Currently July 2016

July 28, 2016 in About Me

Happy Thursday babes!! How is it already the end of July?! So crazy huh! Anyways, going to be doing a currently post today so let’s get started!

Current favorite song

Atlas Hands- Benjamin Francis Leftwich

Current favorite tv show

The secret life of the American teenager. Ya… I know lol. My friend convinced me to watch this show again and now I’m hooked. Also can we take a second to just take in the size of Ben’s Adam’s apple… Lol


Current favorite food 

These Perfect Bars!! They are seriously SO good! The almond butter and peanut butter ones are my fave!

Current excitement

I’m going on a church retreat this Thursday night till Sunday! While I won’t have my phone and won’t be able to connect with all of you, I am excited to get to connect with God more and my friends that are going/ the new friends I’m going to meet!

Current favorite drink 

Coffee (that’s a given) but also lemon water and kombucha! Always loving the booch 🙂

Current stressor

I can’t believe I’m headed back to college at the end of August. It does bring a little bit of stress and anxiety which I think is normal, but I just gotta trust God and know everything will work out!

Current obsession 

Necklaces! My mom always finds cute ones from thrift stores that are super cheap 🙂 she rocks!

Currently smiling about 


This body love giveaway I’m doing with some gals on Instagram!! I’m just so grateful for these opportunities I’ve been given lately. <3

Current procrastination 

Right now it’s packing for the weekend!

Current thing bringing me peace 

My friends, family, dog, God, (the obvious ones),  my journal, and yoga! Journaling always brings me back to a better frame of mind and yoga has the ability to help me stay mindful and present in the moment.

Current favorite clothing item

This shirt from the Instagrammer @thehungryclementine!  

That’s it for today guys- I’ll be off Thursday night- Sunday afternoon. I’ll miss y’all mucho but I’ll be back!!

Now tell me: 

What is one thing bringing you peace in your life? 

Sending alll my love to you guys!! <3 xoxo

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  • Reply Julia @ Drops of Jules July 28, 2016 at 4:03 am

    I LOVED The Secret Life of the American Teenager. Oh my goodness, that is such a throwback to growing up. I loved watching that show I just saw it pop up on Netflix so I’m definitely going to watch it again hehe. Have so much fun on your retreat!

    One thing bringing me peace: being back home with my family. <3
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    • Reply Alyssa August 2, 2016 at 12:12 am

      right?! such a classic throwback!! I’m glad I am re-watching it 🙂 I hope you enjoyed your weekend Julia and got in some fam time 🙂

  • Reply Kate July 28, 2016 at 12:12 pm

    Have fun on your retreat! I love church retreats.It’s funny how when I get away from my phone, I don’t even miss it.
    I love that shirt too. I don’t have any self-imposed labels and I’m proud of it and you should you be too. 😀
    Have a great time!
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    • Reply Alyssa August 2, 2016 at 12:11 am

      thank you Kate! the retreat was so great. I didn’t have my phone for three days or even know the time, and it was honestly so refreshing!

  • Reply Lynne July 28, 2016 at 1:43 pm

    Have a beautiful weekend 🙂 You deserve it 🙂
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    • Reply Alyssa August 2, 2016 at 12:10 am

      thank you so much Lynne!!

  • Reply Michelle July 28, 2016 at 6:08 pm

    I used to be obsessed with the Secret Life of the American Teenager when it first came on! Also, I love that tank top! I’ve heard great things about the perfect bars and want to try them but can’t find them anywhere near me 🙁 have fun on your retreat girl! Have an awesome weekend xoxo
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    • Reply Alyssa August 2, 2016 at 12:10 am

      You should give them a try! I get mine at whole foods. The retreat was amazing 🙂 I hope you had a wonderful weekend as well!

  • Reply Heather @ Polyglot Jot July 28, 2016 at 7:51 pm

    The warm weather is bringing me peace! I LOVE IT! Those perfect bars are gluten free?!!??! omg! 😀 😀 😀
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    • Reply Alyssa August 2, 2016 at 12:09 am

      Yes this weather has been so nice!! The bars are GF! Perfect for you heather, you would love them!!

