20 Lessons from my First Semester of College

As I have mentioned before, I’ve survived my first semester of college!! In addition, I’ve learned many lessons along the way- lessons about me, lessons about college and lessons about life in general. I also learned many lessons in my classes, but we don’t need to talk about those :)The following list contains twenty things I learned during my first semester… 1. Roommates aren’t the big bad wolf I’ve heard so many horror stories about freshmen who go potluck and more »


Wanted to wish you a very merry Christmas! I hope y’all have a wonderful day celebrating the birth of our Savior.This is the last 12 days of Christmas post. I must say that blogging every day has been a challenge. Fun, but a challenge nonetheless.Today is filled with relaxing with my family. My grandparents and two of my cousins drove in today, and the rest of my mom’s side of the family is coming in tomorrow. Yesterday we visited my more »


I love Spanish. Have I mentioned that before?I love it so much! So, of course I loved it when my Spanish professor brought this Tex-Mex version of “The Night Before Christmas” poem to our last class this semester.I thought I would share it with y’all, because it’s amazing… and because it’s Spanish :) ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas…. The Tex-Mex Version of “The Night Before Christmas” By Jim and Nita Lee (Dec. 1972)‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through more »


Today I’m showing y’all the Blimey Cow special, The Christmas Feeling, because 1. it’s fantastic and 2. it points out that Christmas isn’t about us- it’s about Jesus and giving to others.Hope y’all enjoy this as much as I do :)See it here you might also like: The Best Christmas Movies Favorite Holiday Traditions A Broken Shepherd The Best Christmas Books


Fifteen years ago today, my brother, Kyle, was born. This post is in honor of his birthday.So, Happy Birthday, Kyle!!! The Day Kyle was Born…. Three-and-a-half-year-old-me woke up that morning, excited for Christmas which was coming in a few days. I ran into my mommy and daddy’s room… but they weren’t there.Confused, I tiptoed down the hallway and decided to check in the kitchen. They weren’t there either. They also weren’t by the washer and dryer- I checked there next.I more »