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Spooktober Challenge (Spooky Story October Challenge)

The temperature dropped by four degrees last night. Fall is coming. Fall Is Coming. FALL IS COMING. That can only mean one thing: SPOOKTOBER. On my old blog website; every October, we took the time to write a short story (or draw a comic or draw a picture) every day.  So, basically, 30 days of…… Continue reading Spooktober Challenge (Spooky Story October Challenge)

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Everything You Need to Know About Lemony Snicket & “A Series of Unfortunate Events”

A Series of Unfortunate Events has been in the limelight in recent days due to its premier on Netflix.  Oddly enough, the episode number is 8 instead of 13… which, we fans of the book series found a tad disappointing. If you know nothing about Lemony Snicket or A Series of Unfortunate Events this is the…… Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Lemony Snicket & “A Series of Unfortunate Events”

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The Cost of Literature Today

I walked away from BAM (Books And More) having spent just a little under $80. Six books. Two on sale, but I still saved $17 from my discount. WHOA NELLY. That is a lot of dough. As a blogger who does not make money from her posts, who works two part-time jobs, has rent and…… Continue reading The Cost of Literature Today

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Freshman Year of College: Before You Go

I am a college student.  I’ve been there.  I’ve done that whole Freshman year. Been there.  Done that. I am here to tell you that it will not be easy. But, I can give you some tips that helped me (or I learned later and have since applied to my life). De-clutter your life. Get…… Continue reading Freshman Year of College: Before You Go

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Budgeting for College (Food Edition)

Now, I have this horrible thing that I like to call almost-anorexia.  Some days, if my friends or I am not paying attention, I will not eat a thing.  Other days, I’m fine. As someone who dealt with an eating disorder for close to two years, food is a rather touchy subject for me and,…… Continue reading Budgeting for College (Food Edition)

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Budgeting Yourself for College (Fashion Edition)

The goal for fashion whether you are in college or not is to spend the least amount and have the most versatility. You will find the picture here. Unfortunately, some of the items listed below are not in the picture due to time and data restraints. Let’s talk about fashion. There are hundreds of different…… Continue reading Budgeting Yourself for College (Fashion Edition)

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How Not to Feel Overwhelmed at College

College is stressful to say the least. You have class, homework, social stuff, parties, friends, sleep, fashion, books, me time, exercise… A lot of Freshman (and even those Sophmore’s – don’t let them fool you) don’t have this figured out which is why there is such a high drop-out rate in freshman.  My freshman class…… Continue reading How Not to Feel Overwhelmed at College