Category: personal blog

Home alone on Christmas

  Christmas is my favorite time of year but since moving away from home 9 years ago, I have found myself alone on Christmas Day a few times. Some have been by choice and some not. My favorite Christmas Day celebrations have been with friends over the years, and on some I spent at work. I found that spending Christmas with other people’s families … Read More Home alone on Christmas

Heidelberg Christmas Market Weihnachtsmarkt.

Heidelberg’s weihnachtsmarkt or Christmas market, has been my first and only Christmas market so far. The last 3 months have been a little crazy for me, trying to balance school & social/home life. The latter includes spending time with my husband, exploring Germany since we just moved here and the big one ( making our house feel like home). I decided to take a … Read More Heidelberg Christmas Market Weihnachtsmarkt.

Holiday recipe

I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving if you live in the U.S & celebrate it. We were planning on just cooking for two, watching a movie & spending time together on this one, but we got an invite to go over to a friend’s house and nobody says no to a thanksgiving dinner invite. We didn’t want to go empty-handed so I … Read More Holiday recipe

Nostalgia

Today is Ian’s and I anniversary (we met on a rainy 2012 Halloween night) and I found myself mentally going back to the good ol’ days in the pacific northwest. Tacoma will always have a special place in my heart because nothing beats the memories we had there, good or bad. I miss driving downtown via the scenic route so I could look at … Read More Nostalgia

Heidelberg

View from the Schloss (castle). These last few weeks Ian has been working non-stop and I have been immersed in school work & unpacking our endless household items. I had promised myself that I would run at least 2 miles 3x a week or maybe do a daily long walk on one of the trails near us, but I found myself stuck in PJs … Read More Heidelberg

Life in Europe

It has been exactly 2 years since my last blog post so let’s catch up. What has happened since Oct 2018 – I was waitlisted for CRNA school and eventually didn’t get in. This actually makes me happy looking back because I think I am in a better path now; something that I will enjoy doing for the rest of my life and be … Read More Life in Europe

CRNA SCHOOL INTERVIEW TIPS

What better way to break the ice on my blog than this? So, a lot has happened since I last blogged and life has been busy, exciting, tiring, all the above. I took a blogging hiatus after graduating from nursing school and just focused on my career and living life in a different state. I am at the point of my life where I … Read More CRNA SCHOOL INTERVIEW TIPS

50 Random facts about me

Hey guys, recently I am getting quite the mojo of getting back into youtube videos (even though I know it may not last haha…I just need a little motivation), so I went ahead and did a get to know me or get to know me more type of video……if you’re interested click below 🙂 Disclaimer: there is a place where the video repeats itself…at … Read More 50 Random facts about me

Minimalist outfit of the day

Hello friends, Today am sharing my favorite kind of post…outfits!, I have been wearing very minimal outfits because its summer and super hot, and today I got excited when I wore this dress that I haven’t worn since winter because it was too tight, but voila…haha This summer I have fallen in love with the minimalist look..less is more type of deal, or rather … Read More Minimalist outfit of the day

Shyness

When I wrote my first monologue of a post at 18 years old, I never thought at 25 years old I would ever talk about shyness..seriously, it would have seemed like a retrogression of some sort, but I have realized, the older we get, the more self-aware and wiser we become, and I have truly grown from that 18 year old girl I used … Read More Shyness

The fear of being truly you

We all have a crippling fear of completely letting others see who we truly are at times, because we are afraid of judgement and labels. In today’s world where everyone is so digital, we all somehow have an online presence and its scary to know that what we put information out there that is free for masses and masses of people all over the … Read More The fear of being truly you

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Garlic tofu with rice

    A few months ago I discovered a new recipe that quickly became one my favorite meals. I love tofu, but never really knew how I would make it myself but with google only a finger tap away, I have learned a million ways to incorporate tofu into my meals. I am not vegan or vegetarian and do not supplement tofu for meat, … Read More Garlic tofu with rice