22 Things You Might Not Know About Me

I realized that I started this blog without really introducing myself. How rude of me! So, I decided to put together a list of things you might not know about me. Enjoy! I’m 6ft tall My favorite color is black I played Division 1 Softball at the University of Kansas (pitcher/utility… what what!) I’m an…

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Minnesota, Here We Come!

It’s official. We’re making the move. Colorado has been very good to us –– we both found great careers with amazing companies, we got to spend time with good friends and family, and we had a lot of new experiences. Of course, we will be leaving a lot of people behind here which makes the…

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I Stopped Weighing Myself

In January of 2019, I decided that I would no longer weigh myself. I know it sounds crazy, but hear me out… It was a pretty easy decision for me to make. The execution, however, was definitely a lot harder than I thought it’d be. I’ve relied on the bathroom scale to tell me how…

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Guys, I’m 30!

It’s official –– I am a 30 year old! Other than the emotional pain a few more wrinkles cause, I don’t feel 30. I feel like turning 30 snuck up on me — I swear I was graduating from high school last year. It’s weird how that happens, and I wonder if I’ll still feel…

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5 Ways To Make Time For Your Partner

Raise your hand if you and your partner get caught up in the day-to-day chaos that is life and forget to make time for each other –– my hand is up real high! Especially when life gets busy or a little stressful, it’s easy to put your blinders on and become a social recluse. I…

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Happy Galentine’s Day!

Just wanted to wish all my ladies out there a Happy Galentine’s Day! ❤️ You are strong, and beautiful, and capable of oh so much. February 14th, Valentine’s Day, is about romance. But February 13th, Galentine’s Day, is about celebrating lady friends… It’s a wonderful holiday and it should be a national holiday. Leslie Knope…

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My 2019 Affirmations

This year, I will improve myself –– mentally, physically & emotionally. In order to do that, I’ve laid out a plan and set goals for myself. Something that I think is just as important as my goals, are my affirmations. Affirmations are a great tool to have because, in a world where negativity & self-doubt…

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Memory Jar

In the Collins household, we have a little thing in the corner we like to call the ‘Memory Jar’. We created this about 6 years ago and both love it! Here’s how it works: Throughout the year, notes are placed in the jar –– from January to December. These notes could contain events (good and…

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Snow Day

We’ve been having a few snow days this week here in Denver. Of course, knowing Denver weather, it’ll probably heat up to the 60’s by the weekend and all of the snow will melt! In the meantime, Murphy and Youkilis are loving it… and I have to say, I am too! Being born & raised…

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Youkilis’ DNA Results

It’s been a debated topic for years, but we finally got the DNA My Dog results for Youkilis and… He is a Lab/Australian Shepard mix! Now that we know, it’s hard not to see it in him. His personality and body is a pretty even mix between the two. He’s a bigger dog (90lbs), but has a…

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