I've talked about this a little in previous blog posts, but I have a serious love//hate relationship with water in that just hate drinking it. I'm not really sure why. Growing up I think that water was just so bland and that I would rather have milk or juice instead. Now as a 21-year old, semi-adult, … Continue reading Staying Hydrated with Swell Bottle
Since turning 21 over 6 months ago, I really haven't had the opportunity to experiment with different mixed drink recipes. I really don't drink all that much, but once I saw this Blood Orange Cocktail recipe from Local Haven I was bound and determined to try it. The colors are so vibrant and with the weather … Continue reading Sparkling Blood Orange Cocktails
For 2017, Ally's Year of Self-Care, I thought I'd start trying to write down 10 things a week that make me happy. Since doing this, I've found that I have a tendance to focus on the bad things that are going on in my life and in the world rather than all the good things. … Continue reading 10 things that make me happy (right now)
If there's one thing in my life that is a constant, it would be my love of tea. You should see our apartment--we have three bins packed full of teas and coffees. With the abundant variety that we have to choose from, I think it's really important to match your tea to your mood, or more … Continue reading Which tea // which mood??
In this year of new positions, new schedules, and new responsibilities, I found myself lacking in one huge department--self-care. As an RA, a volunteer EMT, a nursing student, and an employee, a friend, a sister, and a daughter, the amount of time I had to take care of myself, was practically nonexistent.