• Since as long as I can remember, I have always really looked forward to turning 30. It seemed like such an idyllic age. All the thirty-somethings seemed to have it figured out. I mean, at least that’s what they portrayed in the movies. They’d start out a mess and an hour

  • One of my favorite Pastors, Chad Veach, has a message called “The 6 Questions Every Leader Should Ask Themselves.” One of the questions is “What kind of season am I in right now?” I heard this message probably close to 6 years ago now, but I often refer back to

  • I am so excited to share this week’s Noted with you! I’ve been holding onto this one ALL YEAR! As soon as I started my new, amazing job, one of my bosses told me about this concept that she believes in wholeheartedly. She had recently moved from a massive house with so

  • Never get a roommate! Noted. Nahh. The only issue we’ve had so far was her taking too long to make a move in Rummikub. We let it slide. Plus, look how cute we are. Onto the real lesson learned this week. We went out to dinner with two of our favorite people on the planet. We had

  • Those of you who travel know how wonderful and life-changing it can be. Those of you who travel also know how difficult and challenging it can be. Listen, I absolutely love having the opportunity to experience the world and all its beauty with the love of my life. And sure, our

  • I have so many friends who are obnoxiously generous. Any opportunity that they can give, they usually do. Whether its time, money, resources, gifts, the last donut…anything. I’ll be the first to admit that I am not the most selfless person, or even close to it. And if I

  • I recently started a new job at this adorable clothing boutique called Liv3. Pronounced “live.” Not live three. Live. Common misconception. Starting a new job can be a little daunting, especially when you haven’t worked retail in probably close to ten years. Ten? I

  • Aloha ʻoe, aloha ʻoe. E ke onaona noho i ka lipo. Those sweet words were the lyrics I would be singing during our entire stay in Kauai. I brought out the deep man-voice vibes to make it more authentic. Michael didn’t care for it. The only reason I even knew those lyrics was

  • “Cuba? Why the hell would anyone go there?” said the rather candid passenger in the seat next to me. Well, let me tell you why. This entire post will be dedicated to my Grandma and Grandpa Cloyes; without them this entire trip would have only been a dream. They were

  • Since I know you’re reading this in chronological order and wouldn’t dream of skipping ahead, you’ll remember when I mentioned in 7.5  that Michael was now doing what he had only dreamed of doing. He had been traveling all over with The Cheat Codes, an electronic

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