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Growing up, my dad always told us, “never rely on a man.” “make your own money.” “be your own person.” And those words always sat in the back of my head, of course. He made for damn sure they did, LOL. And it’s not that I didn’t trust his words or judgement, I think I trust his over anyone else’s in the world.  Things just get weird and skewed and warped when you fall in…

I love finding words of inspiration on Pinterest. Some might think it’s corny or whatever, but I feel like when I read things that are… “inspirational” they offer a ton of perspective. They make me think. And I love that. While I’m not totally one for “good vibes only” because I feel like we should be open and accepting of all emotion and feelings, good or bad – I do still love to bring the happy times…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME! Happy Monday, guys! My birthday was actually yesterday but I try not to post on the weekends, so here we are. I turned 24 this weekend, and like most of my life, things didn’t go according to plan. Kyle and I had reserved a room at the beach for Saturday night but it ended up raining all day Saturday so we cancelled. Then we were going to make it a Sunday…

I’ve learned an immeasurable amount about my own heart and desires through pushing myself and trying new things and being in new places. How do you know where you belong if you’ve never been anywhere? Get to a big city. Get to a small town. Get to a beach. Figure out what you love and how you picture your life unfolding. Luckily, I grew up with military parents, so I got an idea of what I loved…

I recently read a blog post written by one of my favorite photographers, regarding her styled shoots that she does with women to showcase their unique individuality, free spirited hearts, and personalities. They’ve grown in popularity substantially since her first session and now people are taking her ideas for themselves and recreating them. While imitation is the highest form of flattery, she was saddened that her idea, her baby, and what she’s poured her heart, soul,…