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A Little Productivity Goes A Long Way

For those of you who know me, it’s no secret that I have a Type A personality. I make lists for everything. I’m the epitome of a “perfectionist” — almost. You see, over the last… I don’t know how many … Continue reading

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My Diploma Cost Me How Much?!

For those of us graduating college in May, the real world is quickly creeping up on us. Last week I attended a required seminar regarding one of the things I’m dreading most about post-graduate life: loans. Throughout the presentation the … Continue reading

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Happy, Free, Confused, and Lonely

I remember when I was just a tween and I was thinking about being “grown-up.” Twelve-year-old me thought twenty-something me would be such an adult–fancy job, apartment, lavish vacations, and able to buy anything and everything I wanted (ha!). Basically, I thought … Continue reading

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A Commuter’s Guide to Survival

For some, the only obstacle to getting to work on time is whether or not there’s a little bit traffic. That used to be me. Most recently, I traded my 10-minute drive for an almost hour and a half commute. … Continue reading

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You Got the Job…Now It’s Time for an Apartment

Remember when you were moving into college and you got to buy the decorations for your dorm?  I don’t know about you, but I was so excited to fill my dorm with bright colors, vibrant patterns, pictures of friends and … Continue reading

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The Balancing Act

So, I’m taking a break from my normal posts about beauty, makeup, etc. and getting a little more personal about my life after college (especially now that I’m back IN college…) From the time that we were kids, we’ve always … Continue reading

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When GTL becomes G, L, L, L, G

In college, I can remember looking forward to Thursday nights for a variety of reasons. Thirsty Thursday, of course, was the official start to the weekend. However, we all know that there were some Thursday nights that we just didn’t … Continue reading

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It’s All About How You Get There

Entering the real world (a.k.a. life after college) means getting more responsibility (like a job) but it can also mean getting things you couldn’t afford before.  Last month I was able to purchase my first “real car.”  Now, when I … Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons for Skipping the Gym

Guilty, as charged. I had every intention of doing a half hour of cardio before the hour-long TBT (Total Body Training) class that’s offered on Thursday nights at my gym. What am I doing instead? A million other things, I … Continue reading

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#RealWorldBlues

It may or may not be one of the most annoying hashtags on Twitter, but on this rainy Thursday morning, I couldn’t help but think about how nice it would have been to roll over and go back to sleep … Continue reading

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