life after high school
It’s graduation season!
eight things i’d tell my younger self
What would you tell your younger self?
Moving to a new country is no small feat.
my best travel tips
I consider myself to be pretty well-traveled, but when I think of a pro, I immediately picture my mom. She’s been traveling the world since she was five years old, and has not stopped since. I think we once tried to count how many countries she’d been to, and the number tallied way over 100.…
five things my parents taught me about love
Our parents are one of the most significant parts of our lives, but they’re certainly not without flaws. Most discussions with friends regarding parents admittedly involve a lot of eye-rolling and mock-horror. While my parents have been mentioned in a few of these discussions (remember the DONUTS, Mom!?), I know how lucky I am to…
five tips for hosting overnight guests
Happy Hump-day! Graduation + wedding season is just around the corner, which means friends and relatives will be flying in to join the celebration. While it’s great to have everyone come together, sometimes it’s not so great to have a million people (or two) staying at your place. Usually this comes down to lack of preparation…
how to survive: going home for the holidays
It’s to be expected, really – reuniting for a week or two after months of time apart with people who you know will always love you during an extremely stressful and busy holiday…pretty much a recipe for disaster. My family is spread out all over the world (this year we finally we had three of…
food for thought – on getting engaged
For today’s post, I thought I’d write a little bit about my thoughts and feelings since getting engaged one month ago. If you’re in the mood for some random, mushy ramblings, read on! Conrad proposed to me on October 6th this year, and the whole thing still feels so surreal. I think the biggest surprise…