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Moving Up

Today is such a bittersweet day as it’s my last here at the concierge desk of the hotel. If we’re friends on Facebook or you follow me on Instagram you may already know: I got a promotion at work! 308 more words



It hasn’t been the easiest of academic years for my fiancée. Between planning a wedding, working four days a week, a Monday through Friday hour-long commute to and from campus, spending two nights a week doing community service, finding time to see me (a fiance that lives upwards of an hour away), all while managing to keep up on her coursework, it’s certainly been stressful for her at times. 139 more words

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BAA 5K Training - Week 5

AKA: Better-safe-than-sorry week.

I’ve been battling some chest tightness and shortness of breath lately. It happens every so often, mostly when the weather has weird peaks and valleys. 138 more words


Nails of the Week | Alaina by Julep

I love this nail polish! I received Alaina in my February Julep box! It is a beautiful taupe shade. It is described as “driftwood taupe creme.” It puts a different spin on a nude polish! 77 more words


Birthday Celebrations

As I celebrate my 32nd birthday today, I thought it would be fun to recap some of my most memorable birthdays. From Vegas to bowling to prohibition-themed, I always enjoyed getting out and about to celebrate turning another year older.  119 more words


Scenes from the Weekend

Happy Monday evening everyone!

My weekend was a much needed one full of good food and relaxation. I had Thursday through Sunday off, and it was glorious. 568 more words


TBT: 10 Years Ago & Now

I just happened to catch this on Rachel’s blog (one of my favorites!) and thought it would be fun to reflect on 10 years ago. It’s especially fitting since my 10 year college reunion is coming up! 783 more words