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    Dear Future Husband, Don't Read This Until Our Wedding Day

    Hi babe, So if you're reading this, congratulations, our wedding day is finally here! If all is going as planned, my maid of honor has just delivered this note to you. I was 21 years old, single, and probably didn't even know your name when I wrote this letter, and I kept it tucked away […] More

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    A Letter To My Mom Who Is Also My Best Friend

    Thank you for raising me with laughter and love, and for creating such a beautiful home for Dad and me, wherever we went. Thanks for always listening to me.   I can talk to you about literally anything and never have to worry about what you might say, because I know that we share the […] More

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    For My Future Daughter, in Case She Ever Forgets How Much She's Loved

    Before you were even born, you were loved more than most. I’ve dreamt about you for as long as I can remember. Just the thought of carrying you for nine months, having you be the closest thing to my heart, makes me smile. I can't wait to feel you bloom and grow inside me, to […] More

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    5 Ways To Fall In Love With Yourself

    Low self-esteem can be so draining, and you will not be able to truly love anyone else until you are completely, passionately, madly in love with yourself.  Here are ten ways to begin your journey towards self-acceptance and love. 1. Take time to do the things you love. It's so important to take time out […] More

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    Five Choir Struggles That Every First Soprano Knows All Too Well

    I am a trained opera singer and a first soprano.  My voice teacher says I'm a lyric soprano who can do coloratura.  My range can go from chesty, sultry low notes to Mariah Carey-style whistle tones in a fraction of a second.  I often find myself singing the "Queen of the Night" aria while doing […] More

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    A Thank-You Note To My Cheating Ex-Boyfriend

    Dear [insert douchebag ex's name here], So I just found out about what you did to me, and I just wanted to say "thank you." Thank you for taking her out for a romantic dinner, instead of taking the high road and telling her that you wanted to be with your girlfriend.   Thank you […] More