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Around the Year in 52 Books 2021 Reading Challenge

This is my second year completing the "Around the Year in 52 Books" Reading Challenge. I first completed the challenge in 2020 and wanted to do it again for 2021. I did use the PopSugar Reading Challenge from this year to double up on similar prompts. Discover what...

2021 PopSugar Reading Challenge

After completing my first PopSugar Reading Challenge last year, I was so excited to see what the challenge was going to be for 2021. It took a little longer than last year, but I was able to complete my second PopSugar Reading Challenge this year. This year was more...

The 52 Book Club: November Mini Reading Challenge

As the year is ending, I'm getting close to completing my reading challenges. 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 month of November. I didn't think I had time to...
Moving to Wisconsin during a Global Pandemic

Moving to Wisconsin during a Global Pandemic

Around June 2019, I moved in with my boyfriend (now fiance). He owned a small two-bedroom, 1 ½ bathroom house in a small city near Chicago. Fast forward to June 2020: because of the pandemic, he was permanently laid off from job and I was furloughed. The last thing we...

Screen-To-Stage Adaptations I’d Like to See

Screen-To-Stage Adaptations I’d Like to See

CW: fake blood It’s popular for musicals to get inspiration from other forms of entertainment. Musicals can even find inspiration from the silver screen. Sure, there are popular screen-to-stage adaptations like Hairspray, Kinky Boots, and Once. There are plenty of...

Book Review: The Sun Down Motel

Book Review: The Sun Down Motel

Two of my favorite topics for the podcasts I listen to are true crime and the supernatural. Usually, if a place has a history of death or terrible events, it tends to attract the supernatural. It’s not often that the supernatural and true crime get mixed, and author...

Oshkosh Public Library Winter Reading Challenge

Oshkosh Public Library Winter Reading Challenge

I’m always in the mood for a good reading challenge. The Oshkosh Public Library, my local library in Wisconsin, recently hosted an adult winter reading challenge that I participated in. It was super exciting to participate because I was able to visit inside the...

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....

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