Monday, January 2, 2017

You Guys...I'm Back! (And a Q&A)

Okay literally, I know I'm going to post this and people are going to have no idea who I am or what this blog is because I have been gone for so long. Honestly, life hit me like a truck. Not saying that this next semester is not going to be any less truck-like but I think I've finally got it together. I started this blog when I was still at a school I hated that wasn't challenging me and I had all the time in the world on my hands to write. Then I went to Italy and truly I did not have the time to be blogging at all, but I did because life was so exciting. Then I got to school. For those of you who don't know, I transferred schools and my new schools is amazing and wonderful and everything that I dreamed it would be and more. It is such a blessing in my life. That being said, I was suddenly challenged, I suddenly had to work after a full school year of having a ridiculous amount of free time. Exciting things were happening (but not necessarily Italy exciting) that I wanted to write about and update you all about yet I was exhausted all the time and busy practically every moment of the day. This next semester, I've signed up for a lot and I mean a lot, but I'm not new anymore. I have my feet on the ground and I'm ready to run. And, my YouTube channel should start looking a little more active in the weeks to come!

So I'm back! There's my long-story-short explanation. I loved sharing Italy with all of you and I really cannot wait to be back and share so many new adventures with you. I have so many posts drafted up and ready to go that I can't wait to write about but I thought this re-introducing myself post would be a good time to do a little Q&A tag. Even those who have read this blog for a while probably don't know these things about me so here we go!

1. What is your middle name?
McCabe, the maiden name of my grandmother on my dad's side!
2. What is your favorite color?
3. Who was your first best friend?
The first one I remember is named Kate, I met her in kindergarten, but I think I also was best friends with a girl in pre-school named Krista. I'm still friends with them both today!
4. How tall are you?
5 foot 10 and a half by Disney's standards and 5 foot ten and 3/4 by my doctor's standards. Can you believe it? I'm a giant.
5. Cats or Dogs?
I've recently been converted to being a cat lover but STILL dogs all the way.
6. Funniest moment throughout school?
I've had so many great moments throughout all of my years of school and yet the only one that is coming to mind is when I dropped my entire tray of lunch in front of the entire dining hall so...
7. How many countries have you visited?
Eight! America, Canada, England, France, Italy, Hungary, Czech Republic, and Austria
8. Are you in/gone to college?
I am currently a second semester sophomore at Chapman University!
9. What was your favorite/worst subject in high school?
My favorite subject was my AP Government class (and I sorely wish I had taken APUSH) and my worst/least favorite subject was probably chemistry. I just never understood it.
10. What is your favorite drink?
Long Island Iced Teas😏
But seriously, honestly water. I am a water addict.
11. What is your favorite animal?
12. What is your favorite perfume?
Kate Spade Walk on Air or something from Victoria's Secret probably haha!
13. Tea or Coffee?
14. What would you (or have you) name your children?
For girls I love the names Charlotte, Chloe, Scout, Emmalee, Lucy, Angelica, Anastasia, and Olivia. For boys I love the names Derek, Jonas, Tom, Collin, Jake, Cory, Chris, Blake, and Marcus. I will also probably change my mind on these names a million times.
15. What Sports do you play/Have you played?
I used to play basketball and volleyball, I used to ski and figure skate (I still can just not often) and I used to do karate and I also dance.
16. What is your favorite book?
The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls and A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray
17. Who are some of your favorite YouTubers?
Sarah Baska, bdoubleolive, Charles Gross, Tati, Natalie Tran (at communitychannel) KathleenLights, and Jackie Aina and I subscribe to soooo many more.
18. What is your favorite movie?
I love anything with Leonardo DiCaprio, The Descendants with George Clooney, Singin' in the Rain, anything with Audrey Hepburn, Interstellar, The Kings of Summer, Moulin Rouge, The Devil Wears Prada, anything Disney, and Ferris Bueller's Day Off. Don't make me pick.
19. Are you Single or Taken?
20. Whats your idea of an ideal first date?
Dinner and the beach
21. How many Girlfriends/Boyfriends have you had?
Officially one
22. Favorite memory from childhood?
Any holidays!
23. Do you speak any different languages and how well?
I speak Italian and French conversationally well and I am learning ASL.
24. Do you have any siblings?
Two younger brothers.
25. How would you describe your fashion sense?
When I'm not just wearing jeans and the t-shirt on top because I'm tired, modern/trendy prep? I wear lots of dresses and J Crew.
26. What is your favorite restaurant?
I love most restaurants, no favorites.
27. What are some of your favorite TV shows?
I love Game of Thrones more than anything, Breaking Bad, Grey's Anatomy, Glee, House of Cards, Scandal...
28. PC or Mac?
29. What phone do you have?
iPhone 6s
30. Tell us one of your bad habits!
Cracking my knuckles (and my elbows and toes and neck and knees and ankles and back and...)

So welcome (back) to my blog. Thank you for reading and I'm you're excited for what is to come!


  1. Welcome back to blogging! I'm excited to see what this year brings for you. I'm going to have to go back and read some of your earlier posts!

  2. I'm so happy to hear that you found your place at your new school. If things don't improve for me this semester, I am considering transferring as well. Hopefully this semester will be a bit easier on you time-wise. Can't wait to read your new posts! :)

    1. Please let me know if you have any questions about transferring! I'm sorry to hear you aren't enjoying it as much as you should be, but thank you for stopping by!

  3. Welcome back! Don't beat yourself up. It's so hard to balance college life and blogging!

  4. I love these Q&A style posts! It helps us readers feel like we really "know" you as a friend -- albeit a virtual one! Welcome back to the blogging world!

    1. Thank you! I thought it would be a fun idea.

  5. I love Q&A's! If you love all of those YouTuber's you should watch Alexandrea Garza-I love her channel!

    xoxo, SS

    Southern And Style

    1. I definitely have to check her out, thank you for the suggestion!

  6. I love that you shared a Q&A! love some of these answers!

  7. I love reading Q&A's! You've traveled so much!
    -Anna |

    1. I've been super lucky to for sure! Thank you for reading!

  8. I'm 5'10 too! Love these fun facts about you!

    Greta |

  9. Welcome back!! I love a good Q&A!!

  10. I love this Q&A. It's always nice to get the backstory on different bloggers.

  11. Yay! So glad that you are back :) Loved getting to know you a little better through this post!

    XO, SS || Seersucker Sass

  12. Welcome back, we've all had rough semesters are school! Getting to know you better was so fun!
    Ashley |

  13. This was SO fun to read. It's always great when we are able to get to know a blogger like this. That's so awesome that you lived in 8 countries!!

  14. Welcome back! I always love getting to know more about the writer behind a blog! I'm bad at cracking all of my joints too, I blame it on my many years of dance.. haha
    Amy | Pastel N Pink

  15. Welcome back! Loved reading your Q&A and getting to know you better. Cats all the way though :P

  16. I am so glad you found an amazing school and were loving it! I can't wait to see more youtube from you!

  17. I'm a dog person too! I'm actually adopting one (in the process now)! Welcome back to the blogging world :D

  18. I loved learning a little more about you! I'm a secret game of thrones lover too ;)

    Jennifer Ashley


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