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Year two

Another year come and gone. Crazy, isn’t it? Today marks the second anniversary of the accident that changed my life. Looking back on the first year, a lot has changed since then. What hasn’t changed is my appreciation for those around me. My gratitude is as deep today as it was then. I doubt that …

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Full transparency

  In bringing my blog back to life, I’ve thought long and hard about what I want this space to be. I see it as a combination of things, a “lifestyle blog” if you will. I hope I can share my thoughts on anything and everything, whether that’s makeup tutorials, a story from my life …

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New year, same blog

Oh, 2018. We’re 12 days into the new year and I’ve been telling myself for days that I would revisit my blog. After six months of successfully ignoring it, I wanted to get back into the swing of things and really give this blog thing a shot. And yet, here we are 12 days into …

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Hello, Hello Ruby!

Y’all. I am so excited. Tomorrow is the official GRAND OPENING of Hello Ruby! For those unfamiliar with Hello Ruby (and its lovely owner Jill), here’s a little about Omaha’s new mobile boutique (from Hello Ruby directly): hello ruby offers a unique and innovative approach to shopping, with the most stylish yet affordable women’s clothing & …

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Back When We Were Kids

I am powered by music. I live for ‘New Music Fridays.’ I’m constantly looking for new artists and revisiting the ones I love. Music has always been a part of my life to the point that very specific songs mark certain chapters in my life. The second I hear them, I go back. I know …

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Go What You Oughta Go

Anyone that knows me knows that I rarely wear heels. It’s just not my thing. Yet, I wore heels during recruitment week as an incoming freshman at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. In hindsight, that was a really bad idea. I could barely walk home at the end of each day. I remember wanting the …

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Nevertheless, She Persisted: International Women’s Day

In honor of International Women’s Day, I wanted to share a few of my favorite quotes about (and by!) strong women: “Success is better than failure, but it doesn’t teach you as much.” – Jane Campion “We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced.” – Malala Yousafzai “Take criticism seriously, but not personally. …

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One Year Later

Today marks one year since the accident that changed my life. It happened on February 26, 2016, a Friday then. I remember sitting on the side of the road, burned and broken. I had no idea at that time of what lied ahead. I could spend this blog post rehashing what happened. Telling you about the …

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Hey. What’s up? Hello.

First, a big ol’ shout out to Fetty Wap for the name of my first blog post. I credit my lack of creativity and Alli Pane’s song title idea for posts over on her blog for it (I swear I’m not stealing your idea, Alli. Just this once though.) And second… Welcome. I have no idea …

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