Not My Dream Wedding: Part 1

The first wedding I ever remember being in was of a close family friend. She was marrying her high school sweet heart. I was honored to be a hostess with my baby sister. We got beautiful light yellow dresses and our hair curled for the big occasion. It was my first time experiencing a wedding [...]

Experiences Over Things: Stillwater, MN Style

One Saturday after a long day of working my mom decided we would just come home, pack an overnight bag and go to the beach. I was excited because nothing sounded better than to get out of Tallahassee and embrace the beach. My poor Dad was so confused and slow he was almost left behind. [...]

Cheers to Fullbyles

BIRTHDAYS! They have always been a big thing for me. I grew up celebrating birthdays with parties, dinner at a restaurant, a day trip to the beach, always surrounded by family and friends. I loved that fact that I grew up in a home that celebrated birthdays. It was a great reminder to celebrate life [...]

2018: Your Best Year Yet

Wednesday night. Last minute flight. No kids. Shared suitcase. Airport Thursday morning. Off to the place where we fell in love. To the happiest place on earth...or so they say. Sunny, sunny, FLORIDA.  Some would say I started my new year by running away from my new home in the Twin Cities, even though you [...]