I Got a Tattoo.

I did it. I got a tattoo. Some of y’all may read this and think “Wow that was so random and spontaneous!” but others know that this is something I’ve been think of for a while- 6 1/2 years to be exact. I have wanted to get a tattoo centered around the word “love” since […]

From inspiration to action: 5 easy steps to lead the life you’ve always wanted

Have you ever found yourself scrolling through Instagram or Pinterest genuinely envying the ridiculously gorgeous and seemingly effortless lives of the happy and healthy? If you’re anything like me this might ring a bell: girl sees picture on Instagram… it’s your typical perfect beach with a perfect surfer girl in perfect wetsuit apparel that is […]

Chickpea Salad Sandwich

The weather in Colorado is so perfect, it’s ridiculous (sorry Texas friends). All I want to do is be outside 24/7, whether it is in the form of running, hiking, biking, camping, canoeing, doing yoga in the park, playing volleyball, reading in my hammock, or just having a picnic with friends. All this activity though […]

San Sebastian is One of My Favorite Places

San Sebastián, Spain quite possibly my new favorite place! San Sebastian is in the Northern “Basque Country” region of Spain, along the coast of the Bay of Biscay just 12 miles from the France with the most picturesque shoreline. This stunning and charming little city frequently lands itself at the top of lists for the world’s […]

Bilbao- BBK Live Music Festival

Three days at the Bilbao BBK Live music festival in the beautiful hilly green “Basque Country” in the northern part of Spain, listening to incredible bands such as Muse, Mumford and Sons, Bleachers, Bears Den and so many more, I’ll take two please. I did not expect this part of Spain to look like this, […]


Ireland! Confession, Ireland was never on the top of my list for places to visit, (yes, I know, it’s almost as if I can see your jaw drop in disbelief) but now after having spent a week there I cannot imagine why it never was! I clearly did not know what I was missing. Do yourself […]

Creamy Kale and White Bean Soup

Love this hearty soup! Creamy Kale and White Bean Soup Ingredients: 1-2 teaspoons coconut oil 3 celery stalks chopped 1/2 cup carrots, chopped 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 sprigs fresh rosemary 1 sprig fresh thyme 6 cups organic vegetable broth 5-6 potatoes, chopped (I leave the skins on, yay fiber) […]

Ask the Ironman: Q&A

My dad has done 13 Ironman Triathlon races! Which is pretty much incredible. And this year he got to go compete in Ironman Kona! I’ll write more about that later. For those of you that don’t know exactly what an Ironman is, it is a 140.6 mile triathlon which consists of a 2.4 mile swim, […]

Texas Veggie Fair 2014

Yes the State Fair of Texas is 20 minutes from me, but I opted for a better fair this year, the Texas Veggie Fair!  This was the 5th annual Texas Veggie Fair here in Dallas. Last year, over 7000 people celebrated with food, products, live music, speakers, games, activities + information which promote healthier, kinder, more sustainable […]