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 post, Thoughts

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 post

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

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

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, Thoughts

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!)

Christian living post, Thoughts

Q&A Collab: Prayer, Seeking God, and Faith

A month or so ago, Coco Ashley reached out to her readers and asked if any of her readers would like to be interviewed for a series on her blog and I loved the idea! She had very thought-provoking and unique questions, and I really liked what we came up with!! Enjoy! xoxo, Rachel When… Continue reading Q&A Collab: Prayer, Seeking God, and Faith


My New Curly Hair Routine That Works

I found it. A curly hair routine that works. A curly hair routine that helps my curls stay defined and keeps the frizz minimal AND LASTS THROUGH THE NIGHT. Like I mentioned in this curly hair post, I wash my hair in the afternoon after cross country practice. My hair will look great in the… Continue reading My New Curly Hair Routine That Works

Fashion Fridays

Clothing Haul + Outfit Inspo

Summer is the perfect time to shop, amiright? I especially love all the yard sales that happen this time of year. This is also a great time to find cute outfits for the upcoming school year. I've done some shopping over the last few months, and I've found some really cute pieces/outfits that I would… Continue reading Clothing Haul + Outfit Inspo