Happy Monday! This weekend was busy, busy, busy! Friday night we went to a sweet 16 birthday party for one of Lawrence’s cousin’s children. I’ve never been to a “real” sweet 16 party so it was really fun and interesting to me. I really never knew that people actually had big sweet 16 parties like … More Monday Mantra #28 – Put Your Fears Behind You
Dear Bright-Eyed, 18-Year-Old, College Freshman Me, If I could go back and tell you one thing, it would be this: take all those little steps! “What do you mean, ‘take all those little steps?’” you ask? I mean go with your gut and take little steps toward things that will ultimately benefit you so much … More A Letter To My College Self: Take All Those Little Steps!
Well, well, well … another brand new year is upon us! I have to say, 2016 really flew by and it was an amazing year. I embarked on a new journey as a volunteer, blogged regularly (for the most part), kept up-to-date with some housekeeping-type tasks, and freakin’ got engaged (had to save the best … More 2016 Review and 2017 Goals
Happy Monday! I can’t believe Christmas is less than one week away! 2016 has really flown by and I really am so excited to see what 2017 holds. I know it’s going to be such a profound (and fun!) year. I will be getting married (since when did I become a “real” adult?), going on … More Monday Mantra #27: Kindness
Happy Monday! I don’t know about you, but I really do feel the holiday spirit lately – even if the weather feels a bit more like spring than winter! This weekend was a busy but good one. Saturday I woke up and went to Target to finish my holiday shopping, and then in the evening … More Monday Mantra #26 – “Adulting”
Happy Monday! I can’t believe I am writing my 25th Monday Mantra post, but here we are! My theme for this week is making decisions. As silly and lighthearted as I can be, I tend to be tough on myself when it comes to making decisions. Until I consciously step in and tell myself the … More Monday Mantra #25 – Making Decisions
This is the first in a series of four blog posts I’ll be writing that revolve around having a beautiful wedding without breaking the bank. Hello and happy (Black) Friday! If you’re a citizen of the United States and happened to stumble upon this blog post, I hope that you had a wonderful Thanksgiving yesterday … More Wedding on a Budget #1: 4 Tips to Plan an Affordable Wedding