I’m Engaged! Our Proposal Story

I know I am posting this a little late but on October 5th, 2015 I was proposed to at the top of the Eiffel Tower! It was literally a dream come true and I am so excited for the wedding planning process and to be with my Fiancé forever and ever! I talked about the entire proposal and how it all happened in my video down below so make sure to watch it so you guys know the details!

Also, I am thinking about making this into a series, so give me ideas of what kind of wedding videos you would like to see. I hope you guys enjoy this video and are excited as I am to join me on this wedding journey.

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xo, Jess

Europe Vacation Vlog | 2015

Hi Guys!

It has been awfully long since I have posted anything on my blog. I don’t like to make excuses but I can honestly say I have been wrapped up in school, work, and then have gone on two vacations in between!

I recently went to Europe for about ten days and got to visit Germany, Rome, and Paris which was an amazing experience! I also got engaged!! So exciting! I will be talking about the engagement a little more in another post but for now I will have my vlog below and also a few photos for you guys to see how amazing it was!

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Where have you been on vacation last?

xo, Jess

The Power of Makeup

When I was younger, confidence was something I knew nothing about. I looked up to my family members who mostly consisted of women, and thought that they were so beautiful and that I could never compare. As the years went by, I struggled with my self-esteem and confidence all throughout Middle school and High school. Although it may have seemed like I was a happy-go-lucky teenager, behind closed doors I was really struggling to find myself. Eventually, I started watching YouTube videos and would see girls applying their own makeup and looking so confident while doing it. I began to play with makeup myself and liked the way it made me feel.

Makeup was a way out for me. It was the blanket that covered all of my insecurities for a very long time. It got so bad that I would never leave the house without it on. I ONLY felt comfortable with myself when I had makeup on.

As I got older, through many meltdowns and mental breakdowns, I finally became stronger. I started seeing myself in a different light and I knew that in order for me to be successful and actually make a difference in my life, I was going to have to change something. I wanted to be happy and at that moment I knew what had to change. I started watching many self-help and inspiring Youtube videos, I would go to my local bookstore and for hours read self-help books, and eventually I saw small changes in me.

Now, I can proudly say that although I have my off days, I am more confident than I have ever been. Makeup is no longer necessary for me. I wear it because I love it and because I enjoy it, NOT because I need it to feel comfortable anymore.

I hope that this inspires you all to be confident with or without makeup. We all have struggles and we all go through hard times, but never forget that the real beauty comes from the person you are within.

Mexico Vacation | Aug. 2015

It has been a while since I’ve posted, I usually don’t like to give excuses but like I’ve mentioned in previous posts and videos, I have been finishing my Bachelor’s degree and enrolled in a few summer classes then after they finished I went on a family vacation for 7 days.

I wanted to document the entire trip since I absolutely love watching other people’s vlogs and blog post’s about their vacations. This was my first time ever vlogging so if you are interested in seeing what I did the whole vacation feel free to watch the video.

We were originally supposed to stay in a 3-star hotel and when we booked the hotel it looked beautiful in photos. Well, let me tell you, pictures lie. The hotel looked run down in person and we were a little disappointed but willing to make the best of it. While waiting for our rooms to be situated, we found out that there was a hostile take over happening in our hotel and they ended up transferring us to a beautiful 5-star hotel that was all inclusive. Honestly, this was the best thing that could have ever happened to us and I felt so blessed and so grateful. It made our trip so much better.

I absolutely loved my vacation, Mexico was beautiful and I would love to go back someday. It was definitely a very much needed vacation and I am so excited for you guys to be able to sort of come along with me by watching my vlog and seeing the photos.

Let me know if you like these types of posts and if you like vlog videos so I can continue to do them.

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Did you go on vacation this summer? Where to?

xo, Jess