Jam Thumbprint Cookies

There are a few things in life that I believe truly go together. Hot chocolate and cold winter nights, cream cheese frosting and red velvet cake, the Grease soundtrack and long road trips, etc. What makes these items work so well together? Memories. There is no “rule book” that states that these items are meant […]

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Summer Things {Part 1}

Summertime. A fun time. A great time. A time that somehow continues to slip by. I am currently sitting outside of the Blanton Museum of Art in Austin, Texas (my favorite study spot). A year ago, you could find me sitting on my couch in the DFW area. Oh, how things have changed. This summer […]

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Black and White Banana Bread {Marble}

When I was applying to college in the summer of 2016, I wrote one of my admissions essays on my love for baking. I remember reading the words “unique” and “interests” and all I could think of was baking. My unique interest is baking. Yes. Today was another Saturday away from my family as I […]

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Transient Life

I’m sure you have all heard of Kate’s Spade death earlier this week. A fashion designer, style icon, businesswomen, influencer, mother, wife, daughter, etc. — she possessed so many jobs, titles, and adorers. People who thought she had achieved the clearest version of success. Even with all of this fame, money, and prestige living on […]

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First-Year of College In Review

It’s over. What? I just finished my first-year of college. What an experience; there have been ups and downs, happiness and sadness, and laughter and silence. I have learned so much — about the world, myself, my faith, etc. My first-year at the University of Texas has been one of the most confusing, draining, yet […]

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College: That Kind of Week

You have three exams, one paper, two major extracurricular commitments, an interview, etc. Not to mention you have to eat, sleep, stay hydrated, and do so much more. No wonder college students are some of the most stressed individuals in the world. That may be an exaggeration, but I firmly believe that the college lifestyle […]

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Spring Break 2018 + Word Vomit

SPRING BREAK, where did you go? I didn’t even get a chance to say goodbye. Before spring break I felt like I was dying. I had a million exams, some papers, extracurricular commitments, and just so much more. I thought I was about to shatter into a million pieces; it was absolutely crazy. When I’m […]

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