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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(…)

the six types of christmas gifts to give and receive

the six types of christmas gifts to give and receive

1. The thing that the giver actually wants One year, my dad bought my mom a Playstation 3 because he thought she would like the Blu-ray player (and if he happened to use it for video games it would be a happy coincidence). Another time, my then-eight-year-old sister gave some cartoon movie about dogs to(…)

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(…)

how to get lilly pulitzer-inspired nail art

how to get lilly pulitzer-inspired nail art

So, you may or may not know that nail art is my jam. It’s the most relaxing thing in the world, as far as I’m concerned, although maybe I just get high off the fumes? It’s not clear. In any case, I could sit around and paint designs on my nails until the cows come(…)

five songs you need on your road trip playlist

five songs you need on your road trip playlist

1. Something to learn all the words to. There’s nothing more fun than singing in the car (which is why road trip playlists are so important.) If I could make a decent living as a truck driver, I’d consider it, because singing in the car is one of my favorite things in the entire world.(…)

4 ways to embrace pantone’s color of the year

4 ways to embrace pantone’s color of the year

1. Redecorate. Now that you know what the hot new color is, you would be a fool not to incorporate it into your dorm room decor. Assuming lining your walls with dark green tapestries is out of the question (fire hazard!!!), a new duvet cover should do the trick. When you bring potential lovers back(…)

anatomy of a friendcrush

anatomy of a friendcrush

1. She has something you want. Maybe it’s knowledge. Maybe it’s power. Maybe it’s a boy. Maybe it’s red hair. Whatever. She has this thing, and you know that she’s somehow earned it in a way that you haven’t yet. You want to know how she’s doing it, but you don’t want to come off as creepy(…)