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2017 Year in Review

2017 Year in Review

I think when we think of a whole year, we only think of the insanely good or insanely bad moments. I had planned to do this post, and was searching through my photos to see what kind of stuff I wanted to write about. To […]

Blogmas Day 9: Tips for gifts for the impossible

Blogmas Day 9: Tips for gifts for the impossible

We’ve all been there. We have someone we really love in our lives, but we can’t think of something to gift that conveys that connection. When you ask they say they don’t need anything, or alternately that they’d be happy with anything. But you are […]

Blogmas Day 6: My Favorite Christmas Film

Blogmas Day 6: My Favorite Christmas Film

One big part of my holiday season is watching Christmas films! Of course I like so many of the classic Christmas films. There’s always Christmas Vacation, The Santa Claus, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, and countless films on the Hallmark channel. But one film has […]

Blogmas Day 1: Getting into the Christmas Spirit

Blogmas Day 1: Getting into the Christmas Spirit

I wasn’t going to do Blogmas, because it directly overlaps with the end of my semester at school. However, December is one of my favorite times of the years, so I figured I had to do something to get into the Christmas spirit here! Instead […]

Life with an Apple Watch

Life with an Apple Watch

I’ve been wearing my Apple Watch for almost a year now, and one of the most common questions people is, “do you like your Apple Watch?” I got my Apple Watch last Christmas after doing a lot of research and comparisons to other fitness trackers. […]

48 Hours in Michigan

48 Hours in Michigan

Let’s be clear: I do enjoy living in the desert. The scenery is always beautiful, our weather is nice (for the most part), and there’s always somewhere to explore. That being said, spending the last year primarily in Arizona meant seeing green scenery in Michigan […]

My Top 5 Back to School Tools

My Top 5 Back to School Tools

Heading off to college is an exciting time of year. You’re ready to take on the year and all the challenges ahead. In part three of my Back to College series, I’ll be equipping you with the tools that you need to succeed. My suggestions […]

How to Keep Your Long Distance Friendships Strong

How to Keep Your Long Distance Friendships Strong

In grade school, our friends are “the girls we can’t live without.” We make promises of being best friends forever, and might have even “planned” our lives together. But after high school graduation, what’s next? You won’t be eating lunch together on the courtyard planters […]

Say Yes: A Guide to Going Away for College

Say Yes: A Guide to Going Away for College

The transition between high school and college can be an exciting time and a time for change in your life. For many, it’s the first time you’ve ever been away from home and away from the supervision of your parents. For my first part of […]

Back to California

Back to California

For the Independence weekend holiday, I traveled back to California for the week. On Friday June 30, I traveled with my mom back to our house in California. The trip between Arizona and California is always an interesting one. It was surprisingly not as crazy […]