Tales of sweet discounts: Black Friday 2012

Thanksgiving, both the holiday and the break, were wonderful. I spent time with family and might-as-well-be-family friends. Weirdly enough, one of the highlights was hanging out with my mom in the middle of the night. Why? Black Friday, baby! Before I say too much about my Black Friday adventure, let me preface by saying both … Read more

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Birchbox No. One: ModelCo, Oscar Blandi, Juicy Couture, One Love Organics & SOYJOY

After one of my writers wrote a wonderful article on Birchbox in the fashion section, I decided to sign up for this make-up of the month club. After my first shipment arrived earlier this week I realized I am hooked. Between the adorable packaging and proper-sized deluxe samples, I was and am completely sold. For $10 per … Read more

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Where is the coffee and why can’t I find socks?

If I remember correctly, I woke up today yelling at Lance and crying about something. Whoops. Mornings aren’t my best or worst times… They’re just there– existent, semi-painful, fresh and inspiring, awful and exhausting. I normally pick up quick, though, once I’m finally out of bed. But not today. No, no, today was the last … Read more

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Practicality meets properness in Martha’s handbook for housewives (and anyone else who cares about their belongings)

I spend my Sundays catching up on bad television, magazines and– most importantly– housework. It’s times like these I remember, and often re-open, the end-all-be-all of households texts; the motivation behind an ode to said book in Reviewing the Arts homework (ahem) and the amazing surprise wrapped in birthday paper months back is none other … Read more

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The College Girl’s Guide to Hosting Thanksgiving

Isn’t this the greatest time of year? Halloween just passed and it’s time for Thanksgiving. With December holidays around the corner and the weather getting crisper, there are so many things to enjoy. One of my favorite parts of the season? The oh-so-perfect Thanksgiving supper. It is my favorite meal of the year. Last weekend … Read more

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