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
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
Yep, I'm that person. Unfortunately, I am here to report that I did not finish my book for the month of February. Maybe it's because I had three days less than every other month or maybe it's because I started binge watching multiple shows on Netflix. (Side note: The Assassination of Gianni Versace is incredible.) … Continue reading A Tapestry of Me Book Club: Yes, I’m Already Slacking on My New Years Resolution
I've been wearing a lot of leopard print lately. And my nails are painted red. And this isn't by coincidence... it's in my blood, y'all. For those of you that know me, you know I come from a long line of women with big hair and bold lipstick. My mom and my grandma (and just … Continue reading Nan-nerisms
Imagine it: a book written in 2003 where a guy owns 2,233 CDs and takes 600 of them on a cross country road trip because he is unsure of how to hook up his new iPod to his car. For some of my readers, that probably doesn't sound too unfamiliar. But for people like my … Continue reading A Tapestry of Me Book Club: Killing Yourself to Live by Chuck Klosterman
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!
Happy Thanksgiving Week! Our family has a few Thanksgiving traditions -- we watch the Macy's parade, the dog show, and have dinner at the same time every year. One of our most recent traditions is Black Friday (and Small Business Saturday) shopping! The ladies in our family put on our tackiest Christmas sweaters and load … Continue reading A Local Guide To Small Business Saturday