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 “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

Beauty & Style

My 15 Minute Summer Makeup Routine

So I don't know about you, but during the summertime I get a little lazy with my makeup. I'm not sure if it's because my skin gets bronzy or because it's just soooo hot (in Kentucky we say it's humid, not hot)... But, anyways, I still like putting on a little bit of makeup because… Continue reading My 15 Minute Summer Makeup Routine