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

Road Trip, GIVEAWAY, and Challenge // come along with me

Hello my beautiful people!! I’m posting a couple days later than usual because I wanted to tell you all about the fun weekend I had! Today, we have a book giveaway and a little challenge for the comment section – can’t wait to get into it! But first, let me tell you about my girls-only… Continue reading Road Trip, GIVEAWAY, and Challenge // come along with me

Life Experiences, podcast

Ep. 7: Dealing with Stress and Burnout

This time of year hits many of us like a ton of bricks. The last, long stretch before summer fills us with anxiety and stress, and it seems like everyone is asking us to do something. But in these busy seasons, I've found simple, practical ways to reduce stress and thrive. Today, I sat down… Continue reading Ep. 7: Dealing with Stress and Burnout

Christian living, Life Experiences

Dear Rachel… (an open letter to myself)

Hello, friends. Today's post is a bit unusual. See, I was at a bit of an emotional low-point a bit ago and just needed to write, so I simply sat down and wrote what I was thinking. It got off on a bit of a rocky, depressing start, but writing really did help me to… Continue reading Dear Rachel… (an open letter to myself)

Blogging Updates, Events, Goals, and Surveys, fashion, Life Experiences

Life + Podcast Update

Hello, beautiful people!! Today, we're switching things up with a fun life update and some prep for an upcoming podcast episode. This month is absolutely packed for me (hence, no podcast episode last week), so I thought I'd give you a peek into what I've been up to! Suggested: Surviving vs. Thriving (combating winter gloom) doing...… Continue reading Life + Podcast Update

Life Experiences

Surviving vs. Thriving (combating winter gloom)

Disclaimer: In this post, I'm talking about a specific kind of gloom, but your sadness/depression could be more chronic or happening because of something out of your control, so talk to the people you trust if you're struggling!! Picture this. Your alarm clock beeps, and as soon as you open your eyes, you start to… Continue reading Surviving vs. Thriving (combating winter gloom)

faith, Life Experiences

You Don’t Know What You Have Until It’s Gone

We got a call last week that made my stomach drop. Tears sprung into my eyes, and a dozen memories flooded my head. My dad had just received orders for us to move 1,600 miles across the country, and I wasn't ready. The moment I heard the news, I resolved to take advantage of every… Continue reading You Don’t Know What You Have Until It’s Gone

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, 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!)

Life Experiences

5 Things I’m Doing this Summer That I’ve Never Done Before

Summertime is fun, but like I said before, it's easy to let the precious hours slip by. There are several things that have piqued my interest in the last week that I would LOVE to do this summer, and I thought you might be interested in the ideas as well! But before you read, get… Continue reading 5 Things I’m Doing this Summer That I’ve Never Done Before