Double Jaw Surgery—The Good the Bad and the Ugly

Alright y’all, if you’ve been following along on my Instagram, then you know I recently had orthagnotic surgery to realign my upper and lower jaw.  I’ve needed this surgery for years and am so happy I was finally able to get it! It’s a brutal surgery, that required six long, sleepless nights in the hospital. […]

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Top 5 Charities To Donate To This Christmas To Spread Holiday Cheer

Every Christmas, Trenton and I used to head to the Christmas tree lot and pick out a perfect spruce. We’d head to Hobby Lobby, buy the prettiest ornaments and decor, and fill our home with “Christmas cheer”. Then we’d go online and buy gifts for everyone we could think of–parents, siblings, nieces, nephews, best-friends, co-workers, […]

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New Year’s Resolution- No Sugar For A Year!

I’m bacckkkk!!! Did ya miss me? I have chosen the most PERFECT New Year’s resolution. Before you laugh at me and say my resolution simply can’t be done- I’m going to tell you WHY I’m choosing such a drastic resolution for 2019. It all started when I went to Paris in October. If you’ve ever […]

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Because I’m Happy…

Clap along if you feel like a room without a roof … ♥ Do you ever just wake up feeling motivated and ready to start a new week?! Well that is how I’m feeling today! I’ve been so happy all day, I feel like a pep squad leader getting ready for a big game. With my […]

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China Diaries: A Day In The Life

It snowed today! Trenton and I woke up to snow flurries falling from the sky. I walked out onto my balcony and saw white roof tops and the park in the distance drizzled with a spritz of snowy magic. Part of me wanted to spend the day snuggled up inside, away from the cold, but […]

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China Diaries: Learning, Observing, and Soaking It All In

As I spent my last few moments in the states, I couldn’t help but find myself savoring the faces of the Americans around me. I knew once I exited the plane I was about to board, everything would be different. I took note of the guy across from me in the camo jacket reading a […]

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Airport Goodbyes & How We Almost Got Arrested in Beijing

Welp we’ve landed in East Asia! Since boarding that first plane out of Orlando everything has been a blur. We spent New Years Eve at Trenton’s parents house and my sister, Katie, my best friend Heather, and my mom came over to keep us company while we finished getting everything together. At 3 AM we […]

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