Saturday, January 17, 2015

Finally an Update + Happy New Year!

HI EVERYONE! (long time no see!)

Grand Oasis Cancun

It's 2015 and I am alive!!!!! 
I know it's been forever since my last update!!! In fact my last post was in August 2014, right before I was heading to college. I'm looking back on my old post right now and the promises I had made to keep up with blogging once I was in college and ohhh how I failed at that. I got caught up in college and just adapting to everything. It was really a different world up there. Everything was new and while I had fun, I constantly found myself drained of energy for no reason. (may have been the business and crazy sleep schedule and my insomnia....) I'm on the last 1-2 days of my winter break right now and I find myself really missing blogging. I'm going to try my best this semester on to keep up with my blogging! 

A lot has happened since my last blog post.... I'm not going to go into too much detail right now on everything, but I will give you highlights and promise to go into more details later!

cancun Vacation
A picture of my vacation in Cancun (which I will explain later) 
  •  I completely my first semester of college and ended with a great GPA as well as chosen my major for sure.. which will be elementary education!
  • I'm in a RELATIONSHIP with an amazing guy and we are almost 5 months strong! <3
  • I've learned to live with a roommate and this semester I *may* just have a huge single room...
  • I made lots of new friends in college and learned a lot more. 
  • I did a mystery room in NY (so much fun!) 
  • I went to CANCUN a few months ago. (this is huge.. first time out of the country since my birth haha)
  • Swam with a dolphin, kinda conquered my fear of water, ate a ghost pepper (random I know) and much more...
Until my next blog post (which will come I promise!), enjoy some photos from the remainder of last year and the first few weeks of 2015! 

Oxygen Bar
An oxygen bar
Pink Dorm Room
My side of the dorm room.. kinda plain I know! 
Double Rainbow Uconn
This was a double rainbow!!!!

Korean BBQ NYC
Korean BBQ

Chinese Bakery Dessert
Followed by dessert

Mystery Room NYC
A mystery room!! 

Mayan Ruins Vacation
My vacation to Cancun and the Mayan Ruin 

As you can tell, quite a bit has happened in the past few months! I feel like I've changed a lot in just half a year. College really changes a person!!! I'll be trying my best to get back in the blogging world over the next few months!  I may be limited to just using my phone to take photos, but to be honest, my phone takes some pretty nice pictures! Not as good as a DSLR, but still decentI'm pretty busy next semester (I got a job!!) but I'm making time to blog! 

What have you guys been up to lately? I miss checking out all your blogs!! I will be playing catch up right now! 


  1. Welcome back kiddo wow you been busy but in a good way. Mindy you are miss in the blogging world but I know you going after a bigger goal and is all going to be worth it at the end. So happy to hear you doing well wish you the best for 2015 drop a note here or there when you have the time. Take care of youself.

    1. Hi Jackie! Thank you so much!! Yes quite busy, but I have been enjoying it. I'm glad to finally be back and I miss the blog world quite a big! I will be on here and there this semster! No worries! I hope all is well with you as well!

  2. wow, finally you're back after so long~ Happy New Year~~~

    (A Growing Teenager Diary Malaysia)

  3. nice!

  4. Welcome back, Mindy! I was so surprised to see your comments in Jackie's blog as I've been checking your posts every now & then but ended up disappointed. So glad you're back! Here's wishing you the best of 2015! xoxo
    Luxury Haven

    1. aww thanks Shirley!! Thanks for this comment! I'm finally back and I'm glad to be back!!!
      Here's to a great 2015 for both of us!!

  5. welcome back. school is more priority and you dorm look nice. talk to you later.

  6. Welcome back Mindy. You sure have been missed, Happy new years.

  7. ♥ finally you're back after so long!!! Happy New Year too dear~~~ eventhough its too late.haha

  8. Welcome back c: Sounds like many your 2015 has a good start!

  9. boyfriend ay ;) hope we get more details on that later! seems like first semester was a ton of good changes :D

    1. haha you picked up on that!! There will be more details later on this year =)

  10. I had been wondering what had happened to you! Great to know that your life has been so exciting; it seems like you went from 50 miles an hour to 90. And so nice that you are in a relationship. I really hope that this year will get even better and will be filled with success and happy days.

    1. Hi!! It's been soo long I know! My life just took off with college.. time flies in college I feel. I can't believe it is already my 2nd semester and yes, I am super happy with my relationship right now! I hope this year will go well for you too!!! =)

  11. I noticed your absence too, when I started reading blogs :P yay and *high five* for blogging in the college life, hahaha! I'm so glad you're enjoying your life and it sure sounds super busy and fun down there in the States! I can't believe that's your first time out of the country (though U.S. does have a lot of different awesome states for vacation, I would travel around within first :P)- come visit Canada soon and don't forget sweaters!:P Also, a big congrats to your new relationship~ you definitely sound like a happy gal, and I hope the best for you!!! Greaat job on that GPA! :D Can't wait for your new posts!! X

    Chic Nikkie

    1. haha I am back!! Blogging while in college is a challenge!
      Yes the US is huge!! I haven't really been outside of my little circle of states. I really want to visit Canada!! I actually like the cooler weather as opposed to a super hot summer. Thank you!!! Things are going pretty well right now!! I hope everything is great with you as well =)

  12. gorgeous pictures, looks like you had a lot of fun :)
    lets follow eachother! just let me know and I will follow back :)


  13. Hi mindy.
    I'm so happy to read your blog again.

  14. Hello hello, Mindy! So good to see you again--don't worry, you're not the only one who disappeared once college started.

    I can definitely tell you've learned and grown much these past few months. Way to pull off a great GPA and find a fulfilling direction--you'll be great with the kids. I'm also so happy that you're in a loving relationship and you got to travel this year! Cancun looks beautiful. The Korean BBQ really makes me hungry and I'm curious about the mystery room. What a project!

    Wishing you the best second semester :)

    1. haha yeah! college really sucked me in and kept me in a little bubble!! I'm going to try blog a lot more now!
      thank you so much! I feel like college really has given me more independence! It's so much fun but a lot of responsiblity! Cancun was amazing and the Mystery room.. You have to try it!!! It's fun if you love solving puzzles!

      I wish you a great semester too!!!

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