The Fall Break Fridge Frenzy, featuring Fantastic Food

A few weeks ago while speaking with my mom on the phone, she asked me what type of cake I’d like to have for my 20th birthday (count it down, everyone– my birthday is in fourteen days!). I pondered it for a moment– Chocolate? Vanilla? Pumpkin Spice (it is Fall, right)? But I had only […]

The Obligatory Fall Break Post

Hello everyone! In case you didn’t know, Hope students didn’t have classes the last two days, giving us what we call fall break! I went home on Friday and returned this afternoon. This was my first weekend home, so I was super excited. Yet I had my fears, what if I didn’t want to come back […]

It’s a Blast to be in a Cast

Alright, it’s been a couple weeks since my post about May Term, and enough is enough. I can’t say that everything about May term was absolutely fantastic. Or maybe I can. But I really can’t. But I kind of can. Here, let me explain… Two weeks into May Term, I went for a walk with […]

Hope Habits at Home~ Differences Between Hope Life and Home Life

Now that I’ve been back at Hope for almost a week, I’m giggling about this draft I wrote a while ago. Throughout break, I made some pretty hilarious realizations regarding the differences between Hope life and home life. As the cliche says, old (and relatively new) habits die hard. Here’s a few of the struggles […]

Thankful for more than just Thanksgiving

There’s something about being a college student that has taken me from being half-full thankful to overflowing thankful. Maybe it’s the friends I’ve made, the professors I’ve had, or the fact that my family is so far away (which makes seeing them that much more important!) Regardless, I know my experience as a college student […]