Favorite Moments of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs

2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Happy Game 7 Day, y’all! It’s finally here – the last day of the Stanley Cup Final, playoffs, and the hockey season. While I am very sad to see it end, I think we all need just a tiny break from hockey. Oh, don’t worry! Within a few days, you’ll see me counting down the […]

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Game Experience – Stanley Cup Playoffs Edition | Dallas Stars

2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Game Experiences, NHL

One of the great things about living in Austin, TX is that I’m super close to the other major cities in Texas – 1.5 hours to San Antonio, 2 hours (on a good day) to Houston, and 3 hours to my favorite Texas city, Dallas. And yes, one of the reasons that Dallas is my […]

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Stanley Cup Playoffs 2019 | Stanley Cup(cake) Bracket

2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Snacks + Sweets

It’s that time, the Stanley Cup Playoffs are here! Tomorrow, Wednesday April 10th, is the start of the playoff season! 16 teams are here and by the end of June, one will be the winner! This playoff season is extra special for me because 1) my super wonderful team, the Pittsburgh Penguins, are heading to […]

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Confidence | The Most Important Word of the Year


Confidence. Confidence is a word that’s never really been a part of my vocabulary in real life. In my head, I have all the confidence in the world. In my head, I’ve always thought that I was the coolest, funniest person in the world. Actual thoughts from my head: That Alana chick is the coolest. […]

January 8, 2019

A Look Back at 2018


Why does Buzzfeed keep saying that 2018 was such a terrible year? Also, why am I still reading Buzzfeed? Either way, I think 2018 was a pretty good year! Let’s take a look back at the great things that 2018 brought my way. #4Parks1Day In February, I traveled to Orlando to complete my second 10K […]

December 30, 2018

Real Talk | November 2018


Hello everyone! Today, I wanted to give you an update on The Life of Alana brand (I guess I’m a brand now), create a few goals for that so called “brand” and myself personally, and share some words of wisdom from a not-so-wise, but still semi-smart lady. I also think I’m going to make this […]

November 26, 2018

Favorites | September and October

Friday Favorites

How in the world are we halfway through October?! That realization just hit me this morning and I began freaking out! Time and to do lists are getting away from me and I hate that feeling! However, today (Sunday) I’m trying to catch up on a lot of things and get some serious work done. […]

October 16, 2018

Review | The FOMO Factory | Austin, TX


Something you need to know about me: I’m a homebody. I enjoy spending my off days at home, sitting on my couch with Stark. However, every now and then, I’ll get off the couch, put on real pants, and have some fun outside of the house. This past Saturday, Jimmy and I both left the […]

September 24, 2018

Hi! Hello! Welcome!


As the title says – Hi, Hello, and Welcome! I’m so glad that you’ve joined me on my blog. This is such an exciting time for me! I’ve been wanting to start this blog for a while. I’ve definitely needed an outlet to express myself and share the things that I love, especially within the […]

August 24, 2018