8 Inexpensive Holiday Gift Ideas to Stay on Budget

By: Gabrielle Muniz

As the holidays are approaching, you start to think of presents for all of the important people in your life. Since you’re not rich, debt-free, or generous enough to go bankrupt on buying gifts, it can be hard to get something special for everyone. Don’t worry! Here are some thoughtful gift ideas to keep you on budget this holiday season: Continue reading


8 Cooking Tips for the Clueless 20-Somethings

By: Gabrielle Muniz

Are you ever hungry, but the idea of cooking freaks you out, so you just get a pizza?  I don’t blame you. Cooking can be a pretty intimidating art, especially if you’ve never done it before. I’ve been cooking since I was 9 and I can tell you that the biggest obstacle is fear. All of the measuring, chopping, and simmering can be overwhelming. Here are a few tips on how to cook with confidence. Continue reading

8 Tips for the Stressed 20-Somethings

By: Gabrielle Muniz

Being an adult sounded way cooler as a kid, right?  Now, the most exciting aspect of your day might be taking a nap or eating comfort food.  When you find that stress really takes a hold of you, there are some ways to get yourself back in a positive place again. If your problems persist and really hinder your lifestyle, definitely contact a professional. In the meantime, here are some tips to combat those ordinary stressors in your life. Continue reading

5 Things Female Sports Fans Hate to Hear

By: Kaycee Grancher

If you’re a girl like me, who just so happens to like sports, then you’re familiar with the sometimes negative reactions from people who don’t think a female can like things such as baseball, football, hockey, or soccer. It gets pretty frustrating when all you want to do is enjoy the game or have a conversation only to be questioned as to if you’re being real or not. That being said, I have created a list of things that have been said to me on dates with guys who didn’t think it was possible for a girl to like sports. Continue reading

10 Tips for First Time Teachers

By: Kate Pallini

Ever since 10th grade, I’ve had my sights set on becoming an English teacher. Through the years, I’ve met people who have grown to become my closest and best friends, and many times, they were older than me and becoming teachers as well. Watching them go through education programs, student teaching, and eventually, becoming full-time teachers, there was always one warning that I’ve always been given: “Your first year will be the hardest.” No truer words have ever been spoken. My goal here is to try to give you my best tips from what I’ve learned on this crazy roller coaster ride so far!
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Tips for Surviving Your First Year of College

By: Kaycee Grancher

So you’re in college now. Wow! You’ve spent months picking a potential school, filling out applications, filing for scholarships and financial aid, and now you’re here! Suddenly, you’ve been given freedom that you didn’t have in high school. That is so exciting! But, keep in mind that with this freedom comes responsibility. Listed below are some tips to help you survive your freshman year and have an overall fantastic college experience. Continue reading