9 Ways to Live a More Authentic Life

As I continue to grow into the woman I am today, living an authentic life is something I aspire to daily. In a world where everyone puts their best face forward on social media, it can be easy to look around and feel like authenticity is hard to come by. Here are 9 ways to live

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Family Photos – Aidan’s 1 Year

A couple weekends ago, we asked our friend Caroline to shoot our family photos to celebrate Aidan’s first year! I love all of the photos I’ve taken (we’re talking THOUSANDS) this past year on my iPhone & Canon Rebel, but I knew we wanted to capture this stage of our life with a professional. Aidan was a

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Monday Motivation – Thoughts on Discipline

  Alright everyone. I’m putting myself out there this week. More than I normally do, in hopes to really lay it out there… I stumbled upon an article on discipline while mindlessly perusing the Internet (anyone else do that??) and it was one of the few articles that really resonated with me. Maybe it’s where

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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Guys, it’s that time of year again!!! Nordstrom’s Annviersary Sale is officially underway, with early access to debit/credit card holders starting this past Thursday! I must say, I’m so glad companies started offering a debit card version with the same (and better) benefits previously given to credit card holders. I have a Nordstrom debit card, and

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Late Harvest Kitchen

I am noticing a trend here on my blog…I eat out A LOT. I mean, this week alone I’ve tried and reviewed The Dancing Donut, Open Society Public House, & High Velocity and I am cranking through my Indy restaurant bucket list.  And on Tuesday, I was able to try yet another local Indy restaurant –

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The Indianapolis Zoo

This weekend we went with my parents to the Indianapolis Zoo. It was Kyle’s first time there (and Aidan’s of course), and has been almost a decade since the last time I went. After living in Lincoln Park & being frequent Lincoln Park Zoo visitors (I mean, it’s a FREE zoo!), Kyle & I have

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The Dancing Donut

 One of my favorite cupcake shops in Indianapolis is the Flying Cupcake. When I was at Butler, I was a frequent visitor of their N. Illinois location. The red velvet Elvis was my go-to, although they are all really fantastic. Since then, they’ve expanded out to Carmel and down to Mass Ave and everywhere in

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Open Society Public House

As most of you know, I just joined a running group in Indy that meets on Saturdays. This was the first “official” start to marathon training for the group as they look ahead to the Monumental Marathon this November. My marathon isn’t until December, but I’m staying up with this group to hopefully get in

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