Favorite Moments of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs

2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Happy Game 7 Day, y’all! It’s finally here – the last day of the Stanley Cup Final, playoffs, and the hockey season. While I am very sad to see it end, I think we all need just a tiny break from hockey. Oh, don’t worry! Within a few days, you’ll see me counting down the […]

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Game Experience – Stanley Cup Playoffs Edition | Dallas Stars

2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Game Experiences, NHL

One of the great things about living in Austin, TX is that I’m super close to the other major cities in Texas – 1.5 hours to San Antonio, 2 hours (on a good day) to Houston, and 3 hours to my favorite Texas city, Dallas. And yes, one of the reasons that Dallas is my […]

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Stanley Cup Playoffs 2019 | Stanley Cup(cake) Bracket

2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Snacks + Sweets

It’s that time, the Stanley Cup Playoffs are here! Tomorrow, Wednesday April 10th, is the start of the playoff season! 16 teams are here and by the end of June, one will be the winner! This playoff season is extra special for me because 1) my super wonderful team, the Pittsburgh Penguins, are heading to […]

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Round Rock Express | Summer 2019 To Do List


ATX

My first activity of the Summer 2019 season – a trip to the Dell Diamond in Round Rock, TX to see the Round Rock Express! The Round Rock Express is a minor league baseball team based in Round Rock, Texas, a suburb of Austin. The Express is currently the Triple-A affiliate of the Houston Astros, […]

May 30, 2019

Friday Favorites #2 | 5.17.19


Friday Favorites

Happy Friday, everyone! This has been a strange week in terms of scheduling and real life. I’ve been vacationing in Florida since last Saturday and arrived back in Austin LATE on Wednesday night. The first day back at work on Thursday was just strange. Everything seemed slightly off and I definitely did not accomplish what […]

May 17, 2019

Friday Favorites #1 | 4.5.19


Friday Favorites

Happy Friday everyone! I’m especially happy to see Friday this week for two reasons. First reason being that this week has been super difficult at work. I’ve been in my current position since August and this has been the busiest and most stressful week since I started the job. It sparked some work anxiety for […]

April 5, 2019

48 Hours | Pittsburgh, PA


Weekend Adventures

Pittsburgh, PA is located on the west side of Pennsylvania and is only a few hours drive away from Cleveland, OH, Columbus, OH, and Washington, DC. Pittsburgh’s nickname is The Steel City, gained from its history with steel mills, and is home to the greatest hockey team in the NHL, the Pittsburgh Penguins. (And they […]

March 21, 2019

Weekend Travels | Packing Tips and Tricks


Weekend Adventures

I recently traveled to Pittsburgh, PA and used this trip as an excuse to update some of my luggage staples! I was in desperate need of a new suitcase, travel bottles for shampoo, lotion, etc., and a durable over the shoulder bag that I could use while running around the city all weekend. Here are […]

March 19, 2019

Monday Hockey Thoughts | 2.25.19


Thoughts + Rants

Side note before we begin: I am in no way an expert at the game of ice hockey. I’ve been a fan for 9 years and have followed the Pittsburgh Penguins pretty heavily that whole time. I do not play the game nor am I familiar with a lot of players in the league. All […]

February 25, 2019