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ways to help the world while looking at cute dogs and art

ways to help the world while looking at cute dogs and art

Two very excellent shoutouts today! Both are fun ways to help the world. So you don’t have a real excuse not to. 1. Alexandria Animals Photo Calendar Contest So the Alexandria Animal Welfare League is holding a photo contest for cute animals. Go over there and vote on the best animals, for a small donation. The(…)

ten awesome dorm room posters from etsy

ten awesome dorm room posters from etsy

Here’s the sad truth about dorm decoration: Everyone gets their shit from the same places. And while there’s a good reason that you should buy your bed risers from, say, Target and not the sketchy Portuguese grocery store down the street (those are not bed risers, they are expired cans of soup), you don’t want(…)

the actual essentials: dorm room edition

the actual essentials: dorm room edition

bedding A bedspread. Think really hard about your bedspread. Overthink it, probably. Chances are, this is  going to be the biggest thing in your room, so you want to make sure it makes the right statement. Pillows. Both of the sleeping kind and the decorative kind. Accent pillows are the difference between a hospital bed(…)

pros and cons of ifbcon

pros and cons of ifbcon

So you wanna be a blogger. You’ve come up with a name, realized it’s taken (who knew I wasn’t the first person to try ‘Cupcakes and Cashmere’?), come up with another name, registered a domain, started writing on tumblr, changed your mind, and now you’re happily set up on wordpress or something. Maybe you want(…)

pros and cons of living in the dorms

pros and cons of living in the dorms

Pros: Social activity is everywhere. You can go to several parties without leaving your building. You’ve got a whole hallway of potential new friends. My freshman year, while looking for dinner companions, I used to walk down this one hallway, knock on all of the doors, and see if any one of them had a(…)

7 ways to cut your morning routine in half

7 ways to cut your morning routine in half

1. Only do half of the things. Take half a shower. Brush half of your teeth. Put on half your clothes. Apply makeup to half your face. 2. Prepare everything before you go to sleep. Check the weather, decide what you’re going to wear, lay it out, decide what you’re going to do for food,(…)