Adventures

Fat Fridays - "That Person" Part One

The series “Fat Fridays” is based off of my new journey of couch to 5k for the Spring Girls on the Run on April 20, 2013. I am trying to raise 300 dollars for the local chapter of girls on the run,…


Fat Fridays - Couch to 5k - Scotch Tape and Feeling Fat

The series “Fat Fridays” is based off of my new journey of couch to 5k for the Spring Girls on the Run on April 20, 2013. I am trying to raise 300 dollars for the local chapter of girls on the run,…


Poet

I recently presented my poetry and it was a great experience. It's one of those lifting moments where I think I can do anything. Its one of those feelings I'd like to bottle up and keep. -Tomato the…


Halloween Costumes

This halloween we all dressed up. Even Indy. I was a feminist. It was a total cheating costume. I have a shirt that says, "This is what a feminist looks like" so I threw it on and went to our…


Halloween Festivities

We were really in the Halloween spirit. So the next day after carving pumpkins we went to a corn maze. Once again we took Jess, mostly because she's awesome. Thankfully someone drew boobs on the…


Oh Hey

We didn't see you walk in. You're still here. Perfect. Let's catch up. First. I chopped off all my hair. We carved pumpkins for Halloween. Indy loves pumpkin. No really we feed it to her out of a…


Roommates

Here's the deal I never thought I'd have that college friend where I can say, "we're old roommates" Or when people get back together because for a short while in college they lived together. In fact…


Second Breakfast

Sometimes you just have to be silly. Which for me means sometimes when I see an idea that would be "great for kids" or something that makes me go "aww" I like to do it. Who says adults don't like…


Minnesota

We almost didn't make it to Minnesota this sunny season. Except after looking at our schedules and our amazing new nephews - we managed to find time. We loaded up the car and headed out. We helped…


Cooking with Grandma

That would be me, tomato, and handsome's amazing grandma, Margaret. You see this woman makes a mad jelly. It's amazing. It's so amazing that my sister-in-law gave it as a favor for the wedding. I…


Travelin'

We travel. Here and there. And everywhere. I like it that way. I like being able to round up Indy's things around the house throw in a shirt or two for myself and hit the road. It takes us a lot of…


Notre-Dame-Game

Here's the deal handsome thinks that when I say Notre Dame Game that it's one word. I think this is because I am so excited to say anything about the game or anything about the Irish that it all kind…


Goodbye Car!!

You might remember that we already said goodbye to a car this year. Well. We said goodbye to another! This awesome van brought us to some great places. More importantly it brought us to our new…


Traveling

Handsome and I are pretty good at randomly traveling from one city to the next. This time we were headed to Indianapolis for a mystery dinner. You know like a who dun it thing? Clue? Okay seriously.…


House Warming

In true chaos style. I only have pictures of the pre and post. So here it goes! My two wonderful parents came to visit and help prepare the house. You know the philosophy where you clean it really…


How to Travel

There are hoards of travel blogs out there. They're good. Go check them out. But if you're traveling alone with a group of people you've never met before. Here's a few tips. 1. Get introspective.…


Studying Abroad as a Non-Traditional Student

Sometimes I have to remind myself that I am a non-traditional student. I'm very lucky with a lot of privilege despite being non-traditional. I have a partner who works a full-time job and tries to…


Study Abroad - The Last Few Days

I'm back in the states now. I'm away from this huge hoard of people And much closer to the man of my dreams. Sometimes we thought we'd barely make it out alive. Sometimes I thought I would never…


Being Here for the Olympics

Means we get to see little things every now and then for the Olympics. This time it was the torch running through the town of Grantham. People lined the streets. There was a parade before hand it…


Traveling

My favorite parts of traveling thus far is all the different cups of coffee I've had and all the great sweets. This one is by far my favorite. That is called a Lady Victoria sandwich. Cake Jelly…