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Meal Plans for Your Workout

By Sarah Baker 

Meal Plans for Your Workout: 

Choosing Healthy Foods to Help Your Body


Sure you know you should exercise regularly, but is that enough? Will regular workout get you the sculpted or fit body that you are fighting for? Well, if definitely isn’t going to hurt things, but what about that diet? Are you confused or concerned that maybe you aren’t eating the right things to really make the workout worth it? 


Praline Dark Chocholate Truffle Cake 

Below are a list of healthy foods that you should include in your diet as well as those that you should take out of your diet, according to some nutritionists, to make the workout that you are doing really make a difference because you really can’t get the body you want from diet or exercise alone...

(DISCLAIMER: This site is not designed to and does not provide medical advice, professional diagnosis, opinion, treatment or services to you or to any other individual. This site provides general information based on my basic research. The information provided is not a substitute for medical or professional care, and you should not use the information in place of a visit, call consultation or the advice of your physician or other healthcare provider.)

Things to avoid:


The Most Luxirious Handbags Ever Made

By Catherine Santino

The Most Luxurious Handbags Ever Made


Handbags are about so much more than utility in the fashion world- they are a statement. They become status symbols representative of a specific time in fashion history. Let’s take a look back at a few that made some serious waves in trends...

1. The Birkin Bag 


Created by Hermes in the early 1980s, the name “Birkin” actually refers to actress Jane Birkin, who was seated next to a Hermes executive on an airplane and complained of not being able to find the right size weekend bag. The Birkin bag will probably go down in history as the most recognizable handbag in the world (despite its trademark lack of logos- which I find amazing). I mean, even a person who is not interested in fashion whatsoever will recognize the words “Birkin bag.” The Birkin became so popular that it had once had a waiting list of up to 6 years! (We all remember that episode of Sex and the City, right?). To see the luxury handbags inspired by fashion icons, click here.



Travel Guide From a Local: Best Spots to See in Los Angeles

By Nadja Muzur

I have lived in Los Angeles for most of my life and the city is spectacular for its neighborhoods, culture and architecture. The city and its surrounding areas have so much to offer especially during the everywhere else cold winter days. I wanted to share with you travel tips--dos and don'ts--when in Los Angeles. 

Travel Guide From a Local--When in Los Angeles:


1. Venice Beach


How to Style Yourself in Winter

By Amra B.

I love getting dressed up in winter: I can finally layer my clothes, pull out all my beautiful statement jackets and scarves, and wear all the trendy boots I can handle. In a way, my style really comes alive during winter. I also love the idea of wearing classic monotone wardrobe with just a pop of color on my lips. My choice for lipstick is a classic red; however, bright pinks and oranges can be equally fun (and refreshingly unexpected). 

Below are some quick tips on how to achieve great style this winter: 

Beauty Tips: DIY Hair Mask Recipes

By Catherine Santino


When researching hair mask recipes, I came across so many different beauty tips for various hair types. You can find so many things in your kitchen that can benefit dry, greasy, or flat hair. But one ingredient I found to be common in all of them: egg. Using egg yolks in hair masks can be extremely beneficial for the health of your hair. It is rich in vitamins, and the protein it contains helps promote hair growth. By mixing it with other ingredients, you can alter it to your specific hair type. Let`s see how to revamp your hair with these easy and affordable beauty tips...



DIY Hair Mask Recipes for Dry, Greasy and Flat Hair 


Back to Basics Fashion Trend: How to Spice-Up the Look

By Brittany Dobbins

The back to basic fashion trend is back and bigger than ever, basic cuts and colors have swept-up luxury designers and high-street shops.
The great thing about a back to basics fashion trend is that you can wear the look to any event or occasion. Here are some tips and trick on how to make those basic cuts look fun, chic and interesting!

Back to basics fashion trend:

how to spice-up the look 


How to spice-up your basic look

1. Add bold details to a basic look: 


Beauty Tips: How To Find Your Perfect Hair Color

By Catherine Santino

How To Find Your Best Hair Color


Choosing a hair color can be a daunting task. It’s a big decision, and it’s important to do your research and take your time. Below, you will find inspirational photos and tips to help you find  your perfect hair color!

