22 Lessons From My Twenty-Second Year

"To become a joyful adult, one must grow in experience and wisdom while not losing one's childlike wonder." --Allison Trowbridge, Author of Twenty-Two Cover photo by Michelle Wingard  Today is my last day as a 22-year-old! That's so crazy! I've learned a LOT this year. My word for this year is "courage," and I feel…

Spring at The Silos // My First Trip to Waco, Texas

"Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude." -Ralph Waldo Emerson spring break goodness I had the week off from work for spring break (bless). I didn't…

7 Important Things to Determine Who to Date

"The problem with our world today is that we've taken a consumer mentality and put it into our relationships with human beings, and we treat human beings like commodities."  -Ben Stuart  Cover Image by Rachel Thackerson  What comes to mind when I ask you, "what do you look for in a girl or guy to…

Let’s Talk About It: Self-Care

"Treat yourself as you would a good friend." -Kristin Neff Cover image by Michelle Wingard For the month of February, let's focus on taking care of ourselves in the everyday moments, little and big.  This month, Michelle and I thought it would be worthwhile to focus on self-care. Bubble baths and naps are super nice,…