A College Kid’s Guide to Holiday Shopping

I try to do my holiday shopping year-round. I work a lot during the summer and tend to have a little extra money then, so for me that's the ideal time to start getting Christmas presents. Another factor is the timing of University tests. Final exams happen right before Christmas and buying presents is the … Continue reading A College Kid’s Guide to Holiday Shopping

Appreciation Post!

I've found that getting a crap ton of stuff I don't really need from a fat guy in a red suit makes me appreciate the things I already have. On Christmas Day, after everything's said and done, I smuggle all my gifts up to my room and stow them away (neat, organized, either color coded … Continue reading Appreciation Post!

Holidaze

Everything gets hectic around this time of year. Between my birthday, my cousin's birthday, family coming over, and the actual Christmas celebration itself, many of our holiday traditions have become lost over the years. Inadvertently, many more have been added. When I was a wee little munchkin my mother would take my friend Andrea and … Continue reading Holidaze

No Place Like Home for the Holidays

Who else is home from college? Just me? That's a little bit how it feels right now. I finished my exams early (fingers crossed for high grades this semester!) and came home last Friday. It's a balmy 65 degrees in most of Western North Carolina right now and I'm starting to get the feeling that … Continue reading No Place Like Home for the Holidays