Why it’s Okay to be Colorful

Groundhog day is always a reminder that we should not let the mundane get us down! The infamous movie, Groundhog Day taught me to always try and find the excitement in the most boring days. It’s something many people are afraid to do. There is a stigma that spending time on making things pretty is superficial, however in a world… View Post

An Open Letter To My Friends Who Post Political Opinions Online

Originally published on Her Campus Utah If you are part of my Facebook feed you are (hopefully) someone I enjoy spending time with, want to stay connected to, or you just post enviable photos. You  might be someone I met Freshman year at orientation and never saw again; either way you are someone I have decided is worth having in… View Post

Back at It

The semester has officially started and that means classes, work, internships, and volunteering are all in full swing. With a hectic schedule and wanting to avoid the seemingly inevitable burn out I like to start the semester on the right foot. This means keeping an up to date calendar, or if you are like me 3 up to date calendars…. View Post

NYE 2015 and DIY Champagne Bar

There is nothing better than being able to start the New Year on a high note.  I rang in the New Year with good friends, lots of laughs, and an adorable champagne bar. Create your very own champagne bar with these easy tips! Ingredients: Champagne Prosecco Rose Strawberries Blackberries Raspberries Sugar Cubes Make sure to cut up all the strawberries ahead… View Post

Glitz and Glamour NYE Goals

New Year’s Eve means new beginnings, glitter and fireworks. It is a night that promises glamour and rarely delivers. With resolutions flying around and the countdown nearing it’s time for you to make this New Years really count. Of course 2016 doesn’t rely on a fabulous celebration, but it can’t hurt right? So here are some of the ways I… View Post

Wrapping Up 2015

There is no way around it 2015 is coming to a close and we are coming to a blank slate. With the coming of a new year I always try to enter it a little more organized than my post finals holiday craze weeks. There are a few ways that I attempt to give myself the illusion of being organized… View Post

When You Are Stuck Home for the Holidays

This time last year I spent the 7 weeks traveling through South East Asia and those weeks were some of the best and most exciting moments of my life. This year I am lucky to get to spend Christmas with my family in the snow covered valley of Salt Lake City! Although I am looking forward to waking up on… View Post

Why I Dropped Out and Back Into School

As Featured on Her Campus Freshmen year in college has to be one of the hardest years you will experience. Moving out of home and learning how to manage health, studies, and a social life is an overwhelming experience filled with lots of ups and downs. I had a teacher describe freshmen year as the time when you will cry… View Post

Best Bottoms for Bikes

When the weather is nice biking on campus is one of the best and worst things to happen to the University of Utah. The worst because every five seconds you need to be looking to make sure you don’t accidently walk in between a bike pathway. The best, because its quick exercise in your everyday life and because it gets… View Post

A Gift For The Host

Everyone knows that when you go to a party you should “never show up empty handed” and as of late I have become a believer in this. Whether it is a dessert or a little gift, the extra thought really counts. In case you don’t have as much time as I do to look on Pinterest, I’ve posted some of… View Post