There’s nothing I love more in the summer than a refreshing cocktail. If you know me, you know I’m a bourbon and whiskey girl. My whiskey cocktails of choice include a good Old Fashioned, a mint julep or a whiskey smash. But keep those whiskey sours away from me!
If there’s one thing I am unashamedly “geeky” about, it’s kitchen items. I could spend hours at Bed Bath & Beyond browsing all the gadgets. There’s just so many! I wish there were Sur La Table or Le Creuset stores closer to Chattanooga, but I guess it’s better for my bank account that there’s not.
This week marks three years of living in Chattanooga. How crazy is that?! I moved here in 2015, fresh out of grad school, didn’t know a single person and was some combination of excited and terrified. Fortunately that fear didn’t last long, and I am more than proud to call myself a Chattanoogan.
After living here for three years, it’s easy to see that there are so many wonderful reasons to visit Chattanooga.
Raise your hand if you’ve ever owned and used a planner. Raise your hand if you stopped using it after a month or two because it wasn’t working, for whatever reason. My hand just shot up in the air, because that happened to me so many times. In fact, I tried three different planners to find what worked for me, and none of them did.
Then I decided to try a bullet journal, and my life changed.
It’s good to do one of these “life lately” posts every once in a while. It’s easy to get caught up in the hustle of producing “blog-worthy” content that I forget that my random life happenings are just as important! Well, maybe not important, but just as blog-worthy.
As per usual, I’ve been staying pretty busy lately. So, without any further ado, here’s what’s been happening in my life lately, along with lots of things I’ve been loving!