Travels

Amsterdam: Havin’ Fun on Week One

So, my flight got delayed. This means I missed the flight to Amsterdam and had to reschedule another one. After 9 exhausting hours in a plane, my big toenail was knocked off by a piece of luggage the moment I got off the bus. Like it was literally just laying on the ground beside of… Continue reading Amsterdam: Havin’ Fun on Week One

Travels

A New York Minute: 12 Hours in the Big Apple

Picture it: The Monday before finals week. I'm in my dorm studying because I have finals in two of my five classes Friday. My friend Jazmyn tells me to call her ASAP. Being a worrywart, I assumed the worst. I called her expecting dramatic tears and a big story about what had happened and why… Continue reading A New York Minute: 12 Hours in the Big Apple

Get to Know Me, Thoughts & Opinions

18 Things I Learned In My 18th Year

Today is my birthday! I am officially entering my last year as a teenager. If you've read my blog posts up until this point, then you know I've not been quiet about the fact this past year was very trying for me. I learned a lot about myself and those around me, and now I… Continue reading 18 Things I Learned In My 18th Year

Get to Know Me, Happy Holidays

Happy New Year!

How lucky am I to say that another year has passed? I'm a little late on posting this, but to be honest I've not had the time to sit down and write (for about a month, actually)! Every year I like to reflect on the past 365 days with gratitude, regardless of what has happened. And… Continue reading Happy New Year!

Get to Know Me, Thoughts & Opinions

Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right

I'm feeling good this Monday morning. Over the weekend I reconnected with old friends, watched a lot of Food Network, and applied for a summer semester abroad in 2019. I reenergized myself, focused on who I am and who I want to be, and got back to my roots. So, this morning, when my alarm… Continue reading Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right

Thoughts & Opinions

I Visited A New Church And You Should Too

Let me preface this by saying I love my church. I love our community outreach programs, I love our social events, I love the casseroles at the social events -- I love all of it. I have went to my church since the day I was born. I have sat in the same row, shook… Continue reading I Visited A New Church And You Should Too

Tips & Tricks

A Tour Of My Dorm Room + Inexpensive DIY Ideas

I've been in college for like three weeks, which also means I haven't blogged in like... three weeks! I apologize. I'm trying to get back in the swing of things, but I've been so busy. I feel like college has taken over my life! I attend a work college, so by the time I complete… Continue reading A Tour Of My Dorm Room + Inexpensive DIY Ideas

Thoughts & Opinions

What “Her Campus: Guide to College Life” Didn’t Prepare Me For

A few days ago, a friend brought me a thoughtful graduation gift: Her Campus: The Guide to College Life. I'll be the first to say I'm not much of a reader -- I can think of maybe two books I have read cover to cover willingly -- but this one has kept my attention. I… Continue reading What “Her Campus: Guide to College Life” Didn’t Prepare Me For

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The Blog It Is A-Changin’

Navigating the waters of blogging is tough, especially if you don't have a foolproof map to reference. From the beginning, I've used Instagram models with perfect themes and thousands of likes as a guide to what pictures I should post, and I've tried to create blog posts inspired by basic writings from The Odyssey that… Continue reading The Blog It Is A-Changin’

Tips & Tricks

50 Things To Do With The Kids You Babysit

This summer, I began a babysitting job. Now each babysitting experience is different, simply because each kid's personality is different. But whether you're a grandparent the kids are visiting with for weekend, a friend watching the kids one night, or a teenager babysitting a few days a week, it's easy to run out of things… Continue reading 50 Things To Do With The Kids You Babysit