Tips for Digital Note Taking in College

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I've always been a pen and paper girl, but when classes went online at the beginning of 2020, I started to explore the digital note taking world a little more. All my class materials were delivered digitally, so it was a lot easier to keep everything digital rather than printing every…

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Stars & Stripes Berry Pie

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This delicious, patriotic pie is perfect for celebrating the Fourth! It's cute and festive and pretty fun & easy to make! Find the recipe below.  Stars & Stripes Berry Pie the perfect, patriotic pie! Pie Crust 2 store bought pie crusts (I used Pillsbury )1 tbsp milk (for brushing pie crust…

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Summer Shopping: Volume 2

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My favorite time of year is finally here! Last month I purged my closet and donated SO much, which felt amazing. And so that's been my excuse to do a little summer shopping to refresh by wardrobe! Here are a couple of my favorite recent purchases:   1. "Birken-crocs" I LOVE these Birks!…

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The Grand Hike: Hiking 13 Miles Through the Grand Canyon

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As a way to kick off summer and spend some time together before the craziness of summer begins, my dad and youngest sister and I took a trip to the Grand Canyon to hike and enjoy the outdoors. This was our first trip post-Covid, and it was SO enjoyable and much…

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A Simple Guide to Sugar Cookie Decorating

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The only thing better than eating sugar cookies is decorating them (at least IMO haha!) :) One of my very favorite activities is baking and decorating sugar cookies for an upcoming holiday or event. There are so many creative ways to decorate cookies, and they always seems to impress a crowd!Thanks…

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Classic Cut Out Sugar Cookie & Royal Icing Recipe

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I love baking and decorating sugar cookies, and I think this is the best recipe out there! It makes about 36 medium sized cookies. Follow the instructions carefully! Also see the recipe for royal icing below. It's the best for decorating your cookies! Classic Cut Out Sugar Cookies 1 cup butter (unsalted…

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5-Step Instant Pot Meals for College Students

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Finding the time to cook good, healthy meals can be kinda hard as a college student! For Christmas my sophomore year of college, my grandparents gave me an Instant Pot, which has made all the difference in my college cooking! If you don't have an Instant Pot or are new to using…

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5 Ways to Manage Time and Stay Motivated in College

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College is crazy busy. It's so easy to become overwhelmed and stressed out with everything that quickly fills your schedule: class, extra curriculars, work, friends, family, etc. Free time?  What's that?  After 5 semesters of college, I've learned some key ways to make the best use of my time. These really…

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Galentine’s Gift Guide

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Valentine's Day has to be one of the cutest holidays! Even if you don't have a Valentine this year (like me!), it's still fun to celebrate with your girlfriends! After all, Valentine's Day is just about celebrating the people you love :) Have a pizza night, watch a rom com, bake…

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Affordable Gift Guide for Her

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How crazy is it that Christmas is next month?! 2020 has been quite the year (to say the least), and I'm sure everyone is hoping that the holidays bring the Christmas Cheer that we all need :).  I love Christmas for so many reasons, but one of my favorites is finding…

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