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the treadmill and Will Smith

Will Smith is an amazing actor. I can’t attest to his actual character. But his acting? Well, there’s no doubt it’s great. However, Will’s success isn’t attributed solely to the fact that he is a...

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vintage picnic table

“vintage” picnic table: Tumbleweed & Dandelion Few things bring me more joy than hanging out with close friends, eating good food, and having great conversation. I’ll take a small group hangout over a large...

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summer staples

Summer is by far my favorite season. I’m a warm weather girl. I grew up in the Texas heat running around my neighborhood barefoot all summer long… frog “hunting” with my little brother, swimming...

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freedom

I can’t believe it’s already July. Where does the time go? Do you ever feel like the days and years are passing so quickly you just want to stop time for a bit? Just...

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twinkle lights

vintage light strings: Restoration Hardware There’s something about twinkle lights. They make everything a little brighter, make an ordinary space a little more magical. I recently moved into a new place I had to furnish...

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pages

We all want more. We are all working towards something. Whether it’s in your professional life, your personal life, or both, we are always striving for more on this earth. And while that’s good, important, and...

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it’s not about me

Today is Krissi’s birthday. She would have been 27. I think about her life, and I wonder what she would be doing now, who she would be, where she would live. I wonder if...

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they audition people for this?

Ever wonder what it takes to have your face seen in the background of a commercial for a few seconds? I’m not talking about being an extra. I’m talking actually booking a role of some sort....

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faith, hope, and KFC

Almost five years ago I was interning with an advertising agency in Dallas. I got to attend a commercial shoot where I saw a couple of young actors basically getting paid to sit there. It didn’t...

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red carpets and deep thoughts

I’m writing this post from my childhood bedroom. Weird way to start the post? Let me try again. I’m writing this post having just attended my first red carpet premiere! There. That’s better. It...