I am sad. I am sad because I am finished with school. You see, this past Friday, I graduated. Which is great and happy and all, but I’m gonna miss my university and my professors and my friends so much!! This last semester has been so crazy busy. I’ve been student teaching and taking my teacher certification tests and taking my very last Spanish course. Swamped. I’ve felt swamped and stressed out.   But now it’s over and I’m sad. more »

2015 year in review

I don’t know about you, but 2015 seemed to fly by! This year was filled with countless adventures and laughter… and some tears too. Some 2015 firsts: First time to go out of the country First time to lead/teach a VBS class First time to go on a cruise First time to be in a car wreck (as a driver) First time to teach Spanish in a school Here is a quick summery of key events in 2015: January: Second more »

That Time We Took a Cruise to Mexico

This past week was awesome! My best friend, his family, my cousin, and another one of my besties went on a cruise to Mexico. It was my first cruise, and I had no idea what to expect. It was much more fun than I could have imagined, and it was so great to be able to vacation right after finals. Day one: Here we are, about to drive to Galveston. From left to right there’s Paul and Lynn (Caleb’s parents), more »

history cwk

I love reading about how fellow bloggers entered the magical world of blogging. Every story is unique and special, and today I’m going to share how Coffee With Kara came about. So sit back, relax, and enjoy! Once Upon A Time… In tenth grade English when my class and I were reading Ivanhoe, our awesome teacher told us that we were going to do a project to go along with the book. We were going to draw a character’s name out more »

Top Ten Memories Freshman Edition

My first year of college ended about a month and a half ago, and I figured it’s high time I do a quick recap of the year. So, today I present you with the top ten memory countdown- freshman edition. Here we go :) 10. Welcome Week Welcome Week was a blast! I met lots of awesome people and made some really great friends. My “family group” and I played a bunch of crazy games, ate Frosty Cones, learned about more »