Kristin Shannon

My Life Caffeinated

 

Getting the most out of the life I’ve been given. Whether that means by traveling the world or connecting with the people in my life on a deeper level. Life is not something to go through the motions, but is to be truly lived.

Detox for Beginners

Detox for Beginners

Feeling more sluggish after eating junk food and drinking in excess over this 4th of July weekend? Well, let’s start an easy 7 day detox! This detox will help you rid yourself of those nasty toxins in your body that you so willingly placed in there over the...
Led by the Lamp

Led by the Lamp

There are times when I desire to leave Minneapolis and venture out to another part of the country to start fresh. I’m sure there are several people who feel the same way, but will actually act on it. For me, I try to leave Minneapolis, but am always pulled back...
May Day: Ding Dong Ditch

May Day: Ding Dong Ditch

When was the last time you rang a stranger’s doorbell? A. All of the time B. Every other month C. Not since I went trick or treating as a kid If your answer was A, please stay far, far away from me. Also, why are you ringing people’s doorbells all of the...
Women’s Basketball in Indianapolis

Women’s Basketball in Indianapolis

Late last week and through the weekend I was in Indianapolis working as a sponsor for the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association and the Women’s Final Four. This was my first time in Indiana and I have to say the city surprised me. I guess in a way I...
Dating: Bad Date Stories

Dating: Bad Date Stories

We’ve all had some interesting dates in our lifetime; some good, some bad. Since the online dating post, “Online Dating Terrible First Dates” more people have been open about their stories. Naturally, I asked if I could share their unfortunate events...
Online Dating Terrible First Date Stories

Online Dating Terrible First Date Stories

In the technology generation, we all know that the main source of finding dates is by going on an app or online. It has become a mainstream way of meeting other singles in your area. Phrases like, “swipe right, swipe left or power swipe” are all common sayings...
Social Media: Follow Authenticity

Social Media: Follow Authenticity

Alarm clock beep…beep…beeps us awake. Rolling out of bed, checking social media accounts with one eye closed. Instant validation or disappointment depending on the amount of likes or shares from our post the night before. This generation is ruled by social...
Facebook Relationship Status: Complicated

Facebook Relationship Status: Complicated

How do you live life in your mid-20’s without having a complicated relationship status? Whether you meet someone out at a bar, for example Uptown Tavern on a Saturday night, or you spend your nights swiping right or left while watching the Bachelor. The...
Redecorate Your Home on a Budget

Redecorate Your Home on a Budget

Now that your place is fully clean and rearranged in a way that makes you feel better about your space, it’s time to redecorate! As I mentioned at the beginning of this series, I decided to stay in my current apartment and completely redo the layout and look...
Rearranging Your Space

Rearranging Your Space

Once the decluttering is complete and all the piled bags are either thrown away or donated, it’s time to roll up your sleeves to move furniture. In the clean space, your living area is a blank canvas for your mind to think differently about your furniture...
Declutter Your Living Space

Declutter Your Living Space

Now motivated to make my apartment truly a new space and reflect more of who I am as person, my first job was to declutter the entire place. Before going home, I stopped at the gas station across the street to buy a box of the kitchen trash bags since I had a feeling...
Renew Your Living Space

Renew Your Living Space

Feng Shui: a Chinese system for positioning a building and the objects within a building in a way that is thought to agree with spiritual forces and to bring health and happiness. This Memorial Day weekend, while most of my friends are out of town at their lake cabins...

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