Why Sharing a Room Won’t be Your Doom

By Anna Practically since the day I was born, I have always shared a room with my sister. Although a decent amount of our experience has been spent arguing over small inconveniences and unattended-to chores, I’ve learned a great deal of lessons that have helped me not just inside, but also outside of the room. Continue reading “Why Sharing a Room Won’t be Your Doom”

An Apple a Day (in Your Oatmeal!) Recipe

By Sarah An apple a day keeps the doctor away, right? Make it three! With an influx of apples in our refrigerator, I’ve been trying to find creative ways to empty out our fruit drawer. Apples are perhaps the most versatile fruit to bake and cook with, which ended up working in my favor. MyContinue reading “An Apple a Day (in Your Oatmeal!) Recipe”

Why All Teens Should Get a Job

By Sarah As a child spending her summers at the pool, the most dreaded ten minutes of the hour was “Adult Swim.” This was when the lifeguards, sporting red shirts and sunglasses, would go on break and announce that all swimmers under fourteen were to exit the water. I would let out a groan andContinue reading “Why All Teens Should Get a Job”

Our Quarantine Puppy

By Anna Only about a day into quarantine, we had our eyes set on an adorable puppy who was up for adoption, “Georgie.” The last couple days had been horrible – school was canceled, sports abruptly ended, and we weren’t able to see our friends. The only silver lining in sight was the prospect ofContinue reading “Our Quarantine Puppy”

Our Top Ten Favorite Reads

By Sarah and Anna Both of us love to read (almost) as much as we enjoy writing. As kids, we recall memories of snuggling into the couch, reading our treasured Harry Potter and The Mother-Daughter Book Club series. While screens and social media can lure us away from authentic book-reading, there is something special aboutContinue reading “Our Top Ten Favorite Reads”

When a Sibling Leaves for College

By Sarah College. The famous word that stirs a whirlwind of emotions. The place that millions of young adults in the US flock to in the fall. The place known for its lectures, dorms, and newfound independence. The place that’s a blessing and a privilege to attend. As high schoolers, we are constantly reminded ofContinue reading “When a Sibling Leaves for College”

Staying on Track as Life Moves Virtual

By Anna Ever since school went online and I have had to spend the majority of my time at home, simple tasks have become harder and harder. Focusing on one activity has become more of a challenge than before. Although I’ve learned to adapt to this state of “unmotivation,” I still continue to slip upContinue reading “Staying on Track as Life Moves Virtual”

Finding the Positive in Difficult Times

By Anna Two weeks ago, I was sitting and watching the news when I felt very down. As art is one of my favorite pastimes, I decided to lift my spirits by drawing something uplifting in our driveway. I looked through the multiple chalk colors, and eventually came up with a decision of what IContinue reading “Finding the Positive in Difficult Times”

When Life Gives You Jam…

Recipe for Apple Cider Snickerdoodle Cookies and Apple Crumble By Sarah “Why do we have so much jam?” It was May, and we’d been quarantined indoors for months. The past weeks had held a wide variety unexpected twists and turns, so I wasn’t too surprised by the site in our garage. The floor was coveredContinue reading “When Life Gives You Jam…”

Welcome to the Sister Site!

By Sarah & Anna This is our first official blog post! In order to receive a formal introduction, please visit our “About” page, but we’ll offer an abridged version here. Our names are Sarah and Anna, and we are teenage sisters with a passion for writing, discovering the world, and sharing and discussing meaningful topicsContinue reading “Welcome to the Sister Site!”