Quarantine has brought a lot of uncertainty and fear about what the future might hold. Where will we stand once this is all over? What will our community look like? Well, hopefully it's together with a big glass of lemonade.
Like a lot of people, I have been trying to take mid afternoon walks to break up my exhilarating schedule of waking up, eating, sleeping and then hitting repeat to do it all over again. While I was on one of my walks, I came across a wooden stool with a paper bag full of lemons sitting on top. The bag had been scribbled with the cliché yet very inspiring message on it- “when life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” Normally, I would have kept walking with a small thought of something along the lines of, “hmm that’s random but also kinda sweet.” Today was different. This simple yet thoughtful message made me truly appreciate how kind people can be. Someone went out of their way during this unprecedented time to bag up some lemons from their own tree just to put a smile on random strangers faces. Well, guess what, it worked! I grabbed a few lemons with a big smile and proceeded to skip my walk and go straight home to make lemonade with my family.
Something as small as this kind gesture brings hope and inspires others to do the same. This is the perfect example of how I know we will stay strong and connected as a community long after this pandemic is over.
Here is my favorite lemonade recipe, cheers!
We all remember our senior year. The excitement and the anticipation of whatever life had in store for us next. The parties, celebrations, award nights, PROM! It's truly a time in which every teenager has looked forward to their whole lives. So what happens when all of those plans are abruptly put on hold? How do you find ways to celebrate your biggest achievements when the world seems to have been put on pause overnight?
We asked our followers to tell us what their experience has been like as a member of the Class of 2020 during this unprecedented time.
In today's video I’m taking you all on a rock n roll journey of how to bleach and distress your own band tees! I have always been a huge fan of distressed clothing. Whether its distressed jeans, distressed sweater, or my personal favorite, distressed band tees I feel like you can’t go wrong! It's such a fun way to transform everyday clothing into unique edgy pieces.