Somehow, my New Year has started off with a virus that’s left me sitting around the house the past three days binge watching Queer Eye, sleeping a good three hours each night & keeping a balanced diet of cough drops & smoothies. But let’s be honest, I’m not just being the optimistic person that I…

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The sun was out, it was about 50 degrees, & there I stood with about 100 other people waiting to start my very first half marathon. My Fiance was there with our little puppy Penny. I was nervous, but mainly just proud to be there. And, when the countdown started, I got in line &…

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Tim and Amy Riordan Glacier National Park

There are no words to describe how excited I am to be writing this post right now, because I really didn’t see this coming! Just three weeks ago, my boyfriend (excuse me, fiancé) proposed to me in beautiful Glacier National Park. We’re Getting Married! Tim had been talking about a trip to Glacier for a…

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At the risk of sounding like a horrible human being… I’ve never been a fan of dogs. The thought had never once crossed my mind to ever get a dog, it didn’t matter if it was full grown or a puppy… I was certain it was never going to happen. And that was okay. This…

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It’s Throwback Thursday people, & I’m talking all about the Las Vegas Stratosphere jump! And, like many of the daring things that I’ve done, it all happened last minute & on a whim. My Dad & step Mom got married a few years back in Las Vegas on Super Bowl weekend. So, in 2014, when…

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When my boyfriend told me a story about his Polar Bear Plunge adventure, I cringed at the thought. Why would anyone do that? It sounds crazy & kinda pointless. I even went as far as to subconsciously deem those who did it as show-offs. I simply didn’t understand what the point would be – other than to simply…

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Amy Riordan photographer and business strategist

After listing all of the things I learned these past five years, I thought I would mention 21 experiences, in no particular order, that have truly changed my life these past few years. I want others to learn from my experiences if they can & to remember that the difficult times you experience change you…

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I just recently discovered Kelly Clarkson’s free fan club when I came across the opportunity to meet her. On her next concert tour, you could earn points as her fan (sharing things on social media & uploading your fan photos) & ‘purchase’ opportunities to meet her or to get some of her products. I was…

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This bucket list item is one of my originals, set in November of 2007. As someone who’s always been interested in professional singing, I certainly wanted to sign an autograph… there’s just something about it. That said, I’m very particular about my goals, so when a few of my friends & family members requested that…

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