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)

On the Act of Unfollowing

By the power vested in us by social media, we have the capacity to know so many things about our accounts.  On my Instagram, I can track hour-by-hour how many views, likes, comments, et cetera my posts are accumulating.  On Pinterest, I can monitor how many clicks and saves my pins get, allowing me to … Continue reading On the Act of Unfollowing

Annie’s Winter Favorites

Happy February! The first month of the year flew by so fast I feel like I have whiplash. One day I'm moving into my dorm and the next I'm one month into my second semester? This time thing is starting to weird me out. Narrowing down my favorite products of the season was definitely a … Continue reading Annie’s Winter Favorites

Why Annie Isn’t Reviewing Turtles All the Way Down

Yesterday, I finished reading Turtles All the Way Down by John Green.  As you can see from my five-star rating on Goodreads, I loved it.  This book enchanted me the way so few books do: I couldn’t put it down, couldn’t leave my dorm unless it was tucked in my backpack with the knowledge that … Continue reading Why Annie Isn’t Reviewing Turtles All the Way Down

Annie Loves College! // Lessons from First Semester

The title says it all, my friends.  I'm one semester into my college education and could not love it more.  (I mean, if my professors stopped assigning homework that would be great, but other than that I'm doing swell!)  I love my roommate, I love my major, I love my classes, I love my school.  … Continue reading Annie Loves College! // Lessons from First Semester

19 Facts About Annie

Hi y'all!  Since I've gained so many followers recently both on Twitter and on my blog (which I'm way grateful for!!!), I found it only fitting to reintroduce myself so we all can get to know each other.  I also write about myself in my Introducing Annie post many moons ago and you can read … Continue reading 19 Facts About Annie

Annie’s August and September College-Themed Favorites

Have I mentioned that I started college recently?  Did you catch the sarcasm there? As I'm writing this post, I've been in college for five (six?) weeks and am thriving.  I love the autonomy that comes with creating my own schedule and absolutely adore my flatmates, not to mention the dining hall food isn't shabby at … Continue reading Annie’s August and September College-Themed Favorites