Thursday, April 24, 2014

Wrapping up Spring Break

I'm about three days from the end of what is very much likely to be my last spring break, ever! 

Tomorrow, I head to Newark to spend the night to catch a 7am flight to London on Saturday. Talk about an early wake-up call on Saturday! 

I'm excited to be getting back to finish up my last semester at LSE. The first week back is going to be crazy due to a lot of assignments being due, interviews, a showcase event, a few parties, and a potential tube strike.  Not too excited about that last one...

Once the first week is over, I'll only have one more essay to finish and two exams. My exams are not till the middle of June. That leaves plenty of cushion time to relax for a few days before diving into the books.

Spring break was full of relaxation, seeing old friends I hadn't seen in years, spending time with my parents and animals, and just enjoying the last few weeks of freedom!

Stay tuned! 

Friday, April 18, 2014

Five on Friday

It's been quite some time since I participated in the blog round up for Five on Friday! Being on spring break, I've been able to structure my time during the week to get prepared to begin regularly blogging, again, and I knew this is something that I wanted to start doing again.

1.  Everyone knows I've had my Starbucks Gold card for years, and I'm coming no where close to never not being a gold member. The other day I was in Target, and I finally found the Starbucks Discoveries for the area! I've picked up the vanilla latte, and I love it! Has anyone else tried these?

2.  I've gotten wanderlust this past week. I'm still home in the States for another week or so before heading back to school for my last term. But, that hasn't stopped me from looking into a trip to Morocco and Hungary before I graduate!

3.  The new lines at Target for spring have gotten me snatching up dresses left and right! I just picked up this gem for an evening with the girls!


4. Did anyone else watch the Scandal season finale last night? I'm still coping with the last five minutes!

5.  And, this is just hilarious for all my fellow Beyonce fans.


Have a fabulous weekend! 

Friday, April 11, 2014


Greetings from the States!

I've been back for a little more than a week at home. Just about three and half more weeks of spring break before I finish up my last term at LSE. I know I say this quite a lot, but crazy how fast time flies!

Since, I've been home, I was able to catch up with some friends that I have not seen in quite some time! 

Last week, I grabbed lunch with one of my best friends, Erin, and our good friend, Ryan. Erin and I met on the first day of freshman year at Syracuse. Living on the same floor that year, we've been friends ever since! Ryan is a mutual friend of both of ours, and he just headed off to China to teach English for the year! 

Erin and Me 

Ryan and Me 

Taking a break from doing work, I met up with my friend Evan in Syracuse on Sunday. He was up visiting campus as he finishes up his last year of grad school. We were both Remembrance Scholars, and we hadn't seen each other since graduation day in 2012. 

To celebrate our reunion, we took a trip to Dino BBQ before driving through campus and remembering the glory days!

Delicious Dino BBQ

Syracuse University

Evan and Me at Dino 
And, lastly, I grabbed dinner with a friend from high school on Wednesday. It's been a week of so of many catch-ups, but it was so nice to see all my old friends!