Ombre


1) Find a stylist: it’s important to find a stylist that you trust and you’ve had a consultation with so that they know exactly what it is you want. Bring them photos and talk to them about what you’re going for. This way, you’ll feel much more comfortable with taking the plunge. To find out the top 10 fall/winter hairstyles, click here

Top 5 Chocolate Dessert Recipes

By Fatima N.

Top 5 Chocolate Dessert RecipesFor the Holidays 


I think chocolate is the closest we'll ever get to something everyone likes. Here are the top 5 chocolate dessert recipes, quick and easy to make while entertaining your guests for the holidays. And disclaimer: these are my top 5. There is no official dictum on chocolate. All chocolate is good.

Caramel brownies with pretzel crust

Top 10 Fashion Trends for Winter 2014

By Katie Miller

Winter is fast approaching, in some places it’s already here, which is why we need to get ourselves up to date on the top winter trends to stay in the fashion loop. 



Top 10 Fashion Trends for Winter 2014

10. Wedge Heels


How to Take a Vacation When You Don’t Have a Vacation

By Catherine Santino

Everyone needs a break now and then, especially after a hectic work week. But unfortunately and too often, we just don’t have the time or money to take the week-long tropical vacation we’re dreaming of. However, there are some little things you can do to recharge and reenergize, wherever you may be. 


How to Take a Vacation When You Don't Have a Vacation: Recharge, Refresh & Reenergize 


1) Pamper Yourself


If you find yourself insanely busy, a massage is a great way to relax without taking an entire day out of your schedule. A super affordable way to do this is to check out any massage or cosmetology schools in your area; they offer the same services as a spa for way less money, and are often good quality. If you are really short on time and money, draw yourself a bath. Light candles, play music, read a book, and just relax for a little while.


Make your own at home spa, here is how

Guiltless Desserts: Truffle Recipes

By Catherine Santino

Truffles: A Quick And Easy Dessert For A Girl On The Go


Maybe you’re headed to a friend’s dinner party and have been assigned dessert duty. Maybe your parents are visiting and you want to surprise them with treats. Or maybe you just want something sweet to munch on at the end of a long day. Whatever the case, making a delicious dessert doesn’t have to cost you a lot of time or energy. Making your own truffles is a great solution; they are a step above the expected pan of brownies or box of assorted cookies when entertaining guests, and yet are incredibly easy to make. Just grab some melting chocolate from the baking section of the grocery store for coating your truffles and get creative with your filling! Here are some recipes that I’ve found to be easy and delicious...


Nutella Truffles 

Top 5 Winter Fashion Items Under $100

By Brittany Dobbins

I’m sure many women struggle with buying fashion items on a budget, especially if you are a fashion blogger or designer. Nothing comes cheap. Well, I’m here to help you! I put together some of the top 5 winter fashion items just under $100...

Whether it’s Topshop, Urban Outfitters, H&M, Forever 21 or NY & Company, they have many affordable pieces for you to buy! You don’t always have to purchase the flashiest and the most expensive item in the store to look fabulous; rather, you want to find trendy items that fit your figure well. We can start with:

The top 5 fall/winter items under $100:


1. SASSY platform shoes from Top shop


Healthy & Delicious Holiday Dessert Recipes

By Avery Carruthers

Fall is one of my absolute favorite seasons. Why? Gosh, where do I begin? For starters, Starbucks releases the #PSL, otherwise known as the Pumpkin Spice Latte. I could drink four a day, at least. I also love the colorful leaves during autumn. The browns, yellows, greens, and oranges all blend together beautifully. Since the winter holidays are just around the corner, what better way to celebrate this holiday season than with healthy food? Lucky for you, I am here to discuss some amazing seasonal favorites and easy healthy and delicious recipes so you too can enjoy them as well...

1.) Pie


Originally, I only wanted to mention pumpkin pie, but why stop there? Fall is such an amazing time of year because we get to celebrate with delicious desserts and pastries! I personally love cherry and raspberry pies, but I’m sure there are many apple pie lovers out there. Here is a recipe so you can bake a pumpkin pie in your own home! And you can also decorate your home with pumkins.


