Hi there! It’s your resident blogger here at Rock N’ Events! This week i’m going to veer off the path, and tell you all a little about me. When I first started writing this I was having some trouble, because writing about myself is hard. Talking about myself… not so much! #INeverStopTalking But really, I want you to get to know a little bit more about the girl behind the keyboard.
So my name is Elise Byrne. Hi! I grew up in a little place called Beaverton, Oregon. It’s a small suburb of Portland- and before you say you want to move there, let me be the first to tell you… don’t! Just kidding, sorry, that’s the Oregonian in me fighting the hipster movement! In high school I was on the varsity cheer team, captain for two years #NBD, and I always did the spring musicals. Events to me are kind of like the theater. Your floor plan and design is similar to set design and lighting, there’s hair and makeup and gorgeous costuming, and every moment has a specific cue. The magic is seeing it all come together and knowing that the people in the audience are experiencing this performance with you. I have never been one to shy away from a spotlight, the performer in me is too strong! I just need to bring a directors chair to events now!
When I was little we moved around a lot, and I have never been able to stick in one place for too long! After high school I pursued my dream of being a performer, and that’s how I landed in SoCal! I attended Cal State Fullerton, and immediately knew that this sunny oasis was where I needed to be #NoMoreRain! Coming to a place where I knew no one, and had to put myself out on the line was a big step for me. It forced me to build a life and a family of friends here, and I couldn’t be more grateful. After a few years I decided to change things up. I applied, and was accepted into the Disney College Program in Florida, and off to another airport I went. Mickey Mouse will always have a place in my heart!
When I drove my little silver beetle back to California, I changed my major and started to really ask myself what I was good at, and what I could see myself doing for a long time. Brace yourselves folks… I chose... Communications. #ItSoundsEasyButIt’sNot! In the summer of 2016, on my birthday in fact, I walked across the stage to receive my degree. I have my family and friends to thank for all their love and support. It took me longer than some, but it was worth being able to look up into the crowd and see the faces of my mom, dad, and brother and show them I did it! My mom is my ultimate cheerleader, and not a day goes by that I don’t tell a story about Momma Byrne. Everyday I see a bit of her in me, and I secretly love it! #GoodScary
Story time! Once upon a time a girl came all the way from Oregon, and she met three incredible women who loved champagne and events just as much as she did, and she fell in love. #RNEFamily When I got the opportunity to start doing the blogs for Rock N’ Events I knew I had tapped into something special! I am so glad that every week I get to share a little bit of my voice with you all, it’s honestly something I look forward to every week. #LookMa I’m using my degree! It’s been a rockin’ ride so far and I can’t wait to see where our tour takes us next.
Another thing about me, I love love- I can’t help it! I have always been, and always will be, a hopeless romantic. Who doesn’t want to be serenaded and be given the ultimate grand gesture? No one, and if you said “not me” you’re lying to yourself! But let me be 100% real here, being single is actually so fun! Of course I want that special someone to sweep me off my feet, but right now it’s time for me to sweep myself off my own damn feet and fall in love with me! #SingleAndLovingIt When you have good friends, good food, and good booze, nothing can go wrong. Just like RuPaul says, “If you can’t love yourself, how the hell you gonna love someone else!”
If you’re still here reading this, #ThankYou, I want to let you know that I will keep the sass coming, I will keep it real, and I sure as hell will put on a show, because who wants to read about the ruffles and doilies when we can talk about rockn’ parties and out of this world experiences!? Not me!
So there you have it, I’m just your everyday girl with a passion for family, friends, and Rock N’ Events. Rock on STARS!