jade sheldon on Tie The Knot

My Proposal Wasn’t A Surprise And I Wouldn’t Have It Any Other Way

My Proposal Wasn’t A Surprise And I Wouldn’t Have It Any Other Way

‘Tis the season of engagements. The season where if you so happen to turn on your television, at least three out of seven commercials will be a proposal commercial with a completely shocked woman staring at a blinding diamond ring that her handsome boyfriend is holding on bended knee. My proposal was different; it was […]

jade sheldon in Life

10 Life Lessons That Are Best Learned From Your Grandparents

10 Life Lessons That Are Best Learned From Your Grandparents

Grandparents are the kale in the salad of life. They came first, they have the most to offer you and most of the time, they are under appreciated. My grandmother will be 76 on April 15, Tax Day. This is the first birthday I will spend with her in over a decade. It’s not because I […]

jade sheldon on Healthy Habits

6 Ways To De-Stress Before Bed When You Can’t Stop Thinking About Work

6 Ways To De-Stress Before Bed When You Can’t Stop Thinking About Work

It has become an achievement to get less than eight hours of sleep. People often brag at the office that they only got five hours of sleep the night prior. As we have become increasingly obsessed with technology, we spend more time than ever checking our phones at night, responding to late-night emails and scrolling […]

jade sheldon in Women

How Getting A Breast Reduction In My 20s Gave Me My Life Back

How Getting A Breast Reduction In My 20s Gave Me My Life Back

I recently stumbled upon a picture of “Modern Family” actress Ariel Winter confidently rocking an absolutely stunning black dress on the red carpet at the SAG Awards, and I noticed her visible breast reduction scars. This brought me back to about six years ago when I made the difficult decision to remove the weight off my chest […]

jade sheldon on Your Aquarius Horoscope

10 Tips To Help Any Zodiac Sign Win The Heart Of An Aquarius

10 Tips To Help Any Zodiac Sign Win The Heart Of An Aquarius

Aquarians are like the unicorns of the zodiac. They march to the beat of their own drum and tend to be eccentric people. They possess bold and mysterious personalities. If you have your heart set on an Aquarian, and you want to know what it’s like to love and be loved by one, I will […]

jade sheldon on New Year, New You

16 New Year’s Resolutions To Make For Each Phase Of Your 20s

16 New Year’s Resolutions To Make For Each Phase Of Your 20s

I have always loved the idea of creating a list of improvements to make and goals to attain for the next year — aka New Year’s Resolutions. In 2015, my main goal was to rein in my shoe shopping, secondary to my primary goal of finding love. Both were accomplished. While getting in shape, paying […]

jade sheldon in Life

7 Tips For Hosting A Perfect And Stress-Free Friendsgiving

7 Tips For Hosting A Perfect And Stress-Free Friendsgiving

Thanksgiving is my favorite day of the year. There’s reruns of “Charlie Brown,” an abundance of pumpkin pastries in every grocery store and the scent of apple-cinnamon candles that fills every store you meander through. It just puts me in a thankful mood. Furthermore, any holiday that encourages gratitude and gives an excuse for overeating is […]

jade sheldon on Love Hurts

He Is Temporary: The Definitive Rules For Dating A 'Mr. Right Now’

He Is Temporary: The Definitive Rules For Dating A 'Mr. Right Now’

I was new to Orange County. After having been single for seven years (by choice), I decided I was going to try online dating and finally find the Mr. Big to my Carrie Bradshaw. I joined OkCupid, and little did I know I was about to kiss a lot of frogs. There were frugal frogs, […]