Chocholate raspberry cream pie
Ingredients

Winter Fashion Trend: Black on Black

By Fatima N.

Forever Chic: How to Wear Black On Black


Head-to-toe black has always been the New Yorker uniform, come winter, get ready to see it everywhere. This is the color that goes with everything. It´s flattering to wear and makes us look slim. Here's how to stand out in a sea of ebony, because black is officially back in fashion this season…

Club Fashionista girl Amra B. sporting black-on-black(London)

The Top 5 Trends for Fall/Winter Jewelry

By Brittany Dobbins

Whether it is rhinestones or pearls, by Alexander Mcqueen and Balmain, or from Zara and Topshop, women love to accessorize their outfits with the new and latest jewelry trends. Especially during fall and winter, I love a great statement piece such as a necklace or earrings! 

The latest jewelry trends are midi-rings and funky embellished cuffs. Whether you follow fashion trends or not, I think any piece of jewelry needs a bit of glam or glitz to draw people in and say “wow, where did you get that cool accessory from?” 

So, let’s start with the 5 top winter jewelry/accessory trends, shall we?


Statement jewelry by Dolce & Gabbana F/W 2014

Knit Dresses

By Amra B. 


How to style knits in the fall and winter season:


With the cold winter days, I find that I often look for warm and practical fashions that I can easily incorporate into my existing wardrobe. Knit dresses have been one of my favorite winter staples; they are incredibly easy to wear and look equally amazing when worn with a flat boot or a high heel. The current trend of oversized knits has made the Row designers Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen pair up their knit “dresses” with wide legged pants for an effortless and chic office attire. 


Below are some suggestions on how to wear knit dresses this season: 

Delicious and Healthy Holiday Food Recipes

By Avery C.

Hello my lovely fashionistas!

I don'y know about you, but I cannot believe how quickly Thanksgiving is approaching! Before long, Christmas Eve will arrive and Santa will be delivering gifts to all of the good boys and girls. Hopefully you have been nice this year! ;)

As much as we all love the cheerful holiday season, I know that a few of us worry about that extra turkey weight. I get it- we should be able to enjoy the food we have been lucky enough to receive! Sadly, it can come at a price. Therefore, I am here, fashionistas, to provide a few of my personal favorite healthy (and delicious) food recipes you can make at home and bring to your friend's annual Christmas party...


Top 3 Nutritious But Delicious Holiday Food Recipes:



Apple Cider

Simple Makeup Ideas to Try for Holiday Parties

By Katya Bychkova

Party-Ready Makeup Ideas


With so many parties coming up in November and December, it is important to keep in mind a couple of makeup looks that you could create in just a couple of minutes without purchasing any extra makeup products. In this inspirational post I propose you two holiday looks that you can try while getting ready for the family gathering and a party with friends. Here are my ideas for different holiday makeup looks...

Me

Look #1: Good Girl


How to Dress Like a Hipster

By Seema Kukadia

Hipster Diaries


As a young fashionista experiencing the different influences across the world, I believe my personal style niche falls within the hipster domain. Beginning my journey as a blogger on Tumblr, I admired the artsy laid back hipster ambiance. The style genre has been influenced heavily by music festivals such as Coachella, music videos by Gwen Stefani and style icons Kylie Jenner and Vanessa Hudgens were great inspiration into creating the ultimate chic hipster look. I will now share with you the secret looks which will help you to dress like a hipster and attain the fountain of youth...

Me

Winter Skincare Beauty Tips

By Catherine Santino

Now that it’s getting colder out, it’s time to change our skin care routine. Winter months means constantly looking for ways to keep your skin moisturized as the weather gets harsher. Contrary to what you might think, you don’t need to break the bank to maintain healthy, glowing skin this coming season. Here are my beauty tips...



How to Take Care of Your Skin in the Winter 



Club Fashionista blogger Amra B.

1) Drink water: 



How to Rock Your Sneakers Outside the Gym

By Kati Miller

Unless you have been living under a rock, you know that sportswear is the new “it” trend this season. But pairing sneakers with our everyday outfits can seem like quite a daunting task, especially when we’re not wearing just jeans and a tee. Here is a list of suggestions on how to wear this fashion trend and stay stylish while keeping comfortable with this new style...


