Easter Weekend in Michigan 2019

Hey friends! I hope you all had a wonderful Easter weekend! I was so excited to go back to Michigan and see my family. I was really looking forward to a nice, relaxing weekend away from the city after my busy season. Jon and I flew home Thursday night and got in at about 8:30ish….

Lyssy’s Eats: Red Dot Coffee

It’s no secret that I love coffee, maybe even more than I love Trader Joe’s. I love trying new coffee shops and it’s the perfect way to wake up and enjoy the morning. I never really enjoyed coffee shops until recently, Jon and I always try to find cute places when we travel, but we…

2018 Recap – The Best Year Ever!

Happy New Year!! Maybe it’s just me, but I swear this year flew by so fast! I always like recapping and reflecting on the year, and then thinking about my goals and things I’m excited about in the next year. I used to do this in a very long journal entry, but now I’ve got…

Christmas in Michigan 2018 – Part 1

Merry Christmas Eve!!!!! I hope you are all having the best day with loved ones! I’m hanging with my family today and then my grandma, my mom’s brother, and his family are coming for dinner. I love Christmas Eve because there’s so much anticipation of Christmas morning still. I had such a great weekend in…

Five Favorite Christmas Traditions

Hi friends! There are only 5 More days until Christmas!!! 🎄🎅🏻 I just love the anticipation of Christmas so much. Jon and I are flying to Michigan today where I will spend Christmas with my family. We have watched almost all of the Christmas movies, seen most of the trees, and even built a gingerbread…

Weekend in Michigan – Puppy Prank

I had the best time home with my family this past weekend. I went home mainly to put the Christmas decorations up, that’s one of my favorite traditions. Nothing makes me happier than a house decorated for Christmas! I flew home on Thursday night with no delays, and my whole family was there to pick me…

What’s Up: August

I feel like I was just on the plane back to Michigan writing my What’s Up: July post, where has the time gone?? I’ve been linking up with the first blogger I ever read, Shay Shull, for my What’s Up posts. Each month I’m answering the following questions: What I’m eating: I’ve been eating the same old…

First Visit Back to Michigan: Part II

If you missed part one of my first visit home (still sounds weird!) you can read it here. Saturday was my favorite day of the trip because our lake has an annual fireworks show and we have my aunt and uncles over. My sister also flew in from Portland, so the whole family was together…

First Visit Back to Michigan: Part 1

It’s so weird to think that I’m visiting now when I come back home, but I was so excited to go back home to Michigan with Jon and celebrate the Fourth of July. I’ve been away for five weeks so far, the time has really flown by! We got up early and lifted before getting…