Tips & Tricks

Putting the Fun in Fundraising

I'm studying in Amsterdam this summer! In typical Callie fashion, I made this impulse decision less than eight months from the day I would be departing from the states and six months from the time I needed to begin paying. For somebody who is notoriously early to everything, it's probably surprising that I am also… Continue reading Putting the Fun in Fundraising

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, 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

Happy Holidays, Tips & Tricks

9 Halloween Costumes You Already Have In Your Closet

Growing up at my church, we had a Halloween party with one rule: the costumes are homemade. This stretched my creativity (but luckily not my wallet)! I learned how to create pop culture Halloween costumes using the resources I have, and so now I'm going to share some with you! 1) Stevie Nicks You can… Continue reading 9 Halloween Costumes You Already Have In Your Closet

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FALL GIVEAWAY!

I hope you love pumpkin as much as I do, because that's what this giveaway is all about. This is your chance to win a pumpkin pecan waffles candle, a pumpkin candleholder, and a pumpkin cupcake hand cream all from Bath & Body Works. TO ENTER: 1) Subscribe to email updates from atapestryofme.com. 2) Share… Continue reading FALL GIVEAWAY!

Thoughts & Opinions

What’s Really The Matter With Eastern Kentucky

I wrote this essay in December 2017 to use for a college application. I rewrote a few parts to reflect what I have learned, felt, and experienced since writing the original piece. This is one of my most passionate pieces I have ever composed. I hope you enjoy it.  --------- June 26, 2014, Annie Lowrey… Continue reading What’s Really The Matter With Eastern Kentucky

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

Thoughts & Opinions

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

Rollin’ on the River

I'm not one to happily wake up at 6:45 in the morning on a Monday to get ready and go to school. I'm definitely not one to happily wake up at 6:45 in the morning on a Saturday to get ready and do just about anything. But, as my Instagram post* said, if it involves… Continue reading Rollin’ on the River

Beauty & Style

How To Style Statement Earrings

I am having a serious earring moment! Long gone are my days of big, bold statement necklaces and in are the bright, vibrant pairs of earrings... ok who am I kidding? I still wear statement necklaces too. However, I found myself shifting from necklaces to earrings because earrings match nicely with any neckline. On vacation,… Continue reading How To Style Statement Earrings