The Social Climber's Bible--Tips for Successful Business & Social Networking


By Elma B. & Amra B. 

We had the pleasure of meeting the beautiful J & J heiress, Jazz Johnson, and her uncle, an Emmy-nominated film producer, Dirk Wittenborn over a cup of coffee at a plush hotel lounge on the Upper East Side. We were intrigued by their recent project—The Social Climber’s Bible: A Book of Manners, Practical Tips, and Spiritual Advice for the Upwardly Mobile, which through humour and scandalous tales opens-up the conversation about a serious topic—social climbing—or crawling your way to the top. 



When we met Jazz, she encapsulated the Gossip Girl meets Carey Bradshaw persona. She grew-up attending debutante balls with society boys, like Gossip Girl’s Serena van der Woodsen, and then she is also like Sex and the City’s witty author Carrie Bradshaw.  Jazz has always had the best of both worlds: she is a well-known heiress of the Johnson & Johnson fortune, has travelled all over the world, and attended the most exclusive parties. Despite her posh upbringing and true jet-set experience, she caught us by surprise: Jazz maintains her feet firm on the ground: she is eloquent, intelligent (graduate of Barnard college) and no-nonsense kind of girl.  

10 Iconic Movies That Changed Fashion

By Fatima N.

10 Iconic Movies That Changed Fashion


Along with art museums and books, movies are a constant source of inspiration for fashion trends. The two have a connection, movies are great reference points for fashion. We copy characters seen on the screen. If we are aiming for a certain decade's look, we look to films of that era because movies are time capsules for fashion. Designers look to film for inspiration for their collections. Stars in the film also became stars in style, Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly and the like. Films and fashion trends share a common ground, and here are 10 films that prove it...


Alicia Silverstone in Clueless ('90s)

How to Get the Look: Old Hollywood Glamour

By Elma B.

I have been fascinated with the "golden age of Hollywood" (1927-1963), when Viven Leigh, Audrey Hepburn, and Lauren Bacall reigned the silver screen. The elegance, grace and poise that the style communicated was superb. The cuts and the fabric of the clothes showed that without having to bare everything, a woman could be the apple of any gentleman's eye. Hence, the "dare to bare" motto isn't so interesting after alI; it kills any kind of mystery, so boring. Without further ado here is...

How to incorporate the Old Hollywood Glamour into your everyday wardrobe: 


1. Cover modestly. Old Hollywood has a plethora of examples where the divas are covered modestly, whether it is because of long skirts/dresses or  simple black turtlenecks. 


Healthy Recipes: Guilt-Free Nutritious Cakes

By Katya Bychkova

Guilt-Free Nutritious Cakes


I am a strong believer that little indulgences such as a spoonful of Tiramisu or a bite of a French Macaroon could help one to deal with absolutely any situation. However, I know how easy it is to lose control while enjoying your favorite dessert. The moment a piece of delicious cake or any other dessert reaches my mouth, I totally forget my New Year's resolutions about eating healthy and staying in shape. Luckily for us dessert-lovers, there are certain tricks out there that can help you to transform your favorite desserts into nutritious and satisfying meals. Try these easy and healthy recipes...


Flour-less strawberry chocolate cake  

How to Be Productive Without Wearing Yourself Out

By Elma B.

Recently, my life has been flipped upside down partially due to the fast moving pace of New York City or, rather, the fast moving pace of today's world. As a result, I picked-up a book, In Praise of Slowness, to awaken my worn-down spirit. The book spoke to me as I have been juggling way too many jobs being the COO of a start-up. There has come a point where I know that I have no other choice but to slow down or face burn-out. I want to share with you tips on how to be productive without wearing yourself out; word of caution, it's a skill I have yet to master myself...

How to Be Productive Without Wearing Yourself Out: 

Me

Fashion Trends: How To Wear Your Favorite Hat

By Kati Miller

Tis’ the season for hats! So…how can we make ourselves effortlessly chic with hats as accessories this fall and winter? The golden rules are to choose one that is in the same color scheme and dress code as the rest of your outfit. Below is a list of popular lids, according to the latest fashion trends, and the types of outfits to pair them with...


