Why You Need to Take Some Time for Yourself

I just took a week off from work, and man did I need it! It wasn’t that my job was so stressful that I couldn’t handle it anymore, I’ve just had a lot going on in multiple areas of my life for a long time now. I decided to combine my Thanksgiving holiday time with a couple more days simply because I needed a break from everything! I got to see family, participate in holiday traditions, relax, go out with old friends, and get in a mini road trip where I got to meet Conan O’Brien! I’m a huge fan of his by the way, so that was awesome. Vacation time doesn’t solve every problem you have, but it can help you adjust your attitude towards certain things. Taking time for yourself can help with… Continue reading

Reasons to Fall in Love with Fall

I am one of those people who falls head over heals in love with the Fall season. Not only is the food amazing, but the fashion and weather are equally intriguing. I should probably mention that I am a fall baby myself, which makes me feel right at home during this holiday season. My birthday is actually on Thanksgiving Day this year, and it can’t get any more perfect than that! Don’t get me wrong, there are many reasons to appreciate every season, but let me explain why Autumn beats them all! Continue reading

How to Go About Creating Your Own Halloween Costume

One of my favorite holidays is right around the corner! That’s right, it’s about to be Halloween! I have already explained the pure awesomeness that Halloween entails in this blog post, but now I’m here to give you some tips on my favorite part of this festive day. That’s right, I’m here to tell you how to go about creating your own costume. I take pride in my Halloween costumes, and probably spend too much time daydreaming about what the next one will be. Over the years, I feel like I have almost perfected this craft and would like to share with you what I have learned so far. Continue reading

A Gift Giver’s Guide to Making People Feel Special

When people hear the words holiday, celebration, or party, they either feel pure joy or pure irritation. Not only do these events somewhat force everyone to pretend to be happy, but they usually involve spending money on gifts. I love the festivities that come with these gatherings, but I tend to be a procrastinator when it comes to buying presents. In the modern age of gift cards and e-cards, it can be very hard to make someone feel special on their own special day. Here are some pointers that have helped me get creative when it comes to the gift of giving. Continue reading

Halloween 101: How to Take Advantage of the Most Creative American Holiday

Halloween isn’t your average holiday for many reasons. Yes, other holidays involve eating candy and getting together with your friends and family, but this is the one day of the year you can literally be whoever or whatever you want to be. Not only that, but you get to watch people go all out and enjoy the bewildering creativity that many of us have. Whether you are young, old, male, female, religious, atheist, or whatever, everyone can enjoy a certain aspect of this spooky holiday. I always look at Halloween with fond memories. Whether it’s the giant variety packs of candy you buy at the grocery store, the seasonal release of Count Chocula cereal, or coming up with a new costume idea, I am a total fan girl over this fall holiday. Continue reading