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Money Principles You Should Know by 25

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Having bad financial habits can create tons of unnecessary stress for you! Having to live paycheck to paycheck and always count pennies can really derail us from living our life to the fullest. Your 20’s is the perfect time to learn to be financially smart and independent. I live by these five money principles so I can save more, afford more, and live comfortably. If you are looking to…

Why He’s Just Not That Into You and That’s OK

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This post is definitely different from what I typically write about. My blog focuses on lifestyle, travel, fashion and beauty but I’ve always been interesting in dipping into the category of love and relationships. When I was younger, I watched Sex and The City religiously and I loved Carrie’s Bradshaw life. An independent, fashionable woman who found support in other women and built an empire writing about her…

What Should You Look For in a Skin Cream

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The following post is a guest post from Dr. Ruth Hillelson’s office.What Should I Look For in a Skin Cream?With so many skin creams with claims for younger looking skin and skin-repairing formulas that it is difficult to know which ones you can trust. After all, which products really work? Are the products difficult to announce still bad for your skin?Why Skin Cream Is Important…

Remember to Practice Self-Care This Winter

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Yesterday, I was forced to slow down. After going to work Monday and Tuesday although I didn’t feel well, my body finally called it quits on Wednesday. I had the aches, a nasty cough, and couldn’t breathe through my nose. Now, I’m not one to take sick days. It’s very hard for me to take care of myself and rest in bed when there is so…

Quick Guide to Your Carowinds Trip

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Carowinds is an amusement park on the border of North and South Carolina. (Make sure to stock up on fireworks while you’re there.)The park opened in 1973 and has grown to over 400 acres. If you live in the South-East and haven’t been to Carowinds, you’re missing out. Carowinds is a fun family experience that has attractions for all.While tickets are typically 50$ for…

Small Changes I’m Making to Live a Healthier Lifestyle

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I am not the healthiest, most active human on the planet. I’ve never been too concerned about what goes into my body and exercise but with age, I’m realizing how much of a necessity it is to take good care of yourself. The good news: You don’t have to love the gym and salads to lead a healthy lifestyle. (Which is great for me!) You can start…

Quick Guide to Street Art in Downtown Raleigh

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Whether I’m checking out a new restaurant, lounging at Moore’s Square Park, or hitting up Boxcar Barcade for some Mario Kart, I love visiting Downtown Raleigh! Downtown Raleigh is filled with tons of things to do and numerous great places to strike a pose.Raleigh believes, “A city should be as colorful as its citizens”. Last week, I took a trip downtown and walked around identifying all the…

The Health Benefits of Owning a Dog

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I have had Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Social Anxiety for years now and I have never felt better than I do since adopting my dog, Kona. I’ve mentioned in past articles that Kona has been God’s gift for my life. There are TONS of benefits to owning a dog, but did you know it actually is good for your health too? Just in case you need a few…

The Pros and Cons of Greek Life

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I never thought I would be the sorority girl “type”. Before college, all I really knew about sororities was the image movies portrayed of them —tons of parties, dumb blondes, hazing. I wasn’t really interested in Greek life.Then, my sophomore year of college all the girls in my dorm signed up for recruitment. I still didn’t expect much but I wrote my name down as a pledge…

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