#TBT – Moving from Chicago to Florida

Thursday, April 30, 2015 , , , , Permalink 0

Remember that time I wrote about my previous blogging life? Well, I decided it was time to pull another oldie but goodish (yes, goodish) from the archives. Yet another installment chronicling my move from Chicago and Florida. (unedited from original version) Reminder: I was driving a 24' Budget rental truck, moving just me and Mister, the cat. The ...

Technical problems, wedding wishes and pool time – #HASHTAGHUMPDAY

Happy Hump Day, e'rybody! I've taken too many weeks away from my favorite link-up, #HASHTAGHUMPDAY. Let's do this Schmidt! Join me and link up with Laura over at Life With Lolo, for #HASHTAGHUMPDAY!   Today is Day Two of C25K. After the mp3 fail, but considering the massive muscle pain Day One left me in, I imagined Day Two would be more difficult, physically, ...

Earth Day, blogging lessons and Big Data – Friday Link-Ups

Bring on the weekend! It's been an oddly long week and I just want to get out into the sunshine. Without further ado, hanging out with my favorite Friday link-ups: Oh, Hey Friday, High Five for Friday, Friday Favorites and Oh Hot Damn, This is My Jam (add'l links below)!   Favorite Quote This Week   In honor of Earth Day.     Favorite Funny This Week I've actually loved this Will ...

#FeelingBeautifulin5 with Freeman Beauty Masks

I was recently offered an opportunity to try out five different Freeman Beauty masks in exchange for my honest review of same. This was a no-brainer for several reasons. 1) I've always loved Freeman Beauty as a brand. In fact, I have fond memories of using their products as early as my middle school years. 2) Face masks? Heck ...

San Jose del Cabo, Mexico – Flora Farm and Field Kitchen

There are a few adventures from my time in Los Cabos that truly stood out. Visiting El Arco, and my first experience in SUP (stand up paddling) were unforgettable. (To my great regret, the SUP wasn't captured on anyone's camera. Out on the water was where we realized the true value of a GoPro camera, something none ...

Pico de gallo

With the recent blog focus on Cabo, particularly the delicious eats (more to come!), I've been missing fresh Mexican food. Specifically, pico de gallo (also referred to as salsa picada or salsa mexicana).  As I've mentioned before, I think I could live off chips, pico and guacamole. While pre-made pico de gallo is (apparently) readily available on the ...

Orangutan, dogs and a penguin – Friday Link Ups

Friday, April 17, 2015 , , , , Permalink 0

Giving you a brief break from the Cabo photo deluge (here and here), I'm going to take a minute to catch up on the regular life things with my favorite Friday link-ups: Oh, Hey Friday, High Five for Friday, Friday Favorites and Oh Hot Damn, This is My Jam (add'l links below)!   Favorite Quote Words This Week   I like to have a quote ...