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Deets with Diane: The Struggle is REAL

Hey guys! Since my life has been so hectic since moving to North Carolina, I decided to do a  post updating everyone on the foolery that is my life. As far as foolery, January was no different, especially since it was my birthday month. If I could describe January in one word it would be… Continue reading Deets with Diane: The Struggle is REAL

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I Learned These Lessons the Hard Way

“Go shawty, it’s ya birthday!” That’s right! Last week was officially my birthday week, which means it is time to reflect on what HAS happened (good & bad), what I WANT to happen (reminding myself to be realistic), and all the pleasantries in between. Instead of going through every minute detail of being 27, I… Continue reading I Learned These Lessons the Hard Way

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I’m Quiet; Deal With It

Written by Brianna Krueger Quiet  [kwahy-it] adjective making no noise or sound, especially no disturbing sound free, or comparatively free, from noise silent Loud [loud] adjective (of sound) strongly audible; having exceptional volume or intensity making, emitting, or uttering strongly audible sounds clamorous, vociferous, or blatant; noisy Somewhere along the way from Dictionary’s meaning ‘quiet’… Continue reading I’m Quiet; Deal With It

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5 Ways to Level Up for the New Year

Please note that this post contains affiliate links. 2018 is over and we are well on our way to entering the second month in 2019. Damn, that was fast! 2018 was life-changing for me; so much had happened and I want to keep that momentum up while entering 2019. Even though last year displayed some successes,… Continue reading 5 Ways to Level Up for the New Year

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4 Low-Cost Big-Impact Holiday Gift Ideas

'Tis the season of way too much: eating too much, overcommitting to too much, and the one I hope to help you with today...too much spending.  We'll ask for all the lists and often check them twice without checking our bank accounts just as frequently. As someone who loves gift-giving, the usual holiDAZE season spending… Continue reading 4 Low-Cost Big-Impact Holiday Gift Ideas

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Creating a Vibe with Animal Print

This blog post is sponsored by FSJ Shoes, all viewpoints on the products are honest and not influenced by the company. Click here for more shoe styles!  So, it is no secret that Fall is in full effect and unfortunately coming to an end in a few weeks. The natural thing to do is go… Continue reading Creating a Vibe with Animal Print

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Facing Imposter Syndrome

So you've graduated or finally got that job that you have always wished for. You understand that this next level in life demands a new version of you, "a more responsible version". Of course big accomplishments in life cause excitement, but sometimes bigger accomplishments can bring an overwhelming feeling. You may feel like a fraud… Continue reading Facing Imposter Syndrome

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A Letter To My College Freshman Self

Now that Fall is here, I am seeing tailgates for college football and I feel so nostalgic. It feels like just yesterday that I was a high school senior turned college freshman. I was too geeked to be moving that hour and a half from my parents. It was my first taste of freedom and… Continue reading A Letter To My College Freshman Self

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What A Girl Wants: A Better Me, A Better You

By Brianna Krueger It took being broken up with to realize what I want in a relationship – someone that makes me want to be a better me. Someone that I won’t say necessarily completes me, but adds to me.  Someone who teaches and challenges me to step out of what I’m accustomed to as… Continue reading What A Girl Wants: A Better Me, A Better You

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Damn Straight I’m Picky : Why I’m Single

"So enough about me, where is your man at?" I began to give him the same answer that I had given him every year prior: I don't have one. The follow up "jokes" were along lines of "I'm starting to think something is wrong with you" and "Is there something you're not telling me?". Look, it is… Continue reading Damn Straight I’m Picky : Why I’m Single