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Wearing Contact Lenses for the First Time

I’ve had glasses since I was ten years old. I hated wearing them growing up. I tried to switch to contact lenses when I was a teenager, but the idea of putting something [willingly] in my eye terrified me. Years later, I wanted to try contact lenses again. Read about...

The 52 Book Club: Mini May Reading Challenge

I loved participating in numerous reading challenges last year. I’m currently participating in eight reading challenges for 2021. One of these challenges is the 2021 Reading Challenge from The 52 Book Club. The 52 Book Club also hosted a mini reading challenge for the...

My Favorite One-Act Musicals

It’s normal for musicals to include an intermission. Intermissions, normally 15-20 minutes long, allow the audience to return to reality, while those in the production use the time to prepare for the next act and utilize the extra time in-between scenes. Audience...
Books I’m Re-Reading in 2021

Books I’m Re-Reading in 2021

When I started reading again for fun, I didn't think about including books I read before would be as fulfilling. Boy was I wrong. Adding books that I've read before helped me complete numerous reading challenges in 2020. I ended up re-reading seven books in 2020, and...

Living with Migraines

Living with Migraines

CW: migraines, nausea A migraine is not a headache. That's been the hardest to explain to people once I started getting migraines. My worst migraine happened in 2019, and last for five days. I ended up going to urgent care because the pain and the nausea were so bad....

Ultimate Musical Theatre Love Songs Playlist

Ultimate Musical Theatre Love Songs Playlist

When it comes to Valentine's Day, it makes sense to listen to songs inspired by love. And, naturally, musical theatre has plenty of love songs to choose from. If you need a playlist of love songs from musicals that will make you swoon, you've come to the right place....

Book Review: When No One is Watching

Book Review: When No One is Watching

One of my favorite thrillers is "Get Out" by Jordan Peele. I wasn't expecting Peele, a comedian, to create a movie with such an interesting concept about racism and turn it into a horror-comedy. Alyssa Cole's latest book, "When No One Is Watching," is considered a...

Musicals Based on Books

Musicals Based on Books

As you may have noticed on my blog, I'm a big fan of both books and the theatre. While live theatrical productions are currently on hold, I'm waiting for the day when I can see a live performance again. In the meantime, I've been spending my free time reading and...

My Year in Books [2020]

My Year in Books [2020]

I wasn't planning it, but I more than doubled the number of books I read in 2019. In 2020, I read 104 books. Check out some highlights of the books I read for 2020 below! Different reading challenges I participated in Around the Year in 52 Books Reading Challenge...

About Me

Lifestyle blogger and digital marketer based in Wisconsin. Michigander at heart. I'm here to provide my take on life through my blog. Fueled by chardonnay, cast recordings and chocolate.

Guest Work

Read some of my guest work for local Oshkosh businesses:

Nosh Fox Valley - Food Blog

Nosh Fox Valley

Visit Oshkosh - Wisconsin's Event City

Visit Oshkosh

Downtown Oshkosh Blog