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Blogger Recognition Award

I am super excited to have been nominated for the 2017 Blogger Recognition Award by Elizabeth at Family Farm School. By the way, I encourage everyone to check her blog out, she covers some great topics. I decided to take my blogging seriously in December of 2016 and being nominated for this award makes me… Continue reading Blogger Recognition Award

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inspiration, life

5 Last Minute Go-To Gifts For Mother’s Day

This post contains affiliate links Mother's Day is approaching and those of you that think ahead have already purchased your gift, but with my schedule, finding a perfect gift for my mother may be a bit difficult. For those of you who are running into the same problem, I narrowed down 5 last minute gifts… Continue reading 5 Last Minute Go-To Gifts For Mother’s Day

inspiration, life

Single Girl Safety Tips

Recently I had an incident that shed light on the importance of safety. To many, calling someone a “stalker” is used in a jokingly manner, but this was all too real in my situation. To give you a preface to my story about stalking, I was asked to give someone a ride to a job… Continue reading Single Girl Safety Tips

Career, Office Life

Do Not Waste My Time: Guide to a Successful Meeting

Scenario: You've been called into a meeting. You grab your notebook and pen to take notes, you try to organize relevant information and review the agenda to ensure you are prepared. The meeting begins and someone asks a question, the leader of this meeting sidesteps the question and goes off on a tangent - thus… Continue reading Do Not Waste My Time: Guide to a Successful Meeting

balance, life

An Honest Breakdown of the Spring FabFitFun Box

*This post features affiliate links  Spring is here and so is the subscription box that I've been waiting for: the 2017 Spring FabFitFun box! This box included the small booklet that contained the letter from the editor, but what was even more interesting was the introduction of FabFitFun TV. This is an extra gift included in… Continue reading An Honest Breakdown of the Spring FabFitFun Box

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I Went Vegan For 2 Weeks, This Is What Happened

I love meat. More Specifically, I love wings, ribs, steak, and seafood. But after feeling fatigued for many weeks, I thought I would give my body a detox. I really don't like detox cleansing methods where I am not eating actual food, so I thought that being on a vegan diet for a few weeks… Continue reading I Went Vegan For 2 Weeks, This Is What Happened

Career, Office Life

Someone Made A Complaint About You at Work, Now What?

We have all been there: we have gotten on someone's bad side or made a mistake and in return, they said some "not so nice" things about you, but what happens when this person complains to your supervisor? It happens in life every day and in a social setting we may even confront them, but… Continue reading Someone Made A Complaint About You at Work, Now What?

Career

Why I Decided to Offer Resume & Cover Letter Services

When searching for a job, your resume and cover letter are the two most important things that could make or break your experience. According to an article by theladders.com, "a recruiter spends approximately 6 seconds reviewing a candidate's resume." With my experience in recruiting, I absolutely agree with this study in more cases than not. When… Continue reading Why I Decided to Offer Resume & Cover Letter Services

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Gut Check: Are You Keeping Up with Your New Year’s Resolutions?

So here we are - the second week of February.  Many of us had goals or resolutions that we intended on starting when 2017 began. Since it has been over a month, now is the perfect time to re-evaluate your goals or make new ones. To re-evaluate goals, you first must change your mindset. Here… Continue reading Gut Check: Are You Keeping Up with Your New Year’s Resolutions?

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Stay Motivated: How to Not Give Up by Friday

We've all been there: You run at full to semi capacity all week at work and then by Wednesday or Thursday, you run out of steam. You’re sitting at your desk while stress is piling up and you ask yourself, “Is it even worth it?”. By Friday, you've run out of motivation so much you… Continue reading Stay Motivated: How to Not Give Up by Friday