Reflecting: Lipstick, Extensions, and Inner Beauty

Reflecting: Lipstick, Extensions, and Inner Beauty

With the start of a new calendar year, and coming up on a year of blogging next week, I have been feeling very reflective. I went back to my earliest blog posts, and it’s crazy to see how much I’ve grown in writing in the last 12 months. However, I love that my very first blog post still rings so true, and reading it was such a good reminder of why I started this blog. Towards the end of 2018, I felt myself start to drift away from the mission statement I created for this blog- “sharing my story of navigating life and faith in order to inspire women to be real with themselves and others.” I’m planning on reflecting on this mission and how I plan to live this out in an upcoming post, but today I’ll leave you with my first blog post from January 14, 2018, and a sneak peek of some awesome pictures Karya Schanilec Photography took for my year recap next week!

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24 things 24 taught me- lessons on friends, marriage, faith, and finding myself

24 things 24 taught me- lessons on friends, marriage, faith, and finding myself

okay. if i had to choose a post that i was most nervous to hit publish so far- this is probably it. and honestly, it’s not because of putting it out there to people i don’t know personally (yet!), but because of the people who i live life with on a day to day basis who have either lived these lessons with me, or have been gracious enough to allow me to learn them when i don’t put them into practice consistently. 

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