My Complicated Relationship with Hand-Me-Downs

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Let’s talk about hand-me-downs…Do you have older siblings? Or older friends that used to give you their used clothes? I have two older brothers, and growing up, it seemed like I never got any girl clothing items of my own. Instead, I always received “gifts” that consisted of old gross boy items. Obviously I did have some girl clothes, but it sure didn’t feel like it…and I loved being dramatic about how much I hated hand-me-downs. Sound familiar? Continue reading

Let’s Celebrate Moms

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You guys! Did you know that Mother’s Day is this Sunday? While I love the holiday and celebrating my much-deserving mom, I hate the timing of it. May is the busiest time of year for me (and probably most students) so I always feel like the holiday sneaks up before I can think of a great gift. Which is so unfair to all the mothers out there! That’s why giving an experience can sometimes be the best gift of all—you can think of it last minute without having to buy anything, and you get to make an awesome memory with your mother. Continue reading

Keeping It Casual

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I thought a Friday would be the perfect day to talk about relaxed clothing—Casual Fridays, ya know? As some of you may know from my work wear post a few months ago, last semester I took an econ class at my school. In order to earn extra credit, you had to dress “professionally” every day, which meant either an appropriate skirt, dress, or pair of slacks (I definitely bent the rules every now and again). That class was only a semester long, so now I’m free to wear whatever I want again, and let me tell you—I never thought I’d miss casual clothing so much. Continue reading