God Can Handle Your Honesty {Hallelujah-I’ll Still Sing}

http://youtu.be/GBZu8Y3NwD4 There have been many seasons in my life that I have had doubts, struggled, and been pretty broken down in my faith. During these times, I remember feeling so alone...and like something was truly wrong with me. "Good Christians" don't doubt, right? "Good Christian girls" always have it all together, right? Wrong. So very [...]

Stressing through perfectionism, or laughing through mistakes?

Ever since I was little, there was always a voice in my head telling me that whatever I was doing wasn't quite good enough. I don't know exactly where this perfectionism came from, but it haunted me for many years. Whether I was singing, acting, thinking, working, decorating, cooking, or just trying to do life, [...]

Wisdom from Hollywoodland: Be real, not perfect.

Just a few weeks ago, quickly after returning to Hollywood after the holidays, I got an audition for a pilot that I went to. The audition went just fine, not much feedback, nothing special. But even after many years of devoting my life to this strange world, it will always feel a bit odd to [...]

His & Hers Style on a Budget: The Hollywood Day Date

This afternoon, my handsome fiancé had an audition in Beverly Hills and invited me to tag along with him, making a date out of the drive out there. {He looked so good today, I even had to include him in the style on a budget article.} This is a first, as I usually only blog [...]

Baking fails {and practicing optimism}

My appetite and taste buds were impatient tonight as I mixed up a new recipe for homemade gluten-free chocolate chunk cookies. If any of you have been following my recipes and cooking adventures since I found out I am gluten intolerant, you've probably noticed that I've come up with some extremely fun, creative, and delicious [...]

Re-Wired Wednesday

Today was the very first day that my wonderful fiance and I went out on the exciting, yet exhausting, search for our first home. Being the young starving artists that we are, and Los Angeles being the expensive city that it is, the hunt was a bit all over the place. Affordable places in the [...]

Day 24: I am thankful for adventures.

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt The beautiful thing about life is that each day, every 24 hours, we get a brand new opportunity to live, breath, and experience something else. After [...]