(Late) 2018 Resolutions!

Usually I don’t like the idea of resolutions during the new year because I feel like I should always be trying to better myself. However, I realized that the start of a new year is the perfect opportunity to reflect on what you could have done better last year. I wanted to publish this for…

Finding My Direction

Throughout my entire life I have found so many things that I have felt passionate about and I wanted to pursue further. While that may seem like an amazing thing, it is actually harder than not finding anything you are passionate about at all. I don’t know if I am in the same situation as…

Feeling Out of Place

I typically like to write about more uplifting topics, but this has been weighing on my mind lately. I have had many seasons in my life where I have felt like I don’t belong and I’ve felt lost. I would actually venture to say that I have felt that way in most times in my…

Growing Up

It’s been quite a while since I last wrote on here and I know I’ve said that before. Senior year is kicking my butt and it’s one of those times in life where you feel like everything is hitting you all at once. Anticipation is the absolute worst. Sometimes its worse than whatever your anticipating….

Life Updates: Traveling, Grieving, and Moving Forward

It has been a little while old friend… Miss Blonde & Determined herself has been quite the traveler lately and I haven’t seemed to have that much time to sit back and breathe. Until now! I feel the need to give you a quick update on life since I have been slightly MIA. As of…

My Strengths & Weaknesses

To get to where you want to go you have to know where you stand. This is why I think it is so important to recognize your strengths and weaknesses. I decided to make a list of mine and hopefully this inspires you to think of your own. Who knows, you might even resonate with…

Rainy Days

I find comfort in waking up to the sound of rolling thunder and rain drops hitting my window. I love dressing in comfy clothes and wrapping myself up in a jacket and scarf. I didn’t always have this appreciation for┬ástormy days, but now it seems like I could spend everyday in the rain. I look…

Pursuing My Passions…

Finding a passion is a struggle for many, sometimes through their whole life. I, however, have an entirely different situation. I have a passion for so many things and I almost get overwhelmed thinking about pursuing all of them. So, I am starting with what I fell in love with first. Writing has also been…