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Learning to Practice What I Preach- Letting go of the things I cannot control.

Walking away from things I can not control is something I am still learning. Today I am sharing how an 'out-of-my-control' situation kept me from celebrating an important day. Let me start by giving you a little back story; Andrew and I got home on Monday morning at 4am after more than 24 hours of … Continue reading Learning to Practice What I Preach- Letting go of the things I cannot control.

The Birth of “Be the Sunshinee”- How I Named My Lifestyle Blog + The Meaning Behind My Message.

Hi! And welcome back (or welcome for the first time) to Be the Sunshinee! Today’s post is all about how “Be the Sunshinee” came to life, the meaning behind my message, and what I hope to create. Last week I shared the following picture with the following caption on my Instagram: Last night I opened up … Continue reading The Birth of “Be the Sunshinee”- How I Named My Lifestyle Blog + The Meaning Behind My Message.

Are You Actively Living Your Truth?

I was walking to the water fountain this afternoon and this idea of "living your truth" popped into my head. Totally random, but not surprising. The best ideas always hit me at the most unexpected times. What do I mean when I say, "living your truth?" Well let me use myself as an example. My … Continue reading Are You Actively Living Your Truth?

4 Years Later… Do I Regret Skipping Out On College After High School?

If you asked me this question 3 years ago my answer would be simple- hell no. If you asked me this question 2 years ago my answer would be simple- hell no. Shoot, if you asked me this question 6 months ago my answer would still be hell freakin no! But if you asked me … Continue reading 4 Years Later… Do I Regret Skipping Out On College After High School?

How I Travel while being in the Military- 10 Tricks & Tips to Travel Often!

I've been full time in the military for almost 4 years now (I'm one month shy of 4 years!). And even still, I get caught up in this mindset that the military completely holds me back from doing what I love; traveling. That clearly isn't the case though because I'm writing this blog post, which … Continue reading How I Travel while being in the Military- 10 Tricks & Tips to Travel Often!

Top 3 Tips for How to Unplug without Completley Disconnecting

"Turn off your email; turn off your phone; disconnect from the Internet; figure out a way to set limits so you can concentrate when you need to, and disengage when you need to. Technology is a good servant but a bad master." Over the course of the past few months I have been making an effort … Continue reading Top 3 Tips for How to Unplug without Completley Disconnecting

You are everything I never knew I needed.

For the past three years I have longed and longed for my very own dog. I am a HUGE dog lover and have had dogs growing my up whole life since the day I came home from the hospital. For 18 years I always had a furry friend. When I graduated highschool, joined the military, … Continue reading You are everything I never knew I needed.