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aries birthday beauty bash

aries birthday beauty bash

Hey friends, it’s a giveaway! See, I’m turning 22 in a couple weeks. And a few of my other friends at the Her Campus Blogger network have birthdays and such around this time as well. So instead of demanding that you buy us presents (my idea, which no one else seemed to like), we’re going(…)

how to love your body on thanksgiving

how to love your body on thanksgiving

I published this a year ago on CollegeFashion.net. It seems worth bringing up again. Enjoy! I’m going to reveal an unpopular opinion: Thanksgiving is one of my least favorite holidays. (I know, what?) Maybe it’s that I’m not a fan of cranberry sauce. Maybe it just feels anticlimactic, being wedged between my two absolute favorite holidays (Halloween and(…)

stop describing food as “guilt free” you jerks

stop describing food as “guilt free” you jerks

Pinterest-addict that I am, I’ve noticed a pretty irritating trend lately. Maybe it has to do with everyone’s favorite upcoming eat-until-you-hate-yourself holiday. Healthier versions of food are now being marketed as not “low calorie” or “nutrient rich” or whatever, but “guilt free.” I’m sorry, but what? A quick search reveals that all of these otherwise(…)

it turns out i’m not dateable

it turns out i’m not dateable

Oops! In fact, I am totally dateless. Here, look, there’s proof (thanks to website-of-horrors, rudateable.com, founded by motivational speaker and noted misogynist Justin Lookadoo): The awkward thing is, I think I answered these questions pretty accurately. And yet, I actually do have a boyfriend! (We are pictured above, looking particularly like Texan politicians on Halloween.(…)

it’s link thursday!

it’s link thursday!

It’s not just any Link Thursday. Today is a very special halloweeny Link Thursday! First and foremost, you should read about the D.C. Spooktacular. There are creepy crawlitics and representative demonocracy! If you can count all the puns in this article, I’ll give you a prize. I’ll wait…. Okay, now stop counting puns and instead(…)

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(…)

how to lose the freshman fifteen

how to lose the freshman fifteen

Photo credit 1. Exercise. Make your way to the gym. Find a machine that you like. Take up running. Join a spinning class. If you commit to exercising three times a week, you should lose the freshman fifteen in… 37.5 weeks. (NB: Metabolisms don’t actually work this way at all.) In thirty seven weeks, you’ll(…)