Living in Texas has its perks…especially if you love to travel! Cancun is just a 2 hour flight away and will transport you to warm weather, lush greenery, and the clearest beaches in the western hemisphere. In need of a desperate vacation, My old college friend Taylor and I took a spontaneous trip to Cancun! We decided to visit two eco-parks: Xel-ha (pronounced ‘Chel-ha’) and X-plor! Here is my honest review of eco-park Xel-Ha.. Xel-Ha Xel-Ha is located in Rivieria Maya and is GORGEOUS. This eco-park has a list of… View Post

Takeshita Street, Harajuku is a girly girl’s dreamland. From clothing to beauty items, lolitas and gothic lolitas, purikura’s, and delicious cute foods, this street is the place to visit for all things kawaii. The street is about 400 meters long and is jam packed with people taking photos, shopping, or taking it all in. Harajuku is famous for fashion trendy teens who would dress in a variety of styles that showcase creativity and fun! Though some of the major styles most people associate with Harajuku are now disappearing (Gyaru, B-Gal, Ganguro, etc.) I… View Post

After years of dreaming of Takeshita Street in Harajuku. Spending countless hours online looking at Lolita fashion and Japanese clothes…THE TIME HAD COME. I found a $500 round-trip ticket from DFW -> NRT around the same exact time the Cherry Blossoms were to bloom. Can you say a dream come true? I immediately jumped on the deal. Did I have a place to stay? No. What about your job? I would figure it out. When ticket prices to Japan average $900+ I just knew that this was meant to be. And… View Post

Since I could remember, my family has moved every 1 to 2 years, one military base to another. Because we had the military help us move free of charge, (and because I was a carefree lil’ thing) I didn’t fully grasp how stressful moving could be. The week before Christmas, I packed up my belongings, threw away and donated a ton of things, and was on the 13-hour way to Dallas, Texas. My mother shared the drive with me, and Lucy (my sweet kitty!) was bundled up comfortably in the back. The drive… View Post

  My mom bought me this cute little life planner for Christmas, and it is lovely!  It contains over 30 quotes, monthly reflections, checklists and planning goals for your next year. Here is a quote from the CEO of the company. Living Intentionally: “It was September… where did this year go? What did I do this year? What did I do last month? What did I do yesterday? Amidst the craziness of life, I realized that I was getting buried in daily tasks and losing sight of things in my life… View Post