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Getting Out Of My Comfort Zone

The other day my husband turned to me and said, "you're too comfortable." It wasn't fun to hear but it's true. I've gotten so comfortable in this little life of mine with my freelance work and my cozy apartment. It's not like I'm rich or anything but I've always been the type of person to be happy with what I have. Lately I've felt very stagnant. I h[...]

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Taking Some Time To Be Grateful

You probably can't tell by looking at these photos but the day I took them started in the worst way. I won't go into details but it was one of those days where everything that could go wrong did go wrong. One of the reasons I love having creative friends is that I was able to schedule this shoot with my girl Briana and shooting with her instantly put[...]

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Should Your SO Have The Passcode To Your Phone?

A few days ago at an event I was having a conversation with a girl who wanted to know if she should give her boyfriend the passcode to her phone. He feels that he should have it especially because he gave her his. She thinks that's bullshit. I want to know what you think. Should your SO (significant other) have the passcode to your phone? My answe[...]

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That One Time Antoine Saved His Friend From Death

So... I almost killed a man on Sunday night. He was so close to death that I really hope he woke up the past two days and thanked God and his lucky stars. On Sunday Kyle and I went to an event here in San Diego called City Fest. It's a street fair that's held every year in San Diego but this was our first time attending. We spent the day having a[...]

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5 Things I Accomplished While My Husband Was Deployed

A year ago my husband wasn't home with me. He was deployed and it sucked. I was a mess the day he left and the entire first week that he was gone. Eight months seemed like such a long time to be away from the one person I was used to seeing every single day. I didn't know how I was going to make it but a funny thing happened after the first week of[...]

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Advice To My Freshman Self

I'm very happy with my college experience. I was involved on campus, I worked almost full time, had fun with my friends, and joined a sorority. I think I got as much out of it as possible but if I could talk to freshman Candice this is what I would say. You are NOT ready to take more than 1 hardcore class! I feel like my advisor screwed me during[...]

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5 Ways To Get Motivated In The Morning

Don't you just LOVE mornings. It's so much fun to wake up early and have to do work and not just do whatever your heart desires. Right? Ok wrong. Most people hate mornings but I'm one of the lucky few who loves them. I'm going to give you a few tips to get motivated in the morning. Wake up 30 minutes earlier This is something I tell Kyle almost eve[...]

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How I Moved Across The Country After College

I received an email asking me why I moved across the country right out of college and what I thought about before doing it. I thought it would make a really good post so lets get into it. First I’ll outline my situation at the time so you get an understanding of why I moved. My Situation The short answer and the one I hate to give is that I mov[...]

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Date Ideas For The Broke Twenty Something

Kyle and I went through a period where we didn't have a lot of money but we also didn't want to sit inside and stare at each other all day. Not having a lot of money can wreck havoc on a relationship so instead of focusing on what you can't do without money focus on what you CAN do. Here are a few date ideas for the times when you're broke. People Wa[...]