Kate Moss wearing a floppy hat 

How to Incorporate the 1940s Glamour Into Your Modern Wardrobe

By Elma B.


One of my favorite fashion decades was the 1940s, marked by its elegance, glamour and grace. It was the time of Hollywood's Golden Age, the age of Grace Kelly, Rita Hayworth and Ava Gardener. The period was marked by midi skirts, square shoulders, narrow hip cuts and decadent jewels. In fact, it was Christian Dior's groundbreaking debut when he redefined women's post World War II style by designing the new silhouette with gorgeous full midi skirts with waist cinching jackets. Since I am a huge fan of elegance, grace and humility, I wanted to provide you with tips on how you can incorporate the classic 1940s fashion pieces into your modern wardrobe. 

How to Incorporate the Classic 1940s 

Fashion Pieces Into Your Modern Wardrobe: 


Me

1. Midi skirts: Above and below in the photos, I wore the midi skirt with a '90s crop sweater top. I tried to mix and match modern pieces with the classic ones. 

Fashion Trends: How to Find Your Perfect Coat

By Brittany Dobbins

Fall has finally come and winter is almost here, which means it’s time to take out the knitwear, scarves, gloves and layer-up for the colder weather. With the varying coats for this season, it can be a bit confusing making it hard to pick out the right one. Personally, I prefer to focus my autumn outerwear wardrobe on the essentials and variety, rather than what’s “in style” right now. Instead of having coats that limit the look you want to put together due to mismatching, try finding a coat that is more versatile and can complement your outfit. Now, let´s see how to wear this timeless fashion trend...



Olivia Palermo style 2014

10 Timeless Fashion Pieces

By Kati Miller 

As the saying goes amongst fashion insiders "trends fade but style lasts forever." As a fashionista, I would strongly encourage to start building your wardrobe with these 10 must-have essential fashion pieces. But, more importantly, when picking out your basics know that you can still be chic and fashionable...here's how:  


10 Timeless Fashion Trends


10. Jumpsuits 

I’m going out on a limb here but when I saw Grace Kelly in a jump suit, it solidified my instinct that this is one timeless fashion trend that will never go out of style. 


Miroslava Duma wearing a black jumpsuit

Fashion Trends: How to Rock Knits This Fall/Winter

By Kati Miller

As we all know by now, big sweaters and the all over knit looks are in; but how do we rock this trend without looking like we’re swimming in a sea of unmanageable fabric? Below are some fashion trends we have seen this season in terms of fit, color and style to help you navigate through the endless aisles of comfortable clothing...


Top 5 Styling Tips For Picking Out Knits This Fall/Winter:


A knit dress with over the knee boots  

Relationship Tips: How to Lose a Guy (or Girl) in 10 Ways

By Sarah Baker

I’ve been doing a lot of relationship soul searching lately. Mainly to try to figure out why my past relationships have failed and how to not lose a guy. Making a list of all the things that went wrong, I realized that some have been my doing and some theirs, but all resulted in relationship fails. I decided to share the mistakes with all of you so that you all might not make some of the same mistakes that I have been privy to. Here are the top 10 relationship tips on how to keep around the one you love...

Color symbolism: RED

By Lara Medić

Red is the color that you can’t remain indifferent about. Red is the color of fire and blood, it is associated with energy, strength, power and determination.
Red clothing gets noticed. It is a color that turn heads. Enter the new season with confidence! Here is why you should try these red fashion trends and always think, well... red!

How to Spice-up Your Coffee!

By Avery Carruthers

Hello fashionistas! Long time no see! 

As we all know, my love for coffee runs deep, as if caffeine literally flows through my veins. I enjoy a good cup of coffee anytime of the day, seven days a week. Personally, I prefer a smooth blonde roast with a few pumps of vanilla, but that's just me.

Since having worked at Starbucks for over two years, I guess you can say I know a lot about coffee. From the roast type to their unique characteristics, I am (almost) able to answer any question you may have. So how does one spice up their coffee? Luckily for you, I am here to give you 4 tips on making your coffee that much more delicious and save the day (or at least try to)...


