My Eating Disorder and Depression.

daddy leigha

Hi everyone! I originally had a really fun post planned for today, but after finding out that it’s National Eating Disorders Awareness Week I’ve got something a little different.  I’ve been wanting to publish this for a long time. I’ve had it in the drafts for months, and I truly feel that I’m in a great […]

Healthy Dark Chocolate Monkey Tails

Super snack - Monkey Tails - frozen bananas dipped in dark chocolate and rolled in a ton of superfood toppings!

First of all, I want to give a big thank you to everyone regarding yesterday‘s post. I was overwhelmed with the amount of support and kind words I received. and You guys are the best!  It’s the 21st, which means it’s time for a Recipe ReDux! Here is this month’s theme: Favorite Chocolate Matches Does […]

Why I Run

why i run-3

I think every runner has that run that makes them feel like everything is right in the world. That makes them want to keep running forever. Mine was yesterday. I didn’t have school because it was one of the coldest days of the year. We’ve been in a deep freeze for what feels like forever, and […]

Brunch at Leelee’s

basketball team brunch-4

It’s not just the games that I love about basketball season. One of my favorite parts of being a part of the team is all the team dinners we have. No joke – last week we had a meal together on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. I love it. Team dinners are a way to spend […]

Snowcoming 2015

snowcoming pics-7

Last week was Snowcoming at school! The dress up days were so much fun, just like last year. I have a few pictures to share! Monday – Pajama Day Tuesday – Yooper/Snow Gear Day I also had a basketball game on Tuesday which we won! It was also coach’s birthday so we celebrated with a German chocolate cake! […]

Traditional Yooper Pasties

traditional yooper pasties-5

Back when I changed my blog name to The Yooper Girl, I knew that I wanted to start incorporating more things from my homeland, the U.P. I know a lot of people are confused as to what “Yooper” means, so here’s a basic explanation. yooper: a native or resident of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan […]