• Lessons and Tips From a Year of Blogging

    Happy birthday to Casually Christiana! This summer, Casually Christiana turned one! I CANNOT BELIEVE IT (writing it in capital letters expresses my excitement). Starting Casually Christiana was an incredible decision and I have LOVED working on my blog since day one. I’ve learned so much, connected with so many wonderful bloggers and have the BEST followers and readers I could ask for (yes, I’m talking to you). In this one year of blogging, I have learned many lessons, written many blogs, found my blogging niche and so much more. Today, I wanted to highlight some of the biggest lessons I’ve learned this year, along with some tips I’ve found to…

  • Holiday Life Lessons

    Wow, how is Christmas over already? Where in the world did the holiday weekend go? I feel like I blinked and it was over. Life just goes by too fast and I wish it would slow down. This holiday weekend was busy, but extremely fun and memorable. Nic and I split up the holiday and spent time with each of our families and it was wonderful being able to see everyone during this special weekend. I love seeing family and I am very close to them, so being able to spend time with my family as well as Nic’s warmed my heart in many ways. In addition to spending time with…

  • Lessons From Bingo

    I have always loved talking and spending time with the elderly. My grandpa and I have always had a special bond and have always enjoyed having conversations about anything and everything. I have learned many lessons from my grandpa and also from volunteering at a nursing home. Every Wednesday, I would go play bingo. At first, the people at the table I sat at wouldn’t speak to me much, maybe a smile here and there. I was a stranger to them, but it was my goal to change that. After a few Wednesdays, they began opening up to me. The people at my bingo table taught me many lessons without…