The Big Reveal

My life revolves around my next big idea. My family and close friends are used to it by now. I'll start with "Okay, listen to this one." Most of the time there are eye rolls or sweet sayings like, "That sounds interesting, Helene." I've been like this since age 6 ....more

My Biggest Fear - #Blogtober14 Day 20

Is it just me, or is this entire year just zooming by? I feel like I just had my 27th birthday (January 14th is my date of birth in case you're wondering) and all of a sudden Christmas is around the corner.Today's prompt is your biggest fear. This one is easy for me since I'm kind of a scardy cat ....more

What Makes Me Happy - #Blogtober14 Day 19

Hikes with the dogs. Even if Millie gets covered in burs. New hiking boots from the REI clearance sale, now I can say I'm a real hiker?A blue grass festival and a chili cook off.Electronic dance music, especially seeing it live ....more

Share A Secret About You #Blogtober14 Day 18

I love a good secret. But when you're in the moment (or writing this post) it's hard to think about what I haven't revealed on this blog. I talk very openly about pretty much everything ....more

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Not Your Average Cupcake

What's the easiest possible way to have a better day?...more

14 Things I'm An Expert At... #Blogtober14 Day 17

It's hard to talk about things you're an expert about without coming off as a little pretentious. I mean, sure, we're all good at something. Some things we're better at than others ....more

Fall Fashion: Black is The New Black #Blogtober14 Day 16

I don't care what anyone tells you, black will always be my favorite color in my wardrobe. But black boots, yeah, that's going straight to the top of the list. The sad thing is I've been without a pair because I've had the same shoes for about 7 years ....more

Favorite Quote + My Cherry Mojito Recipe - #Blogtober14 Day 15

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.Before I get into today's post, we are halfway through! ...more

Cheers to Life

I never really need a reason to celebrate. I just always feel like life is a celebration. That's what Sarah and I decided when we popped the bubbly with our Hpnotiq Sparkle ....more