26 Things I’ve Learned While 26

Today is my 27th birthday. Which is wild to me because I can still so vividly remember my birthday last year…sitting in an airport, crying pretty regularly. Yet, that birthday seems so far away, too. This last year has thrown in some amazing ups and a few major downs. I’ve witnessed friends get married, welcome […]

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25 things I learned while 25

Tomorrow I turn 26. And I recognize for so many people they’re thinking “wow she’s so young!” but, holy moly, I’M GETTIN’ UP THERE. Am I stressed about being 26? A little. Am I wishing I could relive 25? Absolutely not.  This year has been one for the books. I got a promotion at work, […]

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Six whole years of blogging

(well, minus the dark year…) Today is my sixth anniversary with my blog and honestly, this is the longest, most committed relationship I’ve ever been in! While my blog hasn’t grown much over these years, I am so proud of everything it holds and stands for in my life. I’ve been able to share my […]

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The Truth About Living Across the Country From Everyone You Know

Hello stranger friends, We haven’t met but since you all follow my friend Casie I think we will get along just fine. I’ll give you a little intro before I jump into such an important aspect of my life. My name is Ellie, I’m 25 years old, and have been living in Utah for almost […]

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Taking a SHORT break

I didn’t post last week. It was the Fourth of July and everything just felt crazy. I didn’t want to take time to write on my blog. And after weeks on end posting regularly, I found it weird that after taking a week off I still didn’t feel like posting and I didn’t miss it. […]

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24 things I learned while 24

Holy moly, today I turn 25…I’m a QUARTER CENTURY OLD (Thanks Amy for that lil reminder). Every year I like to reflect on what I’ve learned since my last birthday and each year it brings me a lot of joy seeing how much I’ve grown, how weird I’ve stayed, and how deeply in love with […]

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A letter to my younger self

Dear 14-year-old Casie, Hey, it’s you, but just 10 years in the future – crazy, right? It’s weird to say this, but I barely remember what you’re going through right now and what exactly you’re experiencing… I guess that speaks to my memory skills…(yeah, they’re still not great…) If I’m thinking correctly, you’re living it […]

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A wrap up of 2016

Today is New Years Eve! The day has finally come to celebrate the end of 2016 and welcome 2017 with open arms. I don’t know about you, but I’ve never been more ready for a year to end in my life. Now I know tomorrow everything won’t magically turn better. I know I’ll wake up […]

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10 things I’ve learned while “adulting”

You’re at the end of your college career or you’ve recently graduated and you’ve officially entered the life of an adult. People enter this stage of life at all different ages. I happened to hit it at the age of 22. I’ve officially been an adult for 6 months now and I can tell you […]

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22 things I learned while 22

HAPPY JUNE (aka, the best month of the year)! It’s officially my birthday month which means I go into reflection mode and think to myself, “what new things did I learn this year?“, “did I discover anything about myself?“, “did I learn any big no-no’s while I made my mistakes?” Anyone else do this? I’ve […]

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