Monday, September 18, 2017

Step Into My Week: BBYO, Lantern Parade & Gilmore Girls

Last week I had a cold that left me wanting to do nothing. Luckily, I was able to make time for some fun too. I'm back to feeling better which is pretty great. It's crazy to think we're a month into the school year. Wow, time is going by so fast.

My BBYO chapter had a Shabbat with another chapter. It was super cute. I got to see my friends in the other chapter which was great. We made really cute bracelets.

I went to the Beltline Lantern Parade. The lanterns were absolutely beautiful. So many people had clearly put in tons of time to make their stunning creations. I definitely want to participate next year. I'm pretty sure the Beltline has classes on how to make a lantern. I'll have to take a class.

My friend, Revell, and I went to see a play on Saturday night. The play was really good. I love supporting other schools' productions. It's really cool to see how different their performances are from my school's.

After the play, Revell slept over. We attempted to have a Gilmore Girls revival marathon, but we only got through the first episode. The part we saw was really good. I'm excited to finish watching the series.

Thursday, August 31, 2017

August Lust List

August Lust List
This Summer flew by in the blink of an eye! I’m back on track with blogging now with posts going live every Monday and Thursday at 9 am EST. You can see from my Step Into My Week posts that I was out of town or working most of the summer. I was a little busy, but I wasn’t too busy to forget about the August Lust List.

BBYO is starting back up. With BBYO, I have lots of needs for casual dresses. I’m still digging tie dye like a few months ago. I actually got some tie dye shorts from Forever 21. Anyways, I’d love any of these dresses. The blue and white striped shibori really has my eye. 

I’ve been loving rompers lately. I had a grey simple romper that sadly got lost. Luckily, the grey (and black) version is an easy replacement. The added twist in the front is so cute. The light pink and leaf romper is adorable. It makes me so happy to look at.


Fall season is right around the corner. With that, comes sweater season. Atlanta weather is normally a little too hot for a sweater, but these cardigans look like the perfect option. I love how they’re a little longer so you’ll be plenty comfortable in them.

Monday, August 28, 2017

Step Into My Week: High Museum & BBYO

BBYO

Theater really began to start last week. We learned how to work tools that we hadn't learned before. Additionally, this year's theater group is amazing. I'm seriously so excited for this year. We had our first theater dinner on Thursday. It was so great to get close with the actors for the play.

On Friday, my friend Catie slept over. We had a great time hanging out. It was tons of fun. We mainly goofed off with my sister.

On Saturday, I got to go to the High. The Andy Warhol exhibit is closing up really soon, so I was super glad I got to see it. The art was absolutely beautiful. All of the art came from one collector's amazing collection. It was insane to think how much art the collector had gathered.

My BBYO chapter had a family brunch this weekend. It was really great to see members who didn't go to kickoff. The event overall was really fun.

Friday, August 25, 2017

Step Into My Week: Orientation, First Day of School, and LTI

This past week was absolutely amazing. So many of my favorite activities started last week. It was a great start to the year.

I'm an orientation leader for my school. We had our orientation on Monday. I was paired with the sweetest girls. I absolutely love my school, so it was awesome to show them around answer any of their questions. One of the girls on my tour happens to be one of my good guy friend's sister, so that was cool!

I absolutely love the first day of school. I don't get to see all of my friends during Summer, so it was amazing to see all of my friends again. Each grade always does a cute skit to help new kids learn everyone's names. One of my friend's named everyone last year in a little competition, so we recreated that competition. It was super cute. The teachers did an amazing job coordinating their skit.

The rest of the first week of school was pretty great. Overall, I'm pretty happy with my teachers and classes. I'm super pumped about my journalism and English classes this year.

Theater also started. This year's fall play is going to be amazing. We have an insanely big cast (25+ people), so it will definitely be interesting to see how this production pans out. I know it's going to be fantastic. The costume ideas are absolutely amazing. I'm so excited about this year's productions.

BBYO had LTI (Leadership Training Institute) last weekend. We spent a lot of time learning how we can better improve our chapter, learned what our leadership style is, played capture the flag, and had a council meeting. I got closer with a lot of the girls in my chapter. This year is going to be seriously amazing. I'm so excited for all this year has in store!

I know this post is crazy late. I've been with the insanity of a new school year. One of my friends is sleeping over, I'm going to an art exhibit, and I have a BBYO program this weekend. It's definitely going to be a fun weekend.

Monday, August 14, 2017

Step Into My Week: Sleepovers, Volunteering, & BBYO

This week was a great week. I got to see a bunch of my friends that I hadn't seen in a few months. It was amazing to finally see them. I seriously love my friends so much. They're the best.

I was in Asheville Monday through Wednesday, so I got to spend a bunch of time with my family. My cousin, Chloe, had just gotten back from camp on Monday. I loved hearing all about her adventures, her new friends, and how excited she is for next year already. Camp is seriously the best!

On Tuesday, I spent all day with Chloe. We ran a few errands with our Grandma before heading back home. We had a delicious lunch at Sunny Point. I got an amazing tofu chorizo dish. I definitely want to go back again. I ended up sleeping over at Chloe's house, since we were having so much fun together.

On Friday and Saturday, I had orientation for a volunteer program I'm in. I'm so pumped to see all that we're going to do this year. The people in my group are all so talented and passionate. I love being around passionate people.

Saturday night was my BBYO chapter's kickoff. I loved seeing all my friends and hearing all about their amazing summers. My friends and I ended up just sitting around and talking for 3 hours. It was so great to catch up with them.

It was such a great week to see all my friends and family. I absolutely adore the people in my life.