The Darling Nomadess: Graduation Wish List

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Graduation Wish List

It's crazy to think that in less than three weeks, I'll be completing my undergraduate career! I'm nervous, excited, and nostalgic. College has given me many wonderful memories and friendships, while also being a lot of hard work. College graduation is definitely an accomplishment worth celebrating. Here are things I hope to buy/receive in celebration!

Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg - This has been on my "to read" list for too long! I'm a total nerd when it comes to self-help and leadership books. I think "Lean In" would be the perfect gift for any graduate - high school or college!

Subscription to PicMonkey Royal - PicMonkey is a fantastic program that I use to create all of my graphics on this blog. Currently, I just utilize the free version and would love to have access to all the fonts, overlays, and features that PicMonkey Royal offers!

Sentimental Stuff - Handwritten letters, etc. - I'm a total sucker for a good handwritten note! I have kept many notes that I've received from friends and family over the years in my memory box. These types of things mean so much to me and are probably my favorite items on this wish list!

Michael Kors Handbag - While I love my pink Kate Spade handbag, Michael Kors bags just scream professional! The structure of the bags make it perfect to carry to my future 9 to 5 "big girl" job.

Kate Spade Bow Bangle - I think I've featured this bangle in three posts now...lawd, someone take a hint! :p

The Collegiate Standard Alpha Phi Badge Ring - Alpha Phi was a huge part of my collegiate experience. While I won't be wearing sorority tee shirts around all the time, this dainty ring is simple enough that I can wear it as an alumna (and hopefully advisor one day)! You can use code GOGREEK10 for 10% off your purchase.

Jack Rogers Sandals - How is it that I don't already own a pair of these preppy essentials? I'll be going to Hilton Head this summer with one of my Littles and I'm very tempted to finally make this investment.

Lilly Pulitzer Elephant Flash Drive - Ok, who doesn't love Lilly's Tusk in the Sun print?! It's basically perfect. A flash drive with the elephant is a stylish and preppy way to transfer and save important documents from work and home.

Are you graduating this spring? What's on your wish list?

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With Love,


  1. I hope you get a few things off you wish list

  2. Congrats on your graduation! I will be graduating from high school in June and hope to join a sorority next year; I love the ring you included on your wishlist!

    xx Kim

  3. I love that ring; such a great and subtle way to still wear your letters! I still wear this necklace with a small theta on it; most people just assume it's my initial because you can't really tell what it is unless you look closely

  4. Just read the Lean In for Graduates! Highly recommend!

  5. I love PicMonkey Royal!!! I'm also getting ready to start reading "Lean In" :)


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