Why You Should Rock a Fanny Pack at Disney and Universal Parks

Fanny Pack at Disney and Universal

Why You Should Rock a Fanny Pack at Disney and Universal Parks

I recently got back from Orlando where my husband and I explored the 3 Universal Studio parks and Disney’s Magic Kingdom. If I wasn’t already a fanny pack lover, this trip really made me a believer! Continue reading


Apartment Kitchen Pantry Organization

Apartment Kitchen Pantry Organization

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Raise your hand if you get a little too excited when the kitchen sink is empty and everything in the dishwasher has been put away. How about when all your cups, plates, and bowls are in their place? Or when the cans in your pantry are all in perfectly organized rows? DID WE JUST BECOME BEST FRIENDS?! YEP! This post is all about how to organize your kitchen pantry, even if you don’t have one.  Continue reading

Whitewater Rafting on The Upper Clackamas River

Whitewater Rafting on The Upper Clackamas River

Let’s just cut right to the chase here, I am not athletic. I have trouble getting my dutch oven down from the cabinet and struggle to move my Crockpot around the kitchen. But I took a whitewater rafting trip on the upper Clackamas River and I’d do it again!  Continue reading

Dallas Blogger Brunch: UP Inspired Kitchen

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Dallas Blogger Brunch at UP Inspired Kitchen

I recently attended my first Dallas Blogger Brunch and left with a full belly and even fuller heart! Making connections and finding people who you relate to is hard. It’s refreshing to surround yourself with other creatives following their passions.  Continue reading

Why I Recommend Including Amazon on Your Wedding Registry

Why I Recommend Including Amazon on Your Wedding Registry

Why I Recommend Including Amazon on Your Wedding Registry

Deciding where to register as a couple should be super exciting, as you’re essentially building your new life together. Zack and I did not live together before we got married or during our engagement so we both had a mix of stuff from college. I call it stuff because it was mostly hand-me-downs that worked just fine and got the job done, but nothing super special or new. Even if you do live with your partner already and have nice sets of dinnerware, I’m sure you can think of a few things that would be nice to have.  Continue reading

I’m Going to the Gluten Free & Allergen Friendly Expo

Gluten Free and Allergen Friendly Expo Dallas

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I have really exciting news to share with y’all! I will be attending the Gluten Free & Allergen Friendly Expo in Dallas this October. The expo travels from city to city and I was lucky enough to be accepted as an official blogger for the event! That means I’ll bring you pre-event coverage, live-event coverage, and of course, post-event coverage.  Continue reading

Apple Cider Vinaigrette

Apple Cider Vinaigrette The Urben Life Blog

By now we all know the benefits of apple cider vinegar, but if you don’t or need a refresher give this post a read and find out my new favorite way to get my intake!  Continue reading