There are three things you should know about me. Number One: My go-to drink is a vodka soda with two limes. With straight up-tequila coming in at a close second. Number Two: It only takes 1/2 a drink for me to get notably tipsy. Number Three: I am completely guarded in word and heart….until saidContinue reading Virgin Shaming?
You know what is terrifying? The fact that most high school seniors were born after September 11, 2001. Yep. Seniors in high school. Did not experience 9/11. Many were born after the terror attacks. My mind. Can’t. Comprehend. It’s been 16 years. The slogan has been and always will be: 9/11: Never Forget. Never Forget theContinue reading 16 Years Forogtten
I don’t know about you, but it seems like the level of devastation and destruction is at an all time high here recently. Between Harvey and Irma, mother nature has been giving us a run for our money. And I just want to say, my heart and prayers go out to all those who haveContinue reading Preparation: A Lesson from Hurricane Irma
First off — Just wanted to say a huge thank you to everyone who bought my book, Bloom: A Journal by BeautyBeyondBones and for your encouragement and support! You guys absolutely rock 🙂 And there are definitely still copies available…wink wink. 🙂 OK, so I just wanted to wrap up my Iceland adventure tonight withContinue reading ICELAND STOLE MY HEART
I cannot believe that I’m about to say this, but… MY BOOK IS LIVE TODAY!! Introducing… Bloom: A Journal by BeautyBeyondBones Never in my wildest dreams would I have thought that the scared, sick, hopeless little girl at inpatient would tell her story one day. But here were are folks. Ten years, one irresponsibly honestContinue reading MY BOOK LAUNCH!
Hállo from Iceland! I have officially fallen in love… …With the Nordic way of life. I’m currently in the back seat of super nice SUV rental car, listening to the Hamilton soundtrack on blast, driving for five hours in landscape that is what I imagine the surface of the moon looks like. This particular topographyContinue reading Taking Iceland by Storm
When you’re reading this, I’m going to be going through security at the airport. Because… I’M GOING TO ICELAND!! I know, I know. Iceland is like, the place that everyone and their brother has been going in the last year. It has literally exploded in touristy popularity. So yeah, I’m jumping on the Nordic bandwagon and hitting theContinue reading ICELAND BOUND
What did the moon bring to the beach on August 21? Sunblock hehehe So who saw the eclipse?? In true Caralyn fashion, I….didn’t. I waited until two hours before to realize that I had to have special glasses to safely look at it, and the low key hypochondriac in me freaked out that I for sureContinue reading Retinas Burning — Eclipse 2K17
Well it happened today: the blog hit 30,000 subscribers! I am so excited and humbled and just grateful that you would care to read my words. So with all my heart, thank you. I thought about what I could do for this post to commemorate it, and I’m not going to bore you with a listContinue reading Mojitos & Milestones
I didn’t want to write this post. A topic of this magnitude, and the tragedy that befell our nation on Saturday was something that I cannot find the adequate words to describe. I was asked by numerous readers to write about Saturday’s Charlottesville terrorism, and truthfully, I’m sick to my stomach thinking about the grosslyContinue reading Charlottesville Wake Up Call