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Hey y’all sorry I’ve been M.I.A. but I can gladly say I am a newly minted LSU graduate with an English Lit degree! So here are a few things that people ask when you say you were an English major … Continue reading

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The Broke Girls Guide to Summer: 10 Things to Do in New Orleans

New Orleans can be insanely inexpensive, but only if you have the insider’s guide. Here are 10 things to do in the city for FREE or SUPER CHEAP: 1. Get out of the heat (temps reach up to the triple … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras, Carnival: NOLA Speak

Once again it’s Carnival time! That’s right, the widely misunderstood time that tourists refer to as Mardi Gras. Let me just clear up a few facts: 1. The season is Carnival season, the actual day, Mardi Gras falls on a … Continue reading

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How to: Have the Best Semester Ever

Well, I’m back from my winter hiatus aka Winter Break. I spent my break working, partying and sleeping in. So basically nothing changed except going back to my home city of New Orleans. It’s that wonderful time of year known … Continue reading

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Stress Free Finals Week

It’s officially finals week and dead week. This is usually when rational disappears and is replaced by stress, late nights, unhealthy eating and sheer panic. But fear not collegians, as a veteran finals taker I am here to help and … Continue reading

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24 Hour Cold: Fight It

Ahh the changing of the leaves, Christmas music being played way too early and of course temperature changes, all of these are things I love about the week after Halloween. However, in Louisiana the weather seems to be ever changing … Continue reading

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Mean Girls was WRONG

“In Girl World, Halloween is the one night a year when a girl can dress like a total slut and no other girls can say anything about it.” Cady Heron was wrong. SO WRONG.   Here are a few tips … Continue reading

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Hurricane Season

Seven years ago, New Orleans was hit by Katrina. Since those seven years, we’ve rebuilt and prospered. And then, as if mother nature woke up and got mad this thing called Isaac hits. Now, at first we thought it would … Continue reading

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BTS: School Chic

So I’ve been on a little summer hiatus and I’m back, just in time for school. When I was a kid, I loved shopping for notebooks, writing utensils, folders and accessories. Now that I’m in my last few semesters at … Continue reading

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Fashion PSA: Y’all Need Help

There are a few things I love about living in New Orleans: the summer days are long and hot, Mardi Gras, sweet tea, crawfish, the acceptance of drinking anywhere and seersucker. Being a southern girl I practically live in sundresses … Continue reading

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