Life

Our First Date Ended In A Fight, & Here’s What It Taught Me

I’ve always been a perfectionist to a ridiculous extent. Think of the kid who gets the highest grade in the class or is friends with literally everyone — that’s me. I’m constantly being humbled and reminded of my imperfections, especially within my relationship with Vagner. Our first date started off on a sweet note, but it ended in disaster! We’re able to laugh about it today, but we actually learned a lot from that hot mess of a date. 

My Super Extra Plan To Fix My Chronic Lateness

Everyone has character flaws, although I like to think of my flaws as lovable quirks. But 2018 is my year of no more excuses and trying my best, so I’m going to try my best to fix my one of the most annoying things about me: my chronic lateness. I even wrote a story for Bustle about what to do when you’re always late and stressed out. It’s bad, fam. Thankfully, the team at JORD Watches sent me a gorgeous wooden watch, and it’s convincing me to actually put my somewhat obnoxious plan into action.

5 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Getting Married In My Early 20s

When I heard our pastor say, “It is my joy to present to you, for the very first time, Mr. & Mrs. Vagner Lage,” I almost cried for the millionth time that day. I will always remember the elation I felt when I realized we’d actually pulled it off and were finally married. All of my fears faded away as I partied the night away with my brand spankin’ new husband — it was seriously the best day of my life.

Moving Update: A Recap Of Our Time In Tampa So Far

It’s only been two weeks since we moved back to Tampa, but I wanted to update y’all on our time here so far! We’re having so much fun, and I’m so confident that this was the right choice for us. We felt so much peace once we saw the exit for Wesley Chapel. Cheesy, I know, but it’s been such a relief to be home.   

How To Ship A Package From Home Without Stress

Hi, friends! This blog post may seem a bit out of left field, especially if you’ve been following for a while, but it’s actually one I’m super excited to write! You knew that I loved buying clothes (duh), but I also sell a ton, too! Sometimes, I grab something off of a sales rack and sell it to pass along the deal and gain some good karma. Other times, I go through my closet and purge anything that I haven’t worn. 

Why We Packed Up Our Lives & Moved Back To Tampa

During the summer of 2015, we found out we’d be starting our marriage in the Fort Lauderdale area instead of our hometown as we planned. I can’t lie to you –– I wept because I was scared. I’d only be four hours from home, but Fort Lauderdale and Wesley Chapel are very, very different places. Nearly three years since we got that phone call, we’ve moved back home, and I wanted to share more about our reasoning with y’all!