Submerge, Part Two

Submerge, Part Two The depression is coming back again, wave after wave. Fighting is exhausting. I’m drawn closer as the water coaxes me toward the familiar darkness. I wonder what drowning actually feels like. People have made comparisons between depression and drowning, and it makes me wonder how similar they truly are. Do people thrash… Read More Submerge, Part Two

family & parenthood

More Baby Booties!

(This post contains some affiliate links. All opinions expressed regarding BirdRock Baby products are my own.) I know, I already gushed about BirdRock Baby and their adorable (and super functional) baby booties, but… They added a bunch of new colors, and I just had to share my excitement with you guys! I decided to get Elsie… Read More More Baby Booties!

blogging & business, college life, DIY & home, family & parenthood

7 Reasons to Love Indianapolis

It’s been two years since I moved back to my hometown, but truthfully, I miss so many things about Indianapolis. Indianapolis may be a major metro city, but it definitely isn’t lacking in that infectious Hoosier hospitality that you find in the rural Indiana towns. Honestly, Indy doesn’t have that always-on-the-go feeling like New York;… Read More 7 Reasons to Love Indianapolis


Submerge, Part One

Submerge, Part One Eyes closed, jaw clenched, pause; Wait for your dangling feet to break the surface as the splintering dock catches your jeans. A warm breeze drifts above the cold water, chills erupt on your arms that beg to push off the dock. Liquid seeps between every toe, the green light for your plunge.… Read More Submerge, Part One

DIY & home

Holiday Gift Tags

I can’t be the only one still finishing up last minute gifts. It’s been such a crazy holiday season – isn’t it always, though? In all the chaos I almost forgot about gifts for my coworkers. Fortunately, I found an easy DIY gift on Pinterest using mason jars. (Psst…If you missed the mini-post on Instagram,… Read More Holiday Gift Tags

DIY & home

No Bake Cookie Recipe

(This post contains affiliate links to products I use and love.) No bakes are literally my favorite cookies, and I have an awesome no bake cookie recipe. I have to brag for a second: my no bakes are the best. They’re the perfect blend of cocoa and peanut butter, and are delicious with a glass… Read More No Bake Cookie Recipe