Fall festivities in upstate New York + visiting besties in NYC + making peace with my past

It’s hard to put in words how filled my heart feels at the moment…I’m grateful for my family, my friends, my hometown, and these past few days of reconnecting with my roots and healing from my past. While it was a decently hectic week in terms of travel, I’m very glad I made the trip … More Fall festivities in upstate New York + visiting besties in NYC + making peace with my past

Holiday week with family in upstate New York + New Years in NYC

Over the past week, my entire family spent the holidays together in our hometown Poughkeepsie, NY. With our busy lives and living so far apart, it’s hard for our family to get together, so the week was very much a treat as we all took time off from work/school to be together. Our days were … More Holiday week with family in upstate New York + New Years in NYC

Work week in Chicago + weekend in Boston feat. lots of breweries

Next stop on my 3-week trip to the east coast was one week in Chicago for work, followed by Boston for a weekend to visit my brother. I must say, my project in Chicago went above and beyond compared to last year. I came in with a much more positive attitude and was able to … More Work week in Chicago + weekend in Boston feat. lots of breweries

Finally feels like summer + relaxing in upstate New York with mom and sis

Hellooo there, friends! I’m currently blogging from my childhood home in beautiful upstate New York, where I spent the past 9 days. I have a two-week business trip in Chicago starting next week, and I wanted to take advantage of free flights to visit my family across the east coast: New York for my mom and … More Finally feels like summer + relaxing in upstate New York with mom and sis

First one to get hitched + birthday rager & picnic + bonfires never get old

This weekend had a LOT going on. It started off packed with several big activities on the calendar (it was Sarah AND Viggy’s birthdays!), and then some more spontaneous things came up and before I knew it, every minute of the weekend was filled. Friday: celebration lunch + Janice got married!  The work week ended … More First one to get hitched + birthday rager & picnic + bonfires never get old