Self-Love – I Am, I Can & I Will

Life, Love, and the Pursuit of… Self-Love! As long as I can remember, I always had negative thoughts about myself. It’s like a little voice inside my head that wouldn’t shut up and would just continually tell me how I wasn’t good enough. I wasn’t smart enough, pretty enough, “__” enough, however I filled in…

6 Tips for Hosting a Theme Party

Life, Love, and the Pursuit of… Theme Parties! There is nothing better than cuddling up with your loved one on the couch with some comfy throw pillows and a fuzzy blanket. This is one of my husband and my favorite things to do. We make some fresh homemade popcorn, turn down the lights and cuddle…

8 Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Men

Live, Love, and the Pursuit of… Valentine’s Day! If you are like me, it can be hard trying to figure out any gift for your significant other, especially on a day like Valentine’s Day. The day usually seems to be geared towards what to do for women, which leaves us women wondering what to do…

Playing Offense vs. Defense in your Marriage

Life, Love, and the Pursuit of… Playing on the Same Team! This Sunday is the big game, the Superbowl, and it’s being hosted in my home state of Minnesota. In light of the upcoming game, I found this week’s topic to be very fitting: defensiveness, communication, and playing on the same team within your marriage….

The Honeymoon

Three days after my husband and I got married this past October, we headed off to Monterey, CA to enjoy our honeymoon for a week. My husband planned most of the trip and it was my first time in California, I had always wanted to go since I was just a little girl and was…

Protein Smoothie Recipes

Life, Love, and the Pursuit of… Protein Smoothies! Protein smoothies are my new favorite meal replacement for a quick yummy healthy breakfast, lunch, or dinner and are surprisingly filling! It’s as easy as throwing all the ingredients in a blender and you have a meal in less than 5 minutes. As I create new recipes…