Category: College

What I Miss From Home

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With only a few days left in Glasgow, I wanted to share a quick blog post about some of the little things I miss from home and the U.S. more generally (and what I will miss from Scotland once I leave). It’s bittersweet to be flying back so soon and to be saying goodbye to all the friends I’ve made here, but there are also a few things I’m so excited to have again once I get back to the States! In no particular order, here is a ranty list of what I have missed from home these past four months… aside from friends and family, of course (that’s a given). Continue reading “What I Miss From Home”

My Go-To ‘Night Out’ Look

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Today is another collaboration with the Magnificent 8, a group of bloggers across generations who get together once a quarter to show how style can be ageless. The group was super considerate of the fact that I don’t have much of a wardrobe to choose from here in Scotland, so this quarter’s theme was ‘thrifted’—easy-peasy for me since I do the Thrifty Six collaboration once a month. I was originally going to style the one spring dress I brought with me abroad (which I haven’t worn once, by the way) with these secondhand orange wedges I just bought. But then I realized I don’t have a purse to go with that outfit and didn’t want to post an incomplete look… So I decided to share my go-to going out top instead. Continue reading “My Go-To ‘Night Out’ Look”

The Most-Asked Questions I’ve Received While Abroad

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In the month and a half that I’ve been abroad, I’m excited to say that I have met so many interesting people from all over the world… and that first get-to-know-you conversation usually entails some combination of the same basic questions, whether the person is Glaswegian or from a distant European country. Today, I wanted to share those top five questions I’ve been asked, as well as my answers! I’ve been surprised to learn there are a few unique questions/topics about the United States that seem particularly interesting to non-Americans… Continue reading “The Most-Asked Questions I’ve Received While Abroad”