Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost

June 13, 2018

Shake Shack Chicago
Hey! I know I’ve been super inconsistent when it comes to blogging lately, and I’m not here to give excuses, but I just wanted to check in and give you guys a little update. So basically, I’ve been SUPER unmotivated lately. It is what it is. I have so many fun blog post ideas in my head, but whenever I go to sit down and write, I just can’t.

My goal for this month, and the summer, is to get back to my regular blogging schedule. (AKA new posts every Monday, Wednesday and Friday). I still have a lot of Disney Cruise posts to share with you guys. (It’s crazy to think that that cruise was back in January. I can’t wait until my next Disney Cruise in August!).

Also, can we just talk about that photo for a second. Who doesn’t love Shack Shake?!

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Celebrate the #ULTRADAD in Your Life with Michelob ULTRA

June 7, 2018

This post is sponsored by Michelob Ultra but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.Michelob ULTRA
It’s June, which means Father’s Day is right around the corner. Whether it’s your brother, friend or your own father, let’s toast to the #ULTRADAD who inspires us to live full lives and make better choices. 

Although I was raised by a single mom, I had two amazing father figures in my life: my granddad (who is sadly no longer with us) and my uncle. Growing up, we would always barbecue to celebrate Father’s Day. I have so many vivid memories of waiting by the grill while my grandad flipped the burgers and hotdogs.

My granddad would always let me help make the potato salad for the Father’s Day BBQ. He said I was the only one he trusted with the “special ingredient.” (Even though everyone in the family knew it!).

In fact, to this day, whenever I barbecue I always think back to those moments with my granddad! 

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12 Months of Happiness: May 2018

May 31, 2018

Today marks the end of May which means, time for another one of my monthly 12 Months of Happiness post! Even when I’m super lazy and don’t feel like blogging (which has been a lot lately), I always look forward to writing up these posts. It legit makes me happy remembering and then jotting down some of my favorite moments from that happened that month.

May turned out to be a pretty chill month. I’ve sort of taken a much needed break from social media lately and I’ve really been loving it. In fact, the only “platform” I’ve really been using these days is Pinterest. (And that’s mainly because it’s been bringing such a huge boost of traffic to the blog lately!).

Here are some of the things that made May an amazing month: (Don’t forget to comment down below how your April went and what things made you smile this month! I LOVE hearing from you guys about what makes you happy):

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What’s in My Disney Parks Bag: Disney World Must Haves

May 21, 2018

Disney World Must Haves
As most of you know, even though I live in Chicago, I travel to Disney quite often. In fact, ever since I became an annual pass holder back in 2015, I’ve visited Disneyland and Disney World at least seven times a year. I’ve also been to Disneyland Paris twice and am heading on my second Disney Cruise this August! (To me there’s no such thing as too much Disney!). 

Since I frequent the Disney Parks so often, I’ve become sort a Disney expert. (Especially when it comes to things like packing, best times to visit, how to save money, etc!). Over the years I’ve definitely learned the do’s and don’t of what to bring to Disney. 

Here’s what’s in my Disney Parks Bag:

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The Jim Henson Exhibition at the Museum of the Moving Image | NYC

May 11, 2018

The Jim Henson Exhibition at the Museum of the Moving Image
You all know how I feel about museums; they’re the best! Whenever I visit a new (or old) city, I always make sure to check out the museums, especially if there’s a cool new exhibit going on. And although I’ve been to NYC more times than I can count, I’ve never been to the Museum of the Moving Image (until recently!).

Since I’m such a huge Jim Henson fan, I knew I had to check out The Jim Henson Exhibition at the Museum of the Moving Image during my trip to New York last month. I decided not to bring my DSLR camera on this trip (in an attempt to “live more in the moment”, something I’ve been doing a lot more of lately) but I did take a few pictures on my iPhone. So I thought it would be fun to share them with you all today.

Here are a few photos from the Museum of the Moving Image:

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