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
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
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 NicksYou can easily … Continue reading 9 Halloween Costumes You Already Have In Your Closet
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!
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
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
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’