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2 DIY Halloween Costumes


Halloween is coming up and if you are like me and often find yourself completely lost as to what your costume should be, this post should help! I will be wearing both of these costumes for different halloween events this month. One of them is made of clothes that you can probably find in your closet and the other is…

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Homecoming Recap


My last homecoming dance of highschool was on Saturday and it was a blast! I went with an awesome date and one of my best friends along with her date and her brother and his date. We took pictures at a park near the restaurant. It had some gorgeous trees and great views of the mountains. Dinner was the most…

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My Autumn Essentials


Happy Labor Day! I hope you all had/are having a great day with your family and friends! To celebrate the unofficial first day of fall I’m sharing my fall essentials. Before I start, I have to give credit to Katie Leigh on YouTube (she also has a blog which I will link here) I was wracking my brain last night for…

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Fashion Friday: Ivory Ella


I recently bought a shirt from Ivory Ella. I’ve only worn it once so far but I’m already falling in love with it so I decided to share my review of the shirt and the company with you all. Ivory Ella is  a U.S. based company that was founded in April of last year. They donate 10% of their net profits…

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3 Things I Always Take With Me


Today I’m sharing a few things that I try to never leave the house without. They are the kind of things that I don’t automatically think to keep in my purse, but when I don’t have them I wish I did. First, though, lets talk about this backpack. My friend gave it to me for my birthday and I’m a…

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First Day of Senior Year


I can’t believe that today I’m beginning my last year of highschool. So many lasts, so many firsts, and so many decisions will happen in the next several months. I can’t wait to see where this year takes me! I have loved posting three times a week this summer and I would love to continue that but due to the…

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How I Wear my Curly Hair


Sometime in January or February I started wearing my hair natural almost completely. It wasn’t a decision I put a lot of thought into. I was teaching swim lessons pretty much every day and it wasn’t worth it to straighten my hair in the morning to have it ruined in the afternoon so I started learning how to care for…

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Hiking Pikes Peak: My First Fourteener!


On Saturday, July 16, I hiked my first fourteener! A fourteener is a mountain that is between 14,000 and 15,000 feet in elevation. It was REALLY hard. The trail itself was surprisingly easy but the combination of altitude and sheer length of the trail made this a very difficult hike. This post isn’t going to be part of my Colorado…

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My Pool Workout Routine


Happy Birthday to me! I’m seventeen years old today! Last week I shared My Workout Routine and today I’m sharing my workout for when I’m in the pool. I think swimming is one of the best ways to exercise. Its gentle on your body so that you aren’t likely to injure yourself (unless you hit your hand or foot on a…

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Summer Reading Update


I shared my summer book list at the beginning of June. I’ve read some of the books on the list, and deviated from it somewhat (ok, a lot, but there are so many good books in the world how am I supposed to say no when one jumps into my arms and begs me to read it?!). Here’s what I’ve been reading/listening…

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