college students

the liebster award

the liebster award

In keeping with my recent decision to take this blog less seriously, I’ve decided to participate in what is, essentially, a massive blogger-only chain letter called The Liebster Award. I got nominated by the amazing Harper of Harper Honey, and now I must do four things: List eleven facts about myself. Answer Harper’s eleven questions. Nominate(…)

please shut up about millennials, i’m begging you

please shut up about millennials, i’m begging you

It looks like we’re still doing this. Saying things about millennials. I asked us to stop, but I guess we’re not stopping. Fine. The latest offense comes from psychotherapist Brooke Donatone writing at Slate. She thinks we “can’t grow up” and are “unable to think for [ourselves]” because of “helicopter parenting.” I think she needs(…)

the easiest diy ever: upgrade your push pins

the easiest diy ever: upgrade your push pins

Have you ever wanted to paint your nails, but also liked the manicure on your fingers? I often get this feeling. I paint my nails at least once a week, and it’s become my go-to activity when I’m watching Netflix (or a long-ish youtube video). But sometimes I want to watch Netflix, but I’ve just painted(…)

thirteen things not to do your freshman year

thirteen things not to do your freshman year

1. Become addicted to methamphetamine. Everyone wants to come to college and try new things. But be careful! If there’s one thing that will ruin your freshman year, it’s a methamphetamine addiction. You’re at school to learn, not to get high on meth every day until you’re twitchy and weird without it! 2. Marry someone(…)

four reasons the septanote is the best planner for college students

four reasons the septanote is the best planner for college students

True story: Last year, I got a time coach. Her name is Pat and she helps me get my shit together (because I am so disorganized that it’s incredible I’ve actually survived on earth this long without accidentally starving to death because I forgot to buy food). The very first thing she told me to(…)

we should be more narcissistic

we should be more narcissistic

Could the media calm down about how terrible millennials are? It reminds me of how, when you were in 9th grade, you would look at the kids in middle school and say “man, those 8th graders are SOOO much worse than we were. Did you hear that Hanna made out with Jack at the movies(…)

pros and cons of snapchat

pros and cons of snapchat

Pros: Snapchat is great for sexting. Actually, I wouldn’t know, because I’ve never sexted with snapchat (or, actually, in general), but I’m sure that if I had someone to sext, I would totally sext with snapchat and it would be awesome. Snapchat allows you to be goofy without repercussions. If most social media has college(…)