If you are already familiar with the series ‘Couch to Havasupai Falls’, then welcome! If not, let me give you some info. A couple of weeks 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’. I told them I would start a series to get them ready for this arduous hike, so here we are! The series includes easy, moderate, and difficult hikes to prepare you for Havasupai Falls. If you haven’t checked out the easy hikes list, you can see it here.
But for now, let’s get into the moderate hikes! The hikes are listed in order of ease (#4 is easiest moderate, #3 is easy moderate, #2 is moderate, and #1 is the transition hike to go from moderate to difficult hikes). Enjoy!
This post is sponsored by Circle 6 Studios. As always, all opinions are my own.
I’m very excited to announce that I have partnered with Circle 6 Studios in Phoenix to cross off a big bucket list item: glass blowing! I love their mission (promote the growth of art glass and glass artists in the Phoenix area) and also love that they are participants in First Friday, an art walk through downtown Phoenix galleries, studios and art spaces held every first Friday evening of each month.
I had such a blast experiencing glass blowing and cannot wait to go back. If you’ve ever wondered what glass blowing is like, then get ready to learn everything you need to know! And at the end, you can find some sweet discounts and information on an epic First Friday event hosted by local breweries, enjoy! 😉
I’m leaving to New York City this week and I’m super excited to experience a brand new city! You can follow my live adventures this week on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter but for now let’s focus on the last big city I visited: Chicago! I fell in love with Chicago and I’m sure you will too, so I’ve decided to share 5 of my favorite sights! There’s so much to see but I didn’t want to write an entire book (lol) so I’ll be splitting up the Chicago Sights into a couple of posts. So stay tuned for Part 2 coming soon!
I love living the bucket list life and having this Enthusiastic About Life Mentality. I enjoy crossing off items from my bucket list, I encourage people to craft their own bucket lists, and sometimes I have the fabulous opportunity to highlight when my friends cross off something major from their own bucket lists.
My friends, Spring is officially here! I love everything about Spring, the weather, the Easter candy, and the fact that we are that much closer to summer. I have put together this list of items you need to add to your spring bucket list ASAP. These are items that make me think of spring or that are perfect for spring weather. Take a look, and let me know if you’ve already crossed some of these off. Enjoy!
This post is sponsored by Foster Farms. As always, all opinions are my own.
My friends, it is my favorite time of the year, it is officially MARCH MADNESS!
It’s been a fabulous beginning to March Madness because my team (Arizona Wildcats!) won the PAC 12 Basketball Tournament and I am hoping that they make it all the way in the NCAA Tournament. I think this is our year, but even if it’s not and my bracket gets busted…at least I will enjoy hosting game viewing parties and eating tasty snacks. I’ve partnered with Foster Farms for their Snack Time Bracket Busters (#FFBracketBusters) campaign to show you all that mini corn dogs are the easiest appetizers to have during game viewing parties!
St. Patrick’s Day is almost here and since visiting Ireland back in 2015, I have a new found appreciation for this holiday. I figured to get us hyped for St. Patty’s Day, a throwback travel post would be perfect. Let’s reminisce together on the time I crossed off the most anticipated item on my travel bucket list: Visit The Cliffs of Moher in Ireland! Enjoy my 6 favorite photos of the infamous Cliffs, and maybe we can plan a trip back!
This post is sponsored by Uptown Art. As always, all opinions are my own.
I am super excited to announce that I have partnered with Uptown Art, a premier painting studio in Chandler where you can meet, drink and paint happy!
Trust me when I say that this place needs to be added to your bucket list especially if you don’t quite consider yourself an artist. By the end of the class, you will be calling yourself a Young Picasso 😉
This post is sponsored by The Brush Bar. As always, all opinions are my own.
This month I’ve partnered with The Brush Bar, a paint and wine bar in Scottsdale that offers instruction for adults and serves beer, wine and cocktails. This partnership came to be because I’ve gotten so many requests from friends and Enthusiastic readers to try out something like this. And the verdict is in: a drinking and painting class needs to be on your bucket list!
Thank you to The Brush Bar for hosting me and letting me experience all of the magic that goes on inside the studio! My friend Wendy and I seriously had such a blast.
A few weeks ago, I visited Chicago for the first time ever to visit my college friend Erica and oh my goodness y’all, I LOVED IT. One of my fave parts of my trip was visiting the infamous Willis Tower!
The views of Chicago from the Willis Tower (formerly known as the Sears Tower) were beyond breathtaking and it was really awesome to be able to finally visit a place that I’ve known about since childhood. I’ve given you all phone wallpapers from Puerto Rico, and I didn’t want your laptops or computers to feel left out, so here you go! I hope you enjoy these 6 wallpapers from the top of the Willis Tower!