Blog Tour: Happy Trail by Daisy Prescottt

Happy Blog Tour Monday! I’m really excited to share this book with you all today because it features one of my all-time favorite activities: hiking on the Appalachian Trail. Review 3.5 stars out of 5  I really enjoyed this story. Especially how Olive is a SOBO thru hiker on the Appalachian Trail. I connected with Olive…

Blog Tour & Review: Time by Penny Reid

After what felt like the longest month ever, I was ecstatic when Time, the third book in Penny Reid’s Laws of Physics series, was released. I bought the book and devoured it in three whole hours, it was that good. Now I’m excited to share my review, some sneak peeks/excerpts from Time, and some extra…

Blog Tour and Review: SPACE by Penny Reid

Happy BLOG TOUR TUESDAY!!! Today, I bring you some goodies (aka Excerpts) from Penny Reid’s latest and greatest book release: Space! SPOILER ALERT: I loved it! Space, the second book in the all-new Laws of Physics Trilogy from Wall Street Journal and New York Times bestselling author Penny Reid, is available now! One week. Private…

REI Outessa: Waterville Valley 2017

Last year was a big year for me. I learned to embrace that one does not have to be a certain number on the scale in order to do everything they dream. I cemented this belief system by going to REI Outessa Summit in Waterville Valley, New Hampshire in September. What I thought would be…

Taking Pause

2018 has been an incredible journey of growth and self-discovery. In reconnecting with my passions and my truest form of self, I have taken a significant break from blogging. I have down-sized my volume of Instagram posting, my only form of social media currently. I have filled numerous journals, emptied an army of pens, and…

Chasing Sunrise: Week Three & Four

When Thanksgiving arrives, my usual concerns include which stretchy pants are appropriate and how we will fit a visit to everyone in over the course of a four day weekend. This year, we planned well ahead so visits were finalized at the beginning of November and I opted for jeans and indulging in less this…

Chasing Sunrise: Week Two

The key to Damn Early Days is getting a solid bedtime ritual in place and not letting yourself party too hard on the weekends. On the Saturday before week two began, we celebrated my grandmother’s 80th birthday. We do not do anything small so naturally, there was a big party. Almost everyone came in from out…

Chasing Sunrise: Week One

When committing to wake up damn early for twenty-one days, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect or even if I would make it through the first week. I signed up because Chasing Sunrise is something I have wanted to participate in for most of this year and, with this session being in November, I…

Origin Story: Where I Began

My first ever camping experience was the first night of a fourteen day backpacking adventure on the Appalachian Trail. The cliché says, “go big or go home” and something in me took this very literally. I had no experience to suggest that I would enjoy this excursion or camping or even hiking for days on…