Lifestyle

A Message to College Freshmen

By no means am I any type of college maestro, but the last year of my life has put me through countless hoops, and I feel it is only right to share. The course of life is never linear, but this year really put me to the test. I moved across the country, mastered the art of Amazon Prime […]

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Lifestyle, Organization

5 Dorm Room Essentials

What do you actually need in a dorm room? This, right here, is the million dollar question. It’s currently being asked by mothers across the country, as they invade Bed Bath and Beyond with mile-long lists in hand. With one year of college under my belt, I have a pretty good notion of what belongs in your room […]

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Makeup

Top 6 College Student Beauty Products

Most college kids don’t share the same passion for cosmetics that I’ve been afflicted with, but everyone has at least one product they use on the regular. If it’s a routine staple, then it has to be good, right? I found six college students with some #blush cred, and asked about the one product they […]

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Style

Meet the Frackit

I can confidently say the Frackit is the answer to my outerwear prayers. Some occasions are not appropriate for my beloved North Face puffer, simply because I cannot fathom daily life without it. So what’s a girl to do? 1) I don’t want to sacrifice style. 2) I don’t want to lose a jacket that is too […]

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Lifestyle

Dorm Room Snacks

There is so much more to a stellar dorm than a futon and a portable steamer. It’s like a Kardashian without a Cartier love bracelet: simply incomplete. The key to posterity when it comes to confined dorm living is a hefty arsenal of delectable snacks.  rules for grocery shopping success 1) snacks must be portable (8:20 classes, hello.) […]

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Lifestyle

Monthly Moodboard: August 2014

Things are getting a little emotional over on my end. This weekend marked one of my last weekends at home before I leave for college, and I’m sad to leave behind my family and friends. Between work, friends, and getting ready for school, I feel like I have no time to catch my breath. In […]

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Lifestyle

Room Renovation: Phase 1

My room has been looking tired recently, and is in dire need of a face lift. I only have a few months left at home, but I’m not letting that stop me from giving my room some TLC. If I post it on the internet, I’m hoping it will motivate me to dive into the project. […]

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