There are all sorts of rules that are in place for a wedding celebration. Some of them are unspoken. Most of them are common sense. I will name a few for any one that has never attended a wedding. Do not bring up the groom’s or the bride’s past relationships or rendezvous at all (before the wedding, at the wedding, or at the reception during your toast). Do not get beyond drunk! There are … [Read more...] about The Wedding Rule You Should Not Break!
Archives for June 2014
When getting dressed for the day, especially a work day, sometimes it’s difficult to choose an outfit. Would this top look better that pair of pants? How do you to choose the right accessories for an outfit? How do you avoid outfit repeats from one week to the next? Is there a way to NOT spend a fortune on clothes that are acceptable for the working-world? Here are some tips and tricks on how to … [Read more...] about Helpful Hints for Finding a Work Wardrobe
Buying a car isn’t as easy as you think. In the movies, the protagonist walks into a dealership and the camera cuts away to him or her driving a car off the lot. But what about all that time in between? Young adults and teens today are buying their first cars and don’t have a clue what things like APR percentage is. It’s important to educate yourself on the current car market and what to expect … [Read more...] about 4 Essential Tips for Buying Your First Car
Any fellow motorcycle riders out there? If you are or not, this is a picture during the first week of August when every year for the last 73 years, a motorcycle rally has been held in the small town of Sturgis. This is also the birthplace for the reality TV show that some of you may be familiar with, Full Throttle Saloon. I’m not really sure when it happened, but my dad, my sister, and I decided … [Read more...] about Sturgis, SD: A one-of-a-kind motorcycle rally
Now I know that most people reading this are not in the stage of life where wrinkles are showing up just yet. But that’s the whole point of this article; It’s all about delaying the inevitable. You have to know what to do to prevent wrinkles before they even start to appear. If you follow these steps (and yes, I admit they are somewhat hard) you won’t have to be as nervous about the onset of … [Read more...] about Is The Threat Of Wrinkles Scaring You?
Let’s talk about boys. Not the one that you met at that music festival, or your Tinder date that turned out to wear a Viking helmet to sleep, no. Let’s talk about the guy you’ve known since preschool, or the one you met in your most boring philosophy class in college—the platonic friend. As a rising junior at a school known for its rigorous curriculum, I know that I wouldn’t have made it through … [Read more...] about Millennial Mindset: Reasons We Love Our Guy Friends
We buy cosmetic products every day, completely unaware and uninformed of the processes taken before it gets placed on the shelves. Cosmetic products range from whitening toothpaste to powder foundation to household detergents, yet public opinion does not seem to be too concerned with how the safety of these products has been tested. Here is the ugly truth about animal testing in the cosmetics … [Read more...] about Animal Testing: What No One's Saying
For the DIY brides, or even those looking to cut a few wedding costs from an already-outrageous bill, doing a few things herself isn’t completely out of the question. From bouquets and centerpieces to the nameplates and table settings, the possibilities are positively endless. With the help of craft stores and DIY videos, brides are relying less on wedding planners and more on the help of their … [Read more...] about Tips for Crafting Your Own Wedding Invitations
My name is Tracy and I am hopelessly and perpetually finding new ways to embarrass myself. I attend college at Indiana University, a free-spirited and basketball-crazed Big 10 school. Seldom does a day go by without me having done something atrociously embarrassing or awkward, like face-planting on the sidewalk as I make my way to class or severely misjudging the distance between my body and the … [Read more...] about Millennia Mindset: How I learned to Stop Being Embarrassed
It's June, which means it's summer time! Not all of you live in Florida like me, but if you’re in a humid or dry summer climate, these helpful makeup tips will help your skin staying vibrant and beautiful through the upcoming months. First Things First: Moisturize. Moisturize daily, preferably with a tinted product that has some SPF to protect your skin from the sun. It should be applied every … [Read more...] about 8 Helpful Summer Makeup Tips!
You shouldn't have to worry about your safety - no matter where you live. Take your safety seriously with the new emergency notification services. The other night, my girlfriends and I went out to a bar in downtown Grand Rapids. We've never really had to worry about incidents happening to or around us, because we assume the city is safe. It’s a small metropolis with regular police watches, and … [Read more...] about Safety App-arel