The Ultimate Summer Bucket List!

According to Google, summer officially begins on June 20th so to prepare for the best season of the year, let’s jump into the Ultimate Summer Bucket List to help you take advantage of the fabulous weather! I kind of have a thing with seasonal bucket lists (check out the Winter and Spring Bucket Lists, and stay tuned for a Fall Bucket List)! However, today we are focusing on Summer.

Check out this list and let me know what else needs to be added. Enjoy!

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Dinner and Laughs with the Murder Mystery Company!

This post is sponsored by The Murder Mystery Company. As always, all opinions are my own.

Tasty dinner. Over the top theatre. Laugh out loud reactions. These are three things to expect from the Murder Mystery Dinner Company in Phoenix at The Old Spaghetti Factory.

I’ve had ‘Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre’ on my bucket list for years, ever since I first heard about this concept back in college when a friend invited me. However, back then I didn’t completely understand it so I let the fear of the unknown stop me. But I’ve grown, matured, and became Enthusiastic About Life (or ‘The Queen of YOLO’ as my cousins likes to call me, blog post coming soon with the full origin story) so when I got approached to cross off this bucket list item, I had to say YES.

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4 More Places To Eat, Drink & Party in Phoenix!

Last year for my birthday, I wrote a blog post on 24 items to cross off of your bucket list before turning 24. I decided to go a different route this year because 25 items (and being 25 years old) seems like a lot to me, so this year I will instead be sharing places to celebrate your birthday! My birthday is this week and when birthdays come around, all I can think of is eating, drinking and partying. And I know I’m not alone in that thought, so I figured it’s the perfect time to share 4 More Places To Eat, Drink & Party in Phoenix! If you missed the first 4 places, you can see them here!


These next 4 places have come from my Food Bucket List as well as suggestions given in the comments in past blog posts, so yes I do read your comments and they definitely influence my bucket list(s) so keep them coming! Enjoy!

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Couch to Havasupai Falls: Difficult Hikes in Phoenix!

Welcome to the last feature in the Couch to Havasupai Falls series : the difficult hikes! Check out the easy and moderate hikes here and here! If you are already familiar with the series ‘Couch to Havasupai Falls’, then welcome, if not…here’s a quick refresher!

A couple of months ago, I was talking to friends about hiking Havasupai Falls and those friends told me they were hesitant to do the 10+ mile hike because they couldn’t just go from their ‘couch to Havasupai Falls’. That conversation led to this series, which includes easy, moderate, and difficult hikes to prepare you for Havasupai Falls. Enjoy the difficult hikes list and let me know which one is your favorite!

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5 Reasons To Check Out the Milwaukee Art Museum!

Lately, I’ve been catching up with the friends I made during the #WITS17 (Women in Travel Summit 2017) in Milwaukee and it’s been making me miss this hidden gem of a city.

This was my first visit to Milwaukee, Wisconsin and I honestly had no idea what to expect…except of course beer, cheese and brats. But there is SO MUCH MORE to this city! I’ll have a Wisconsin Bucket List up soon but for now, let’s focus on the Milwaukee Art Museum.

The Milwaukee Art Museum is one of the largest museums in the United States and has over 25,000 works of art. What impressed me the most about this museum is that the building itself is a work of art!

Check out five reasons to visit the Milwaukee Art Museum and let me know if I’ve convinced you to book a flight 😉

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Science Meets Jewelry, The Perfect Combination with Boutique Academia!

This post is sponsored by Boutique Academia. As always, all opinions are my own.

If you’ve ever graduated with a science, technology, engineering, or math degree and I gave you a gift, you most likely received something from Boutique Academia.

I’m super excited to partner with Boutique Academia, a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Jewelry shop to host a giveaway for all of you!

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The Ultimate Mother’s Day Bucket List!

My friends, Mother’s Day is in a few days (and Mother’s Day is celebrated today in Mexico, Guatemala, and El Salvador, hola mi gente!) and every year my siblings and I get together to try to think of the perfect gift to give to the woman who gave us life and raised us to be the best versions of ourselves. Every year, we come to the same conclusion…we would rather give our mom an experience, a memory, and time with us because that is the most valuable gift. In thinking of this, I decided to write up The Ultimate Mother’s Day Bucket List to give you all ideas of ways to spend this wonderful day. If you have any other ideas, feel free to share 😉

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5 MORE Taco Spots To Try for Cinco de Mayo!

This Friday is Cinco de Mayo, and last year I started the tradition of sharing my favorite taco spots in Phoenix and we had such a great response that we’ve decided to continue it this year!

As mentioned in last year’s post, Cinco de Mayo is not a drinking holiday…it’s actually celebrated to commemorate the Mexican army’s victory over French Forces at the Battle of Puebla. So now you’ve learned something and you can all discuss this battle over some delicious tacos. Enjoy!

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9 Photos To Inspire You To Visit Antelope Canyon!


This last weekend, I spent my time with hundreds of fellow travel bloggers at the Women in Travel Summit (#WITS17) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and I met so many wonderful women from all over. And every woman that I met was very excited when I mentioned that I was from Arizona and why would they not be? Arizona is home to some of the most beautiful areas in the United States so I didn’t mind being an Arizona Ambassador in the slightest. If anything, I think I convinced everyone I spoke to that they needed to visit me and Arizona!

These women knew about the Grand Canyon (of course) but when I mentioned Antelope Canyon, not too many knew what I was talking about. I told them that they needed to immediately add ‘Visit Antelope Canyon’ to their bucket list and I think you need to do the same thing!

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Celebrating Earth Day with Sustainability Made Simple Book Review + Giveaway!

This post is sponsored by Media Masters Publicity. As always, all opinions are my own.
If you’ve been following along for at least a week, you’ll know that I’m a huge fan of hiking…so in turn I’m a huge fan of being out in nature and enjoying the beauty of our planet. Because I enjoy the beauty of our planet, I believe 100% that we need to take care of our planet, so this year for Earth Day, I am going to be celebrating by spending as much of my day outside and by sharing ways to become more sustainable with the information gained from a recently published book, Sustainability Made Simple: Small Changes for Big Impact by Rosaly Byrd and Laurèn DeMates, founders of The Sustainability Co-Op blog.

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