Capilano Suspension Bridge

Capilano Suspension Bridge – Vancouver VLOG Part 2

Ever get so scared on a bridge that you’re willing to run into people while you run to get off of it? Well I did.

If you didn’t already know I’m afraid of heights. Funny, I used to never be when I was younger. I would climb trees, climb rock walls while on a cruise ship, I actually enjoyed heights. But I took a turn when I visited Yosemite National Park and took a full day hike up to the the upper Yosemite Falls and something in me clicked as I went to the edge of the waterfall. Turns out that I did not enjoy being up that high. And ever since I have been a scared little girl when it comes to heights.

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Shatter Me Series

My Resolution Reading Roundup 2017 Edition

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Every year I make a resolution to read more and more books all the time. It all started when I first picked up that Mary-Kate and Ashley Passport to Paris mini-book that came with my MK Snowboarding barbie doll, I was honestly hooked. Funny (and cooler) thing was that when I finished the mini-book I just so happened to be in an airport. I guess my two passions collided in that one moment, it’s pretty wonderful if I must say so myself.

Unfortunately as I got older and life, friends, boys, parties, whatever got in the way, I stopped reading for the pleasure of reading and started to not even pick up books that I enjoyed reading. Granted when high school and college came along I had to read textbooks instead of novels. So truly I did not want to read those.

Since I haven’t opened up a textbook in years (that partially including my college years), I figured it was time to get my butt back into gear and start reading for fun again. For the fun of getting lost in a new world and falling in love with characters. And crying when one of them dies or gets heartbroken. I love how books can throw me into a new adventure whenever I pick one up.

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Vancouver

Day tripping in Vancouver, Canada – VLOG Part 1

Oh Canada! You are beautiful and I’ve only seen a small part of you. That’s right, I got to actually go out of the country this year and finally visited Canada! I know I still haven’t been to Mexico even though I’ve lived in California and Arizona, but yet I made it to Canada first.

And boy did I love Canada! We visited Vancouver while we visited Seattle to hang out with my two BFFs Ryan and Cody! Ryan was kind enough to drive us past the border of Washington and right into Canada!

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5 Ways to Make Extra Money on the Holidays

5 Ways to Make a little Extra Money for the Holidays

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I know the holidays can be stressful, especially financially. I mean, if you’re like me, I love giving presents to people on the holidays. The joy of giving a present no matter how big or small it is quite satisfying and I love it!

But at the same time it stresses me out. I tend to forget how many family members I have until I’m out there shopping and then the next thing I know, I’m broke. Or I’m very close to it.

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13 Haunted Vacation Spots to Visit in the United States Before you Die

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October is a great month. I mean not only is it my birthday in October (Yeah, I’m a year older), but I love Halloween and all things scary. Now I usually like scary stuff almost all year round, but there’s always something spooky about anything scary in the month of October. Not to mention we had an actual Friday the 13th in this month!

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I love Fall – A YouTube Tag

Fall. Oh how I love Fall.

Well hello there my lovely people. It seems to have been some time before I last posted anything on almost any form of social media. (I know I say this a lot, but I’m trying okay!)

Any who, I am here and ready to rock and roll. I’ve had a lot more energy and motivation lately and I will thank the gym for that because yes, I have also been going to the gym a lot more lately as well. For my first day back into this social media world and mostly on the YouTube front, I was tagged by an awesome sorority sister of mine named Diana! She made an I love Fall YouTube video and tagged me to answer some questions about my favorite things about Fall!

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5 Ways to Get Out of a ‘Creative Funk’

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Blogging is hard. Hell, life is hard. And sometimes when things get difficult, you can be put into a sort of crazy weird funk that seems never ending.

Recently, I’ve been in a bit of a funk. I’m sure any creator in the world has had these days where you just don’t know what to write, edit, shoot, or even just do with your life. While I have been working non-stop at my current full time job, my blog and YouTube channel have just been sitting idly by almost collecting dust.

I think about my blog and brand every single day, yet I can’t seem to get anything done. And my ‘funk’ seems to keep going day after day after day. And it, for the lack of a better word, sucks.

But I’ve slowly started to come out my funk, day by day by doing certain things to help ease my mind, body and soul (sounds cheesy, I know). And so today I want to share with you my little secrets of what helps me to slowly, but surely, get out of these ‘creative funks’ I tend to easily get myself into. While, they really aren’t secrets to the all-knowing future, I like to think these 5 tips will hopefully spark that sparkler of creativity in your mind as it is slowly doing for me now.

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Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge – Standing in Two places at Once (VIDEO)

Two Places at once

Have you ever watched the movie A Walk To Remember with Mandy Moore and Shane West? It’s one of those Nicholas Sparks, will make you cry forever, book turned to movie?

Well if you haven’t, you should if you want a good cry. But for now I’ll just briefly explain a scene in the movie where West took Moore to the middle of this empty road and made her stand and place her feet in two different spots. When she opened them he told her that she could cross off being in two places at one time off her bucket list because she was straddling the state line. So after that moment, I had a huge obsession of being in two places at once.

So instead of Shane West bringing me to place, I found my own.

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