A Broken Phone and Moving to a New Home

a couple days ago, I cracked my phone. Nine days before I make the three hour drive to my new home for the foreseeable future, and begin the process of settling into college. To say I was irritated was the nicest way I could put it. Freaked out was an understatement. I immediately started researching the cost […]

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Podcasts-the New Way to Self-Help

For the past couple of weeks, there hasn’t been a day that’s gone by without me listening to a podcast. As it gets closer and closer to move-in day, I’m constantly on the go. Trying to get work hours in, driving around spending time with people, and shopping for the year ahead. That being said, […]

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A Week in the West- Photo Diary

Hello everyone, and welcome back to a very overdue blog post. This collection of images are from my family’s vacation to the Western United States, specifically Arizona and Utah. Our goal was to see the Grand Canyon for the first time, and a bunch of little activities to fill up the time. I am truly amazed […]

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Movin’ on Up-Visiting College Town and Experiencing Orientation

  Welcome back! As of July 14th, I officially have one month before I move into the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL. A crazy thought, I know. With that being said, there’s lots to do before I actually live there. College shopping, outfit planning, and, dun dun dunnnnn, orientation!  My orientation goes through two days, […]

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The Effects of Fast Fashion

In recent years, the fashion industry has seen a skyrocketing of new stores, suppliers, and buyers. Access to the most recent trends right off the runway can be found at your local Forever 21, H&M, and Cotton On at a much more affordable price. It allows people from all incomes to dress their best, while […]

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Words of the Week: Ideology of Idols

Last year, my mind and being revolved around two things: school, and reputation. There was not a single day in my senior year when I wasn’t focused on at least one of the two. My fingers split their time between typing away school assignments on my computer, and scrolling on my phone seeing what everyone […]

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Five Favorites for the Month of July

  Hey everyone, welcome back! Even though the fourth of July was yesterday, the number five has been on my mind this past month. Within the weeks of being on vacation and being on the go in my hometown, I’ve taken a liking to these products. They’ve helped me survive dry climates, boosted my photography […]

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Em’s Update

Hey y’all, quite some time it has been-way too long in my opinion. Oh, how I’ve lived life. In this past month and then some, I have been experiencing, learning, growing, and preparing myself for the next chapter of my life. It’s quite weird seeing some of your closest colleagues already moving in and starting […]

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Senior Year

Dear senior year- you chewed me up and spit me out in the best and worst ways. you gave me the opportunity to come back to a program that would inevitably be my saving grace. with people who care, and a teacher that wills me to succeed. you confirmed my worst fears, and left me […]

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In Between-a lil tidbit of comfort

Well, we’ve made it folks-3 weeks of senior year left. At least for me. Less than a month before I walk across three stages, and embark onto the next chapter of life! The closer those dates come, however, the more I find myself becoming weary of where I am now. I’m caught in this stage […]

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