Meet Rome.

As you know, I love my bulldog, Lucca! So much so that my husband and I get her a little furbaby brother. He’s already proving to be a handful — full of energy, attitude, and so much love.  AK & I love Italy – it’s where we went on our first major trip together and fell in love (specifically we … Read More

August Update + Things I Love

As I’ve mentioned before, my husband and I (& our bulldog) are in the process of moving to NYC (feel free to check out my Pinterest Board dedicated to NYC)! It’s been a long, crazy August so I thought I’d share a little update. We’re still waiting for the perfect time to move. We’ve been blessed by friends with places … Read More


Well, we’ve done it! (Almost) all of our belongings are packed away in a U-Pack and headed to the East Coast. We’re hoping to join them in the next few months! I’m still not sure how both my husband and I survived the brutal process of packing, purging, and organizing but we did. Honestly, it was refreshing to get down … Read More

A Week In Portland

Late last week, I returned from a week away in Portland, OR. Visiting my brother-in-law and *future* sister-in-law with Andrew and his Mom. It was my first experience on the Pacific Northwest and it definitely did not disappoint. I’ve never eaten so many delicious meals in such a short amount of time. While I could easily fill this post with photos … Read More

Moving to NYC

After living in beautiful Boulder, CO for almost 4 years now, I’ve decided to take a leap of faith and move it on over to the city life. For the next few months, I’ll be preparing my home  Along the way, I’ll be sharing what’s worked {and not worked} in preparing for the trek. So far, here’s what I know: Plan … Read More

Back to School Essentials

Can you believe it’s already August? I’m heading back to class on the 20th so I’ve put together a list of all the necessities for at least looking prepared for the new year. 1. Herschel Backpack 2. Kate Spade KSNY X DARCEL bag – for pencils, ligloss… 3. Camelbak Glass Water Bottle – stay hydrated! 4. May Designs Custom Agenda – … Read More

Punta Cana Honeymoon

{Climbing a fallen palm tree} Ahh… Andrew and I just got back from the beautiful beaches of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. We snuck away for a last-minute, long weekend honeymoon (we called it our ‘mini-moon’) and it was worth every second. Going to the beach is one of my favorite ways to spend a day (always followed by a long … Read More

New Adventures

As some may know, I’ve been taking classes again. Skin care is and will always be something I am extremely passionate about. I love the way I feel when working with a client who has a serious skin issue and after a few weeks, starts to see the results of a treatment. There’s nothing like giving the gift of confidence. … Read More

The Places We Go…

Recap: Europe Trip! First stop..  {Amsterdam} {Picnic & Coffee in the Alps (Mont Blanc in Background): Geneva, Switzerland} {Home Base: Lucca, Italy} {Florence, IT} {Rome, IT} {Colosseum: Rome} {Vernazza, IT at Sunset} {Venice, IT} {Milan, IT} {Flying Home Over The Alps}