  • Reply sarah July 28, 2016 at 8:45 pm

    I’ve been drinking lemon water a lot lately too! In addition to coffee of course 😉 It is so refreshing, sometimes I drink it hot. Have fun this weekend girl!
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    • Reply Alyssa August 2, 2016 at 12:07 am

      I want to try it hot! My friend actually told me to try that this week. 🙂 Hope you re doing well babe!

  • Reply Edye July 28, 2016 at 11:32 pm

    The perfect bars look amazing! Have fun at your church retreat! It sounds like loads of fun 🙂
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    • Reply Alyssa August 2, 2016 at 12:07 am

      they taste so good Edye! You should give them a try 🙂

  • Reply Ellie July 29, 2016 at 12:25 am

    I loved reading this! It just gives off happiness and I am glad you have a fun filled weekend ahead. One thing giving me peace right now is having the next two days off and time to do some things I love 🙂
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    • Reply Alyssa August 2, 2016 at 12:06 am

      aw thank you ellie! so happy you had those days off for yourself! 🙂

  • Reply Kristy from Southern In Law July 29, 2016 at 2:43 am

    Another awesome retreat?! You are having such a fun summer! I hope you have an incredible time this weekend, girl!
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    • Reply Alyssa August 2, 2016 at 12:05 am

      haha it is definitely a retreat filled summer for sure! hope you had a great weekend!!

  • Reply Emily July 29, 2016 at 3:20 pm

    Isn’t it amazing how the simplest things can bring peace and the most amazing thing is that God’s presence, God’s love brings the PERFECT peace, that heavenly peace that you can’t even explain. <3 I hope the church retreat goes so well beautiful girl, and maybe you'll wear that shirt? 🙂 I really love that shirt. That is balance, right there. Thank you for doing the Body Love Giveaway. It's such a unique idea and so needed on Instagram. Current things bringing me peace: Listening to sermons, meditating on Scripture, spending time with family, baking, and going on walks and breathing in morning air…
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    • Reply Alyssa August 2, 2016 at 12:05 am

      the retreat was so amazing em!! I wish you were there with me on this journey 🙂 God’s love is bringing me peace too!! And thank you so much- I am so happy I got to do a giveaway to promote the body love message!

  • Reply Marina @ A Dancer's Live-It July 29, 2016 at 10:14 pm

    OMG I need that shirt!! Is there a way to buy it? One thing that’s bringing me peace in my life right now is being in a beautiful new city and meeting many new friends and enjoying my time dancing and living! 🙂 I hope you have an amazing weekend Lyss <3
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    • Reply Alyssa August 2, 2016 at 12:04 am

      Yes! The info is on the instagram @thehungryclementine in her bio!! You should grab one, she also sells bags too!! Love the message she’s promoting 🙂 so happy you’ve been loving boston babe!

  • Reply Caroline July 29, 2016 at 10:42 pm

    Spending time with friends has been giving me a lot of peace lately. That feeling of just knowing that your friends and family love you no matter what is pretty special. Have fun on your retreat! I hope it’s amazing. I’ve been on a few retreats and helped lead a few retreats and I always get something wonderful out of the experience. Much love girly! <3
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    • Reply Alyssa August 2, 2016 at 12:03 am

      Ah isn’t that an amazing feeling Caroline?! Makes you feel so loved for sure!!! The retreat was so amazing. I’m so happy I went!

  • Reply Claire @ My Pink & Green Life July 30, 2016 at 1:23 am

    I hope you have a lovely, peaceful weekend at the retreat, Alyssa! 🙂 Yoga has been bringing me a lot of peace too recently. Pre-bed yoga puts me to sleep like a baby–I love it!
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    • Reply Alyssa August 2, 2016 at 12:02 am

      oh yes- yoga brings me so much peace. Makes me so happy you have been loving it Claire!

  • Reply Melanie July 31, 2016 at 1:06 am

    Hi Alyssa! I hope you’re having a great summer. I’ve missed reading your blog! Can’t wait to catch up on your posts. 🙂 I adore that shirt, and I gotta try those perfect bars! Hope you’re having a wonderful time at the retreat.
    One thing bringing me peace right now is prayer <3
    Melanie

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