Goals For April

I feel like I finally have time and brain energy to do things I am passionate about. January through March was absolutely ridiculous, I was stressed constantly--I came back from my semester abroad, had to settle back in to American culture started school again and immediately became president of my a cappella group. I then… Continue reading Goals For April


Using Pinterest to Decorate

My wall needed a little sprucing up, because it was absolutely bare for about 2 months and I needed to renovate my life. Nothing renovates your life like taping some pictures up to your wall. Check it out! I literally adore the aesthetic, I have little lights underneath them, so when I'm tucking myself into… Continue reading Using Pinterest to Decorate


My Thoughts About Social Media

I was interviewed today about my perception on social media in regards to how it affects relationships. I didn't realize I had thoughts about this, but it turns out I have plenty of thoughts. So here we go. I think that if you are in a place where you need to police your significant other's… Continue reading My Thoughts About Social Media


Cool Venues: The Crooked Ewe

Now that I have reached the golden age of 21 I am now able to reap all the rewards of venues with alcohol. So here is the Crooked Ewe Brewery and Ale House! YUM FOOD WOW LOOK Highly recommend. We went here after watching Black Panther, and had deep discussions about it. Probably too deep--my… Continue reading Cool Venues: The Crooked Ewe


Week 4 of Bikini Body Guide by Kayla Itsines

Monday: Legs and Cardio I'm becoming a well-oiled machine. Sort of. Nothing grinds my gears more than walking lunges and step-ups, and I had to do plenty of those. Two thoughts: 1, I'm improving! 2, I'm learning how to cheat the system, and I don't go as low as I should on my lunges, and… Continue reading Week 4 of Bikini Body Guide by Kayla Itsines


Shrimp Bisque

WELCOME to my FAVORITE SOUP of all time. (With the runner-ups being broccoli cheddar and lobster bisque). Learn it, live it, love it. Ingredients: 3 Tbsp olive oil 1.5 pounds medium-sized shrimp, shelled and deveined 4 tablespoons butter (1/2 stick) 1 large onion, chopped 1 carrot, chopped 1 celery stalk, chopped 2.5 cups water 1… Continue reading Shrimp Bisque


Week 3 of Bikini Body Guide by Kayla Itsines

Monday: Legs and Cardio So this week on WORKOUTS FROM HELL, lovely Kayla is having us repeat week 1. This is both great and horrible: Great, because YAY I've already done this, I know I can do it! Horrible, because WOW I remember EXACTLY how much pain this caused me. Here we go, we got some… Continue reading Week 3 of Bikini Body Guide by Kayla Itsines

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Cool Venues: The Moringa tree

"What's a moringa?" -- my boyfriend asks once we sit inside. "Um, I'm guessing it's a TREE" -- What I wish I had the common sense to say before we both googled it. Yeah, it's a tree. That makes sense. Hence the name of the store. Anyways, super cute place! All organic health food! Not… Continue reading Cool Venues: The Moringa tree


Monte’s (Nestle’s) Cookies

Alright so this is not a personal recipe, it's just the one on the back of the Nestle chocolate chips bags. HOWEVER, it's personal to me because I think I prepare it better than anyone else ever. Watch and learn: Ingredients: 2 + 1/4 cups flour tsp Salt tsp baking soda 3/4 cup sugar 3/4… Continue reading Monte’s (Nestle’s) Cookies


Having Different Mannerisms With Different People

I've noticed, in myself and others, that people can essentially make a 180 with their personalities depending who they're talking to and what environment they're in. I have a "mature, adult voice" when speaking with my mom's colleagues. I had a "GIRRRLLL whachu talkin' bout!!" (in the absolute whitest way possible) with my coworkers when… Continue reading Having Different Mannerisms With Different People