stress relief 101

The necessity for stress relief is enormous. Just take it from me; this past Tuesday I was literally curled up on my bed about to cry from stress. I couldn’t move. I couldn’t think clearly. All I knew is that I had so many things to get done, and so little time to do them in. I was stress paralyzed. I have discovered that being stress paralyzed isn’t constructive when it comes to finding time to blog (Thus I didn’t more »


My 2015 Valentine’s Day Adventures! I had a fantastic Valentine’s Day!! This is my favorite one I’ve had thus far. My friends and I got all dressed up and splurged on Valentine-y donuts. Then we went exploring! Later, I met up with another one of my friends, and we enjoyed frozen yogurt and then wandered along the creek. Then, I enjoyed dinner and a movie with mi familia :) Anywho, here’s the photo recap:       Today was a more »

letter to the 13 year old me

Today I composed a letter to myself… my thirteen-year-old self that is :) When I was writing this post,  I wrote about specific things I needed to hear when I was thirteen– as if thirteen-year-old Kara could actually receive this letter and read it. I thought it would be interesting to look back and see what I cared about when I was thirteen. Also, I didn’t provide too many details about thirteen-year-old Kara’s future, because she doesn’t need to know more »

single v-day featured image

I love Valentine’s Day! It’s my second favorite holiday (following Christmas Eve). I love the hearts, the flowers, the lace, the hearts-with-words-on-them candy, rocking red and pink on everything… *Sigh* And get this–I’ve never gone on a Valentine’s Day date before. Nope. My love for the day is completely unrelated to this thing called “boys.” I have discovered over the years that most singles don’t love Valentine’s Day as much as I do. Critics call it a “Greeting Card Holiday” more »

Disney Love Songs

Happy February!!! I love February, simply because I love Valentine’s Day! I love Valentine’s Day so much, but I’ll explain why more in a later post, so check back for that :) Anywho, the one thing better than Valentine’s Day, is a DISNEY THEMED Valentine’s Day, am I right? This is where you nod your head and echo “You’re right.” Thank you for your participation :) So, I am going to be sharing with y’all my “Disney Love Song Playlist” more »