inspired by The Daily Tay June 2010 | We met on a high school study trip to Europe, becoming the best of friends in the city of love. July 2010 | Our first date. It was a day spent at the beach, followed by dinner at our favorite pizzeria. August 2011 | We began our college experiences in two … More Save the Date
For years, I’ve struggled with keeping my skin clear of blemishes. I can remember having acne since middle school, but it didn’t get bad until my junior year of college. Suddenly, I began having cystic breakouts on my cheeks and along my jawline. It was painful and, preparing to enter the work force, it was … More Clear Skin Care Routine
Teachers will often tell you that they learn more from their students than their students could ever learn from them. As a first-year teacher, I can certainly attest to that statement. While I try to teach my students about figurative language and powerful voice, they never cease to teach me important lessons about the lives … More Nurture Your Wanderlust | Lessons Learned From My Students Vol. 1
Let’s face it: if you’re around my age, you can easily get stuck in a crappy position in life. Specifically speaking, you might end up accepting a job that you don’t truly enjoy; you simply took it because it makes ends meet. Having a job that you don’t enjoy can be mentally and emotionally taxing. … More 4 Ways to Overcome Your Crappy Job
reading The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah. I recommended this book to my future mother-in-law after hearing great reviews. She loved it. Thankfully, I got it for Christmas, and I’ve been devouring it since. writing I’ve been tinkering around with a few ideas, but I haven’t been able to bring myself to write full posts. I can’t … More Currently
I know that winter has finally arrived when I wake up to find peeling and cracked hands. It took me years to find good lotions that would actually repair and replenish the moisture in my hands, not just temporarily fix my dry skin. Today, I’m sharing with you my absolute favorite hand lotions for dry … More My Top 3 Hand Lotions for Dry Winter Skin
Have you ever considered your purpose? What you hope to achieve through your work? What the point of your blog is? What message you want to convey through the life you live? I was recently at a professional development seminar where we created mission statements for ourselves as teachers. There, I realized that having a … More What’s Your Mission Statement?