Life Experiences

Christmas Music Favorites (feat. Erin)

I'm back!!! And it's so very good to be back:) I had a lovely, busy hiatus. I entered two essay contests, got a job, played my violin for a wedding, had a wonderful Thanksgiving, and even celebrated my birthday. The homecoming dance was also fantastic! And now we're in the Christmas season, and girls, I… Continue reading Christmas Music Favorites (feat. Erin)

Blogging Updates, Events, Goals, and Surveys, Fashion Fridays

Homecoming Dresses + Hiatus

Green? Blue? Purple? Oh dear... As you can tell from the title, today I need some advice from you girls on what to wear to homecoming (well, a dance that's a lot like homecoming), and I have a hiatus announcement! So let's get to it! The Dresses (help me decide!) one (color is a tad… Continue reading Homecoming Dresses + Hiatus

Christian living

Stop Waiting for the Future

I've spent a lot of time waiting. Waiting for a grade, waiting for relationships, even waiting for summer break to finally arrive. I sometimes keep my eyes so firmly trained on what I want in the future that I miss the good things happening now. While looking forward to future relationships, I neglect my family… Continue reading Stop Waiting for the Future

Christian living

From the Archives: Died Before We Came

Hello, ladies!! Today I'm bringing you one of my favorite articles from the archives: Died Before We Came - A Christian's Call to Total Surrender. Also- if you are interested in getting my free running guide that's being released right now, check out this post. Enjoy!! This article was originally featured on Written Lives. I wrote… Continue reading From the Archives: Died Before We Came


Q&A: Quiet Time, Relationships, and Ice Cream

Do you like the Old Testament better than the New Testament? How do you stay in shape over the winter months? What are your tips for getting along with siblings? Can you talk about your experience with glasses? Do you have contacts, or do you run in glasses? Favorite ice cream flavor?? I asked for… Continue reading Q&A: Quiet Time, Relationships, and Ice Cream

Blogging Updates, Events, Goals, and Surveys, Fitness

Input Form (+ week 2 info)

Hello, beautiful people!! I hope you're doing well, and you've enjoyed your first week of running! I'm beyond excited for you! Like I said last week, the running guide is interactive, which means each week you send in your advice so I can update and improve the schedule for the following weeks. I posted the… Continue reading Input Form (+ week 2 info)


Introducing: Free 4-Week Running Guide

Want to start running but don’t know how? I love to run. I’ve been running on a team for over 2 years now, and - no exaggeration - it changed my life. My overall mindset has changed, I am physically healthier, and I have improved emotionally as well. If you don't know if running is… Continue reading Introducing: Free 4-Week Running Guide


“You Can’t Be Her Savior”

I see her suffering, her pain. It hurts me too. It weighs on me, and I just want to rescue her. "You can't be her savior." My mom's words blew me away. A weight came off my shoulders, and my tears spilled over. I resolved a year ago that my life goal is to be… Continue reading “You Can’t Be Her Savior”

Blogging Updates, Events, Goals, and Surveys, Fashion Fridays, Life Experiences

My First Week of School (outfit inspo, poll, and challenge)

The craziness has begun. 🙃 My school is back in full swing, cross country meets have started, and summer is quickly vanishing from my calendar. It's sad that summer break is over, but my first week has gone pretty well! I'll give you a recap of some of the outfits I've been wearing, things I've… Continue reading My First Week of School (outfit inspo, poll, and challenge)

Fitness, Life Experiences

Summer 2021 Recap (all the fun + photos!)

Sweet treats, more exercise than ever before, and lots of first-time experiences. My summer was amazing. It also flew by, though. It's crazy that it's already time for another school year! Today, I want to give you a peek into the things that happened this summer (with plenty of photos!). In this post, I listed… Continue reading Summer 2021 Recap (all the fun + photos!)