WHY YOU SHOULDN’T GIVE UP ON YOUR DREAMS

When we are little, we are often confronted with the question “What do you want to be when you grow up?” We are encouraged to be creative. We are encouraged to be imaginative. We are encouraged to be daydreamers.Β  But at some point, that all changes. Society wants you to be creative but in a…

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HOW TO MAKE TIME FOR YOURSELF AS A STUDENT BLOGGER

Ever feel overwhelmed between school and trying to manage a successful blog? Then this post is for you. The new school year is just around the corner, and it is important that you make time for yourself as your calendar starts to fill up. Take a blog break. Everyone needs a little break sometimes. Even…

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FRIDAY FASHION FAVORITES

Confession: I love dresses. All kinds. One of my favorite parts of summer is being able to wear dresses pretty much whenever I feel like it. On the crazy hot days that I still have to dress nice for work, I feel bad for the guys in slacks and button ups, because wearing a dress…

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THE ETHICS OF CRUSHES

My first crush was Tyler in the first grade. He lived in my neighborhood, and we rode the bus together. To be honest, I don’t remember much else about him, but at six years old I discovered what it was like to get that little flutter in your heart that says you like someone. Crushes…

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CONFESSIONS OF A COFFEE ADDICT AS TOLD BY GILMORE GIRLS

It’s Monday morning, you hit the snooze a couple times, but now you have to get going. You start your normal routine, eat some breakfast, and you try to resist the coffee. But how could you? After surviving midterms, nearly sleepless nights writing papers, and classes that always seem too early, you needΒ the coffee, don’t…

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HOW TO ACTIVELY PURSUE YOUR PASSIONS

The other day I heard someone talking about how they don’t like calling pursuing your passions “dreaming”, because dreaming is for sleeping, and you should be active in going after what you want. You have to chase after what you want and put in a lot of hard work. I agree with that to a…

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FRIENDS: COMING TO NETFLIX

So you heard Gilmore Girls was coming to Netflix and you were like, How much better can it get? All you wanted to do was sit in your room and binge watch Lorelai and Rory drink too much coffee and consume unreasonable amounts of food. You were prepared to take Netflix binging to a new…

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Why I Write 2.0

I first started blogging in September of 2011. It had been something I heard about and some people even told me it was something I should try when I told them about my writing. But it wasn’t until that first day of AP Comp that I actually made it. It was called “Write Away”, and…

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11 Things I Wish I Knew Before Freshman Year

Going to college is exciting. It is a new chapter of your life, and it is a transitional period. You are becoming an independent adult, and that is an incredible thing. But it is also scary. You are in a new place with a lot of unfamiliar faces, and if you are living on campus,…

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