8 of 12, done!


Holy crap, guys. It’s September 1st.

By the time this posts, I will be en route to Lake George, New York for the Labor Day weekend. This will be the last few days I have to relax before kick-starting into the new school year! As always, we will end August with a little recap of the month that has passed.

This month’s experiences included:

  • The end of summer session for my kiddos.
  • The final grad parties of the year.
  • A few days off for a mini-vacation.
  • Saying goodbye to my brother, his girlfriend, and my cousin as they went off to college.
  • Celebrating my parents’ 25th wedding anniversary.
  • Moving my brother into college in Akron, Ohio.
  • The beginning of my last semester of grad school. [!!!!!!]
  • Going to the Buffalo Bisons game and eating my first hot dog since age three.
  • Working a couple weeks of summer camp.
  • Going to Canandaigua, New York.
  • Winning for the first time at Bingo.

The month of August was one that, I think, my entire family really dreaded. A lot of changes occurred throughout this month, and some of us have been more effected than others. Nonetheless, the month really was a great end to summer and a good welcoming into the fall season, and there are many things that I have to look forward to during the month of September!

What are some of your hilights for the month of August?! xoxo.


4 out of 12, done! [Three days later].


April came and went in the blink of an eye. All of a sudden I flipped the page in my planner and it was May 1st, and I was a week out from the end of the semester. April was a month filled with an overabundance of ups and downs, and I could not be happier that it is over and I am now onto this clean slate that is the month of May.

In regards to my personal life, a glimpse of some the things that happened in April are:

  • A celebration of World Autism Day alongside my ever-so-perfect students.
  • Saying goodbye to my very first car and treating myself to a brand new one.
  • Participating in a 4 mile walk/fundraiser at my job to raise awareness for Autism, as well as help support the school I am blessed to work at each morning.
  • A relaxing spring break from both school and work.
  • Celebrating my grandmother’s birthday.
  • Attending my brother’s final Varsity Singers concert.
  • Watching my brother commit to the University of Akron.
  • Endless amounts of studying, projects, and assignments pushing me toward finals week.
  • A 20-day search for a lost friend that ended in a way in which I cannot explain.

May so far has started off on a low note, other than celebrating my brother’s 18th birthday, as we are still continuing to live through the tragic loss of a lifelong friend with many unanswered questions. My personal life caught up to me, so the blog this month severely suffered, especially the last few days with all that has been going on. But, there are plenty of exciting things on the calendar during this month ahead of me. Here’s to a new chapter. xoxo.

1 out of 12, done!


Happy February 1st everyone!

We are already through one month of 2017 [how wild is that?!] and it seems like so much has happened throughout these last 31 days. Some of the month’s most iconic events worldwide include:

  • President Donald Trump was officially sworn into office.
  • Millions of people participated in the Women’s March in response to President Trump’s inauguration. In the United States, this became the largest single-day protest in American history.
  • Scientists at Harvard University became the first to create metallic hydrogen in a laboratory.
  • Worldwide controversy sparked after President Trump signed an executive order restricting travel and immigration from Muslim-majority countries.
  • The famous America actress Mary Tyler Moore passed away at age 80.

In regards to my own personal life, I:

  • [Almost religiously] contributed to this blog everyday, minus one or two days, keeping in touch with my New Year’s Resolution.
  • Turned 24.
  • Went on job interviews.
  • Started looking at new cars.
  • Got a new job [and have an official ending date in regards to my current job].
  • Bought tickets to see The 1975 in May.
  • Started a new semester of grad school.

It doesn’t seem like a lot but, hey, it’s only 31 days. Here’s to the rest of the year! xoxo.