One Year

It’s taken me a full year to write this. My fingers shake as I type. It has been a full year without my best friend Joshua. He took his life one year ago today. I still remember everything about February 5th, 2019. From the moment I woke up until the moment I cried myself to … More One Year

My Budget Wedding

As many of you know, I recently got married in September and have finally decided to share my wedding details with you all. I got engaged in March of 2018 and knew I did not want a long engagement. My now husband and I discussed what we wanted and what we did not want for … More My Budget Wedding

My Vows

I have been dreading this post for a very long time now. Even though things worked out, some of the memories and hurt are still raw. I wish I could say this was love at first sight. I wish I could say this was from a fairy tale. I wish I could say that this … More My Vows

#26

4/19/18 11:00 am Helser’s on Alberta Each trip I take, I think to myself, “Will this be my last?” If so, I’m grateful for my years of freedom, for exploring, for my health and financial stability to allow me to come and go on this specific trip. Someday it will all be gone and even … More #26

Four Generations

The engagement ring that I now wear has been passed down from generation to generation in my family. It belonged to my great grandmother and a few months before Javier and I got engaged, the ring was passed down to me. This ring is from the early 1940’s so when it was given to me, it was not … More Four Generations

On Relationships….

You may have noticed that even though I am in a relationship, I am very private about it. While I am very proud and privileged to be with my partner, I do not feel the need to broadcast our relationship and here are the reasons why: It is nobody’s business. This is the primary reason … More On Relationships….

Lesson of 2017

“If you have the money, the time and the health, go!” This past year has been full of success and determination. I made an Airbnb account in January of this year and booked four different trips around Texas. (Click here to save $40 when you book your first Airbnb trip!) I traveled around every two to … More Lesson of 2017

Us

When I was a little girl, I knew I was an odd one because I never dreamed of my wedding, the dress I would be wearing, what colors I would choose for my theme, etc. I didn’t have crushes often, I didn’t flirt, I didn’t doodle boys names on my binder, I didn’t care frankly. … More Us