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seven mind-blowing diy projects for your college budget

seven mind-blowing diy projects for your college budget

1. Amazing thrifted wall art. Buy something (anything really, although it probably helps if it’s flat) and spray paint it white. Then hang it on your wall. Your friends will be very impressed. Suggestions: Look for something unusual, like a bike wheel or a broken mirror or a shower rack that’s been slightly bent out(…)

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(…)

i [heart] my major: journalism

i [heart] my major: journalism

This is the sixth post in That Girl Magazine’s revived I [heart] my Major series! Do you have deep and unreasonable affection for your chosen course of study? Would you like to encourage younger folks to follow in your fantastic footsteps? Contact That Girl Magazine using my contact form, or contact me on facebook. I became a journalism major(…)

seven reasons my parents shouldn’t have sent me to college

seven reasons my parents shouldn’t have sent me to college

Fix the Family has a great post on the six reasons you shouldn’t send your daughter to college. As a daughter who was erroneously sent to college, I figured I’d throw in my perspective on their totally-correct points. Check it out: 1. I now attract the wrong types of men. Now that I’m on a path(…)

trend watch: all eyes on you

trend watch: all eyes on you

According to Refinery29, the biggest trend of the season is likely to be eyeball-related. I find this delightfully weird, and have decided to endorse it wholeheartedly. What’s next? “Oh, in Spring 2014, we will see lumpy amoeba shapes make a splash. In the summer, expect to see your favorite garments printed with images of road(…)

six things I learned at #herconference

six things I learned at #herconference

If you follow me on twitter (hint hint) you may or may not have noticed that I’ve been at the Her Campus Intercollegiette Conference this weekend, both as an intern (helping sell t-shirts, stuffing gift bags, etc) and an attendee (going to wicked awesome panels and talking to everybody). Sorry that I’m so good at social(…)