Annie’s 2020 word of the year… and the ONE THING she needs to do this year

The past few years, I didn't set yearly resolutions. I think we have a tendency to break our own resolutions, so I decided not to create them for myself. Why set myself up to break my own promises? Why not just be a good person and work toward bettering myself 365 days of the year? … Continue reading Annie’s 2020 word of the year… and the ONE THING she needs to do this year

Where has Annie been?

Aboard the MV World Odyssey, Pacific Ocean If you follow me on Instagram, then you know I've been everywhere. I'm being serious when I say that: between my last blog post and now, I've visited thirteen countries. I've sailed across the Atlantic Ocean and through the Panama Canal and consumed bread on four different continents. … Continue reading Where has Annie been?

Annie’s Holiday Shopping Guide | Gifts for the Bookworm in Your Life

With the holiday season swiftly approaching, I've been scouring the Internet looking for gifts for all my bookish friends (while also filling spots on my Santa list.)  I compiled all my favorite bookish finds into one master list: a gift guide for the bookworms in your life. (PS: this post is not sponsored, so all the products … Continue reading Annie’s Holiday Shopping Guide | Gifts for the Bookworm in Your Life

An Introvert’s Guide to the Party Scene // Freshman File #6

Freshman Files is a summer-long series in which I’ll discuss the things I wish I’d known exactly a year ago when I was an incoming freshman.  Whether you’re starting college at the end of the summer or are looking for some tips on how to organize or want to know how to pick out good … Continue reading An Introvert’s Guide to the Party Scene // Freshman File #6

What to Watch on Netflix // My Favorite Shows Right Now

I have an eclectic taste in Netflix shows.  I'll watch anything: Gilmore Girls, Stranger Things, Grey's Anatomy, and everything in between.  Subsequently, I'm always searching for new shows to watch, and I'm passing on a little bit of my expertise today by sharing my favorite shows on Netflix right now. Gilmore Girls // This show is … Continue reading What to Watch on Netflix // My Favorite Shows Right Now

Freshman File #3 // Is Sorority Life Right for You?

Freshman Files is a summer-long series in which I’ll discuss the things I wish I’d known exactly a year ago when I was an incoming freshman.  Whether you’re starting college at the end of the summer or are looking for some tips on how to organize or want to know how to pick out good … Continue reading Freshman File #3 // Is Sorority Life Right for You?

Freshman File #2 // Spending Money, Savings, and Scholarships

Freshman Files is a summer-long series in which I’ll discuss the things I wish I’d known exactly a year ago when I was an incoming freshman.  Whether you’re starting college at the end of the summer or are looking for some tips on how to organize or want to know how to pick out good … Continue reading Freshman File #2 // Spending Money, Savings, and Scholarships

Freshman File #1 // Trust Me, You Made the Right Choice and ANNOUNCEMENT!!

Freshman Files is a summer-long series in which I'll discuss the things I wish I'd known exactly a year ago when I was an incoming freshman.  Whether you're starting college at the end of the summer or are looking for some tips on how to organize or want to know how to pick out good … Continue reading Freshman File #1 // Trust Me, You Made the Right Choice and ANNOUNCEMENT!!

What’s In Annie’s Bag // College Edition

Today, I'm taking you on the grand tour of what's inside my backpack.  This navy bag from North Face is an absolute essential for carrying around all of my stuff to class, the gym, the library, or Qdoba (let's be real: that's where I spend a significant amount of my time). Laptop // Even though I rarely … Continue reading What’s In Annie’s Bag // College Edition

How to Support Creators (Without Breaking the Bank)

As a college student who frequents Bookstagram and Booktube, I'm often tempted to wreck my bank account in support of my fellow creators.  Whether it's book-themed candles or adorable wall art or even personalized bookmarks, I always feel a tiny bit of guilt at not being able to pay for or commission pieces from smaller … Continue reading How to Support Creators (Without Breaking the Bank)