I haven’t been very present on here lately, so here is a quick update on the Slades: I am officially a Slade! I finally changed my name on EVERYTHING, so my name is officially Amanda Slade! Woohoo!!(My driver’s license picture is hilarious) Mason and I moved to California for the summer! It’s been a blast…

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Here is a little procrastinated Monday motivation! I love the SoulPancake channel on YouTube, it’s just a good place to visit when you need a good pep talk, and Mondays are notorious for being super fun and making everyone feel good so… As kid president will soon tell you, “You’re here, you take up space. You matter!…

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A week ago at about 5am, we embarked on one heck of a great weekend! Have you ever been to Arches National Park? If not, you should definitely fix that because the park is STUNNING!! We had a car full of sleep deprived college kids who’d had maybe 12 hours of sleep in the last…

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This weekend I got to help celebrate one of my best friends, Madeline! She’s getting married in May, so I threw her a bachelorette party before we start finals. It was such a blast!! I planned a spa night for 15 girls, and it could not be more excited about the way it went! Madeline’s…

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Happy birthday to me, happy birthday to me… It’s birthday month!!! We have a lot of birthdays in my family during March (including mine, woohoo!) and I know there are a lot of places that will give you really good deals on your birthday and during your birth month! So, here is a list of…

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Ever since man figured out how to smash two rocks together, we have been obligated to attend the social gathering we call a bonfire. Some gatherings between friends are fun because you are familiar with each other, so the intimate setting is appropriate and warranted. However, sometimes your cousin’s wife’s great aunt’s friend’s great-niece is…

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We all have those days where nothing is going your way, where the little old lady is taking too long to cross the street and you are late for work. It probably is not the old lady’s fault that you are becoming increasingly more enraged, you just caught the that-kind-of-day bug. It is an ever-evolving…

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