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If you’ve known me for more than 24 hours, you know I drink too much coffee. I spend most of my free time bopping around Dallas, trying all the new shops around town because honestly it seems like there’s a new one opening every week. Of course coffee shops should all be aesthetically pleasing, but I have found that just because they are cute, doesn’t mean the coffee is good… and just because they coffee is good doesn’t mean it’s worth sitting in traffic over . So I have decided to comprise a list of my 5 favorite coffee shops in Dallas to help you navigate where to get your caffiene fix.

My 5 Favorite Coffee Shops in Dallas

For some reason as this birthday approached, I became a little more sentimental than usual.. more reflective. I thought about writing a letter to my younger self (yes, I know… cheesy) but I realized that some of the most important life lessons I’ve learned haven’t come from life-altering situations, but instead, small moments. So instead of writing a long sappy letter to myself – I figured why not make a list of all the things, big and small, that have made an impact on my every day life so far. 

25 things I’ve learned in 25 Years

Life has been a little tricky lately. I mean, on paper it seems pretty good. I’m working for some really awesome people, I’m really plugged into my church, and I’ve got an amazing group of friends surrounding me, supporting me, and dreaming with me. And yet, for some reason, I feel so unsettled. It’s been like […]

Out of My Control

If you know me at all or have followed me on social media for more than 3 days, you know that I drink A LOT of coffee. And while I’m constantly being told that my caffeine intake is unhealthy, the only side effect I have noticed so far is my teeth- they aren’t white. (3 lattes a day can do that to you.) 

Teeth Whitening for Sensitive Teeth

January is coming to an end. And you know what that means! DRY January is also coming to an end. And for all five of you that haven’t given up on your 2018 resolutions, I salute you. 

Personally I have major FOMO – so all it takes is one phone call from a friend asking to go grab dinner or drinks and, of course, I cave. ( I can’t be the only one with this problem ) So while i don’t go drink that often, or drink heavily, it still takes some intentionality to say no to a happy hour with a friend.

Everything in Moderation

When I was younger, I had this idea of what a successful woman looked like. She wore a pencil skirt and sat at a big desk in her coveted corner office all day… (think Cameron Diaz in any movie she’s ever been in)  But fast forward to present day, and my idea of a successful woman looks very different. She is strong yes, but she is also gentle, she is intentional, and she has a sparkle that seems contagious. She might not have a corner office, she might not even work in an office. But she is successful because her goals are being achieved and her dreams are being chased.

Curate the Life You Want

Christmas is here! Can you believe it?! It only recently just got cool enough in Texas to layer which is so sad to me. I live for cooler temperatures. My attitude gets better, my outfits get cuter, the world is prettier when it’s dressed up in lights and red ribbon. So I was super excited when Tobi reached out to me just in time for this cold front that breezed through. 

Sweater Weather // Tobi Collaboration

Whether you’re throwing a Friendsgiving or having your family over on the actual day, hosting Thanksgiving is a lot of pressure. And as much as I consider myself the hostess with the mostess, holiday hosting is on a whole other level… probably because everyone already has an expectation; of what their mom’s stuffing tastes like […]

Hosting ThanksGiving Dinner