Blogging Anniversary and a Big Announcement

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Happy 4th of July! I hope you get the chance to celebrate today with friends, yummy food, and lots of fireworks. I’d love to hear what your plans are in the comments below. 🙂 While today marks our country’s celebration, tomorrow marks a personal celebration in my own life…the two year anniversary for blogging. Yep, that’s right, I started Graceful Rags back on July 5th in 2016. But for some reason, I don’t feel like celebrating, and here’s why… Continue reading

That Was Nothing Like High School Musical

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I’ve been thinking for a while that it’d be fun to do a post about high school and what I’ve learned from it, now that I am officially graduated. What I didn’t realize is that it would be much harder than I expected. I initially planned to write some tips and tricks to help current students, but I realized nothing I had to say was of value. In order to really share some insight, I’d have to get personal. And vulnerable. Something I’ve never really done on the blog before (and that scares me). So without further ado, here are some honest reflections on the four “best years of your life” (psh, yeah right) that can still be applied long after graduation. Continue reading

New Year, Still New You?

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Hey, remember a while back when we entered 2018? And everybody was all excited for the New Year and starting fresh? If you’re like most people, you probably set some sort of goal for the New Year or promised to keep up with some resolutions. Yeah…that happened. Somehow, it’s already May! This year has just flown by. But today I wanted to take a little time to remind you of the goals you set for yourself—how are you doing? Have you accomplished them yet? Continue reading