It's August of 2003, the start of a new school year. I enter my first Spanish class of the year. There aren't many people I know and I will not come to be close to any of them by the end of the year. There is one person, however, whom I end up chatting with occasionally … Continue reading How Best Friends Came To Be
Last week I was honored with a nomination for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award by swajithkas. Thank you so much for nominating me along with 14 other inspiring bloggers for this award! I'm still just getting over the shock from my first award, let alone this one. Thank you again so much and I'm grateful that … Continue reading Very Inspiring Blogger Award!
Finally, it's Friday! I don't know about the rest of you, but this week was long and hellish for me. Starting out with a snowstorm is not the best way to welcome a new week, and it looks like the same thing is going to happen this week. Someone get me out of New England … Continue reading The Friday Five: Blogger Love v.3
So I've had an iPhone now for almost 3 years. It took me a while to plug into the smartphone trend. Would you believe my mom got an iPhone before I did? Yeah, weird. In any case, I got my first iPhone, the 4, in 2012 and upgraded this past year to an iPhone 5s. … Continue reading My Essential iPhone Apps
Okay everyone, it's the first Wednesday of the month! Which means it's time for a review. Like the last two times, I am reviewing another book. I actually read this one over the summer, but that doesn't mean I can't give it a personal review. Maybe for my next review in two weeks I will … Continue reading Taking Chances [book review]
For the past four weeks I was part of WordPress.com's Blogging University: Blogging 101 program, a neat little class on learning some basics about blogging along with some prompts/assignments for getting started on blogging. Though I have actually been blogging causally for a few years now, I wanted to take this course for a way … Continue reading My Blogging 101 Experience
What a wonderful surprise it was yesterday morning to wake up and find an email in my inbox from Ann of Grubbs n' Critters telling me that she nominated my blog for the Liebster Award! I am so grateful that you chose my blog as one of your eight and I honestly cannot thank you enough! Naturally, … Continue reading Liebster Award!