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– George Bernard Shaw

Travel Blog: The Do’s and Don’ts of International Travel

· “Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” – Ibn Battuta ·

Travel Blog: The Do’s and Don’ts of International Travel

Hola! This past week, my boyfriend and I took a much-needed vacation to Cancun, Mexico, for a little fun in the sun. This was my first time staying overseas for a significant amount of time, and although I’ve been to Mexico before, I had never visited Cancun. All I could think of was tequila, tacos,…

Girl Time 101: How-to Plan a Fun Girls’ Night In on a Budget

· You Might Call it Girls' Night, I Call it Therapy ·

Girl Time 101: How-to Plan a Fun Girls’ Night In on a Budget

If you haven’t planned a Girls’ Night In, you’re missing out on something super special. Getting together with your girlfriends to “cut up and catch up” (as I like to call it) is one of my personal favorite pastimes. What’s especially interesting to see is that as your girlfriends enter their late twenties and early…

Hurricane Harvey: 5 Actions You can Take Now to Help Those in Need

· "We Rise By Lifting Others" - Robert Ingersoll ·

Hurricane Harvey: 5 Actions You can Take Now to Help Those in Need

My heart and prayers are with the people of South Texas. I had fully intended on writing about a much different topic this week, but due to the horrific, tragic events that took place in Houston and surrounding areas, I wanted to blog about what we can do to help out. Hurricane Harvey was one…

Get Your Degree: 6 Ways to Stay On-Track and Finish Strong

Get Your Degree: 6 Ways to Stay On-Track and Finish Strong

The end of summer is sadly approaching us, and quickly. As we begin to wind down from summer, families everywhere are getting ready for the new school year. For the working millennial, going back to school can be quite daunting. School is heavy enough as a kid with no real responsibilities. But once you add…

What the Health: What You Need to Know, and What You Can Do Next

What the Health: What You Need to Know, and What You Can Do Next

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you have probably seen and heard several discussions regarding the Netflix documentary, What the Health. In this 90 minute film, filmmaker Kip Anderson will take you on a journey with him to take a closer look at the American diet, including the effects of a western diet on…

Life Hacks: The Best Home Organizers for the Modern Woman

Life Hacks: The Best Home Organizers for the Modern Woman

Hey loves! I’ve been away a little longer than I’d like, but that’s because I’ve been swamped between work and other projects that I cannot wait to discuss. Today’s blog is all about organization. Trying to keep my home in order while juggling my career and a hectic schedule outside of work can be extremely…

Body Goals: Five Key Ways to Keep Your Health on Track

Body Goals: Five Key Ways to Keep Your Health on Track

Summertime is officially here, which means you may be focused on your health and body goals more now than ever. Fitness has been an ongoing journey for me. I’ve always led a pretty active lifestyle, but I am also a self-professed “foodie,” which makes it pretty difficult at times to stay on track. Over the…

Interview 101: How-to Land Your Next Big Opportunity!

Interview 101: How-to Land Your Next Big Opportunity!

Getting ready for your next big interview or opportunity can be very intimidating. There appears to be so many rules involving interview etiquette that it’s easy to be confused as to what one should do and say during an interview. As a corporate Recruiter, I am asked often about the tips and tricks to nailing…