My 27th Birthday Wishlist

Less than 2 weeks until my 27th birthday?? Whaaa–?? Where has the year – no, YEARS gone?? I can barely wrap my head around the fact that I’m in my “mid-twenties” – it just seems too crazy! When did I become a “grown up?” Every year, the calendar indicates I get older, but I certainly don’t FEEL any older. Okay, my…

My Sister’s Birthday!

My sister, Melissa, had her 24th birthday this past week! The day was going to be just us, and I planned a whole itinerary with things for the two of us to do on her special day. I’ve been worried that with my health problems I wouldn’t be able to properly celebrate with her and do everything, but luckily the…

Valentine’s Weekend in Yosemite ♥

  For our first Valentine’s Day together, my boyfriend, Luke, planned the most amazing weekend with our good friends Cori and Michael in Yosemite National Park! I had never been before and was totally blown away by the incredible beauty all around us. It is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen. We all took lots…

My New Year’s Eve

My New Year’s Eve consisted of lots and lots of flying. My original flight from Orlando to Boise on December 30th was canceled and had to be rebooked the next day early in the morning – then I got an announcement at 1:30am that that flight was delayed by 9 hours, which means I would miss my connecting flight and,…

My Christmas Makeup Look

As far as holiday makeup goes, I kept my Christmas makeup this year rather light. With the outfit I planned to wear, I knew I wanted to bust out a bold red lip. I love smokey eyes and winged eyeliner, but decided to keep my eyes neutral and instead opted for strong brows to balance out the lips. Since there…

My 2015 Christmas Wishlist

Why does it get harder and harder each year to think of stuff you want for Christmas? My family has been asking me the last couple weeks what I’d like, but I’ve been so busy with end-of-the-year work stuff and exams, putting together a “Christmas list” hasn’t been much of a priority so that’s why I haven’t posted it until…