When the word "college" is thrown out there, my guess is that one of the many images that comes to mind is the dining hall, where friends congregate and eat as much food as their little hearts desire. Now that could sound like total bliss to some (looking at you, folks with a hollow leg),… Continue reading No Meal Plan, No Problem: My go-to dorm-friendly meals
It's Christmastime in the city again, folks. It's that time of year where Christmas carols and lights and wrapping paper and ornaments and trees and Christmas cards and cookies *takes big huge gasp for air* surround us. This is usually my favorite time of the year. But even when the Christmas music began to play… Continue reading Wise Men, Wisdom Teeth, etc.
Happy (day after) thanksgiving! What a wonderful day filled with great food, family and sunshine. I sometimes catch myself complaining about having 80 degree Thanksgivings, but then I remember 1) I love sunshine and 2) life is just too dang beautiful to complain. 🙂 The homemade turkey and mashed potatoes on real china was certainly… Continue reading Thankful: 25 reasons for my heart to sing
Life is so much more than just jumping through hoops to get to the next level. In my two months of college, I've realized that life is about stepping back and taking a look at the big picture. Sure, head knowledge comes from textbooks and lectures, and that's a great thing. But heart knowledge comes… Continue reading Love
As I'm moving along in this journey called life, I'm realizing that it's all about perspective. It's about the lens you see the world through, where you look to when things become blurry. The past few weeks have been intense. Moving to a new city, being on my own, transitioning out of a class of… Continue reading Focus
All you high school seniors, this one's for you. Or if you're just feeling nostalgic, this one could also be for you. Either way works for me. I wish I could've gotten this up earlier since you're almost a month into school already...better late than never? We'll go with that. Senior year. It's both incredibly exciting… Continue reading Some Senior Year Tips
Well, hello there! This is a little surreal to me right now...starting a blog has been a dream of mine for several years now, and guys, it's finally happening! Three cheers for 20 seconds of courage, amen? I guess now would be a great time to introduce myself. Like the home page says, I'm Shannon,… Continue reading Here Goes…