Post Graduation Update!

I am happy to say that I am officially a college graduate!

Chillin with JMADDY!
Photo: Bill Thomas

The weekend was a bit of a whirlwind, but it all turned out great (despite the rain) and my mom got lots of pictures with her new camera.

To begin the celebration, my family all came in on Friday and we went out for a pre-graduation dinner. We had to wait for over an hour (party of 12!), but that was fine with me because it gave us more time to chat and catch up. My cousin Allison and I talked extensively about our favorite nail polish brands and colors. We’re both addicted and, let me tell you, our conversation only fueled my obsession.

Mid nail polish discussion…

The next morning, I got up bright and early to get photo-ready for graduation day! Then, the rain came. At first, I was irritated and a little upset. However, after I sat in the rain for a couple of hours I realized that the weather didn’t matter at all. It didn’t make my day any less special and, frankly, probably made the whole thing a lot more memorable.

Once the ceremony was over, it was back to my place for the potluck! As I told y’all in my last post, we used the website PerfectPotluck.com to organize our event. This website was an awesome tool and the party turned out great. I was so worried we wouldn’t have enough food for our 50+ guests, but we ended up with plenty to spare. It was a great experience and I would definitely¬†recommend this site to everyone.

Now, I’m back at home and preparing for the next step: my Dietetic Internship at Virginia Tech and planning my and Jasen’s wedding! I’m so excited for the new adventures that lie ahead!

Me and my fiance Jasen on the “Kissing Rock” where were got engaged!

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