fitness

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

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!)

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

Christian living post, Life Experiences

Falling Away From Christ vs. Continuing in His Kindness

It seems like there is so much I have to do. I don't know... I'm just really confused. And I get scared when I don't feel that I love you (from my old prayer journal). What if I grow up and fall away from Christ? What if pressures, problems, and persecution make me stop following… Continue reading Falling Away From Christ vs. Continuing in His Kindness

Christian living post

From the Archives: Run to Jesus

Hey there, lovely readers! Today I’m republishing a post from a few months ago that’s really close to my heart. I hope it helps you remember Who to run to when you can’t measure up. ❤ I got so many awesome responses to my survey, so I’m hoping to implement some of your suggestions and… Continue reading From the Archives: Run to Jesus

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)

Blogging Updates, Events, Goals, and Surveys

I Need Your Questions! (+ I buy your next cup of coffee)

Hey there, friends! I know I usually don't post on Tuesdays, but I wanted to pop in to ask for your help! I'm planning to do a fun video Q & A this weekend, and I need your questions so I can make the video. I need all your questions by Friday at noon (EST).… Continue reading I Need Your Questions! (+ I buy your next cup of coffee)

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

Life Experiences, Recipes

Christmas Cookies

Two weeks ago, I said I was going to make a bunch of cookies when I got on Christmas break. And I did. Yesterday was basically the start to my Christmas break, so my little sister and I turned up the Christmas music and made close to 200 cookies. We baked for about four hours… Continue reading Christmas Cookies

Christian living post

Beauty and Self-Esteem: the Point We’re Missing (Pt. 1, the Love of God)

Can we be real for a moment? Sometimes the “feel good” phrases don’t help. Sometimes even reciting Bible verses doesn’t change anything. We know in our heads we’re supposed to put our worth in Jesus. We know in our heads we’re loved, and that the attention of the world doesn’t matter. But sometimes ”knowing it… Continue reading Beauty and Self-Esteem: the Point We’re Missing (Pt. 1, the Love of God)