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Dreams come true

Hello friends :) So I've never blogged before and I'm not a writer, so don't expect anything profound.  Here recently a friend inspired me to notate my new adventures, so I figured why not? I hope that what I write will at least inspire or encourage anyone else, so here's a little of whats been going on...

I'm a small town Texas girl who LOVES the city life! Especially NYC! I graduated in 08 with a degree in Fashion Design, but when I graduated I had no idea what I wanted to do? I was feeling frustrated, and confused. On top of that I didn't get the chance to do an internship while in school... actually it's more like I didn't think I needed one... I regret that now, so if any of you fashion lovers are thinking about avoiding an internship... DON'T!!! Remember, internships offer connections maybe even the chance to get a job sooner. After I graduated I was thinking, "what was the point?!" I was so mad I just spent all this money for what? After working in retail awhile I finally came to my senses and realized that there was a purpose and a reason for me going to school for FD. I love it! So, after passing through the emotions, and denial I finally accepted that this is what I'm meant to do. Not many people know what they want to do in life or have a passion for anything, I feel very fortunate in that area. So two years after graduation I moved back home with my parents (fortunately I like my parents), paid off unnecessary credit cards, and purchased things to get me going towards the career path I desire so badly. Four years later, I got my internship... in NYC!!!!! I start July 1 and will live in NJ.

My point to this blog is that, if you have a passion for something don't give up on it. There are people out there who love you, want to see you happy, and be a success. If someone would have told me 4, 3, 2, or even 1 year ago that I was going to be at this point, I wouldn't have believed them.


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Originally I started this blog to show you what living in New York was like. Five years later I'm living in Florida, and A LOT has changed. How much has changed:

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-I decided to move back to Texas cause I was homesick, I had accomplished what I set out to do, and I wasn't finding a full time design job.
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-I started a pillow business, but quit.
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For the past 5 years, I have also been trying to figure out what it is creatively that I like to do... and I'm still trying to figure it out. What I can tell you:

I love...
-Interior design

*LOL I don't think any of that has changed.

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Happy Labor Day!

She writes!


Lately I've been homesick. Close family and friends can vouch for this. I miss Texas and everyone in it like crazy, but then I have a moment like this:

It's not hard for me to fall in love with NYC. All I have to do is walk the streets and it's exactly where I wanna be. There's a reason they sell items that say I love NYC... it's so true!

So because it's Labor Day, and because I'm on a budget, I've decided to see what there is to do in NYC for FREE. Yes that's right folks, I just used the word free and NYC in the same sentence.

Apparently there's quite a bit to do if you look for it, but before we go down that road here's a little catching up on some other great spots.

Joe's Shanghai. Affordable and delicious.

These were seriously the BEST dumplings ever! 

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