Take me bACK

DSC_8639IMG_2347DSCN1938DSC_8746 (1)Processed with VSCO with c1 presetDSC_8670IMG_2427IMG_2423DSC_8798DSCN1943Hi everyone! It’s been a while since my last post, but honestly I have been so incredibly busy between work, holidays, college orientation, and… oh yeah! Vacation!

Nearly two weeks ago now I had just returned from one of the most relaxing trips I have ever been on. My friend, Emma (the blonde), had invited another friend of ours, Erica (the brunette), for an extended weekend trip to the island of Nantucket off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. While Emma is a Nantucket regular, neither Erica nor I had ever been and it is an understatement to say that we were (beyond) excited.

Emma and her family went down a day before Erica and I to get everything ready in the house that they’d be staying at for 2 weeks. The pair of us spent a night at a family member’s home in Cape Cod then took the high speed ferry out of Hyannis onto the island that Saturday.

Now if you love shopping as much as me, let me tell you, you’ll love Nantucket. Jack Wills, a popular clothing chain found mainly in the U.K., has a flagship store in Nantucket town, and that store, along with a combination of touristy apparel (meaning the multiple Nantucket-branded t-shirts I came home with) definitely did not make my bank account happy.

The beach, bike rides, and aimless drives to the many ice cream shops (when at the Juice Bar try “the Carl”) took up our days. The atmosphere, fresh air, and cobblestone streets were a perfect combination for a picturesque weekends with some of my best friends. I’m so thankful for the generosity of Emma and her family and, trust me, I am already planning my trip bACK!



P.S. We made a pretty cool little video with my GoPro and if you want to check it out click here!


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Hey World! (Introducing Me…)

DSCN1884DSCN1873DSCN1887DSCN1892DSCN1894DSCN1899DSCN1908Hello everyone who happened to stumble onto this page! I’m Megan and this is meganelizabethcollins.com!

Now blogging is clearly new to me, but I’ve been so inspired lately by the likes of Hello October and Lydia Elise Millen that I’ve decided why wait and daydream of creating when I could start today? And so my blog has been born…

High school has officially ended for me as of thirty-one hours ago (I still cannot believe I am now a BHS alumni… ahh!) and I’m ready to take the world by storm. I’ve spent the entirety of my life so far in the most beautiful, coastal town of Beverly, Massachusetts which, thankfully, is only a twelve dollar ticket and thirty-five minute train ride from Boston, a city I’m proud to be a part of. In three months I’m headed to Philadelphia for college to do whatever it is I end up doing and I’m so excited for the new adventures that await me!

Summer has started for me today and needless to say I’m beyond happy it’s finally here. My days from here until school starts consist of the beach (a place pale redheads are never found without a bucket of sunscreen), at work scooping ice cream (it’s actually really fun), the gym (I hope), and countless hours with my best friends (and Netflix) by my side. I absolutely love to spend too much of my time browsing Bloglovin’, online shopping every sale, and pondering what those cute, little Pinterest DIYs would actually turn out like if I were to try them.

So I’ve been trying to avoid making this sound like an online dating profile and I don’t want to ramble on forever because, truth be told, I am known to do that. With this blog I’m just hoping to create an avenue to express my passion for everything that makes me smile – from fashion to beauty to fitness and just my day-to-day travels. Right now, I’m an eighteen year old girl headed in so many different directions that sometimes my head spins, but I hope you all will stick with it and follow wherever my footsteps carry me.

Until next time…


Megan 😉


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