Because I Said So

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Help Me, I’m Poor

Despite being out of my funk (hooray), I have found something new to worry about. Shocker there.  I don’t know why I ever decided I should grow up and more importantly move into my own place. (is that dramatic enough?) Take it from me, the appeal is short lived. Yes, I love having my own space and being to decorate with hand-me downs and re-purposed things to make the space my own. No, I don’t love paying bills, budgeting, and feeling like I’m just scraping by. Which  ...

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Party for One

When I’m feeling completely unmotivated to do anything sometimes all it takes is one night for myself and one look at my vision board to get back on track.   A vision board is basically a board reflecting what you want to accomplish with words/pictures. For instance, mine has encouraging words/pictures about getting into shape–which is one of my more major goals.  This was a relatively new idea to me that my friend Kaila introduced to me about two years ago. She  ...

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NOLA Bucket List

After moving to New Orleans a few months ago, I still don’t feel much like a resident. While I’ve done most of the touristy things (like go to the zoo, aquarium, have beignets, etc.), there are still a few things I’d like to do..sooner rather than later! And since we all know how much I love making lists, here comes another one! 1. Have a drink at the Carousel Bar 2. Spend the day at Barcadia–(two words: Ski-Ball and Alcohol) 3. Ride a street car. 4. Drink a  ...

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Weddings

A Dose of Reality and (another) Lesson in Patience

It’s no secret that I work in the wedding industry. There are times that I absolutely adore it and then there are others where it gets very trying. Now hold on a second, don’t get me wrong, I. LOVE. MY. JOB.  But as a “single” girl dealing with booking weddings and going to wedding shows and attending weddings, it gets taxing. I get all caught up in the planning and the magic of all things wedding that I start to plan my own (I have a whole board on Pinterest,  ...

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