I Want to be Great

We all want to, right? We all want greatness and we all want to be successful. But what happens when you get too caught up in it? Perfectionism in combination with impatience can be debilitating at times. I am usually driven and this is partly because I strive for flawlessness. Not flawlessness in a beauty…

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Timeless

Sometimes I see something and I exist only in that moment. It’s one thing to see something pretty, but it’s even better when something makes you think of how special the moment is. Pin This ↓ I compiled these photos to remind me to slow down. No one knows how long something will last. When I…

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FOREST

So…I was going to write a poem about forests because I was really inspired by the photos I took. But I am no poet and I wouldn’t do “the forest” justice. I guess you should just use your imagination as you enjoy these photos.     I shot these photos in the woods where I…

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Typical Grocery List // Vegan

One of my readers suggested I share a typical grocery list. I thought it was such a great idea because I often get asked about the foods I buy. When I first started eating plant-based, making trips to the grocery store was so stressful. I was kind of all over the place and would just…

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Summer Goals

My semester is officially over and I am looking forward to my summer break. On the rare occasion that I have free time, I like to write down my intentions or goals at that moment. Here is what I wrote down for my “summer goals”: Have fun! This is an obvious one, but I often…

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Fluffy Pancakes // Vegan

Welcome back! I know I haven’t posted in a while and I am sorry for that. I had finals and I had to move, so I have been very preoccupied. In my absence, I have been working on new recipes. I normally wouldn’t be comfortable making something like vegan pancakes, but I stepped outside of…

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Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies // Vegan

“Do you only eat salads?”. I laugh every time someone asks this. Eating vegan doesn’t have to be boring. I have proved this time and time again. Before making this recipe, I didn’t really eat cookies. That’s changed for sure. These cookies are easy to make, really tasty, and somewhat healthy. PRINTER FRIENDLY VERSION Oven:…

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22 Things in 22 Years

I am officially 22 years young! Yes, I am that annoying person that announces their birthday. It might be the day after my birthday when I post this. Anyway, I have seen a lot of posts about “things I have learned in…” insert number of years.  Adulting is one giant teachable moment. Most of my…

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Missouri or Misery?

As a teenager, my friends and I would always refer to “Missouri” as “misery”. I know right, we were so funny! If you’re new to my blog, I am originally from Missouri just so you know. I had spring break last week and I went back to visit my family. Every time I go back,…

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