17 Things I Learned at 17


This time last year, I wasn’t ready to turn seventeen. Sixteen felt innocent, comfortable, and easy. You’re given just enough responsibility to be entertained, but any mistake is attributed to your young age and every accomplishment is impressive for the same reason. I feel the same about turning eighteen. I don’t feel old enough to be eighteen, even though I know that doesn’t really make sense. Despite that, I’ve decided to welcome eighteen with open arms and a hopeful heart while sending off seventeen the same way. Now that it’s gone, I miss seventeen. I spent a whole year with it, and here’s what I learned.  Continue reading


Current Favorites

I can’t believe 2017 is over. In 2018, I am finding out where I am going to college, and then I am graduating and GOING TO SAID COLLEGE (?!) I hope 2018 will bring happiness and contentment for all of us. December, January, and February have been full of busy and exciting times, so I’ve decided to combine my favorites from all those months.  Continue reading

Velvet Playlist


I usually like to listen to bumping songs in the car, but I’ve recently been more into solemn, nostalgic, look-out-the-window-like-I’m-in-a-movie songs. I’ve compiled a list I think you should listen to when you are in that same mood. If you want to listen to my most recent adds first and then work your way to songs I’ve been loving for awhile, start at the bottom of this list and move upward.  Continue reading