Monday, February 13, 2017

Hello, hello everyone! With the new year in full swing, I thought it would be fun to share some random facts about the person behind the blog. Being a mix of a Southern Belle and the Girl Next Door, I'm a person that started off very shy and bloomed into someone that seeks to inspire, spread positivity, and share my current passions with others. I hope you enjoy this little glimpse into who I am and here are 30 random facts about me, in no particular order:

1. My name is Emmahlyn (Pronounced: Emma-Lynn). It's a combination of my Mom and Grandma's name - the two most important people in my Dad's life.
2. In a nutshell, I am half Filipino and half Spanish/ European.
3. I'm the oldest of 3 sisters. 
4. I was born in Sacramento, California and lived in Northern California for most of my life.  
5. I moved to finish college in Texas years ago and have been here ever since.
6. I'm married and have 2 kiddos, whom I love more than anything!
7. My favorite food is Spaghetti and pasta in general. 
8. My favorite dessert is anything that includes strawberries and pastries!
9. I wanted to be a broadcast journalist since I was a little girl and would often pretend I was a T.V. host in my room. Special thanks to my cousin and the countless visits to E! Entertainment.
10. I have always loved to dance (jazz & hip hop) and it's the one thing that clears my head when I'm stressed.
11. I was captain of my cheerleading squad at Valley High School (so California, right) and it's the reason why I always SMILE!
12. I find great joy in doing nice things for others!
13. In my 20's, I was a Hawaiian dancer for a California based Halau, and my Hawaiian name is "Mapu'ana."
14. I have 3 tattoos and want a few more!
15. My favorite colors are soft white, cream, blush, gold, and peach.
16. I'm obsessed with styling spaces and interior design!
17. If I could travel anywhere in the world, I would love to visit Spain and Italy. 
18. My favorite holiday is Mother's Day!
19. I secretly wish I had a British accent.
20. I seek change and become anxious when things are routine for too long. 
21. I come from a family of musicians.
22. I love reading inspirational quotes daily to promote positivity in my life. 
23. I was President of my sorority, alpha Kappa Delta Phi, Iota Chapter at the University of Houston.
24. I'm all about the flowers and lace life!
25. Three words that best describe me are: loving, compassionate, and a perfectionist.
26. I love the idea of gardening, but I'm horrible at keeping plants alive!
27. I'm ridiculously afraid of bugs!
28. I do not cuss! Bad words don't sound right coming out of my mouth.
29. My favorite TV series of all time: Hart of Dixie on Netflix.
30. Favorite Movies: Anything with Sandra Bullock or Jennifer Lopez. A few movies being: Miss Congeniality, the Wedding Planner, Monster-in-Law, and The Proposal.

Thank you so much for following along and I hope to be a helpful resource for fashion, beauty, and home decor, as well as a place to come to when you want to unwind. It is so lovely to meet you and chat with you again very soon! xo

Warmly ~

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