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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 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(…)

what about those fairy tales…

what about those fairy tales…

The first fairy tale that I remember hearing was the story of how my parents met. While it did not fit into a “tale type” and was not written by the Grimms, to me this story represented the ultimate fairy tale. It began once upon a time in 1985, in the far away land of(…)

5 reasons i want a dog

5 reasons i want a dog

1. Dogs are snuggly. It’s cold outside, and now that Valentine’s Day has come and gone, “relationship season” is pretty much over. It’s not so easy to simply trick another human into sleeping in your bed. Dogs, on the other hand, want to sleep in your bed. Dogs are generally affectionate creatures, and they want to snuggle(…)

three ways to deal with valentine’s day

three ways to deal with valentine’s day

1. OMG I am SO in love right now. Chances are, you’re in a relationship. Maybe you’re not though, and just love holidays. That’s cool too! Anyway, you are pumped about Valentine’s Day, because it’s a holiday where you get to wear pink, which is easily the best color in the rainbow and yet one(…)

five things I learned from taylor swift’s new album

five things I learned from taylor swift’s new album

1. I’ve been spending the last eight months thinking all love ever does is break and burn and end … I watched it begin again (Begin Again) Newsflash for fellow mortals: Even beautiful celebrities get dumped, and feel shitty about love for a while. It took Taylor Swift, who I imagine to have a line around(…)

how you know you’re getting serious

how you know you’re getting serious

1. You stop pretending to be interested in boring things. I once dated a metalhead, so I know my way around this one. At the beginning, you act like you’re really interested in whatever it is that he wants to talk about (because as long as he’s talking, you can watch his face move, which(…)