My Relationship Isn’t Perfect And Yours Won’t Be Either

My Relationship Isn’t Perfect And Yours Won’t Be Either

Have you ever found yourself looking at a couple that’s seemingly perfect and wondering why your relationship can’t be as simple as their’s is? I often find myself wondering how society has built this idea into our culture that a relationship must come with zero flaws in order for a couple to survive. We read […]

What It’s Like To Witness Your Brother Become A Father

What It’s Like To Witness Your Brother Become A Father

This past week I flew back home to celebrate the birth of my third nephew, Jerome Francis the Third. As always, the moment I held that tiny baby in my arms a flood of emotions overcame my entire body. I couldn’t believe that this little life was partly created by my brother. When my sister gave […]

Top Tips On What To Do In Barcelona

Top Tips On What To Do In Barcelona

Our stay in Barcelona was absolutely magical. It was the perfect mix of rich history and modern amenities. We stayed in the historical village (they get upset if you call it a neighborhood) of Catalan, just outside the city center of Barcelona, for four days. We could have been here much longer but four days […]

Why Athens Is The Next Big Holiday Destination

Why Athens Is The Next Big Holiday Destination

The month of May is a travel month for my husband and me. Back in December he found a deal on roundtrip tickets to Athens for only $450 through Scott’s Cheap Flights (which you’ve heard me rave about quite a few times on different articles on here) and without even thinking about it he bought the tickets and we […]

My Inner Monologue – The Daily Struggle Of A Highly Anxious Brain

My Inner Monologue – The Daily Struggle Of A Highly Anxious Brain

Wake up. Check your messages. Check your email. Scroll through your newsfeed. Kiss your husband. Message your family. Get out of bed. Brush your teeth. Wash your face. Find your clothes. Don’t think yet. It’s not time to think yet. I’m tired. Work. Do your research. Send your emails. Keep things moving. What needs to […]

10 Ways To Keep Your Wedding Budget Under $10,000!

10 Ways To Keep Your Wedding Budget Under $10,000!

Happy wedding season! I love weddings, and when I say that I love them I mean that I am obsessed with them. So when I was getting ready to plan my own wedding and read that the average cost of weddings in the US was $31,000 I knew right away that I was going to have find ways to […]

Florence – Do, See, Stay, Explore.

Florence – Do, See, Stay, Explore.

I have so much to say about Florence. It is the city I fell in love with the quickest and every day was filled with a new adventure that was even better than the last. Florence is a must see destination. This city will sweep you off your feet and leave you wanting more and more and […]

8 Ways You Can Hang With Your Friends, Have A Blast And Not Spend All Your Money.

8 Ways You Can Hang With Your Friends, Have A Blast And Not Spend All Your Money.

Hey y’all! I’m back with some more money saving advice because saving those dollars and learning how to become financially independent is so important. What is financial independence you ask? According to everyone’s favorite website, Wikipedia (my college professors are screaming at me right now), financial independence “is the state of having sufficient personal wealth to live, without […]

How To Handle An Emergency When You’re Overseas

How To Handle An Emergency When You’re Overseas

Accidents happen. Whether you think they will happen to you or not, they happen, and you should always be prepared for them. I for one, never expected to have to deal with an emergency while overseas and here I sit, with my leg covered in scars and bruises and scratches, reminding me everyday that I […]

Your Mom’s Life Was Completely Different Than Yours At 25

Your Mom’s Life Was Completely Different Than Yours At 25

This past week my mom came in town to visit and it was exactly what the doctor ordered. You don’t realize how much you miss the presence of your parents until they are sitting on your couch binge watching Jane the Virgin with you and making chicken parmesan for dinner. Just a few days before she arrived […]