Archives for September 2017
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After touring several potential apartments, you’ve found what will become your first ‘real’ home on your own and you’re on your way to sign your first lease when all of a sudden…BAM! You are struck by a few thoughts: My new apartment is going to be a completely blank canvas for me to decorate. It’s going to be totally empty, how exciting. Oh wait, it’s going to be totally empty. Okay so maybe it didn’t happen exactly like that, but you get the picture. Renting your first apartment is both an exhilarating and terrifying experience for reasons I won’t go into today. However, you can ensure that you first get all of the necessities, outside of food and water, to make sure you have a successful transition to independent living.
I’ve officially lived in Nashville for about 2 months now and feel like I have gotten a good feel for my new city. As you may know, fall is my favorite season of the year. It’s filled with crunchy leaves, cooler temperatures and lots and lots of soup – what’s not to love? Today, I’m sharing the fall activities in Nashville that you can expect me to partake in throughout the season. I’ve teamed up with four other bloggers who are also sharing their favorite fall activities where they live. I encourage you to check out their posts – they’re all linked at the bottom. What is your favorite fall activity?
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I’ve been wanting to write this post for quite some time now, but feared that it wouldn’t be well-received. I’ve thought a lot about how this post fits in with my mission for this blog and came to the decision that the time has come. This post is not going to be me standing on a soap box telling you what and what not to believe. Rather, I’m going to share the ways I’ve been able to stay mentally afloat during our very interesting current political climate in the United States. If you have any tips or suggestions for how you’ve navigating this political age of rapidly developing news stories, please leave them below in the comments for others to benefit from as well.
Ever heard of babysitting? Dog sitting is just like that except for, you’ve guessed it, you’re watching a dog. Over the summer, I had the absolute joy of dog sitting my boss’s dog and learned quite a few things from the experience. I have only dog sat a handful of times and would love to hear your tips if you have more experience in this arena. P.S. Yes, all of the photos in this post are of my dog, Jace Cooper. No, I don’t feel bad about it.
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