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Preparing for Financial Success in 2015

As I’ve gotten older my finances have, naturally, become more and more important. As a student it’s so easy to lose track of where you stand financially. Loans can stack up in the background as the most pressing financial decision you make in a month can be whether or not to splurge on a cute […]

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Game-Day-Cookies

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BigGameTreats #CollectiveBias Football season has since been underway in my house – which means game time, and game time – of course – means snack time! One of my favorite every-day treats has got to be chocolate chip […]

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Nicole by OPI Drying Drops Review

Drying drops are one of those “of course” beauty items – as in “of course I need/own this”. If you paint your nails all the time, often, or even rarely then you’ll want to have a bottle of this on hand. One of the biggest problems I find with polishing my nails is that within […]

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Greek food definitely rates at one of my favorites, so when I was invited to join Agrovim – Greece’s leading olive oil producer – at NYC’s Nerai for an exclusive Greek dining experience, I was naturally pretty excited! Agrovim, who recently released their Iliada line of olive oils hails from Kalamata Greece where locals are […]

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RSVP for the #BigGameSnacks Twitter Party!

Photo Credit: Terrell Family Fun Do you love a good Twitter Party?  You know we do and we’re excited to host a party about Big Game festivities. On Friday, January 30, from 3-4 pm ET please join us for the #BigGameSnacks Twitter Party where we’ll be chatting about creative and fun game day snacks ideas like Pringles and Cheez-It […]

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What’s On My Kindle: The Winter Sea by Susanna Kearsley

It’s been such a long time since I’ve been able to pick up a piece of fiction and finish it. If the book doesn’t suck me in within a few pages, chances are I won’t keep to it. In addition to my literary pickiness I’ve recently been in sort of a fiction reading slump – […]

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Our Big Game Treat? Snickers & Chips Soft & Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies!

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BigGameTreats #CollectiveBias Football season has since been underway in my house – which means game time, and game time – of course – means snack time! One of my favorite every-day treats has got to be chocolate chip […]

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$200 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway!

Has your 2015 gotten off to a good start? Personally, I’ve avoided making any binding resolutions – sticking instead to just committing myself to make positive changes in my routine. So far it’s been tough going, but still I’ve had my little successes here and there. You know what would make a great start to […]

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Enter the “Show Us Your Wild” Sweepstakes!

Have you had a chance to see Wild yet? The emotionally gripping film, starring Reese Witherspoon, based off of the memoir of the same name by Cheryl Strayed has not only received rave reviews but also a few award nominations too (Best Actress, Golden Globes; Female actor in a leading role, Screen Actors Guild; and […]

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Nicole by OPI Drying Drops Review

Drying drops are one of those “of course” beauty items – as in “of course I need/own this”. If you paint your nails all the time, often, or even rarely then you’ll want to have a bottle of this on hand. One of the biggest problems I find with polishing my nails is that within […]

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How To Make Fried Calamari

I don’t remember too much about my grandmother, she died when I was still a kid, but one thing I can recall with distinct clarity is her cooking. She was accomplished in Italian American cooking – making sunday sauce and macaroni that was the stuff of legends. I remember one Christmas day where I was […]

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What’s On My Kindle: The Tuscan Sun Cookbook by Frances Mayes

As much as I love the feel of an actual physical book, I live in NYC where space is something I don’t have – so I rely on extensively on my Kindle to store all of my favorite stories. The most recent addition to my digital library is The Tuscan Sun Cookbook: Recipes from Our […]