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August Favorites

I never thought I'd be cool enough to have a favorites post but here we are. August was a whirlwind, but here are a couple of things that got me through: PerkUp coffee in San Marcos, Texas. I'm really fortunate to live in a college town that is full of cute and unique coffee shops.… Continue reading August Favorites

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Service Dog FAQ: My Dog

As you probably know, for the last two and a half months I have been on a journey to train my dog Malibu as my service dog. Two weeks ago, she passed her public access test and she is now an official service dog! Throughout our time together so far, I have encountered a LOT… Continue reading Service Dog FAQ: My Dog

chronic illness · Get to know me · jesus · Malibu · Service Dog · Uncategorized

The Girl With The Dog 

I'm at work right now. I can hear my bosses footsteps down the hallway. He's with someone. He asks if anyone's working in the nursery yet. "The girl with the dog is here" I hold my breath. "Allyson. Her name is Allyson." Sigh of relief. I have major identity issues, stemming from the time I… Continue reading The Girl With The Dog 

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Brave Girl Gets Intentional

Last night I had the honor of chatting with and getting to know the heart of an incredible man named Josh. Josh and I have known each other for a bit on Instagram (follow him here and me here), but last night we took our friendship to a phone call level, and man was it… Continue reading Brave Girl Gets Intentional

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The Liebster Blogger Award

Hey friends! This week I'm coming to you fresh off the road after a visit to my parent's house in Dallas. While I was away, I was honored to be nominated not once but TWICE for the Liebster Blogger Award! As a somewhat new and clueless blogger, this is definitely a joy. I guess I… Continue reading The Liebster Blogger Award

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Six Years Later

(I've sat down to write this too many times to count. I'm not one for writer's block, but here it is) Today's the day we celebrate my life. Every year my friends and I get a cookie cake and balloons and we eat all the food and and blow out all the candles. It's not… Continue reading Six Years Later

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A teaspoon of sprinkles with a cherry on top

Halloween may be over, but I wanted to share this year's award winning costume with you! This ice cream sundae costume looks a lot more complicated than it really is. The materials are simple and cheap, and it only took me about 6 Gilmore Girls episodes to make (time is told in the number of… Continue reading A teaspoon of sprinkles with a cherry on top

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More About Me

To be quite honest with you - I'm slacking today. I have so much to do, that I sort of haven't done any of it. So, to keep things simple, I'm going to answer 10 About Me questions in hopes that my new (and old!) friends can learn a bit more about me! Lets get… Continue reading More About Me

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Tiny Plant… Big Joy

I've hinted before that I'm a passionate girl. Along the same lines, I'm a constant joy seeker. The two go hand in hand as my passions so often lead to abundant joy. When life takes those unexpected (and seemingly frequent) turns towards hardship and pain, I'm the first person to dig up even the tiniest… Continue reading Tiny Plant… Big Joy

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Teaspoon of Sprinkles: Part 2

Last week, I left you with a cliffhanger while explaining why I chose the name Teaspoon of Sprinkles for my blog. Today, I’d like to let you in on the history of my love of spoons. If you know me personally, chances are that you know about my life with chronic pain. If you’re new… Continue reading Teaspoon of Sprinkles: Part 2