on love

"He was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities; the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed."

Mosiah 14:5


On Counting

“Many of the things you can count, don’t count. Many of the things you can’t count really count.”

Albert Einstein

on simplicity

"Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains."

Steve Jobs

books i read while i was 23

1] Principles by Ray Dalio

2] The 4 Hour Work Week by Tim Ferris

3] Daring Greatly by Brene Brown

4] The Book of Mormon

5] The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor

6] The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis

7] How To Talk To Anyone by Leil Lowndes

8] Crucial Conversations by Kerry Patterson

“You will be the same person in five years as you are today except for the people you meet and the books you read.” ― Charlie "Tremendous" Jones


9] Grit by Angela Duckworth

10] Change You Thoughts, Change Your Life by Wayne W. Dyer

11] The Obstacle is The Way by Ryan Holiday 

12] Ego is The Enemy by Ryan Holiday

13] Becoming Your Best by Steve Shallenberger 

14] The Artists Way by Julia Cameron 

15] The God Who Weeps by Fiona & Terryl Givens 

16] The Drunkard's Walk by Leonard Modinow (currently reading)

Honor thy father and thy mother

"No love in mortality comes closer to approximating the pure love of Jesus Christ than the selfless love a devoted mother has for her child." Jeffrey R. Holland

Love thy neighbor

"Wherefore be not weary in well doing, for ye are laying a foundation of a great work, and out of small things proceedeth that which is great." D&C 64:33

the sabbath day

"'What sign do I want to give to God?' That question made my choices about the Sabbath day crystal clear." Russell M. Nelson

Healing waters

“But whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst; but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life” (John 4:13–14).

Light The world

"As we follow the example of the Savior, ours will be the opportunity to be a light in the lives of others." Thomas S. Monson

#LightTheworld

I am so excited about #lighttheworld this year. Go to lds.org to join me. 

FAMILY GARTH BROOKS FOR DAD'S BIRTHDAY

My mom surprised my dad and got us all 3rd row seats at the Garth Brooks concert. We flew up to Spokane Washington for the weekend and just had the best time. What an incredible performer!

turtle creek lane

If you don't already, follow my mom's amazing blog! It's turtlecreeklane.com & @turtlecreeklane on Instagram. She's been decorating like this all of my life and it's so fun to see her finally sharing it with everyone. She is such a talent!



I AIN'T TRYINA CHANGE THE GAME

I AIN'T TRYINA CHANGE MY NAME

BUT I WON'T SAY I DON'T WANT TO 

I DON'T WANT IT FEELING RUSHED

OH BUT BABY IF IT DOES

WE'RE DOING WHAT WE'RE MEANT TO...


#metoo

HE SAID I GOT A VOICE THAT COULD GO PLATNIUM

GOT A FACE THAT COULD SELL ALBUMS 

TWENTY YEARS IN THE GAME 

SO IF YOU WANT THE FAME

STEP INSIDE 

BABY TALK BUSINESS

GOTTA BUY BEFORE YOU GET INTEREST 

THIS IS THE PRICE YOU PAY 

IF YOU WANNA GET IN THE GATE 

WELL I'M NOT GONNA PLAY BY YOUR RULES...

the artist's way

Re-reading The Artist's Way right now by Julia Cameron. I love her work. My friend Lindsey shared it with me just before I began Spectrum. I highly recommend it. Love you guys!

Too GOOD AT GOODBYES MASHUP

I was practicing a song of mine this morning and started being goofy, singing Sam Smith & Kesha over the chords, and I kinda like what happened!  

Max martin the swedish fish

I am going boxing tomorrow with my friend Dustin Kross, the PD over at 93.3FM here in Dallas! I have millennial pink boxing gloves... I repeat, millennial pink. In other words... don't mess with me or Texas or the fishy!!

10.28.17

It was the best night. And it's still light purple & white, my favorite, favorite ones. 

no boys allowed on this track

SOOOOO i think one of the coolest parts about this album is the fact that it's been entirely made by the three of us.. aka.. just girls. basicallllly what i'm saying is my life's been a big dance party in comfy socks n sweat pants the last 11 months w these unicorns.

I CAN'T WAIT FOR YOU TO HEAR MY ALBUMMMM

EEEEEk i honestly cannot wait! so many good things keep happening! this week i started waking up an hour and a half earlier to run to the Y, do my kayla workout and then run home in time to do a study before I walk sam to school with dallas. i was just telling my friend, mikey, it has been THE BEST thing! life changing ALREADY! i can feeeeeeel the character building ;)