• Reasons To Be Excited About Winter

    By Taylor Woolsey — Winter is here! Start your new year off right by making the most of what the season has to offer: Get cozy Winter is cold. Luckily, there is a great solution to this predicament, BLANKETS! Wrapping yourself up in fuzzy blankets, settling in for a movie, ...
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    Planning A Babymoon

    By Karla Hoffman — There are two definitions of “babymoon” that are vastly different—one is a vacation taken before the birth of a baby, the other, a time of bonding after the birth. Traveling can be an amazing experience and a great way to connect with your partner before the changes ...
  • ADDICTED TO LOVE PART 2: DEAL WITH IT

      By Amy Shank   There are a million and one ways that we can get addicted to “love.” This “love” (comfort, security, attention, affirmation, distraction) can come in different forms: a partner, a friend, your family, social media, your job. These things, all of them, give us that little ...
  • ADDICTED TO LOVE

    Hi, my name is Amy Shank and I'm an amaholic. You may be wondering what an amaholic is since it's not an actual word and Latin is a dead language (RIP). I'll give you a hint: Robert Palmer is in the club. Not an 80's Pop Rock fan? Okay: Simple ...
  • OTHER ROADS THAN SELMA: 10 OF THE BRAVEST DIRECTORS WORKING IN FILM TODAY ARE WOMEN

    By Matt Carlin — Martin Luther King Jr. was many things, and one of them is now as a way to begin the discussion on the gender gap in feature filmmaking. When Selma failed to garner an Academy Award nomination for director Ava DuVernay, a barrage of accusations of sexism ...
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    Step Aside, Christmas: Here Are 9 Other Winter Holidays

    By Taylor Woolsey — There is no point in denying that the Western world is a Christmas-dominated place. Christmas is great, but it is certainly not the only holiday celebrated in the winter months. Boasting a wide range of regions and practices, below are nine other holidays, both religious and ...
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  • THANKS, MOM

      By Megan Wrappe Moms. Sometimes you can’t live with them, and then sometimes (or all the time), you just can’t live without them. The older I get, the more amazing my mom becomes, and I do not say that lightly. That sounds incredibly cheesy, but the woman I am ...
  • 3 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD FOSTER ANIMALS

      By Alexandra Peek   Growing up, I had no siblings to keep me company. To compensate, I had a miniature zoo. I had five Chihuahuas, three cockatoos, a turtle, a hamster, a rabbit, and a large fish tank. I loved being around animals, and caring for them was an ...