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A Single Person’s Guide to Dating During a Quarantine

It goes without saying at this point but we’ll say it anyway: a lot has changed since the COVID-19 outbreak. Music festivals and concerts are gone, team sports are all on hold and even going to the grocery store feels like navigating a minefield. Plus, any single person can tell you that dating has changed. Dramatically. Dating during a quarantine isn’t impossible, it’s just, well, different. Going out for drinks isn’t just frowned upon, it’s downright impossible in most states. But just because you can’t go to your usual first date spot, that doesn’t mean you can’t still date. In fact, from where we’re sitting, this isn’t such a bad thing for single people at all. But why take our...

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How to Consign Clothing

Having worked for many years in a women’s consignment store, I know a thing or two about the in’s and out’s of such a store and some of these tips may help you have a better chance of success when you try to consign clothing of your own. Now every store has a different set of rules (some prefer bagged clothing to hangers, any season vs in season) its best not to compare stores because they all operate differently.  Before you attempt to bring clothing in, do your research first. Pick up a pamphlet from the store or read about their rules and requirements online first. Don’t show up for your first time with 5 garbage bags the moment they...

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This article was brought to you by Red Ledge who makes the best camping poncho for staying dry while exploring the rainiest places in the U.S.

Do you get giddy when you see storm clouds or hear the pitter-patter on your windows? Are you the type of person who turns on rainymood to fall asleep, or better yet—has their own rainstick? You are probably a pluviophile: someone who loves and finds peace when it rains. Being a pluviophile usually means you are in touch with the outdoors, and chances are you will be found out hiking in storms that would likely keep people inside. After the summer’s long stint of scorching sunshine, pluviophiles might be searching for the next place with rain clouds to escape to—and likely with a great outdoors scene. This list of the rainiest places in the U.S. offers some great places for...

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A Plus Size Peplum Blazer

This post contains affiliate links. Everyone has that one blazer in the back of their closet that is reserved for a job interview or an important meeting. Never did I think I would have a blazer that I would want at the front of my closet until I tried on this peplum emerald blazer. Plus size work wear Working a corporate job in an office an environment it can be difficult to find plus size clothing for the board room or everyday work wear. Now I am lucky enough that my office is business casual but that is only recently. For years I struggled to find that power suit or dress pants that made me feel confident with the fit. ...

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How many times has this happened to you: You’re editing a video of your influencer wife, and you need some coffee so you head upstairs, and in your kitchen, you find your wife deliberately pouring a thick green smoothie onto a sofa cushion,...

So you politely slide through, grab your coffee, and head back downstairs over talk of brand call outs and, “Let’s get a Boomerang!”  You’ve been there, right? I mean who hasn’t? It’s just par for the course when you’re married to a “Social Media Influencer.” You get it. Whew, it’s nice to be able to talk to someone who can relate.  Oh, wait. I guess I shouldn’t just assume that everyone on here can relate. Maybe there are a few of you, a slight few, who aren’t married to an “influencer.” Huh. Weird. Well, I suppose I should give a little insight on what that’s like, just so some people don’t feel left out. Okay, so let’s start here: Hi,...

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