Delirium Tremens Brewery Tour in Belgium

Belgium Tour of Delirium Tremens Brewery

For Jon’s 30th birthday, he decided he wanted to do a weekend trip to Belgium (check out my packing list). Specifically he wanted to do a tour of the Delirium Tremens Brewery¬†outside Ghent. Jon started drinking this high-alcohol beer in Colorado with one of his friends, so when he realized it was so close, we knew (more…)

How to Dress for a Creative Job Interview

What to wear for a creative job interview

One of the most important things I learned in college was what not to wear to a creative job interview. Going into creative advertising, it was stressed to not show up in a suit, no matter what your parents say. Arriving for a creative interview in a suit would mean that you aren’t (more…)

The Best Winter-to-Spring Transition Piece for When it’s Still Cold

The Best Piece to Transition Winter-to-Spring

If you’re anything like me, you’re DYING for spring. And maybe you’re also like me in the sense that the weather where you live hasn’t caught up with your dreams of spring (to everyone who lives somewhere warm, I’m insanely jealous). One of the hardest things I find about living somewhere where spring (more…)

Packing List: Winter Weekend Getaway

How to Pack for a Winter Weekend Getaway

I usually loathe packing, probably because I tend to overthink and pack way more than I need. Surprisingly, I had a fairly easy time packing for this trip. Last year, Jon and I decided to start gifting each other trips for our birthdays instead of tangible gifts. We both love to travel and (more…)

How to Make an Easy Pomegranate Martini

The Easiest Pomegranate Martini

I have to admit when it comes to drinking at home, I’m a creature of habit. I almost exclusively drink red wine, even though I love a good cocktail. When my¬†best friend recently launched her wine and cocktail vlog, Sipping with Symone, I knew that I had no excuse (more…)

Finding Myself After Figure Skating

I spent 20 years of my life answering the question, “Who are you?” by loudly and confidently declaring, “I’m a figure skater.” It was always so easy, so black-and-white. Of course, I was other things – a daughter, a friend, a dancer, a girl scout – but first and foremost, I was always a figure skater. (more…)

A Fabulous Pink Kimono + What it Really Means to Work Abroad

One of my stipulations for making the move last year was that I get a job in Amsterdam by the time we arrived or shortly thereafter. I can’t begin to express to you how much stress I went through because of that. I worked tirelessly, applying, reaching out to connections, and crossing my fingers that something would work out. I got incredibly lucky and landed (more…)