Not Your Average Coffee Bar Lift Bridge Coffee

During my latest trip to downtown Tacoma I happened to visit a new coffee bar called Lift Bridge Coffee. It’s set in the beautiful historic Court House Square that’s home to a variety of things from offices to local businesses, to a hipster restaurant (En Rama) , to event spaces the list goes on and […]

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Must Read Books📚

The past month of February was super cold, snowy and icy at times here in the northwest so staying in was a must. Amidst trying to not go crazy from cabin fever I reached for some of my favorite books to reread. Each one is wonderfully unique and I wholeheartedly believe would benefit anyone who […]

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A New Approach

Each year I look forward to the start of a new year I feel like it’s the time when the slate gets wiped clean and possibilities are endless. I’m especially looking forward to this year because the passed year has been one of  the hardest years of my life. I received a major life altering […]

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Feelin’ It 🍎

I just recently started listening to podcasts while I work out and really love these two in particular. Good Company – with Grace Bonney founder of Design Sponge, best-selling author and founder of the Good Company magazine. The Dave Chang Show – hosted by famous chef/restaurant founder/owner Dave Chang of the Ugly Delicious Netflix series. […]

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Cafe Allegro – Seattle’s Oldest Espresso Bar

One of my favorite things in the world to do is visit new coffee shops. On a recent  trip to the U-District I visited a cafe that claims to be the oldest espresso bar in Seattle. Cafe Allegro founded in 1975 is a rustic, artsy cafe with college vibes written all over it. It’s entrance […]

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It’s A New Day It’s A New Dawn

  Over the last 8 months I’ve been absent from posting anything. As some of you know I have Crohn’s disease (16 years and running) and over the last couple of years I’ve just hit another wall with the treatments I was on. The next and only viable option that was presented to me was […]

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Feelin it – Summer Summer Time 🌞

Gal Meets Glam – Dress collection Honestly… all I can say about this creation of lifestyle blogger Julia Engel of Gal Meets Glam is its stunning. If you have any occasion where it calls for a dress or you just want to feel feminine and beautiful go with this line. Julia’s flawless designs have made picking […]

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Cheers to 2018!

I don’t know about you but the stillness of winter, the holidays and the start of a new year make me super nostalgic and contemplative. In light of everything that’s happened this year in the United States I realized, that I’m just grateful. Grateful that my family, friends and I didn’t have to live through […]

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New Year! New Inspiration!

Today I’m sharing some of my favorite creative people I follow. If you want to jump-start your creativity for the coming year definitely check out each and every one of these people! Designers Emily Henderson Joy Cho – Oh Joy! Joanna Gaines – Magnolia Tiffany Pratt DIYers  A Beautiful Mess – Elsie Larson and Emma Chapman […]

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Artist Profile – Erica Williams of Lemonsugarillo

Have you ever just looked at a piece of art and it resonates with you?  The artwork of Erica Williams of Lemonsugarillo does just that. I’m beyond thrilled to share with you her up and coming illustration company Lemonsugarillo on the blog today. What is Lemonsugarillo?  Lemonsugarillo is my ever-evolving creative space for self, growth, and celebration. In this space I explore the […]

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