I can’t believe we’re already halfway through summer.
I’m trying to make the most of what’s left of July and plan on doing as much as possible to get outside and soak up the sun in August. We’re thinking one more camping trip in August and something to celebrate our anniversary as well.
I’ve been keeping busy reading, trying new recipes, relaxing and getting all settled into life in Portland. I have a couple things that I’m in love with right now and thought I would share it with you in a little summer round-up: Continue reading →
Gone now are the days when I would chuck a bunch of pants and a bunch of tops into my suitcase and consider myself packed. I would arrive in my destination with a bunch of mismatched clothing and nothing to wear. I finally gave in and created a system so I could pack efficiently for all my trips. I now swear by this rolling suitcase.
I know it all sounds a little Type A, but after resisting for so long I finally realized to avoid overpacking, you had to plan in advance what you wanted to wear. Trust me. It will feel great to get up and not have to decide anything. Just throw your planned outfit on and get on with your day.
What’s the key to making Mondays suck less? I finally discovered it was preparing myself on Sunday night to ensure I had not just a decent Monday but a great week. I always thought it was bit nerdy to be overprepared like this, but now I think it gives me sanity!
I might not do everything on this list EVERY Sunday, but I make sure I get at least 2-3 things out of the way so I’m not thinking about having to do them all week. Here are my secrets to making Mondays suck less:Continue reading →
I recently went camping for the first time in 10+ years, which meant starting from scratch when it came to our camping equipment! Since we plan on keeping this gear for as long as possible – I wanted to invest into some fun and stylish camping stuff that I would look forward to using.
Here are a few of my favourites that I found during my search for new camping gear:Continue reading →
One of my new favourite places for ramen is most definitely over at Boke Bowl.
If you’re planning a trip out to Portland, Oregon – you have to bookmark this place on your list of places to visit. The noodles here are the standout star for me. Incredibly chewy with a nice thickness to it – soaking in a slow-simmered pork broth. Continue reading →