Kon’nichiwa

The holidays are such a fun and stressful time of year! I apologize for being absent for almost a month now, but traveling to Japan for the first time alone, the Marine Corps ball, jet lag, illness, and last minute wedding planning takes up a […]

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Live With Purpose

Alpha Gamma Delta, the women’s fraternity I pledged and was initiated into, is one of the twenty-six organizations that make up the National Panhellenic Council. The Kappa Gamma chapter at my university had their Initiation Week last week and wrapped it up with initiation on […]

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The Guardians of The House

The Japanese culture is filled with so many quirks that are unique to each area of the country. One of the more interesting traditions is the concept of shīsā. Translated to English, they are lion dogs. These statues can come in various sizes and colors, but […]

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Budget Like A Pro For Free

Budgeting is a huge step in the adult world. You are choosing to take control of your money and your life without finding yourself flat broke. I have budgeted since a first moved to Corpus Christi in August of 2013 for college and even while […]

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Oh Sweet Caroline

My trip to South and North Carolina was incredible! My mom and I spent six days with our family exploring new areas and trying new foods. I finally got to meet some of my cousins for the first time and saw others that I haven’t […]

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NamaSlay Today

You’ve seen people in the park doing yoga or looked at videos on YouTube about how to master poses that twist your body into literally a human knot. Your eyes get big in amazement and  you start to think about if your body could actually […]

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Leap into the Great Unknown

“You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” – A.A. Milne. Sometimes we have to take a big leap into the great unknown to really get our life started. My leap of faith was saying yes to a date […]

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