A Home Shoot

A few weeks ago Kaylin came to do an in home session for us in our new house! I was so excited to finally have some pictures in our new house once we had finished doing our remodeling! She came and we day drank wine, and had lots of laughs. Here are some of the…

Graduated & Moving Forward: A Life Update

These past few months have been a crazy ride for me (hence 0 blog posts since JANUARY). This semester was challenging- the most challenging I have ever had. At the U- I started & finished my LAST semester of college (WHAAAAAT?). I can’t exactly explain how I feel about it- both extremely happy and very…

2017 Top Twelve

2017 started off more than a bit rocky. I had a lot of personal ups and downs this year  but I believe that the outcome made me a better, stronger person. This year I had a lot of self doubt, questioning, and wondering who I am meant to be and the way I want to…

Last Year, Best Year

  This semester has already blown by so far, with only six weeks left of Fall semester, with only one semester left- I thought I was due for a little bit of a life update. If you didn’t catch it from the intro- September was the beginning of my last year in college. Seems like…

How to Travel on a College Budget

I am obviously not some sort of travel guru, but I do get a lot of questions on how I can afford to travel on a college budget. Sometimes the idea of traveling seems unrealistic when you are eating Kraft mac and cheese and living paycheck to paycheck each semester, but there are a few…

10 Things Not to Forget About Your $$ in Europe

This summer was my first ever time to Europe, and really the first time I dealt with a currency difference. Previously, when I traveled to the Dominican Republic, I had just stayed at a resort and did all of my tipping, booking etc in American money. Here are a few tips for you on how…

Finding the Good in a Bad Situation

2017 has not gotten off on a good foot for me. I have had mega issues with my car that I have just bought, finances, school and more.  Ever since my car broke down Christmas Eve, I feel that I haven’t been able to catch a break. One thing after another led me to feel…

Education-You’re Lucky

My second year at the University of Minnesota has taught me a lot of things. I think the most important and continuous lesson is that I am SO lucky. I have spent so much time learning about students who don’t have the same opportunity that I, as well as many other students, take for granted…