a little about..


Hi there, friend. I’m Cristina and my first love is God, second love is my family and boyfriend, and third love is writing. Or maybe dogs. Or coffee. Or sunny days where I can roll the windows down and play my favorite songs. Anyway, this is my blog. I started blogging as Cristina on Campus back in July of 2014, fresh out of high school and fresh into college. I’ve met great “blogging friends” from all over the world, learned a bit about SEO and social media marketing, and fell in love with taking pictures and telling stories. Almost three years later (wow), I’m still here, doing my ramblings and sharing my heart. The best way to know what’s going on with me is to see what’s on the blog. This is my little corner of the Internet and I welcome you all to kick your shoes off, grab a cozy mug of something warm, and stay a while. Let’s chat. Let’s be friends. Let’s choose joy.


I quickly found that I am best about blogging about life’s real moments. Being in college, being on a budget, having a lot of work to do most weeks out of the month, having relationships, and the list goes on and on. My favorite thing to do is sit down at my computer and turn life’s ups and downs into relatable content that can help and inspire readers. So glad you’re here for the ride!


In any season of life, it’s easy to get discouraged or bogged down with stress. I’m not stranger to fear and uncertainty, but I’m thankful that I serve a God who knows every hair in my head and every trouble in my heart. There will be a little bit of faith talk on the blog because sometimes I feel like that’s what I need to talk about and someone may need to hear. 


I love taking care of my body, mind, and soul, and you’ll see that I frequently share tips here on how to be the best, healthiest version of yourself. I also am very passionate about mental health and searching for life’s little joys. Grab your cute water bottles and let’s chat! 


I’ve been so blessed to share my life with my best friend and soul mate for the past few years! Relationships are rewarding and tricky, so I like to share what wisdom I’ve learned here in the hopes that you can find someone (or nourish an existing relationship) that can make your heart smile and fill your days with the upmost joy. (And shoutout to Cameron for being the most supportive “blog and Instagram boyfriend” ever!) 


The most fun part of blogging to me is sharing my favorite little things at the moment. I’m a face-mask hoarder and a stationary junky, and I just can’t help, but tell ya about it. Every now and then I like to let you know what I’m obsessing over, so you can see if it might make the perfect addition to your collection of lovely little things. 


I’m in love with places I’ve never been before. I love enjoying a cup of coffee in a new place with a new view. I adore wandering another town’s book store or art museum, and I love sharing it with you! I document my travels here, so that we all can image that first amazing sip of chai latte in a new and wonderful place.