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Quotes That Inspire Me

October 11, 2018

If you open any of my millions of journals, you’ll most likely find pages upon pages of quotes. It’s kind of my thing (no, it definitely is my thing) and I love them. It’s something about the inspiration you can feel from reading a small line or group of words that so completely connect to […]

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Oh, life and it’s many lessons. I didn’t realize how much my twenties would be about discovery. From who I was to who I wish to be, to who I am. It’s a crazy ride. As you guys know, this past year and a half has been one for the books for me. I’ve learned […]

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How We Met

October 4, 2018

We swiped right. I came to England, he came to the U.S. We traveled the world, and the rest is history. Today we’re sharing all the details about how we met! From Tinder to “I love you’s” and all the good stuff in between. I figured it would be a lot more personal, and easier, […]

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All About Autumn

October 3, 2018

I’m mad about autumn, as you can tell. There’s something about the changing of seasons. The fresh, new air and that wonderful escape from the warm weather that leaves me with a constant smile. I think seasons are beautiful times of growth, change, and adjusting the sails of our sailboats of life. My mom always […]

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Welcome Back!

September 29, 2018

Everything I believed, and put on myself, about life, kept me from embracing the journey of getting to the beautiful parts. The true magic. But on the other hand, it was those experiences and my outlook that make me feel wholeheartedly grateful for where my life has come from and where it is going.   […]

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HAPPINESS.

March 20, 2018

I am not naturally light. I am imperfection wrapped up in beauty. I am trodden down with anxiety. And if left to my own devices, my mind wanders into the constant depression that sits on the edge of my otherwise blissful life. Change doesn’t come easy for me. I cry in restaurants on the daily. […]

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World Mental Health Day

October 10, 2017

As you guys know, I’ve struggled with depression and anxiety on and off for a good bit of my life. Around this time last year, I had an extremely tough couple months. It feels paralyzing when you can’t do regular tasks like getting out of bed, or taking a shower, when the darkness is constantly […]

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After a day of museum hopping, it’s definitely time for an afternoon snack. Leaving the hustle and bustle of museumplein is also nice, and I found the perfect place to get away from it all, enjoy a relaxing atmosphere, and chomp on some fresh Dutch fries. If you are looking at the museums straight on, […]

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Tourists for the Day

August 24, 2017

Ever since my visit in February, Amsterdam feels very much like “my place” to visit. I feel comfortable there and at home. During our summer trip, I took my family all around the city. We walked from one end to the other, and on this particular day, we took a fun boat ride down the […]

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