• When People Reach Out and Remind You of the Advice You’ve Given? Blessed.

    When People Reach Remind Advice You’ve Given? Blessed.

    A Cup of Candor Yesterday, I received an email from a former student of mine. She said she is an avid reader of my blog and encouraged me to keep on going havin... Read more

    Posted on 09 August 2017
  • What I Didn’t Have in College

    What Didn’t Have College

    A Cup of Candor It’s time for the first Cup of Candor, so grab your coffee or tea, and let’s chat. When I decided to embark on this new format for Steph’s Scrib... Read more

    Posted on 25 July 2017
  • The Art of Giving


    I have been pretty open about not really believing in Karma, feeling it is mostly a scare tactic and have grappled with my own contribution to the universe afte... Read more

    Posted on 21 July 2017
  • Effective Study Tips for Grad Students

    Hello hello! With the semester well underway, it is time to share some of my effective study tips for grad students. The advice I share is not limited to... Read more

    Posted on 18 January 2017
  • New Year, New Goals

    Year, Goals

    Happy New Year, everyone! I am so thrilled to be announcing (officially) on the blog that David and I have decided to begin making videos. We recently launched... Read more

    Posted on 09 January 2017
  • Farewell, 2016… Farewell.

    Farewell, 2016… Farewell.

    Reflect. Learn. Two words that we often use when the new year is upon us. I am sure many of you can say that 2016 was a tough year. Read more

    Posted on 31 December 2016
  • Blogmas Day 8: Holiday Card Photos

    Blogmas Holiday Card Photos

    I never used to be one for sending holiday cards. Once I became engaged to David, I wanted to start a new tradition of sending a card to our closest family and... Read more

    Posted on 12 December 2016
  • Blogmas Day 7: Hot Chocolate Cookies

    Blogmas Chocolate Cookies

    If you are searching for a cookie recipe, this is one you have to try! Hey, y’all and happy Blogmas Day 7! Today I want to share with you a recipe I PERFECTED... Read more

    Posted on 09 December 2016
  • Blogmas Day 6: Winter Skin Care Favorites

    Blogmas Winter Skin Care Favorites

    With winter right around the corner, it’s safe to say my skin is ready for me to whip out my favorite skin care products. Winter weather always dries out my... Read more

    Posted on 08 December 2016
  • Blogmas Day 5: Favorite Christmas Songs

    Blogmas Favorite Christmas Songs

    This time of year is always wonderful. The decorations, candlelight services at church, the holiday spirit, the children expressing their excitement to receive... Read more

    Posted on 07 December 2016
  • Blogmas Day 4: Under $50 Gift Guide for Men

    Blogmas Under Gift Guide

    DIY isn’t for everyone. I totally get it. Three years ago, I would have NEVER blogged about DIY gift ideas this holiday season. I guess when you really have no... Read more

    Posted on 06 December 2016
  • Blogmas Day 3: Peppermint Bark Meringue Cookies

    Blogmas Peppermint Bark Meringue Cookies

    Hooray! The weekend is over which means Blogmas continues. Happy day 3, everyone. Today, I want to share a recipe that is PERFECT for a holiday party, cookie... Read more

    Posted on 05 December 2016
  • Blogmas Day 2: Homemade Dog Treats

    Blogmas Homemade Treats

    The holiday season isn’t just for humans, you know? Dogs need some love, too! As you probably saw from Blogmas Day 1, my budget is tight, so presents are going... Read more

    Posted on 02 December 2016
  • Blogmas Day 1: DIY Gift Ideas

    Blogmas Gift Ideas

    Happy Blogmas, everybody! To start this year’s Blogmas, I want to share with you some DIY gift ideas for friends and family. This holiday season, I am on a TIGH... Read more

    Posted on 01 December 2016
  • Happy Blogmas!

    For those of you who are familiar with the infamous “Vlogmas” on YouTube, I am going to do something similar this holiday season by starting Blogmas! Read more

    Posted on 30 November 2016
  • Thoughts from the BAE (Best Auntie Ever)

    As a young girl, I looked up to my aunts. I still do. My love for them is almost impossible to put into words. Their presence in my life has shaped me to be... Read more

    Posted on 14 November 2016
  • America, The Beautiful

    America, Beautiful

    The election results are in, folks. As you likely know by now, Donald Trump has been elected to lead this country. Instead of anger, hostility, and worry…... Read more

    Posted on 09 November 2016
  • Que Sera, Sera

    Some days are tougher than others. Today is one of those days for me. There are times when I look down at my leg (which is currently wrapped in a large splint... Read more

    Posted on 07 November 2016
  • Why Should You Vote?

    Should Vote?

    With the election only FOUR days away, I felt it is a prime opportunity to share why I am voting this year. Although the candidates are not ideal for the 2016... Read more

    Posted on 04 November 2016
  • Photography Session: Maternity Shoot

    Good Morning, Followers! Last weekend, my family took a mini vacation to the Outer Banks in North Carolina. It was a great trip and THE perfect getaway before m... Read more

    Posted on 28 October 2016