Detoxing from the Chaos

A couple weekends ago some friends and I packed up our bags and headed out into the woods. Holy. Crap. People! If you’ve been following my blog for a bit, you know I am all about fashion, pampering items, and you know, a bed. But I was inspired by my friends’ stories of sleeping in forests and hiking mountains, and a felt an urge of adventure.

Now I wasn’t about to pack up the car and drive to Colorado for the weekend. But, we rented out some camping ground and spent the weekend at a state park about a half hour from campus. This was perfect for me because I was super concerned about a good night sleep and bears (I know I’m in Iowa, but still!). By doing this, I took the time to step back from hectic everyday life.

My goal for you all is to become inspired by my leap out of my comfort zone and to find your own time to detach from the world. Continue reading “Detoxing from the Chaos”

Summer Gym Essentials

Finally I got my butt into gear and made it a point to go to the gym, no excuses. I’m currently finding so much motivation with all of the classes my gym has to offer (it’s also given me a reason to go out and buy new gym clothes!) Today #ontheblog I’m sharing with you what I bring to the gym on a typical day. Everything is linked (not sponsored) below to make shopping for these must-haves easier.

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