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Monumental Change

July 28, 2017

Last week I had the opportunity to partake in a service project in Monument Valley with some of the alumni from the rehab center I went to, Ascend Recovery. I camped under the stars and worked during the day. The scenery was beautiful. Surrounded by nature’s beauty, there was also many living in poverty. It makes me sad that the children living there are not given the opportunities and basic needs that I grew up with. It was an extremely…

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Dear Utah…Legalize It

May 22, 2017

Dear Utah, I would like you to consider legalizing medical marijuana. Before I continue I would like you to know that I have been clean and sober from drugs & alcohol since September 10, 2012. I am not a hippie, stoner, bro that just wants to use it recreationally, use it to get high and make bad decisions. I was diagnosed with Interstitial Cystitis about two years ago. There is no cure and not a lot of treatment options. My…

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7 Charming Sisters: Jewelry for a Cause

February 21, 2017

I love when jewelry is meaningful and stands for a good cause. I was so excited to work with 7 Charming Sisters because they are deeply committed to helping those with disabilities find jobs and employs disabled people in their studio. 7 Charming Sisters is a brand of seven β€œwok sisters” who have been working together for 10-15 years. There sisters are: Paula, the elegant classy chick, Kim, the vivacious life of the party, Jennifer, the dedicated fashionista, Donalda, the…

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A Hidden Paradise in Utah: Mystic Hot Springs

February 12, 2017

On Friday Andrew and I drove to Monroe, Utah, about two and a half hours from Salt Lake City, and checked into Mystic Hot Springs. Sometimes I need to getaway from the city so I set out for an adventure. I love being in nature and finding my own little pieces of paradise. Mystic Hot Spring’s website says it is “funky not fancy” and that is exactly what it is! Total hippie vibes!   Making memories. Smile! πŸ™‚ At Mystic…

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