Weekend Hike

Last weekend we went for a hike in the McDowell Mountain Sonoran Preserve. It was a brisk sixty-eight degrees, the sun was shining with not a cloud in the sky, and we had the trail mostly to ourselves. The views were stunning! I know the photos look beautiful, but they really don't do it justice. [...]

Holiday Gift Guide

Welcome to my first gift guide of 2017! Each of these gifts are under $50, and should give you some great ideas for what to get your friends and loved ones this year. Have you started shopping yet?! 2017 Gift Guide ~ Under $50 1. Funny (and helpful!) Bartending Glasses, $25, Nordstrom. 2. Capri Blue [...]

November Playlist

It's getting colder! Chilly. Sort of. There is nothing I love more when it starts to get cold than opening the windows and letting the breeze in. I realize that might not make sense to anyone who doesn't live in Arizona, but cold air is virtually nonexistent here, so when it gets chilly we go [...]

November Favorites

Wow, November has been one of the busiest months for me this year by far! The time has crept up on me and with deadlines both personal and academic, the month has flown by. Unfortunately I didn't get to post as many book reviews this month, so I hope I can make up for that [...]