• Lifestyle

    Being Content: Finding Purpose in Your Pain

    I normally don’t get this deep about my personal life online, but it’s time to have a real talk. Lately, nothing has gone as planned or worked out the way I imagined it, and it’s really forced me to rely a lot more on my faith. First, Scooby had a cancer scare that has costed us thousands of dollars for his treatment. Then, my grandmother, who is in daily debilitating pain from a pinched nerve in her spine, was told by her doctor that there was nothing that could be done to help her condition. (We’ve since then found several surgeons who have agreed to help, but it’s been a…

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    The Best GAL-entine’s Day Ideas For You & Your Girl Gang

    Valentine’s Day does’t have to be the worst holiday ever when you have your GIRL GANG to spend it with! Isabella and I live together at MC, so we’re literally always by each other’s sides, but sometimes it’s nice to do something special and outside-the-box, especially when it’s a group of our friends together. I’m dating someone, but she isn’t right now, and I’m sure your friend group is a good mixture of single and obnoxiously unsingle as well. IN THAT CASE, who even cares because Valentine’s Day should be about love and that includes BFF love as well. So don’t worry about feeling lonely on Feb. 14th because I…

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    My New Year’s Resolution: Go Greener

      This year my pledge is to make MINOR changes that can have a MAJOR impact, in all aspects of life. Normally, I never make New Year’s resolutions, but this year I felt really convicted about one thing: how my actions have been effecting the planet. I’m not talking about crazy, radical changes that require a complete 360 in lifestyle, but simply being more intentional and thoughtful about the things I do on a daily basis and choosing better options. I understand that the world’s problems won’t necessarily be solved just by my small changes, but if I can help ,even a little bit, and impact someone else along the…