How to Meet People Near You + Apartment Tour!

I’ve been in my new apartment for two weeks now and despite the giant roach that made a home in my sink one morning (vlog footage on that hereand the constant construction noises interrupting my Snapchats, I’ve finally made the space my home!

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I’ve definitely kept things very minimal because I’ll only be here through December. If you didn’t catch my life update post, my family is renovating a house in the area, and I’ll be moving in there for the next semester. However, Houston will continue to be my home for the rest of my college career and hopefully after when I take a job!

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Your Hair Care Questions Answered + Houston Hair Salon

If you search the Internet, there’s a lot of people just like yourself asking the same, puzzling questions about their hair: “How often do you need to get a trim?”, “What is the best color option that won’t damage hair?”, “What’s the best curling iron?”

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Before I went off to school, I made an appointment to get my hair done with my hairdresser and lovely friend Kate at Sweet Olive Salon. I’m going to start off this post with a few pictures of her salon because it’s incredibly cute and definitely the kind of place you want to spend time in when your hair needs a pick me up. Then, I’ll go into the Q&A portion since I asked Kate the hair questions we’re all dying to know!

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How To Have a More Productive Morning (with Woolly Threads!)

It’s no secret that I like to be the early bird that gets the worm, and with me putting my life all over the Internet, you guys have noticed! I’m the person who will respond to your text at 6:30 a.m., post a picture of my breakfast by 8, and already have 10 minutes of vlog footage before most of the city is up.

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This post has been sponsored by Woolly Threads. All thoughts and opinions are my own! 

Mornings have always been the time where I’m at my best. I used to get so excited in high school if I happened to get my harder classes in the morning (like senior year when I had AP calc first period …yikes!) because I’m more alert then. (But Calculus still sucks.)

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The Best Planner for College Students + How to Use It

School starts Monday for me and I can’t believe it! It feels like I just took my last final and was online shopping for summer sandals. However, I’m the type of person who looks forward to a new school year, a fresh start, and setting new goals.

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Today I want to talk about the best way to reach your goals, stay organized, and just overall have a fun time in college without falling behind on assignments and such. That is to plan, plan, plan!

Really the best planner for college students is to have a planner – that’s step 1. Whether you’re a freshman or a grad student, let me preach to you right now and say it’s so important to stay on top of your work. I take my planner to the first days of classes (GO TO SYLLABUS WEEK, YOU WON’T REGRET IT) and I write down every important due date and deadline.

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