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Flashback to the Early 2000s

Hello, blog world! It’s been a while. In fact, I’ve almost let the entire month of August pass without attending to my blog. But it’s all good because my sister Molly has me covered. She created a blog titled “The Pretty and the Plain” this past month, and here is her second blog post. Go check it out! 😀

silos & typewriters

Not only is today “Flashback Friday,” it is also the last Friday of summer vacation. That’s right. Next week I will be re-entering the world of late nights, early(ish) mornings, papers, exams, coffee runs, and moments of near insanity. As I prepare for this coming semester, both physically and mentally, I can’t help but think of the good ‘ole days in elementary school. Back then, the most I had to worry about was learning my letters and making sure not to pee my pants in front of my class. Or, bursting into tears because I unexpectedly spotted my kindergarten crush in the school library. (Yes, that happened). Anyways, back to the point, and away from embarrassing stories about my childhood: Here is a list of some of the things I miss most from my pre-college days. Let the flashback begin!

  1. New School Supplies

Yes, yes, I know. This isn’t the…

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Crafts and Projects, Holidays

A Nerdy Valentine

Happy late Valentine's Day! I was planning to post this yesterday, but the day ended without me realizing it. My day was pretty uneventful. After working all day, I became preoccupied with rearranging my bedroom. After some great finds from Hobby Lobby, I was ready to redecorate my walls (which are now filled with dozens of… Continue reading A Nerdy Valentine

Holidays

Thankful for: My Family (aka The Hawkins Clan)

In my first Thanksgiving post, I listed 50 not-so-typical items that I'm thankful for, since usually no one gets past the basic (but nonetheless amazing) blessings. Well, this post is different...more of a normal Thanksgiving post, in which I want to express my thankfulness for...MY FAMILY. But I also want to take it a bit further and use… Continue reading Thankful for: My Family (aka The Hawkins Clan)

Crafts and Projects, Holidays

A (Fantastic) Spooky Silent Film

In the spirit of all things fun and Halloween-related, I present to you the most marvelous (five-minute-long) silent film of all time: The Mystery at Twin Oaks Manor Let me explain a little. The reason this video is so special is because it was actually made by me and my sister Bethany. It stars my… Continue reading A (Fantastic) Spooky Silent Film