The Adventurous Girl’s Guide to Iceland: 9 Things to Do, Eat + See

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First things first, if you haven't been to Iceland, I have three words for you: "Just do it." The breathtaking scenery that makes you feel like you're stepping into a painting... The amazing mix of geological quirks (from very long or very short days and ginormous glaciers to hot geothermal springs and active volcanoes) you're likely to come across only in Iceland... The how-can-they-make-something-so-simple-so-delicious ...continue reading

26th Birthday Celebration: Running 26.2 Miles!

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This past year was a memorable one, to say the least. I scored a shiny new half-marathon PR, finished my first (and second) running relays and reached my long-awaited goal of becoming a group fitness instructor. Away from the fitness world, I moved halfway across the country into an apartment I adore, was lucky enough to meet some amazing new friends, checked off a few items off my bucket list (starting a gratitude journal, joining a ...continue reading

30 Before 30 Bucket List

Inspired by my friend Sam—and spurred on by my rapidly approaching 25th birthday (quarter-life crisis?)—I decided to create a “30 by 30” list! I’ve lived an incredibly blessed life. Yet, I’ve realized that it’s a bit too easy to fall into a comfortable routine during busy times. Hopefully this will inspire me to shake it up a bit more often! Here are two-and-a-half dozen to-dos that I want to tackle within the next five ...continue reading