Iceland: The Golden Circle

This year for Spring Break, my friends and I decided to go on a trip to Iceland and Copenhagen. I will be updating periodically throughout my trip so stay tuned! Yesterday, was our first day here and we settled in by becoming acquainted with our surroundings in Reykjavik. This is our view from the apartment … Continue reading Iceland: The Golden Circle

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Good Morning from Carma Coffee

On this snowy Tuesday morning, my friend Dominic and I decided to switch up our usual after-class studying routine, and headed over to Carma Coffee. I find that continuously repeating the same daily patterns can get boring after a while. A good change of scenery often does the trick to get my mind out of … Continue reading Good Morning from Carma Coffee

My Figure Skating Journey

As the 2018 Winter Olympics are underway in Pyeongchang, I thought I'd share a little bit about my own figure skating journey and how it has changed me over the past 11 years. I had my first competition a year after I started skating when I was 8 years old. When I was younger I … Continue reading My Figure Skating Journey

The Twin Cities’ Agra-Culture

This weekend's adventure was to Agra-Culture, a restaurant in Uptown Minneapolis. They have some great options for anyone, and are especially focused on vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free options. Agra-Culture also has fresh juice presses and cleanses. I had the Chicken Apple Flatbread that had roasted chicken, organic apple, mozzarella, organic arugula, and agra vinaigrette, with a … Continue reading The Twin Cities’ Agra-Culture

Blonde Hair and the Budget Cares

I've been dying my hair since I got my first set of highlights at eleven years old. I've been every shade of blonde under the sun and even went dark dark brunette for a while. Looking back, that was a poor choice since I probably looked like a vampire with how pale my skin is, and I … Continue reading Blonde Hair and the Budget Cares

Downtown at Penny’s Coffee

It's been quite a while since I have written a post! After a long fall college semester, and a whirl-wind winter break, I decided I should start making time again for my blog. Last week during my break, my cousin Jamie came up from Iowa to stay with me for the weekend. She's not used … Continue reading Downtown at Penny’s Coffee

Leather Weather 

As the Minnesota weather starts to cool off, it's time to bring out the fall essentials. I have an obsession with jackets and own way more than I probably should. This baby pink faux leather jacket from Blu Pepper is one of my new favorites. It has a hard edge to it as well as … Continue reading Leather Weather 

The Minnesota State Fair

The Minnesota State Fair is the second biggest fair in the United States only behind Texas. Every year around 2 million people come from all over to join the festivities. There is plenty to eat, see, and do at the fair that someone can easily spend their entire day there. As far as food goes, … Continue reading The Minnesota State Fair

Be Somebody

Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a somebody. This quote is so important for so many reasons, but here's the few I decided to focus on: For Yourself For those around you Everyday strangers you meet First, being a person that makes you feel happy and confident effects how you act everyday. When you … Continue reading Be Somebody

A Weekend in Berlin

Back in June on my foreign exchange trip, the group I was with spent a few days traveling around Germany. Our first stop was in Munich, and from there we headed to Berlin. We started our time in Berlin by taking a boat tour, where we went down the Isar river and listened to the … Continue reading A Weekend in Berlin

Embrace Yourself Today

I found this quote by Elizabeth Gilbert and it immediately got me thinking. So many people try to change their life to make it perfect, or to what they believe perfection is. What they don't realize is that everyone's idea of what is perfect is different. Maybe, instead of changing who we are to meet … Continue reading Embrace Yourself Today

Farmers Market Flowers & The Buttered Tin 

This morning began bright and early at 7:00 am and for a Saturday, that's a lot to ask of anyone. So, after meeting up with my friend Megan and her family, we stopped for a quick (and much-needed) Starbucks run, and then headed to the Saint Paul Farmers Market. Once we walked through all of … Continue reading Farmers Market Flowers & The Buttered Tin 

An Empire of Coffee

Empire Coffee & Pastry has been a longtime go-to of mine. If not for their fantastic menu, then for the atmosphere created by the white walls, green plants, and an opening wall made up by a garage door. Yes, a garage door. Before this became a cafe it was actually an auto body shop, which … Continue reading An Empire of Coffee

München: A City of Culture

During my three weeks in Germany I was in awe of everything around me. Everything was so different yet so similar to what I knew back home. That is until we went to Munich. When my group and I walked into the Marienplatz, we looked around and realized that we were surrounded by everything we … Continue reading München: A City of Culture

A Day in Saint Paul & Cafe Astoria

Cheers to another day of coffee, friends, and photo shoots! Today, my friend Megan and I went to one of our new favorite cafes in Saint Paul, Cafe Astoria. With a menu full of smoothie bowls, crepes, fresh salads, and a selection of brand spankin new coffee creations- we were in a city dwellers heaven. … Continue reading A Day in Saint Paul & Cafe Astoria

100 Followers!

Today, Living Like Lexie hit its first 100 followers! This blog has been a journey, and although I'm just starting to get back into the swing of things, I'm so thankful for all of your unending support! Those of you that read my posts and support my content, motivate me more everyday to think of … Continue reading 100 Followers!

My 1st Sunshine Blogger Award!

Thank you to Greys Area at http://www.greysarea.wordpress.com for nominating me for this award! This is my first Sunshine Blogger Award and I'm thrilled to have been nominated. I was given the 11 questions below to answer: 
Which country are you blogging from
? I am blogging from the United States. How many times have you traveled out of … Continue reading My 1st Sunshine Blogger Award!

Vulnerability

In one of my business classes, my professor had us all watch a TED Talk called The Power of Vulnerability by Brené Brown. I had never really thought much about what it means to be a vulnerable person until we were challenged to see how this is applied to our lives and being a strong leader. When … Continue reading Vulnerability

Taking a Moment out of Every Day

After Labor Day, I started my Senior year of High school as a PSEO (Post Secondary Enrollment Option) student at the University of Minnesota. As amazing as it has been these last few weeks, I've definitely noticed that it's harder to find time to balance out my school work and personal life with such a … Continue reading Taking a Moment out of Every Day