To be read list

It's either the feel of the paper or the smell. Sometimes, it's both. Either way, I love books. I love them in paperback or hardcover form. I'm OK with e-books as well, but I'm not really reaching for them as much. Those are the upside to my relationship with books. I also have a problem with them. … Continue reading To be read list


Harry Potter and how it taught me to grow up

As a child of the 90s, most of my life was spent waiting for the next Harry Potter book. At one point in my life, I stood in line for hours, dressed in tights, a crisp white button-down shirt and a dark skirt, waiting in line for the premiere of the eighth movie, "Harry Potter … Continue reading Harry Potter and how it taught me to grow up

Food and college life

It’s not a secret that when a person goes to college, they’re bound to be tempted by eating more. Ever heard of the “Freshman 15”? With the freedom of living on your own and independently sustaining yourself, it’s tempting to just go out and buy a meal instead of eating at home. So what’s the … Continue reading Food and college life

Stay healthy, my friends.

Becoming a responsible and independent young adult involves keeping up to date with your health. In the age of binge-watching, most college kids stay indoors and watch all seven seasons of Gilmore Girls before the new Netflix Original releases on Thanksgiving week. According to an article by Victor Luckerson, a writer from Time Magazine, on … Continue reading Stay healthy, my friends.

School, work and play

Successful people tend to have everything together, stay on top of everything and seem to always keep it cool. In college, most students juggle work, school and play. How do they do it? Moesha Manora is a third-year Public Relations major student, who is taking 12 credits hours this semester, a marketing and special events … Continue reading School, work and play

Take some time off

Responsible people have busy schedules. They’re typically juggling work, home and/ or school. So with that, it’s pretty rare to have free time to relax and enjoy a day free of chores/ tasks. As a full-time college student with a part-time job, it’s a must to plan a relaxation day. According to an article written … Continue reading Take some time off

(Finally) On My Own

It took 20 minutes to say goodbye to my parents. I’ve already said my goodbyes to my brother and sister back home. My mother sat in the passenger seat of the black Sequoia, holding my hand and saying, “Behave, ok? Call me every night.” I would tell her that yes I will call her and … Continue reading (Finally) On My Own

A little about me

Hey, everyone!   I am Klarizza and I wanted to make a short and sweet introduction about who I am and why I started this blog. I'm majoring in journalism at the wonderful University of Florida. #GoGators! I have a tendency to buy more books than I could read. Cooking and food are two of … Continue reading A little about me