Weekend Baking Collection | What I Do When I Visit Home

Click here to view my full collection of baked goodies! I love being at college. It’s freeing, full of independence, and all shaped by me. But… I always look forward to going back home every other weekend. Seeing my family members and little dog just make my whole world. Me and my mom have finished…

college life | saturday ramble

Happy Saturday, everyone! I hope your week has been as eventful as mine. This week marked the start of my on-campus college career. With the COVID-19 restrictions, including having a very limited amount of guests to help me move in, the day unfolded in a strange, exciting, and bittersweet manner. I had to walk around…

Dark Chocolate Brownies!!

Happy Wednesday! I hope everyone’s been having a good week. I’m nearing the last few weeks of being home before moving for college. That being said, I’ve been sure to bake something awesome for everyone once a week! Last Saturday, I scoured Pinterest for the best brownie recipe I could find; keep in mind, I’ve…

crooked brain | poem

I feel it in my head it’s not centered it inches to the left maybe that’s why I feel so… Today I will try to center it. ~ Sammicakes

Patience and Cheesecake | Saturday Thoughts

Hello and hello! For the people who keep up with my blog, I’m sure you’ve noticed that I’ve been a bit absent. I’m nearing the end of my summer college courses, which means lots of prep work for finals and presentations. My mind has been very focused on the more academic side of my life…

Spelman College Acceptance: 2020 College Transition Process

It’s been three weeks since I received my acceptance letter to Spelman College! To any of my fellow rising seniors, or anyone else interested in the process, I want to document my journey from high school to college.  I am currently gathering up my needed files and deposits as well as signing my required forms….

The Best Word Is Weird | Essay

A college essay. Prompt: What is your favorite word? Why? Enjoy! ~ Observing spelling alone, weird itself is a weird word. Its spelling is odd, one of the most inane of the English language. If you say it slow enough, you can hear the “we’re” right before you pop the “duh.” We’re duh. The oddities…

Smart Tech in the 1700’s

What would the people of 300 years ago use our current technology for? A (dumb) scholarship essay~ ~~~~ Imagine if the technological advancements we made today were done nearly 300 years ago. AI’s (Artificial Intelligence units), Google Glasses, and cellphone-caused backaches would become an early plague on our society. In this era—in the early 1700’s—individuals…

5%

For six decades, Harvard was the only college to exist in America. Hardly anyone finished high school in the 1800’s, let alone applied to an elite university, and they were quick to get to work and start a family, as the life expectancy was only 40 years. With such a short life, it makes sense…

Roller Coaster of a Weight Loss Journey(Part 1)

A scholarship essay. Academics and athletics were the two aspects of my life I had tried to keep fairly balanced all my life. From ages 5 to 14, soccer was my main sport. It was my favorite way to stay in shape and improve my athletic ability. However, when I was rejected from my school…