Category Archives: Personal

 “Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a listening ear, an honest compliment or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” I wanted to start this, a post where you get to meet me on a more personal level, with the mantra […]

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Recently, my husband and I celebrated three years of marriage! To commemorate this special occasion, we planned a trip to one of the most magical places in the United States – Mackinac Island.  Somewhere in Time If you didn’t know, and there are many who don’t, Michigan is separated into two peninsulas. Those land masses are connected by the mighty Mackinac Bridge. Trips over […]

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Summer is my cocktail season of choice. Fresh fruit with an emphasis on refreshing, I admit to drinking my favorite season year round. My recent obsession is the Raspberry Citrus Fizz. Sweet, tart, and bubbly, this boozy delight makes the perfect summer wedding cocktail or brunch addition. Totally acceptable if brunch means just you and your scrambled eggs. […]

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Every year one of my very best friends Heather and I make a trip to Italy. This past year, we spent our time in Cefalu, a city Northern Sicily, and holy wah, did we have an amazing time! Cefalu is known for its cathedral, a beautiful 12th-century fortress-like structure with mosaics dating back to the Byzantine Empire. The Mandralisca Museum is also […]

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My babe, Jim, and I always head to Michigan for the summer. After spending the rest of our year abroad (Jim plays professional hockey overseas), it’s so refreshing to be in our element, re-connectng with family and friends. Last year, we made the very adult purchase of a 30ft vintage Chris Craft wooden boat. We decided this was the year to break it […]

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