls Weekend!

Los Angeles Girls Weekend!

For my birthday this year, I wanted to do something glamorous with some girlfriends. After some deliberation, the City of Stars was decided on! LA LA LAND, here we come! My friends decorated the Air BnB for my birthday California Coast from the plane We had an...

Nashville Stole My Heart & All My Money!

Nashville Stole My Heart & All My Money!

A Photo Diary of what I ate, did & drank in Nashville: Straight up: I don't think there will ever be a city I will love and loathe as much as I do Nashville. This city sucked me in mid-road trip and I stayed for an extra WEEK! An entire week. In it's defense, I...

Product Review: Unabell Skincare

Product Review: Unabell Skincare

Unabell is an all natural, made in the USA, cruelty free, Treasure Valley locally owned, skin care company! ...what's not to love about that? So naturally, when they offered to send me some of their products, I was thrilled to try! If you've known me for a while you...

A Weekend in & around Salt Lake City, Utah

A Weekend in & around Salt Lake City, Utah

I know I've only been in Boise for under two months, but I am always restless and needed an adventure! Utah was the perfect destination for a little weekend road trip. We booked an inexpensive hotel for $70/night in downtown Salt Lake City and started the 4.5-5 hour...

USA Road Trip! FL to ID

USA Road Trip! FL to ID

I have been trying to publish this for over a month & it's finally here: I DROVE THROUGH 11 STATES AND OVER 3000 MILES FROM FLORIDA TO IDAHO! So some background: this was not my originally planned route but I had to detour due to ice (...IN MARCH!!! I was so ill...

What is “Treefort”?

What is “Treefort”?

So if you're staying updated, you know I just moved to Boise where everyone has been talking about this event(s?) Treefort so I decided to look into it. Just as a disclaimer, I got MOST of this information from the super helpful https://www.treefortmusicfest.com/ so...

Life Update: I left Asia After TWO YEARS!

Life Update: I left Asia After TWO YEARS!

Welp. The time has come boys & girls: I officially left Asia after living, working and traveling there for over two years. It's been a whirlwind of a month so here's what I've been doing: Went home to Florida to spend time with my sick grandmother. She's my...

USA Day Tripper: Miami

USA Day Tripper: Miami

WELCOME TO MIAMI ~ ~ BIENVIENDOS A MIAMI For those who don't know, I claim my home as South Florida. My mother was raised in Broward County, which is one county north of the (in)famous 3-0-5, and I've spent my whole life visiting. My parents live just far enough from...

USA Day Tripper: St. Louis, Missouri

USA Day Tripper: St. Louis, Missouri

St. Louis, Missouri I had never been to this part of the United States before & honestly, it was a wonderful day trip! We had a lot of lovely little time doing the tourist things this city has to offer & a lot of them are free! Here's what we did: The Gateway...

USA Day Tripper Series: CHICAGO

USA Day Tripper Series: CHICAGO

C-H-I-C-A-G-O! Honestly, I've always thought this--Chicago is one of the cities that makes me proud to be an American. It's pretty & clean, the food is good and the people are happy & welcoming. What's not to love? Thanks to my boyfriend's awesome family, I...

USA Day Tripper Series: Introduction

USA Day Tripper Series: Introduction

Hello all! For the next three posts, I will be recapping my recent trip to America. In my two weeks of American bliss, I visited Chicago & St. Louis in J's neck of the woods and then I showed him my part of the country: South Florida aka Miami was a must! Stay...

Napa Valley, California Road Trip-On A Budget!

Napa Valley, California Road Trip-On A Budget!

Hello everyone 🙂 Most of us, want to go to nice places and enjoy fancy things, but most of us do not have money trees growing in our backyards (Some of us don't even have back yards!) I really wanted to go to Napa as a graduation/23rd birthday gift to myself and I...