2016 ended my freshman year of college successfully and kickstarted my sophomore year. Here’s a recap of my favorite moments from each month, with my 2016 year in review!
-I started the second semester of my freshman year and felt more at home than ever at the University of Kansas
-I got to witness one of the best games in college basketball (in Allen Fieldhouse!) with KU beating Oklahoma 109-106 in triple overtime
-I got to meet Jay Bilas at College Gameday (thanks Dayton!) and made a video and blog post recapping the experience
-I went to Snow Creek for a sisterhood event with my sorority
-I had the official launch party for Spoon University, a food blog that I was the editorial director of until July
-I attended several basketball games
-I got accepted to KU’s graphic design program (even after making the application literally a day before the due date)
– My roommate Jordan and I took our friend Kelsey to her first Sporting KC game
-I made a video about my relationship with my mom in ADPi
-I celebrated Easter with my family
-I went to my first sorority formal
-I posted about my freshman year dorm room
-I ran my first 5K
-I rebranded my blog (and spoiler, it’ll be happening again next year)
-I survived my first year of college!
-I went to Dallas on family vacation
-I attended my first USMNT soccer game
-I got to return to one of my favorite places on earth (summer camp) as a counselor for the first time!
-I wrote a blog series about sorority recruitment
-I celebrated the 4th of July, my favorite holiday
-I started making my monthly recap videos
-I did my first ‘adventure hunt’ with my parents and got hooked…I’ve done three total this year!
-Second adventure hunt with my parents and roommate Jordan
-I went to my first USWNT soccer game (and it was way more entertaining than the men’s game…)
-I celebrated my 19th birthday!
-I photographed my second wedding
-I returned to KU for sorority recruitment, on the other side this time…
-…and I made it to bid day!
-I started my second year at the University of Kansas
-the KU football season started again
-I made my September recap video
-I got my awesome little, Emily (see any resemblance?)
-I went to Mallard ball, an ADPi date party
-I collaborated with one of my favorite photo printing companies
-Brad Paisley came to KU and gave a free concert
-My sorority won homecoming!
-I went to my first Ben Rector concert
-I made my October recap video
-I got to witness KU beat Texas in football and it was glorious
-I had Thanksgiving with my family
-I made my November recap video
-I moved one room down, from 3 to 5 in ADPi
-I finished my first semester of sophomore year
-I visited Boulder, CO with Jordan and my friend Jayden (who lives there)!
-I celebrated Christmas with my family (excuse the look on my black dog’s face haha)
Overall, I had a great 2016 and can’t wait for more!