Life Experiences

A Day in the Life: Hiking and Ice Cream

Time for something light and fun! Today, I’m finally doing a “day in the life” post. I’m going to just get right into it, but before I do, let’s take a quick detour. I’m brainstorming for this summer’s blog schedule and I’m considering doing another video. If you would be interested in another Q&A video,… Continue reading A Day in the Life: Hiking and Ice Cream

Christian living post

How to Enjoy Prayer

Prayer journals, prayer walls, prayer closets... I tried to "get better" at praying for years, but I felt anything but joy whenever I actually thought about praying. Again and again, a wave of guilt would hit me, and I would end up focusing on myself - that I should pray more, that I should get… Continue reading How to Enjoy Prayer

Christian living post, fitness

When you want to give up…

My feet pound the track and my breathing echoes in my ears. Only 200 meters left. I hear my coach telling me to open up my stride as my teammates cheer my name. What people don’t see, though, is the battle happening in my mind. I’m debating with myself - trying to figure out if… Continue reading When you want to give up…

Crafts

DIY Jean Shorts (tutorial, video + tips)

I’m headed south for spring break, so I needed shorts to adjust to the weather. When I went thrift shopping for some new shorts, though, I couldn’t find any that worked for me. Shorts are so short nowadays. Even if you set the question of modesty aside, it’s not comfy to wear shorts that short.… Continue reading DIY Jean Shorts (tutorial, video + tips)

Fashion Fridays, Tips and Advice

From the Archives + Updated: 9 Ways to Make Your Outfit More Feminine

Hey there, lovely people! Today we’re going about a year back in the archives for a super helpful fashion post. These are some ways I like to make my outfits look more feminine and cute, and I’m so excited to share them with you again!! Plus, for you who are reading this the second time,… Continue reading From the Archives + Updated: 9 Ways to Make Your Outfit More Feminine

fitness, Tips and Advice

Working Out for Beginners: Starting and Staying Consistent

Note: Of course, ya’ll know I’m not a trained dietitian or fitness instructor. I’m a teen like you. Take my advice like you would take a friend’s advice. Always consult professional/experienced people before trying anything crazy! 😜 I decided to write this partly to answer a question I received for my Q&A video: What is… Continue reading Working Out for Beginners: Starting and Staying Consistent

Blogging Updates, Events, Goals, and Surveys, Christian living post, Life Experiences

Video Q&A: Favs, Faith, and Photography

Hello again, wonderful readers! Thank you so much for all the kind comments and enthusiastic encouragement you've been giving me. You made this new world of filming videos so exciting and fun for me. Thanks to your amazing questions, I'm back with part two of the Q&A! It's a bit longer than the last one,… Continue reading Video Q&A: Favs, Faith, and Photography

Blogging Updates, Events, Goals, and Surveys, Christian living post, Life Experiences, Tips and Advice

Video Q&A: Faith, Friends, and Life

Hello, my friends! I stayed true to my promise and worked several hours filming and editing this Q & A video, and I’m really excited about the result. Thank you for all your amazing questions! After you watch, comment below if you want to see part two with my answers to more of your questions!… Continue reading Video Q&A: Faith, Friends, and Life

Life Experiences

Quality Songs to Brighten Your Day

In my last post, I asked you girls if you wanted to see more music suggestions. You said yes, so I put together a four playlists from several different genres for you to enjoy. I'm going to stick to songs that are clean and wholesome, so these playlists will help you explore different genres of… Continue reading Quality Songs to Brighten Your Day

Hair

How to Keep Your Curly Hair Frizz-Free and Beautiful

I have 3A curly hair, and while my hair is generally easy to style, it can be difficult to keep it frizz-free. Over the last couple years, I've learned about tricks and products that make caring for my hair much easier. Some of these tips might be surprising, so be sure to read under the… Continue reading How to Keep Your Curly Hair Frizz-Free and Beautiful