what I want my kids t know about gifts

What I Want My Kids to Know About Gifts

Gift getting is so much fun, I am not going to even lie and pretend my heart doesn’t flutter when I see a package under the Christmas tree with my name on it. However, in the future, I don’t want my kids to expect to get gifts every Christmas. You know what I learned the ultimate Christmas gift is? JESUS. God sent his only (begotten…honestly […]

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How to Save Money on Thanksgiving Shopping

I never understood why some of my colleagues are so revved up about Black Friday. I mean, it’s great for common expensive utilities like a new microwave or a new laptop—things you actually need—but when they go out of their way to get the cheapest deals on Kalvin Klein or Uggs or other nonsense, I’m just like… How do you have money for all of […]

How to Keep Yourself Sane (Physically)

Sometimes college’s overwhelming requirements crams to-do lists, mountaintops of information, important test dates, and a bucket-load of stress into our mental well-being. And we are just so caught up in trying to deal with everything that we forget about our physical needs. We forget to stop. Breathe in. Breathe out. Facing the many obstacles of secondary education and adulthood makes being physically healthy difficult because […]

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Why I’m Not Majoring in My Passion

Today I decided this would be the day to swallow my pride and find a magic conch so he can tell me what to do with my life. That’s right, I went to a career advisor. Mind you, I’ve been really hesitant on asking others of their opinion on my life. Because it’s my life. All my relatives suggest medicine, biology, then all these young folk […]

$2,000 for Bugs in My Pizza

It wasn’t even my pizza. It’s not even my money. But you know what? I’m still livid. My friend who was holding two conversations at one time, paused her phone call to inform me of the baked insect atop the crust of her pepperoni pizza. I did not hesitate to pull my phone out and take a picture, but I was stumped on where to post […]