Welcome to A Box of Chocolates, a blog about college lifestyle and culture. Here, you'll find posts on college beauty, cooking, travel, lifestyle, mental health, as well as useful tips, study hacks, and how-to guides. Written by Clanesha Munford, a student at the University of Alabama. I'll provide you with advice on relationships and romance, safety, apartment guides, and college freshman guides as well. My goal is to provide you with helpful tips and advice in a creative way. Enjoy!
But by the grace of God I am what I am, and his grace toward me was not in vain. - 1 Corinthians 15:10
So for the longest, I was anti-birth control. I had met plenty of women who were on birth control and it worked for them, but also had heard tons of horror stories. These stories included making the woman infertile, excruciating breast pain, and the list goes on. My birth control journey has had some ups and downs.
Are you trying to grow your hair longer, but feel like you’re at a standstill? I experienced this during my big chop in November 2017. There was so much I learned about my hair that I didn’t know. So many of us big chop, transition, or just want to thicken our hair and feel as if we have tried everything, but
So I kept seeing stuffed salmon on my TL on instagram from different instagram chefs. I just had to try it out for myself. I couldn’t find a recipe that I liked so I experimented for myself and it turned
Funny story (not really) I bought some porkchops and I was going to bread them with garlic and herb breadcrumbs, then I realized that I didn;t have anything to coat them with, because I needed my heavy cream for my pasta sauce. I looked in my fridge and
Shrimp and Grits...there is truly nothing like it. This southern classic dish is one of my absolute favorites, sometimes I substitute with salmon. It's easy to make, super flavorful, and savory. This is truly a comfort dish for me. Since I grew up on grits, it was extremely important for me to learn how to make these myself, as it reminds me of home whi
This flavorful and creamy bisque is a great way to keep warm! This is a great recipe for my seafood and soup lovers. My bisque recipe doesn’t get any better than this!
Finding love within yourself is extremely important, and not loving yourself can only hurt you in the end. As college students, we often find ourselves looking for love, attention, and support
Am I the only one who thinks that dinner and movie dates are super played out? Dating and relationships should always be fun and creative, especially during
We all know how hard it is trying to find the best deals for spring break travel! Well look no further, here you’ll find tips on the best and cheapest places to travel for spring break and how to travel on a budget!