Best Fall Trip to the North East

Fall inspo

Recently, my dear friend Whitney and I went on a girl’s trip to Boston and onto Vermont. This trip was the ultimate fall leaf peeping adventure. We couldn’t take too many days off of work so we put as many fall activities as possible into 3 days. In this post, I am going to share […]

Quarantine Activities

Alright, so we are clearly in the middle of Quarantine and social distancing. By now there has to have been at least one or two times that you’ve felt bored or stir crazy, but don’t worry I’ve got you covered. Quarantine and social distancing are really all about what you make it. (Cue ‘Life is […]

March 28, 2007

Do you know how there are things that happen in your life that you will never forget? You remember every tiny detail from what you doing, to how you were feeling, to what you were wearing, to the smell in the air… well I have a few of those memories, but one, in particular, was […]

Tips on Working From Home

I have been working home for a few years now and I absolutely love it, but at the beginning,I remember it being a pretty big struggle. Prior to working from home, I worked in the restaurant industry, so I chatted with people all day, every day. It took a lot of adjusting for me to […]

Happiness List

This week on my March Madness personal growth challenge our theme of the week was to: create a happiness list and do one thing off of the list this week. I wanted to share this with my full audience and take a real deep dive into a happiness list and how simple it really is. […]

2 Year Blogiversary

Well, it has officially been two years since I launched The Madison Dorenkamp Blog….. so much has changed in those two years. I have been thinking this past week about what this blog means to me, and what was inspired in other areas of my life from starting this blog. I wish I could tell […]


This week I turned 27, and I absolutely love birthdays… all birthdays, my birthday, my friend’s birthdays, random people’s birthdays…. I am HERE for the reason to celebrate and to reflect. I love to think and really reflect when it comes to my birthday because the growth that can happen in a year is crazy, […]

Social Media Q&A

Recently, I have had tons of questions coming into my social media inboxes. I figured I should do a Q&A so if anyone has the same question, now you can have the answer, too. I absolutely love getting questions from followers so please reach out, and I will always do my best to answer! 1. […]

1 Year Blogiversary

Today marks one year since I took the plunge and launched my blog. However, it was after my 25th birthday that I finally decided I was going to start blogging. Looking back, I would describe my 25th birthday as a turning point in my life. I remember having a little bit of a quarter-life crisis. […]


I love the new year. It feels to me like a new book when you open it for the first time. I don’t really believe in New Year’s resolutions. I am a huge believer in making changes to live the life you want to live and be the person you want to be at any […]