my life in 250 words

I am a believer in Jesus Christ to the depth of my soul. I love art, reading, music and decorating. I grew up in Northern California where I still live today. I've been to 5 schools, I've played soccer, basketball, and volleyball. I was only good at volleyball. I've been a cheerleader & dancer at some point in my life…but don’t speak often of those days. I have one little brother and two amazing parents. I got married in 2010 and my husband deployed to Iraq for our entire first year of marriage. I lived in Virginia for 2 months and planned my wedding in 4. We have moved 6x in two years of marriage. I graduated from college in 2011 with a degree in Communication Studies and an emphasis in International/Intercultural Communication. Since then I've pursued my own photography business and supply the coffee drinkers of America with copious amounts of caffeine…in other words I’m a barista at Starbucks.

I LOVE buying new planners at the start of each new year, I make lots of lists but rarely stick to them, I try to be organized but fail miserably, I love dark sodas, I hate spicy foods, I drink a lot of coffee…but mostly b/c it’s free, I am obsessed with my dog, I take way too many instagram pictures, I don’t understand twitter, I journal, I don’t cook often or well, I burn candles daily, I will never leave California.

Oh, and I make a mean caramel macchiato. 


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  1. Cute post, nice to meet you!

  2. oh my goodness i loved this. so cute and sweet. so nicole <3 i'm excited to see all the other posts you will write throughout this month.