Living abroad is continuously fumbling through normal, everyday activities just hoping that you don't make any drastic errors. I'll give an example! American and European electricity work differently, and this can cause any number of problems if one is not careful and doesn't do their research. One day, the power in our apartment shut off.… Continue reading Electricity in Italy: 3 Things You Need To Know
Long time no read. I took an - unplanned - break from blogging when the Fall semester began back in August, and a lot has happened in this interim time. For starters, I spent what ended up being the entirety of the semester doing school online from my dad's house in Ocala, and about once… Continue reading Moving to Italy/ Moverme a Italia
Throughout my collegiate journey, I have taken numerous online courses, and I recently transitioned to UF Online full time. Join me this week as I share the tips and tricks I use for succeeding in this format!
The stereotype of the young military wife is one drenched in controversy; however, I argue that the long-held view of this community as one-dimensional is antiquated.
We have all been affected by this pandemic, and I think many of us are having a hard time feeling like ourselves. Today, I want to share how COVID-19 has affected me personally, and what I think we should remember about ourselves going forward.
Hello! Welcome back to my blog. I am super excited to have you here! 🙂 Let me start this post by establishing two facts about me: I never really liked the outdoors growing up. This could be for any number of reasons; maybe I just didn't get out enough, or maybe I hadn't found the… Continue reading My Trip to Bryson City, North Carolina/ Mi Viaje a la Cuidad de Bryson, Carolina del Norte
Hi! I wanted to try something a little different this week than what I have written in the past. Initially, I wanted to stay away from subjects in the beauty niche because I don't think I carry a lot of authority on it. But, the more that I have thought about it, the more I… Continue reading My Acne Skincare Routine/ Mi Rutina de la Piel con Acné
Today is my tenth post (yay!), thank you so much for sticking with me through these past few months. You have meant more to me than you can know. I wanted to use this momentous occasion to do a little self-reflection. The picture of me above is from the time that I got to climb… Continue reading Discomfort in Perpetuity/ Incomodidad en Perpetuidad
Have you ever wondered what happens when someone marries an airman, and then joins them over seas? A LOT of paperwork, incredible organization, resilience and months of separation! Join me as I tell our story!
For Micah and I, our long distance relationship has brought with it many lessons, and many struggles. However, we are a stronger couple because of it.
The Spanish translation of this post can be found under the English version. Of the controversial things that one can do, the most controversial thing that I have ever done was get married before I could legally drink in the United States. Where years ago it was more normal to get married at 20 than… Continue reading Married at 20/ Casada a los 20
Photo by Eliana Sammons/ Foto por Eliana Sammons The Spanish version of this post can be found below the English translation. I have come to the conclusion that we don't really know ourselves until we leave home. I mean, sure, we know what our hobbies are, our likes and dislikes, maybe what we want to… Continue reading My College Journey as a First-Gen Student / Mi Camino Universitario como Estudiante “First-Gen”
What was originally just a compulsory elective choice in elementary, middle and high school has quickly become the very thing that inspired my choice of outside concentration for my degree, shaped what I hope to go to graduate school for and changed the way that I look at the world. "What school subject has the… Continue reading Learning Spanish and Patience
Upon my acceptance into the University of Florida, I knew 2 things to be true. One, I was going to be a Gator like I had always wanted and two, that I needed a job before school began in early July. Originally, I thought I would be able to get a prestigious first generation student… Continue reading My 2 Years at Chipotle
On the list of things that I never thought I would get to do is definitely spend a week long "honeymoon" in Rome with my husband at 20 years old. Having never planned a big trip like this, I was very, very nervous that I was going to make mistakes flying by myself, or booking… Continue reading Rome in a Week
What is the first thing you think about with you hear "South Korea"? Is it K-pop? The demilitarized zone? Amazing skin care products? Whatever it is, I am here to tell you that, while you are able encounter these things during your travels in South Korea, there is so much more to it that will… Continue reading South Korea: My Travel Adventures
For me, there are moments in life that I look back to and think, "Oh, that is why I am doing what I am now!" Myself with my favorite animal, a llama. As I am advancing farther and farther into my academic, professional and personal lives, I realize that I am making choices based on… Continue reading Perú as a catalyst to who I am today