Why and how I’m not spending ANY money for all of June.

Hi! My name is Carrie and I am an absolute spend-aholic. I believe, as many people do, that every now and then you should succumb to Instagram and Pinterest culture and "treat yo self." However, for me, this "treat yo self" voice is the loudest one in my head. When I feel the urge to… Continue reading Why and how I’m not spending ANY money for all of June.

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Here I Grow

Let me be the first to testify that A) God is very, very real and B) He has a great sense of humor. (Well, "great" when you're on the other side of things. Not so much in the midst of them.) I am currently on Spring Break of my Senior year of high school, with… Continue reading Here I Grow

Take heart.

Heartbreak. Heartbreak, heartbreak, heartbreak. Someone was holding your tender heart because you gave it to them, and they dropped it. They let it shatter. Whether they played with it and threw it up and and down a few times or let it fall to the ground all at once, the feeling's all the same- someone… Continue reading Take heart.

LIFE HACKS FOR A RAINY DAY

To put it simply, a rainy day typically brings me down with it. We all know the feeling- you don't have any plans, the sky is gray, and you just wanna' chill, which is fine until like 1 pm when you start thinking about that really embarrassing thing you said to your crush in third… Continue reading LIFE HACKS FOR A RAINY DAY

For the Emotional Control-Freak.

If I had a penny for every moment I've spent anxiously tapping my foot and trying to control everything around me, I would definitely be living it up in a SoHo apartment and wearing perfectly curated chic athleisure outfits. Which, admittedly, would be nice, but that's beside the point. I am the opposite of a… Continue reading For the Emotional Control-Freak.

Superficial v.s. Deep

"The best moments of my life don't make it to social media." -Rosalynn Mejia As a hopelessly right-brained student, I have managed to avoid almost any mathematics-involved sciences courses my high school offers for these past four years. This past Thursday, I was filling out a worksheet for my regular Human Anatomy class about Anatomical… Continue reading Superficial v.s. Deep

16 Things I’ve Learned from Being 16

April 11th, 2017 marked the day that I officially turned 17. It marked my completion of the buzzed about, film worthy, notorious age of 16 years old. Personally, I think this is a tremendous accomplishment on any grounds. Below are, appropriately, 16 life lessons I've learned about being a 16 year old girl, and some… Continue reading 16 Things I’ve Learned from Being 16