NOVEMBER 2017 | Wrap-Up

Happy December!! We are now in the middle of my two favorite months of the year: chilly November and festive December (though my November was also incredibly festive!). November has been a whirlwind of travel, celebrations, work, and more work. Now that term has officially ended for me (woo hoo!) I'm really looking forward to …

Thanksgiving in Oxford | Holly Goes Abroad

This past Thursday was my second favorite holiday (after Christmas, of course): Thanksgiving!! Every year since I can remember all of my family members have come over to my house for Thanksgiving dinner. Sitting crammed around our too-small dining room table is one of the few times each year when we're all gathered together in …

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’m Thankful For

Happy Tuesday!! It's one of my favorite times of the year: THANKSGIVING! Even though I won't be in the States for Thanksgiving this year (shout out to my college at Oxford for having a dinner for the American students!) it's still fun to get into the festive spirit. Today I'll be sharing ten books that …

NOVEMBER 2016 | Wrap-Up

One of my favorite months has come to a close, only to see the beginning of my favorite time of the year: the holiday season! But before we break out the Christmas lights and put up the tree (oops! Too late...) it's time for my November 2016 Monthly Wrap-Up. Here's what I've been up to …

Many Thanks | Thoughts on Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving!! Whether or not you celebrate Thanksgiving, I think it's immensely important for everyone to remember the core component of this holiday: giving thanks. It's on days like this that I am struck with how incredibly fortunate I am. I am privileged enough to be getting a fantastic education at Wheaton College (MA), an …

Top Ten Tuesday: A Bookish Thanksgiving!

Happy Tuesday!! With Thanksgiving in just two days, the lovely bloggers over at The Broke and the Bookish have decided to make this week's Top Ten Tuesday an open-ended Thanksgiving theme. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday (besides Christmas, of course!) because it's simple and sweet: friends and family get together to enjoy quality time with …

Happy Thanksgiving!!

It's that wonderful time of year again: Thanksgiving!! Not only is this day rich in history, but it's also one rooted in traditions and an incredibly important message. Even though Christmas will probably always be my favorite holiday, Thanksgiving comes in at a strong second place. I love the simplicity of Thanksgiving, the way it's …