“Fake news,” a scare tactic popularized by Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential election, has taken on a completely different meaning than what the phrase meant prior to that election cycle. A Monmouth University poll conducted in the spring of 2018 indicated that the majority of Americans do not believe fake news to be the… Continue reading How can we reduce outcries of fake news?
I’m going to be honest here, I don’t know much about making videos. (Especially not about making videos that are good enough quality to put on the internet for the world to see.) For your benefit and mine, here are a few tools to help a novice like myself make decent web videos: Begin by… Continue reading Web Video Tools & Tips for Hopeful Creators
As busy professionals, Chelsea and I do not often get days off. When we do, it's important that we make the most of it. Sometimes, that means relaxing at home. This past week though, we hit the road. Including travel time, our fall vacation was a grand total of three days, but it felt like… Continue reading How to make the most of a three day vacation
Though the high today is 88 degrees, it’s officially fall! I’ve been craving pumpkin spice lattes and all things autumn for months. For this week’s blog post, I thought I would have a little fun and dive into why fall is my favorite season. Choosing Cozy + Cute Outfits In general, my ultimate fashion goal… Continue reading Four things I love about fall
Three years ago, I made the decision to move to Indianapolis. It was the toughest decision of my life thus far. It was also the best decision I’ve ever made. I will fully admit, Indianapolis is not without its faults, but this city has been a great home to be over the last few years.… Continue reading 4 Reasons Why Indy is a Great Starter City
One thing that college life has seemingly taken away from me is the time and energy to read for fun. This summer, I am making a point to read as much as possible! I have finished two books so far since the spring semester ended. Each time I finish a new one I will update… Continue reading Summer Reading List 2018
I have belonged to a separate category, according to the fashion industry, since elementary school. As young as 10 years old, I remember searching stores for the section that had clothes for girls like me. My wide blue eyes would take in all the pink and sequins and glitter that make up the girls’ clothing… Continue reading Why “girls plus” should not be a clothing section
A note on healthy eating, mainly for myself. Deviating from the normal today, I'd like to talk a bit about food. More specifically, my difficulty in making healthy choices regarding what I consume. At the beginning of this year, I had stopped drinking soda and was eating more healthily than I probably have, ever. After… Continue reading Let’s have lunch
via Daily Prompt: Perfume As a child, I liked to play with my grandmother's perfumes. During lulls in playtime, I would pad into the bathroom and climb up onto the toilet seat to reach for the shimmering bottles in the upper cabinet, taking turns holding the containers to my nose and considering their scents. Grandma… Continue reading Prompt: “Perfume”
(Image courtesy of Salon.com) Nothing has made me as grateful to have the life that I do as the negative experiences I've had lately. This may sound odd at first, but there's nothing that gets me thinking about how good I have it as when I have a 'bad' day. This is due to the… Continue reading Did you actually have a bad day?