We are the Youngest Couple to Speak on 7 Continents!

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okay, well, we technically did it in november when we gave our last professional speech on the continent of antarctica but now we are super celebrating because it’s official!

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you can read more about it HERE as well as watch the video my very talented husband put together:

i shared this on social media yesterday when we got word so thank you to those who got excited and tweeted us, commented on the IG or sent an email! as we all know…it has to be blogged about or did it reaaaaally happen?! ha!

this post is going out later because i deemed it necessary to take ourselves out to breakfast this morning to celebrate! we opted for a no-phones meal so you will just have to imagine what my ultra delicious vanilla pancakes and his extra crispy bacon and eggs looked like.

it really is incredible what dreaming big can do for your self, your relationship and the world! thank you to each and every member of our Map to Dreaming BIG community (our dream could not have been fulfilled without you) and shout out to our new best friends from antarctica for listening to our speech in the bitter cold!

if you’re reading this now,  thank you for supporting us and encouraging us through the hard/challenging/exciting/rewarding/expensive/fulfilling goal!

you are worthy to chase after your dreams, you are capable of fulfilling them, and the world needs you to so get cracking!

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  1. Audrey

    January 8, 2016 at 10:58 am

    AHHHH! I love it! That video was so special! I feel like I was standing in Antarctica with you guys!! (Except, you know, I’m warm right now and y’all look SO COLD. Haha!) CONGRATULATIONS!! (This is me shaking your hand and patting you on the back from Ohio!!) So AWESOME! I can’t wait to see what you both dream up next!!
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    • chelsea

      January 9, 2016 at 9:39 am

      whew! that day was a chilly one indeed. thanks for watching the video audrey 🙂 thank you for the handshake haha that totally cracked me up! i hope your novel writing is going great!

  2. Meagan @ All the Joys

    January 8, 2016 at 11:28 am

    That’s so awesome, congratulations!!

    • chelsea

      January 9, 2016 at 9:38 am

      thank you meagan!

  3. Nina @ Hugs and Lattes

    January 8, 2016 at 11:48 am

    Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh so exciting! Congratulations. You guys are the coolest, and my inspiration. Pai is such a dreamer, and teaching me to be a big dreamer too! Can’t wait to see what you two do next <3
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    • chelsea

      January 9, 2016 at 9:38 am

      yay! thanks so much nina!!! i have definitely had to learn to be a dreamer and then a BIG dreamer so there is hope for us to keep up with those big dreaming guys we love 🙂

  4. Kate

    January 8, 2016 at 12:09 pm

    Congratulations! That is such an amazing accomplishment!
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    • chelsea

      January 9, 2016 at 9:37 am

      it doesn’t feel quite real! thanks kate 🙂

  5. Charlene

    January 8, 2016 at 12:29 pm

    So cool! Congratulations! Loved the video!
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    • chelsea

      January 9, 2016 at 9:36 am

      thank you charlene 🙂 it was quite the adventure!

  6. Sheila

    January 8, 2016 at 12:32 pm

    Congratulations Chelsea and Ryan!!
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    • chelsea

      January 9, 2016 at 9:36 am

      thank you sheila!

  7. Amanda

    January 8, 2016 at 12:36 pm

    You two are awesome. In a BIG way. 🙂
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  8. Elyse

    January 8, 2016 at 12:45 pm

    AMAZING!! love how the video made me feel like I was there(ya know but warm since it’s above freezing here today!) I can’t wait to see what your next adventure will be!
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    • chelsea

      January 9, 2016 at 9:35 am

      oh yay! thanks for watching the video, elyse. it was definitely a cold day!

  9. Jennifer Haston

    January 8, 2016 at 12:49 pm

    Congratulations!!!! So proud of you.. Do you even comprehend how many people you two inspire to do better and DREAM BIGGER? WAY TO GO AVERY’S!!
    So much high five!! So much fist bump.. so much AWESOME!! I definitely need to make cakeballs for you now!!!

    • chelsea

      January 9, 2016 at 9:34 am

      thanks so much jennifer! what a kind thing to say about helping inspire people to do better and dream bigger 🙂

      now positive vibes on your Voice audition today!!

      ps. cakeballs always welcome 🙂

  10. Courtney {Alkeks Abroad}

    January 8, 2016 at 2:03 pm

    Ah y’all are awesome! My husband has been talking about taking a Toastmasters (that’s what it’s called right?) class in Brisbane and it made me think of y’all!

    • chelsea

      January 9, 2016 at 9:33 am

      oh fun! he should definitely go check out a few different clubs (there are many and all have different vibes) 🙂

  11. Vivien

    January 8, 2016 at 5:19 pm

    Yayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Congratulations!
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    • chelsea

      January 9, 2016 at 9:33 am

      yay! thank you vivien!!!

  12. Amberly

    January 8, 2016 at 6:08 pm

    Hooray!! So proud of you guys!! 🙂
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    • chelsea

      January 9, 2016 at 9:33 am

      yay! thanks amberly 🙂

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