#FoodieFriday and Healthy Cooking for One (or Two)

#foodiefriday Healthy cooking for one or two

I’ve never done a #FoodieFriday post, but there’s a first time for everything. Food has been on my mind a lot lately. I’m trying to put off grocery shopping as long as possible, stretching out what I have creatively and … Continue reading

Farming and Fitness: Beef Part 1 – Nutrition

Beef Part 1 - Nutrition

So a while back, I asked about interest in a series that paired my increasing interest in wellness with my longstanding passion for food production and agriculture. While it seems like a strange combination, I’m really excited to have a … Continue reading

So a country girl and a suburbanite walk into a bar…

Nightwolf Kelly six month anniversary

Those of you who enjoy reading the more ridiculous of my posts may have seen this one about details. Essentially, it was about how my boyfriend (whom I lovingly refer to as Nightwolf on his blog) and I completely screwed … Continue reading

The honest take on Chipotle’s ad, “The Scarecrow”

Chipotle The Scarecrow Funny Or Die

I wrote a commentary of Chipotle’s “The Scarecrow” ad in my last post. I had a lot to say about the manipulative nature of the ad, the creative genius, and the huge ethical ramifications of morally-loose advertising like this. It … Continue reading

Eat some Wendy’s. Win $6,000. Sounds like a good day. [Sweepstakes]

Wendy's #6SecondsFlat flatbread #CNCL6

When you work in social media, you find yourself drawn to brands with a dynamic social media presence. I’ve mentioned that Southwest’s social media prowess further solidifies my love for them. Another example of this is Wendy’s. Wendy’s is by far … Continue reading

Celebrate life, support World Suicide Prevention Day.

World Suicide Prevention Day

Every now and this, this blog sees some posts that are a bit more candid, maybe even shocking, regarding my struggles with bipolar disorder and bulimia. While I like to think I’m a better, more stable, happier, healthier, more grounded … Continue reading

A young professional’s top travel tips.

travel tips packing carry on

As a young professional, I spend a lot of time learning lessons the hard way. It’s not for lack of advice — there are just a million and one things that seasoned pros take for granted that the pups like … Continue reading

The city dog goes back to her country roots.

Dachshund longhair city country

Enter Rory. She’s my purebred longhaired Dachshund. My college roommate, Emily, was fostering her and introduced us. Rory picked me as her human and we’ve been pretty much inseparable (aside from a few business trips) since. While she has rural … Continue reading

When Hump Day is your Monday, things are hard.

Hump Day feel good moments Kelly Rivard forest

Mondays are hard. Tuesdays can be pretty hard, too, because the “start of week adrenaline rush” that got you through Monday has worn off. Wednesdays are the day when you tip over the top of the mountain and start coasting … Continue reading