Girl On The Go: What To Bring In Your Handbag

By Catherine Santino

If you’re anything like me, your daily routine involves a lot of travelling. Your day starts early, ends late, and you are often rushing around in between. However, I have found that by bringing along a few essential items, you can be well-equipped for whatever you may need throughout the day without overloading your handbag. Let me give you a list of MUST HAVE items in your handbag...



Home Decor Ideas: Mix of Chic and Fabulous

By Fatima N.

Inspiration from the Homes of the Chic and Fabulous


Over the summer, I came across a book at the library called, "In The Pink: Dorothy Draper". A few flips of the pages and I was hooked. Dorothy Draper is one of the most iconic interior designers, famous for her signature cabbage rose chintz fabric and frequent use of stripes. Since then, I've been scouring the web for beautiful interiors, adding to my arsenal of dream room ideas. In this post, I have five home decor ideas of my favorite celebrity homes; an eclectic mix of people from all over the fashion industry... 

Lacquered walls

Midi Skirts for the Fall

By Amra B. 

I am a big fan of midi skirts, and this autumn I managed to find some in a beautiful array of fall colors. I am especially crazy about this deep orange color and how easily it can be paired up with other pieces in my closet; I wear it with black blazer and a simple black t-shirt, cropped sweater, or a graphic print (like I did in the photos below). 

Midis are my go to choice for the office look, and I have found them to be particularly fun for the weekend with a crop top as well. Below are some suggestions on how to wear midis this fall:

Fashion Trends: Top 6 "It" Fall Bags

By Nadja Muzur

Fall Fashion Trends: "It" Bags:


With summer coming to a close, fall is upon us, which means new season, new beginnings! And that means time for a new wardrobe, or at least time for change! I love the fall for many reasons and one of them being fashion. Since I am a huge fan of bags, I wanted to give you an update on what are the latest fall fashion trends for "it" bags. Here is the list on what's hot this fall... 


All you need is...a bag!

1. The backpack:

Latest Fashion Trends: Workout Goddess

By Fatima N.
Edited by Jessica Miller

How to Work It While You Work Out


At first thought, active wear doesn't seem like a part of fashion nomenclature. Think again. All over the Fall 2014 runways, the latest fashion trend was to put some effort in your sportswear, whether at the gym or while about and about on the bustling city streets. Here are the latest trends in fashion for sportswear...


1. Sporty jackets: 


For fashionistas looking to get a breath of fresh air this fall and winter, find a beautiful jacket that will both keep you warm and complement your features. Take into consideration rain and temperature when picking out this piece. 


Most Extravagant Shoes Ever Made

By Avery Carruthers

Calling all shoe lovers, calling all shoe lovers, this post is for YOU. Who here loves high heels? Or maybe you prefer a nice pair of wedges? Whatever your style may be, I am sure we can all agree that shoes are fabulous. I mean, come on, they are a girl’s best friend! 


Alexander McQueen Armadillo and Alien Shoes

With that being said, have you ever wondered what are the most extravagant shoes ever made? If you don’t know the answer, then continue reading because you will not want to miss this collection. Without further ado... 

5 Shoes That Revolutionized the Fashion World:


The Seven Natural Wonders of the World

By Sarah Baker 


Everyone knows about the Seven Wonders of the World, but have you heard about the Seven Natural Wonders of the World? These are seven sites that are created naturally and each have unique and breathtaking beauty. In order to be a natural wonder, experts from around the world looked at statistical and traditional significance, the uniqueness, and pure splendor of each nominated site. By establishing and creating the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, they are raising awareness and working on promoting and protecting natural wonders. I present to you the... 


7 Natural Wonders of the World:


1. Aurora Borealis(Northern Lights):


Words cannot describe the site that you will see if you actually get to experience this natural beauty. There are no specific or consistent measurements or these naturally occurring lights. They appear as glowing sheets or dancing waves. The sheer beauty is what makes it one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. If you want to see the all the beauty that the Northern Lights offer, you’ll need to go to the Northern Hemisphere during the months of March, April, September, and October. The artic islands of Canada are the best place to see them, although they are unpredictable.


