7 Necessities for Flying

I am usually not one to be overly prepared for travel with packing in advance or having a checklist, but I always have what I need to get me through the flight! Here are my travel necessities: 1) Filtered Water Bottle No, you can’t take water through airport security… You, also, don’t want to spend…

5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Busy Day

Ever wake up in a panic just knowing you have so much to accomplish in one day? Does it ever seem overwhelming or impossible? Well, worry not! Because, I got you! Here is what I do to make my day the most productive: 1) Execute Your Morning Routine We all have our morning routines… I…

25 Books On My Reading List

You all know that reading 25 books is Number 2 on my 25 Things Before 25 challenge. Well, I decided to come up with a reading list of 25 books that I want to read for this part of the challenge so that I have a plan in line. I have already read the first…

Going to a Concert Solo

I am a huge fan of Texas country music! Some of my favorite artists and bands are Cody Jinks, Casey Donahew Band, Cody Johnson, Stoney LaRue, TurnpikeTroubadours, and Josh Abbott Band. Tradition My sister, Monikka, and I have actually been following Josh Abbott Band for about 7 years! They have some widely known songs like…

How I Turn Around My “Off” Days

I am writing to you all from my bed super sick. I have been fighting this cold for a few days now, and I am really feeling it today! Yesterday was interesting for me because it was one of those days where I couldn’t beat the exhaustion and was not feeling 100%. It isn’t often,…

25 Things Before 25

Where I thought I should be So I have a birthday coming up and I suppose you all think it is 25, right? Well… It’s actually 24! I know I am not the only one who, on their birthday, feels like they are already the next year older… or maybe I am! So with 24…

Leave Who You Were Behind

I am aware of how bizarre this sounds, so I’ll just jump right in. You are not the pain you have suffered. You are stronger because of what you have gone through. Whatever you see it as: a victory, a failure, a win, a loss, a triumph, or a struggle. You came out the other…

Surround Yourself with Good People

Yes, I’m all about personal growth and inner healing, but the work you do on the inside is affected by who you have around you. It is so so important to have good people around you. My mom always says, “Surround yourself with people who lift you up and make you strive to reach the…

How My Rescue Dog Rescued Me

So they call you a rescue dog, and I can understand why: You were found abandoned, giving life your best try. At just 9 weeks old, you had battled many infections. But when I first laid eyes on you, all I saw was perfection. I took you in my arms and gave you kisses that…