hi hi hi! it's been a moment--but i have several new followers, so i thought i'd reintroduce myself to all you newbies around here 🙂 also, i took a personal break from instagram, twitter, and snapchat, so i've included some recent photos and whatnot! 1. i'm studying at the university of minnesota - twin cities,… Continue reading ten things you might not know about me! (+ other updates)
Hello everyone! It's been a hot minute. I'm intentionally taking a step back from my blog right now, to refocus my life on what's truly important and what I want this space to look like moving forward. That being said, I've been talking to other young twenty-somethings from around the world over the past few… Continue reading The Soul Year: Confronting Expectations, Redefining Success, and Laughing in Failure’s Face
How do you come to terms with the fact that what you'd been working for your whole life doesn't live up to expectations? That you aren't thriving, like everyone else seems to be? That the person you are becoming isn't who you wanted to be? This is one of those posts I've had in the making… Continue reading How to Adjust to Moving Back Home + Other Unexpected College Failures
I've always been adventurous with my hair. In elementary school, my mom used to take my sister and I to get highlights or lowlights before the start of a new school year. I loved the idea of changing up my typical look! I wasn't always so tame with my hair coloring though, as you'll read below!… Continue reading How I Knew it was Time to Make the Chop
Many of us grew up ogling at the beauty of Disney princesses, in their gorgeous dresses and long, flowing locks with the dashing prince coming to rescue them from the various dangers of life. It's the classic, beautiful love story that transcends time. It's #relatable, it's timeless, it's the classic heart-warming story that we love to… Continue reading Auditioning for Disney World: What’s it Really Like?
I've spent over a year in college in a state 1000 miles from home, and I have learned SO MUCH. I've cried all night and I've done embarrassing things I told myself I'd never do. I changed my major and my minor, I wear clothes I never would've been caught dead in a year ago, I… Continue reading 4 Things I’ve Learned in College… & Things You Should Know Too
In my first year of college, I moved 908 miles away from my home, where I spent the first eighteen years of my life. Burnsville and Savage were all I had ever known, and moving to Denver all by myself was hands down the scariest thing I had ever done. I knew my aunt and… Continue reading In my First Year of College….
I am sitting in larkburger on 16th Street in downtown Denver and as I look back on the past eight months of my life, I am blown away. I am blown away by the unimaginable highs--the people and places and experiences that I never thought I would be even close to having. I am blown… Continue reading Five Things My Freshman Year Taught Me
I am taking 18 credits this semester--a full schedule! I also have a work-study position at a non-profit (they're super awesome. Check them out here) downtown, an hour away when taking public transportation. And I live in Denver, so of course I want to get out and explore this new, amazing city! I'm taking five… Continue reading Homework and studying and jobs and sleep and trying to have a little fun in between
I've done my comparing and analyzing and re-comparing and re-analyzing....I've finalized my list. I've collaborated with my roommate. I've identified stores that will get me the best deals (with some room for a couple splurges, of course). I can't believe it's here! I leave for Denver in less than a month (September 2nd, to be… Continue reading It’s here!