Top 10 Fall Hairstyles

By Catherine Santino

Now that we are (finally) transitioning into Fall, it’s time to change up hairstyles. Cooler months mean we don’t have to worry so much about taming frizz or keeping hair off our necks in the heat. It allows a whole lot more freedom and creativity, which is definitely something to take advantage of. Here are...

Top 10 Fall Hairstyles:



The Struggles of Post-Grad Life

By Catherine Santino 

After graduating from college last year, I went through a particularly difficult period. I was living at home, unsure of what it was I wanted to do, and generally confused about life. I felt like people saw me as unmotivated because I was working a million part-time jobs and didn’t seem to have any real direction. I felt this immense pressure to have it all figured out, since so many of my friends had full time jobs and after all, that’s what college is supposed to be preparing you for.


But college doesn’t prepare you for the messiness and confusion that usually ensues after you graduate. There’s so much expectation to start a career and know exactly what you want. But what I realized after a long and difficult year is that it’s okay to not have a plan. That it’s more important to know what you’re interested in and what you’re good at than to have one specific career goal in mind. It’s also important to put yourself out there. Explore your interests, hone your skills, and be open to any and all opportunities to grow.

How to Handle the Struggles of Post Grad Life... 


How to Pick Healthy & Delicious Snacks

By Sarah Baker

Snacking: What should you eat and how often?


Everyone loves to snack. In fact, some days we may feel the need to snack more than others. It’s easy to just snack whenever we want and eat whenever we want, but that is never a good idea for our figure. So what exactly should we eat and how often?


Choosing The Best Jeans For Your Shape

By Kati Miller 

Picking out the perfect pair of jeans can be exhausting and just plain frustrating. Therefore, I have come up with a guide to picking out that perfect pair of jeans for just about every body type and personality.

How to Pick the Perfect Jeans For Your Body Type:


8 Hidden Seattle Gems


By Avery C.

“A city is not gauged by its length and width, but by the broadness of its vision and the height of its dreams,” said Herb Caen. As many of you know, I have lived in Seattle my entire life. Some know it as the Emerald City, whereas others instantly think of coffee (Starbucks, am I right?). However, Seattle embodies so much more.

Don’t let the rain fool you because Seattle is an amazing city. Besides, it really doesn’t rain that often; it’s just cloudy 300 days out of the year J In order to make up for the weather, this city contains some of the best coffee shops, restaurants and boutiques in the country (I may be a little biased).



If you are ever looking to visit the beautiful Northwest, definitely stop by Seattle because the minute you enter the city, you are quickly be embraced by the fresh air, the Puget Sound breezes and the extravagant art. In order to make your stay a little easier, check out these....

8 hidden gems that a true Seattleite recommends:


1. Kerry Park


How to Style Yourself In the Fall

By Elma B.

Frosty mornings and cool breezes, the leaves are turning into beautiful golden browns...this can only mean one thing...the fall is here! One of my favorite parts about autumn is fall fashion-- playing around with various textures, with the magnificent orange, yellow and deep red colors, and layering.

I wanted to compose a list for you on how to style yourself in the fall. Mainly, how to take advantage of the layers, the textures, colors and just let your creative side shine. Without further ado...

Top 5 Styling Tips For the Fall 

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How to Decorate Your Home For Fall

By Avery Carruthers

Who here is sad that summer is quickly coming to an end? I don't know about you, but as the days come to a close, I become more and more excited for fall! In Seattle, fall is an amazing time of year that I often welcome with open arms. The air is crisp, the leaves turn brown, and the pumpkin spice lattes are in full effect (even though they came early this year). 


However, I understand that not everyone is as eager for fall as I am. For some, fall represents the beginning of a new school year, or the transitioning of one job to another. Nonetheless, I am here to challenge all of YOU to stop dreading autumn and to EMBRACE it! Through these helpful home interior design pieces, hopefully they will help you look forward to the new season. 


How to Decorate Your Home For Fall:



1.) Pumpkins 


Fashion Trends: Boots and Booties

By Brittany Dobbins 

There is nothing better than having a great pair of boots/booties in your closet, especially for fall! I think the reason why all women love them is because they compliment your outfit extremely well. So, when picking out boots or booties this fall and winter, what is trending? Or, more importantly, what fits you well? Read below to find out...


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