The Highs and Lows of Taking Flight with Air Choice One

  The Highs and Lows of Taking Flight with Air Choice One I had the amazing opportunity to take a mini vacation to Chicago with a few of … [Continue Reading]

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A Visit to SkyView Farms

  A Visit to SkyView Farms A lot of my friends here in Iowa are farmers. Their work both fascinates me and impresses me.  When my friend, … [Continue Reading]

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The Longest Ride Review and Interview

  The Longest Ride Review and Interview #LongestRide I'm a huge fan of reading. Ever since I have been little I have loved to get into … [Continue Reading]

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A Pinterest Party and DIY Marbleized Mugs

  A Pinterest Party and DIY Marbleized Mugs I love spending time with my sisters and I also love crafting. So, when my sister in law let me … [Continue Reading]

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Girls Night out in Hampton

  Girls Night out in Hampton Some of my favorite people to hang out with are the North Iowa Bloggers. Not only do we "get" each other when … [Continue Reading]

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Visiting Paso Robles, CA

  Visiting Paso Robles, CA How is the weather where you are?  Even though the calendar says it's still fall it looks more like winter … [Continue Reading]

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Meeting Agent Carter and Spending Time on Set #AgentCarter #ABCTVEvent

  Meeting Agent Carter and Spending Time on Set #AgentCarter #ABCTVEvent Did you catch Agent Carter last week?  It was amazing! The … [Continue Reading]

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Grid Iron Grill – My Favorite Lunch Stop in Webster City

  Grid Iron Grill My Favorite Lunch Stop in Webster City   This past Saturday I spent the day in Webster City, IA with my … [Continue Reading]

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Creativity comes Alive at Kelly Gau Studio

  Creativity comes Alive at Kelly Gau Studio One of my favorite things to do is spend time painting and crafting. I love to create; for me … [Continue Reading]

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My Dancing with the Stars Experience #DWTS #ABCTVEvent

  My Dancing with the Stars Experience #DWTS #ABCTVEvent I remember about 9 years ago -  June 1, 2005 to be exact - when this brand … [Continue Reading]

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Voicing Baymax from BIG HERO 6 at Disney Animation Studios #BigHero6Event

  Voicing Baymax from BIG HERO 6 at Disney Animation Studios #BigHero6Event Do you have a dream job?  I have to admit my job now is … [Continue Reading]

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A Beautiful House and Lots of Books – Learning about Jane Young

  A Beautiful House and Lots of Books Learning about Jane Young I love to learn about local things around me and some of my favorite people to do that with are the #NorthIowaBloggers.  We took a mini road trip one day down to Webster City, IA and checked out all the awesome shops and […]

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Sweet Hawaiian Mini Burgers

  Sweet Hawaiian Mini Burgers Growing up my Grandma used to take me to dinner for my birthday every year. We picked a bbq restaurant that offered a free meal on your birthday.  We probably went there every year because the meal was free, but as a child I quickly became a fan of bbq […]

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I’m on Top of the World Looking Down on Chicago – My Visit to the Skydeck Ledge

  I’m on Top of the World Looking Down on Chicago My Visit to the Skydeck Ledge I’m on the top of the world lookin’ down on creation … – The Carpenters, “Top Of The World” Okay so maybe I wasn’t on top of the world and I wasn’t look down on all of creation, but […]

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Trucker Lingo

  Trucker Lingo #TruckerTuesday I’m sure you’ve seen movies with truck drivers and heard such phrases as “breaker breaker 1-9″ and “that’s a 10-4″.  Some of them you may recognize or can figure out easily.  It’s CB lingo.  When I was driving the semi truck I always had my “ears on” (meaning I had my […]

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Walt Disney Family Museum – Yesterday, Today, and even Tomorrowland

  Walt Disney Family Museum Yesterday, Today, and even Tomorrowland #Waltagram #InsideOutEvent When I was three years old I went to Walt Disney World for the very first time.  I think that was when my obsession with Disney started. I loved the rides, the characters, and the whole idea of it.  As I got older […]

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Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers

  Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers #SPGLife #SheratonChicago I spent a few days in Chicago with some of the North Iowa Bloggers and we stayed at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers.  This is my the second time I have stayed at this Sheraton and it’s by far my favorite place to stay in Chicago. […]

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Summer Spicy Slaw

  Summer Spicy Slaw Summer is just around the corner and that means grilling and picnics! I love outdoor barbecuing.  I’m always looking for an easy and delicious recipe.  I’m not a huge fan of coleslaw. My grandma made one that I loved, but I never got her recipe. Most slaw is too heavy for […]

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The Highs and Lows of Taking Flight with Air Choice One

  The Highs and Lows of Taking Flight with Air Choice One I had the amazing opportunity to take a mini vacation to Chicago with a few of the North Iowa Bloggers.  Our journey started off at the Mason City Airport.  We have a new air carrier at our little airport – Air Choice One. Mason […]

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Ready for Summer with WalkTrendy

  Ready for Summer with WalkTrendy Summer is finally on its way, and I am so elated. Everything just seems a little bit heightened in the summer to me, especially the fashion. Alas my warm weather wardrobe is in need of a major revamp. I always think that my previous summer clothes will suit me […]

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A Behind the Scenes look at the Making of Inside Out #InsideOutEvent

  A Behind the Scenes look at the Making of Inside Out #InsideOutEvent I’ve always thought that animation was interesting, but truthfully I had no clue everything that went into an animated film.  I knew about sketching and computer graphics but never really thought about all that entailed. I had the amazing opportunity to spend […]

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Adventures in South Dakota #TruckerTuesday

  Adventures in South Dakota #TruckerTuesday Adventure in South Dakota? Growing up in Florida I didn’t know much about South Dakota except for Mount Rushmore.  We had driven I90 through South Dakota and kept seeing signs for Wall Drug.  We decided to stop one day and spend some time there. Basically it was a bunch […]

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Banish the stink from your House with #MySignatureMove

  This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MySignatureMove #CollectiveBias Banish the stink from your House with #MySignatureMove When I was in high school and college I was happy being single and was actually planning on staying that way. That was until I met this […]

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Inside the Mind of #InsideOutEvent with Ralph Eggleston

  Inside the Mind of #InsideOutEvent with Ralph Eggleston “Lights, camera, action” …. Have you ever thought about what that means in animation? Honestly, I never did. I always just sit back and enjoy the movie. Recently though I had the chance to sit down with Production Designer, Ralph Eggleston, to discover what it took to […]

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If You Got it, a Trucker Brought it

  If You Got it, a Trucker Brought it #TruckerTuesday #ThankATrucker Have you heard the phrase, “If you got it, a Trucker brought it”?  It’s true. It’s often a hard and thankless job. I found this poem called A Trucker’s Late Summer Night’s Dream by Vicki Scofield and had to share it. So the people […]

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A Visit to SkyView Farms

  A Visit to SkyView Farms A lot of my friends here in Iowa are farmers. Their work both fascinates me and impresses me.  When my friend, Laura, invited me over to her farm I was super excited. I headed over to SkyView Farms with Jeni of JeniEats and Beth Ann of It’s Just Life. The day […]