10 Packing Tips That Are Complete Game Changers

Packing is a nightmare.  Period.  But there are a few tricks of the trade that will make your life less stressful on moving day. Use Your Phonebooks. Tear out pages of those old phone books to wrap breakables. Seriously… who needs them anymore and why would you want to move them? Color Code Your Boxes. If […] Read more…

7 Small Space Hacks

Maximize Pantry Wall Space.  Buy these drawer organizers and affix them to the inside wall of your pantry for spice storage. Try tiered counter storage.   This can be used in every room of your home to store toiletries in the bathroom, to diaper changing items in the nursery, to produce in the kitchen. Create a Small […] Read more…

What Not To Do When Applying For A Mortgage

Purchasing a home can be an overwhelming task.  Don’t complicate things by making these  common mistakes while applying for a mortgage. Make Big Purchases or Lifestyle Changes Your lender wants to see that you have stable activity in your accounts and a large purchase (which would cause a decrease in your available funds) could derail […] Read more…

You’ve Been Pricing Your Home All Wrong

I usually post about peonies, donuts, and cozy coffee shops but I do have a day job and I’d be doing you a disservice if I didn’t share some real estate wisdom with you every once in a blue moon. Well, I’ve got some news for you… you’ve been pricing your home wrong all along. […] Read more…

Natural Grocers Opens in Rochester

Rochester. Crochester. Yeah, I said Crotchester. It’s a word. Ask the locals. Sometimes we get used to well, what we’re used to and we forget how cool our surroundings are. I made an exploratory pit stop at Natural Grocers today because I needed coffee before I had to talk to humans and I wanted to try […] Read more…

How To Pet Llamas in Rochester

When your morning walks look like this… you spring out of bed, pour a cup of coffee (to go), and head out with the dogs. Truth be told the morning hours are when I feel my best. My soul is louder than my mind at that point and I usually try to get a walk in […] Read more…

Here’s Why Kutzky Market is the Jam.

You don’t exactly have to twist my arm to grab a cup of coffee. Adding a girl boss date with my one and only favorite photographer slash human, (the lovely Kimberly Halverson of studio kh) doesn’t hurt either. But here’s why Rochester’s newest brew hub is also THEE place to get to for coffee, snacks, […] Read more…

Five West Debuts Their Pork Belly Omelette

I just devoured a pork belly omelette at Five West and I need a minute.  Ok so I had a mimosa, an omelette, hash browns, toast, and coffee.  Zero Regrets.  Have you guys checked out Five West yet?  This place is more than I expected.  I want to live here.  No but really, we were […] Read more…

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