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
Happy Monday, and happy Thanksgiving week! This is the first year I’m spending Thanksgiving without my family because they are going out of state to my brother-in-law’s house. That’s okay though, because I get to spend it with Lawrence’s family, and they are just as awesome. And they’ll be my family soon too, woohoo! I … More Monday Mantra #24 – A Man Called Ove