May Monthly Favorites

May is my favorite month, and only partially because it’s my birthday month! I feel like I say this every month, but I can’t believe how quickly May flew by! It feels like yesterday that I was counting down 3 weeks until my birthday, and now I’m just another year older.

App

Overcast. I decided to listen to start listening to podcasts on my commute to and from work, and Overcast is definitely the best way to do that! My favorite podcast to listen to is The Minimalists. They talk about living with less in the best possible way for your situation, and it’s very inspirational!

Book

The Nest. This book was hard to get into at first, but after getting into a rhythm, I really enjoyed it!

Spending the day in bed trying to get over this stupid cold. 🤒

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Cat Picture

Luna the wild beast captured by the wonderful Anthony Harrington

Not. Even. Sorry.

Instagram Account

@amyshorephotography. Amy is an amazing photographer, and the cars in said pictures just make them that much better!

Minneapolis Attraction

Breweries. There are so many fantastic craft breweries in the Twin Cities that deciding where to go on a Friday night takes longer than drinking an actual beer! Most of them also have great patio spaces, which makes for awesome dog-sight-seeing in the summer!

Monthly Event

My birthday! I mean, did you really think I would say anything else?? I turned a quarter of a century on May 27th and suddenly feel the need to turn the volume way up on the TV and tweet out Google inquiries. Too soon?

It's my party and I'll drink if I want to! 🍾🍾🍾 #birthdaygirl

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April Monthly Favorites

They say April showers bring May flowers, and we definitely got plenty of showers this month! (Also, snow, but there’s no quote for April snow.) Trees are starting to turn green, tulips are starting to pop up, and bright colorful clothing is on everyone but me. Bring on spring!Read More »

March Monthly Favorites

March is typically a pretty dull month. It’s not quite spring, but there’s never enough snow to make it look like a winter wonderland, so we’re stuck right in the middle. You don’t want to be outside, but you’re sick of sitting inside waiting for nice weather. Although March definitely isn’t my favorite month, I did have a few favorite moments!Read More »

January/February Month(s)ly Favorites

Last year I did a monthly recap of all the exciting things that happened in my life, and this year I’m going to switch it up! Although I’m already a few months behind, I’m going to share my monthly favorites. So without further ado, here are my January and February favorites!Read More »

31 Days of December

Christmas is my favorite time of year, and not just because my whole family gives me pine scented candles and rose gold everything. I love how festive and happy everyone gets, how beautiful houses look covered in snow and lights, and the calm that follows the present opening fury. But there is more to December than just the 25th, so here’s what happened the rest of those days!Read More »

With Every End Comes a New Beginning 

I know I’m a few days late with the month in review! It’s been a very long last couple of weeks. For those of you who don’t know, my grandpa passed away at the end of October after a long battle with cancer. Thankfully, he didn’t suffer and wasn’t in pain. We all miss him so incredibly much, but we know he’s always with us. Tony and I spent the last 2 weekends in La Crosse, and it was so great to get together with everyone, even if the circumstances weren’t what we would have hoped for. With every ending there is a new beginning, and my family believes that rather than death being an ending, it’s a beginning to a new experience. 

Thankfully, there were lots of positive things that happened during October as well! 

Tony and I adopted a cat!! Her name is Luna and she is the cutest thing ever. Just look at her! 

We visited apple orchards and I was my very best white girl. 

We visited new coffee shops and brunch places. I even helped write a blog for Heritage! http://morriesheritage.com/brunch-guide-2016-minneapolis-edition/

We visited Baraboo for a day to take pictures of our cars in the gorgeous fall leaves. 

Tony and I went to a very fancy gala dinner, where we ate deconstructed Soup. (Yes, that’s a real thing.)

Layne and I finally went to a Ben Rector concert that we bought tickets for in June!!

October was full of time spent with family and friends, and I’m so lucky to have all these amazing people in my life! Here’s to November, may it be just as full of love!