I started this post about 4 weeks ago and the narrative has definitely changed since then. I was going to just delete it becuase well the ending had changed but I figured ya know what, one day I might want to read back on that and see how I felt. I had posted a Facebook … Continue reading The Story That Changed…
MIDWEST & PINE Hey all!! So, I have something new to share with everyone that I am very excited about! I have decided to open an Etsy store; I always loved the idea of Etsy and sharing what I love with others but I was never sure how I would have my own or what … Continue reading Midwest & Pine
Christmas with my sister is like a Christmas you've never had before. There are rules lol. She decorates the entire house on Black Friday and when I"m back from shopping the house is a Christmas Wonderland. Growing up my sister and I always looked forward to The Family Channel's (previously called Fox Family then ABC … Continue reading The Baden Girls 25 Days of Christmas!!
So since I am in such a small town it is hard to find outings where I get to dress up. I have A TON of clothes! A TON, but right now in our current situation I have worn probably 15% of them this whole year. If I am not in my postal uniform I … Continue reading Styling Myself
This meal, this meal this meal!!!! It is so good. Right now I have been making a large batch and then eating it throughout the entire week. Alright so for this meal this is your grocery list. This will feed an entire family: 1-2 package Italian Sausage (depends on how much meat you want in … Continue reading Veggie Loaded Sausage Orzo
Through this year I have a theme to share "Embrace or Change". When turning 30, many people are afraid of it. I embraced it. I have learned over the years that if you dread a certain age it will only hold you back. Remember when we turned 25 and thought, omg I'm so old! 25 … Continue reading The Year 30
Haunted houses, goblins, ghouls, ghosts, witches, pumpkins, black cats, spiders, and SCARY MOVIES!!!! One of my favorite things about Halloween is watching scary movies. I don't normally watch them during the rest of the year but I binge watch them in October. I put together a quick list of scary movies and Halloween type … Continue reading 13 Nights of Halloween
This week, I had trekked on possibly the greatest adventure I’ve done in my entire life so far. I hiked and successfully summited the infamous Yosemite Half Dome! Now let me tell you, I didn’t even know about Half Dome until this summer. I had a friend who was going to Yosemite and told me … Continue reading The Mountains Are Calling…
Whenever I tell people I am living in Fort Bragg people always assume I am living in the popular Army based Fort Bragg, North Carolina. I then have to tell them no no I'm on the other coast, Fort Bragg in California. Fort Bragg is a small picturesque vacationing town right on the Pacific Ocean … Continue reading Fort Bragg, the one in California…
It’s WEDDING SEASON!!!! Alright, so wedding season is half over and I will not even be attending any weddings but I did make Italian Wedding Soup last week! Confession, this post has nothing to do with weddings. It was a bit chilly here for a few days in Fort Bragg and it made me want … Continue reading WEDDING SEASON!!!