Ahh, it's that time of year again...SUNFLOWERS! Only one of the many beautiful things that Northern Michigan is known for in the summer. The vast fields of bright yellow sunflowers cover the country roadside. Cars parked along the road shoulder to snap a picture with not just one, but millions of them! Where Kwin and [...]

Michigan's Upper Peninsula, for those whom have not visited before, is one of the most beautiful places on earth. Full of lush forests, fresh Great Lakes water, waterfalls, mountains, and so much more. It is a place to escape from the rest of this busy world. A place to unplug for the weekend. And a [...]

In middle school you would have never caught me dead getting up and working out before school started at 6 AM. But for these seventh and eighth grade Cherryland Middle Schoolers the gym, at such early hours, is the place to be! Starting back in October 2016 Kwin, my fiancé, began meeting with a few [...]

Dear Mom, Where do I even begin...from the beginning you have always been there for me. You went  through hours of painful labor, had countless sleepless nights, and endured my famous childhood temper tantrums. We bickered a lot in the teenage years, and did not always see eye to eye.  Yet, you still seemed to [...]

It has been a crazy couple of weeks since I last posted a blog..but jeez wedding planning is a lot of work! I cannot believe it has almost been a month already since our trip to Moab, Utah. I miss the desert hot days, the scenic red rocks, and the sporadic nature of being on [...]