Today I turn 23. In honor of this, I've been reflecting a lot on everything that I've done and that's happened to me in the past year. I'm often very hard on myself, but when I think about everything I've endured and celebrated in the past year...I'm pretty damn proud of myself. I made it … Continue reading Birthday Reflections
Approved by all carrot-cake-loving Lundgrens...aka all Lundgrens. I was always weirded out by the idea of carrot cake until I realized it tasted nothing like carrots and everything like heaven, so when I found a vegan version on Pinterest I had to try it for our family Easter! This cake was incredible...6 days later and … Continue reading Vegan Carrot Cake
I had these visions of myself coming out of this teacher training with all my problems fixed. Clear skin, no back/neck/knee pain. I'd be more comfortable being myself than ever before and I'd be 100% grounded in my purpose on this planet. Right now, that doesn't seem likely. In these past few months all of … Continue reading Real talk…
It's so easy to look at a bad relationship from the outside and judge. How could she stay with him? How can she let him treat her that way? It doesn't make sense. But I can tell you it's not that easy. You never really know how it feels until you're in the middle of … Continue reading Reasons he’s NOT the one
...and they're vegan. But don't go anywhere you non-vegans! I promise these cookies will be the best you've ever had...a bold statement, I know. The recipe is from bakerbynature.com (you should check out all her other amazing recipes) but I've also put it below. Make these cookies. They will change your life. Promise! Ingredients 1/2 cup … Continue reading The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies EVER.
"Beware of destination addiction. The idea that happiness is in the next place, the next job, or even the next partner. Until you give up the idea that happiness is somewhere else, it will never be where you are." -Shelley Gilgio I was rereading my last journal the other day, just looking for some little … Continue reading Destination Addiction
In the Summer of 2017, I became incredibly inspired by this amazing human to start getting up to see the sunrise every morning. I'd wake up at 5 o'clock and the moon and stars would still be shining. Some days it was more of a struggle to get up than others, but most mornings I … Continue reading My Favorite Sunrises of 2017