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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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What are you doing?

Today, I saw a picture and an attached status that brought tears to my eyes. As some of you know, a friend of mine was killed in a car accident about three years ago. She was a wonderful person. She brought so much joy to everyone. She was always so excited. There were many thing…… Continue reading What are you doing?

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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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We Are Not What We ‘Post’ To Be

After a week-long hiatus, I was browsing facebook and happened upon a selfie by a friend I have known for some months.  Her hair was curled and she probably had a quarter-inch worth of makeup on.  The first thing I could think of was: gosh, that does not even look like her. Who was this…… Continue reading We Are Not What We ‘Post’ To Be

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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)