The Truth About Living Across the Country From Everyone You Know

Hello stranger friends, We haven’t met but since you all follow my friend Casie I think we will get along just fine. I’ll give you a little intro before I jump into such an important aspect of my life. My name is Ellie, I’m 25 years old, and have been living in Utah for almost […]

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Taking a SHORT break

I didn’t post last week. It was the Fourth of July and everything just felt crazy. I didn’t want to take time to write on my blog. And after weeks on end posting regularly, I found it weird that after taking a week off I still didn’t feel like posting and I didn’t miss it. […]

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Wicked smaht in Boston!

I went to Boston! A few months ago tickets were (and still are) incredibly inexpensive to go to Boston on JetBlue, *spoiler alert* my new favorite airline. So I booked flights for my friend Allie and I. Throughout my entire trip I kept tedious notes about what we did and what was happening so I […]

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A letter to my younger self

Dear 14-year-old Casie, Hey, it’s you, but just 10 years in the future – crazy, right? It’s weird to say this, but I barely remember what you’re going through right now and what exactly you’re experiencing… I guess that speaks to my memory skills…(yeah, they’re still not great…) If I’m thinking correctly, you’re living it […]

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My 5 Packing Essentials

I love to travel. The entire reason I started this blog was to write about my study abroad trip. And tomorrow, I go on another trip to… SAN DIEGO! I am so excited for this “friendcation” and being able to experience a city I’ve never been to before. Well, I’ve been there, but when I […]

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A wrap up of 2016

Today is New Years Eve! The day has finally come to celebrate the end of 2016 and welcome 2017 with open arms. I don’t know about you, but I’ve never been more ready for a year to end in my life. Now I know tomorrow everything won’t magically turn better. I know I’ll wake up […]

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One year later: thinking back to graduation

December 19, 2015 was the day I graduated college and every day since then has been nothing like what I imagined. This year has been something every young adult would be incredibly thankful for. I’ve been in a city I love, gotten a big girl pay check every two weeks since I finished school, get […]

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The concept of confidence

Confidence is a tricky word. It’s temperamental, selective, challenging, stubborn, and once you have it, life-changing. I struggle with my confidence on a daily basis, as do many of my peers and friends. There are days where I feel worth the millions of dollars professional athletes make and there are days where I feel like […]

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Tips on being in long distance friendships

One of my best friends lives 1,463 miles away from me. Another one of my best friends lives 1,044 miles away. Another lives 999 miles away. And another lives 725 miles away. If you’re like me, you can’t remember a time when one of your favorite people in the world didn’t live far away from you. […]

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10 things I’ve learned while “adulting”

You’re at the end of your college career or you’ve recently graduated and you’ve officially entered the life of an adult. People enter this stage of life at all different ages. I happened to hit it at the age of 22. I’ve officially been an adult for 6 months now and I can tell you […]

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