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Have you ever faced peer pressure to get a boyfriend? I sure have… It was the spring semester of my freshman year of college. My (then) roommate had been happily dating her boyfriend (now husband) for about 2.5 months. And like any friend who was falling in love, she wanted me to be happily in a relationship as well. One of my guy friends and I were mutually “in like,” and we both knew that someday we would probably date. more »

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The following is a guest post by Elizabeth of www.wanderlustandheart.com I have a bit of a control problem: I have issues with asking for help or trusting others with a job I know I can do or when I have a certain outcome in mind. I am this way with God sometimes. Typically, I don’t usually ask for help and I like to try to ‘fix’ or ‘get things done’ on my own. I am also a planner. Not a ‘my more »

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My name is Hannah and I am nineteen years old.  I am a full-time student at St. Ambrose University, studying nursing!  I work at a little Ice Cream Shop in my hometown, which is tons of fun!  I love the outdoors so much, hiking, camping, mountains, lakes, animals, trees… you name it, I love it.  I spend a lot of time in the Word, getting fueled up by God’s love!  I can never get enough, it’s all just so good!  more »

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Need cheep date ideas? Suggestions of fun things to do with your friends? Ideas for solo-adventuring? I gotcha covered! :) Where I live in Texas, the weather usually fluctuates between two things: long unbearably hot summers and short but cold winters. The times when we have nice weather outside are few and far between, but when it does feel nice outside I jump on the opportunity to be out of doors as much as possible! Thus, I compiled the following more »

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The following is a guest post by my roommate/ best friend, Michaela “Aww, you’re in a relationship?? Congrats! You’ve finally met that wonderful person that makes your heart sing and your soul fly!” She squeals. She continues, “The two of you will spend lots of time together, going on casual coffee dates during the week and romantic dinner dates on the weekend. You’ll get to know each other better as you spend that quality time together on a regular basis, more »