Women Who Do

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I recently got the opportunity to model for an amazing woman named Ashley. She started a company back in 2012 called the Shine Project, where she employes inner city youth and "believes everyone was born to shine." She recently launched an online clothing website for "Women Who Do". If you know me, you know I hate sitting still. Spending my day at home is the LAST way I want to spend it. I am always on the go and love what her line stands for. She says she "wanted to create an online clothing shopping place that would fit the needs of women who do. Women who do are out serving in their communities, they are leaders in the work place, they are friends, sisters, wives, teachers, and doers of good." Its women who inspire,…

March 8, 2017

Come On In


I took a big step a few months back and for the first time in my entire life, I am living completely alone. Coming from someone who is the complete opposite of a homebody and the epitome of an extrovert, this was a scary step. However, something that I knew I needed to do. So with that being said, take a step into my babe pad that stands for everything I am as a being. Quirky, wordy and faux fur covered. Enjoy! The super rad Tee Towels are from the AMAZING Hailey from Handy Dandy Design Studio. Show her some love on Facebook and Instagram at @handydandydesignstudio ALSO, the TO DIE FOR door mat is from J Party Designs. You can find them on Instagram at @jpartydesigns Last but not least, these photos were…

November 17, 2016

What Really Is A Wildflower?


Wildflower. A word that we hear in countless quotes that cover our Pinterest pages. But have you ever truly dissected the meaning and how it relates to your own life? It starts off as seeds that are casted by the wind to flourish where they are settled. A little imperfect, missing a petal or two and maybe not the most radiant shade of yellow. Their roots grow long and are almost stubborn in a sense, they are there to stand their ground. And to think about the fact that plants are one of the only living organisms who don't compete with each other, they just grow. So think about it from a humans perspective. Sometimes our life gets blown into a place where we do not want to be. But like the wildflower, we…

October 27, 2016

This Is Your Reminder That You Can Handle Whatever This Life Throws At You


Feel a little stuck? I am right there with ya sista (or brotha) This week… to say the least, has been a rough one. I lost my first and only fur baby while on vacation, just got sick and overall just feeling a bit…BLEH. So, naturally I did a lot of shameless crying, confided in my family and surrounded myself with some amazing friends. Knowing the amazing support system I have backing me up made me feel secure. So now I'm telling you, because I needed to hear it myself. You can handle WHATEVER life throws at you. Often times you feel like life is just chucking things at you left and right, we have all been there. But just look forward to the up swing. Push forward and be with those who love…

October 13, 2016

Loving You Is Yeezy

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It is quite apparent that this looks was inspired by Yeezy himself. Monochromatic, distressed, post-apocalyptic looks are the name of the game in any Kanye look. I for one have a lot of respect for the artist. While yes he can come off overbearing and cocky, he is a proud individual who speaks his mind and loves himself enough to allow himself to be, well, himself! He preached at one of his last shows and said, "Go listen to my music. It's a code of self esteem. It's the code of who you are. If you are a Kanye West fan you're not a fan of me, you're a fan of yourself." Kanye fan or not, you should always be a fan of yourself. If you're not, maybe even just for a moment, what can…

September 27, 2016

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


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

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