Never say “No”

A little over-due, but here is what has been going on my first month in Madrid!



Amigos, I made it!!! As I approached the last hour of my flight, my stomach wrestled itself into unbearable knots.  To be honest, I have never been so completely terrified in my entire life. We finally landed at 7:45 am and I made a break toward customs and made it through in seconds.  It took […]

The Royal Celebration

Life is too short not to have a spontaneous adventure, right?! As a born-and-raised Kansas City girl, it was extremely difficult not being in my hometown during “blue oKCtober” when the Royals dominated the World Series. I grew up bleeding blue.  I grew up attending several games each year, even when the Royals were painful […]

Austin City Limits

One month ago my friends and I took the trip of the year to Austin, Texas for the annual Austin City Limits Music Festival. We listened to artists such as Daughter, Ben Howard, Vance Joy, Hozier and the Weeknd just to name a few.  The event was held at Austin’s Zilker Park. Because we are […]

Bonne fête

  I, for sure, am a lover of birthdays.  I love the feeling of giving a thoughtful gift that they will never forget! However, being in a sorority at a large university, I get overwhelmed by the amount of birthdays that occur in a week.  If I had a bottomless bank account and excessive amounts of […]