Daniel’s 3 Year Old Portrait Shoot

Daniel is by far the most photogenic 3 year old I have ever met. This little guy showed up ready to rock and roll with a wagon full of toys and an abundance of energy. He had his mom, dad, & myself chasing after him for the duration of our session. In the few moments…

I am Whole30

Back in January, I was looking to start my health kick with a new eating routine. At this point I had spent hundreds of dollars doing “Challenges” and cleanses. I had tried everything ranging from Beach Body’s Shakeology to Advocare’s 24 day challenges, 10 day fix, 10-day rest, etc. I would always complete the “diet”…

Favorite Whole 30 Recipes

  20 Minute Shrimp & Sausage Skillet http://www.paleonewbie.com/20-minute-shrimp-sausage-paleo-skillet-meal/ 5-INGREDIENT SLOW COOKER STEAK FAJITAS http://fitslowcookerqueen.com/slow-cooker-steak-fajitas/ Paleo Pizza Potato Skins http://www.jaysbakingmecrazy.com/2016/10/30/paleo-pizza-potato-skins/ Tomato Basil Soup http://www.littlebroken.com/2014/10/05/ina-gartens-roasted-tomato-basil-soup/ Cauliflower Mash http://nomnompaleo.com/post/1657598867/best-make-ahead-side-garlic-cauliflower-mashed *USE GHEE Instead of butter -its a jar thats like a butter substitute Buffalo Chicken http://www.2catsandchloe.com/2015/01/whole30-approved-hot-wings.html I used chicken tenderloins that were pretty thin, so I did 20 min…

23 Life Lessons I’ve Learned at 23

You can also find this article over at the Though Catalog: http://thoughtcatalog.com/abby-born/2016/09/23-ways-to-enhance-your-life-by-the-age-of-23/ By no means am I claiming to be a philosophical wizard full of wisdom, but I am a 23 year old whose found many joys while making a plethora of mistakes. We all learn by experience, right? Well, here are mine: Work the shitty…

Worry Wart

Lately, It’s felt like a lot of people in my life have been caught in a whirlwind of worry. Whether it be about their jobs, current relationships, past relationships, school, adulting… life in general. (And no duh, every single person in the world struggles with this daily!) We have all probably give the ever popular advice: Go…

Back to Where I Started

My New Year’s resolution came to me fairly easy this year. I decided to re-try my resolution from the year before… how creative of me. I wanted to get back in shape. But not just physical shape – mental shape, spiritual shape, and basically shape my life into a balanced one. One where I felt in…

Third Times a Charm

I’ve blogged before. My first blog began as a post-relationship coping mechanism. Starting out with passive aggressive analyzations of said relationship and evolving into aspiring “Go Me” posts. That blog helped me navigate the waters of mid-college confusion and get a grip on the beginning of mature thought processing. My second blog documented my 5 month…