If Love Doesn’t Feel Like 90s R&B I Don’t Want It

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For those of you who know me on a personal level know that my favorite music genres come in 3 forms. Country, Late 90s/ Early 2000s R&B and Classic Rock. These loves of mine both lend a hand during road trips, but will annoy the living shit out of you when I control the AUX chord at a house party. (my college friends can testify that fact) So for those of you who are rocking in the same music boat as me, check out my Spotify playlists HERE! There is literally something for everyone…. ENJOY! All of these photos were taken by the AMAZING Dani! Follow her on Instagram HERE! Stay Sweet,      

September 6, 2016

Do All Things In Love

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I have been single for about 9 months now after 5 years of spending just about every waking moment with one guy. Nothing I regret whatsoever, but oh man have these past 9 months been a crazy period of growth. When it comes down to it, not only have I learned to love others better, but myself as well. With that being said, here are a few things to note. Have the confidence to be alone, but also don't be afraid to give your love with no strings attached, just give it. Know that there is SO MUCH more to life then finding someone who will want you. There is so much joy that comes with you discovering yourself without trying to find someone to love you along the way. You need to be…

July 22, 2016

There Are Stars You Haven’t Seen and Loves You Haven’t Loved

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I was chit chatting with my roommate the other day and one topic lead to another and eventually we got on the topic of suicide. A dark topic I know but something that I feel is important to talk about. I brought up that I had a friend who took his life just before Christmas, senior year of high school. The question was brought up that, "if you could tell him anything before he passed, what would you tell him?" and I respond with, "that life is so much greater then the place you are right now, if you can just make it though this it will all be worth it." If this is something that someone you know is struggling with, know that it is not just a way of thought, it is…

July 18, 2016

Start Collecting Passport Stamps

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I was blessed enough to be born into a family who values travel. My parents have always put it as a priority to break us out of out little Arizona bubble and explore the world. Life is not made to live in one place. Travel as much as you can, as far as you can and as long as you can. Go explore another country, become part of it. Immerse yourself in their culture, their music, their food, their people. Learn about their history and see historical sites. Start to fall in love with the unfamiliar and always be up for some crazy adventure. After all, the purpose of life is to live it. To reach out eagerly, and without fear for newer and richer experiences.   Here are a some of pictures from…

July 3, 2016

Ignore Those Who Threaten Your Joy

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For me, my prime goal in life is to feel effervescent and thriving both inside and out. Mentally, physically, spiritually and emotionally. I have been around unhappy people enough to know that I only want peace and bliss to surround me. But the fact of the matter is that in any stage of life you are going to run into those people who threaten your joy. Whether it is as quick as someone flipping you the bird in rush hour traffic or a toxic relationship. My advice? Ignore them. Avoid conversations, avoid getting heated, avoid ruining your joy because of someone else's words. You make the ultimate choice when it comes to your happiness. This creates a better foundation for friendships, relationships and community. YOU deserve to be in places and spaces that fill…

June 11, 2016

Shatter Glass Ceilings

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The saying goes "Worry less about fitting into a glass slipper and more about shattering glass ceilings." This is something that my family has set in my soul since I was a little girl. You were placed on this earth to doing something revolutionary. To better the world, people, places and yourself. It is easy to be cookie cutter, but takes bravery and creativeness to be revolutionary. We have to carry on the work of those that came before us to ensure that our future has no limits on their dreams and no obstacles to their achievements. Any change in the right direction is a good change. Keep your head high and seek opportunity to make your world a better place. Stay Sweet,  

June 1, 2016

NEVER Make Fun of Someone’s Passion

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Out of all of my post so far, this one has to be the most important. So listen up! There are certain things in this world that literally make me sick to my stomach. The mistreatment of an individual who is just being themselves is one of them. The inspiration for this post comes from a good friend of mine who happens to be mentally handicapped. The most amazing, humorous and unconditionally loving kid you will ever meet. He has the mental capacity of about a 10 years younger then his actual age. What is he passionate about? Music. It is something that he connects with and gives him comfort. We talk on the phone at least once a day and the other day he told me something that absolutely broke me. He told…

April 12, 2016

How To Talk About Sports When You Know Nothing About Sports

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Find Someone Who Is Cheering For The Same Team As You Scope it out. Find someone wearing a jersey of the same team you are cheering for. Watch from afar. Cheer when they cheer, boo when they boo. If you are an extrovert like myself this is also a good time to make some new friends. If he yells out something, agree with his statement even though you probably have no idea what charging foul is and whether the 7 foot tall ginger is guilty or not. But hey! You made a new friend. Always Have A Beer In Hand A little bit of alcohol always does the trick when you are in a situation that you are a little unfamiliar with. For starters, it makes it more bearable to watch a bunch of oversized…

March 28, 2016

22 Life Lessons From a 22 Year Old

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Yesterday was the day that I turned 22 years old, and for the first time in my life feeling old. I know that it may sound crazy but I feel like there is so much anticipation for your 16th, 18th and 21st birthdays. As the day progressed I really took the time to think about how much I have grown this past year and honestly surprised myself. Even though 22 just felt like another birthday, my last year leading up to my 22nd year was one for the books. I have compiled a list of 22 life lessons that I have learned on my 22 year journey and thought I would share. Don't give one-armed or half-assed hugs. Go all in and SQUEEZE! Embrace every little freckle, birth mark and scar on your body.…

March 22, 2016

Be Patient With Yourself

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  With my last little stretch of college ahead of me this past week has been really eye opening. I had a mini panic attack on Saturday because for the first time I truly felt like "Oh shit…. what the hell am I going to do with my life after college?" Don't get me wrong, it is an exciting time, but with that comes the fear of the unknown. It is the first time in my life where I don't really have a plan. Starting from a young age you always kind of know what the next step is. After elementary school you go to middle school. After middle school you go to high school. And so on and so forth. What I have come to focus my mind on is possibility. Daydreaming about where…

March 15, 2016

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