2017 Things

2017 is over. Wow. What a year. This year has been marked by assault, natural disasters, volatile political spheres, immense change — in my life and in the world. For me, this year, has been the most significant yet. Not only did I graduate high school, begin college, turn 18 — but I was aware. […]

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First Semester in Review {Fall 2017}

I just finished my first semester of college! What? I could swear I just graduated from kindergarten. But, no. I just finished my very first semester of college in a new city, around new people, with new classes. All of the “newness” required an adjustment. I survived; I am alive. I wanted to write about […]

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Thanksgiving 2017

Hi friends! Do you notice anything different? Nothing. Wow. I changed the whole design of the blog! I have had the same pink/purple theme since 2014, and so I decided it was time to clean stuff up and make SOS more “me.” It’s still a work in progress, but I love this clean look. This […]

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Tragic Reality: 2017

2017: Natural disasters, mass shootings, presidential problems, foreign conflict. This year has been rough to say the least. I hate reading the news and see “death” and “accident” flash before my eyes; it’s heartbreaking. I express my sadness in poetry (nerd alert 😉 ), so here’s a Shakespearian sonnet — yes, I did follow iambic […]

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College Favorites

Hello, my wonderful friends! I have seriously had zero-time to bake. The problem isn’t that I don’t have time (I mean, I don’t but I sleep and encourage mental well-being — take care of yourself). Baking is equal to measuring ingredients, mixing, cleaning, developing they’re are so many components, and while I truly love it, […]

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August Things

August is over. Where did it go? I am looking for you, August. Ok, wow, lots has happened! This month, I went to California for my beautiful cousin’s wedding, and it was a blast. I’m a total family girl. I love spending time with family. All the time. With that in mind let, you can […]

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8 Things I Learned About College Applications & Senior Year 

Hello, friends! I recently tackled the dreaded college application process and finished my senior year, which means I learned a lot. Here are 8 things that I wish I could tell myself if I could start over: Don’t underestimate yourself. Throughout the process, you might feel incredibly overwhelmed. You might think that your GPA, standardized […]

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