Spring Cleaning your Finances – 14 changes to make now!

Spring Cleaning your Finances – 14 changes to make now!

Spring has sprung and we’re onto summer – did you finish spring cleaning yet? Whenever we think spring cleaning, our brains jump straight to closets and cabinets and clearing out the clutter. But there’s another, potentially…

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How I Avoid Burnout (Signs, Causes, + How to Battle Burnout before it’s Begun)

How I Avoid Burnout (Signs, Causes, + How to Battle Burnout before it’s Begun)

Ahhhhhh, burnout. What a Monday topic amiright??? Battling burnout was a specific request from y’all on my reader survey back in the day (BTW, I loveloveLOVE when you guys request topics you wanna see –…

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3 years, 6 tips. [ + ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS!]

3 years, 6 tips. [ + ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS!]

Tomorrow marks 3 YEARS of dating J! Dude. I know that 3 years is like nothing to some people, and it’s like forever to others, but can I just go a little mushy for a…

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August: Links I Love

August: Links I Love

Every time another monthly Links I Love rolls around, I find myself typing the same dang thing about how it feels like time is not even existent anymore and we’re just going through the motions…

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The Best Job for your Personality Type

The Best Job for your Personality Type

**Thanks to Fifth Third Bank for sponsoring this post. As usual, all opinions and thoughts are solely my own. And thanks to you for supporting the brands that make Coming Up Roses possible.   In…

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Love Story: Part 3 + 3 Tips to Maximize your Love Life

Love Story: Part 3 + 3 Tips to Maximize your Love Life

Happy hump day, happy people! Today handed me a nearly-too-full plate of To-do’s and classes and meetings and rehearsals, so it’s only fitting that it brings a grand finale – Part 3 of my Love…

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Victoria’s Secret’s CEO: On for-now decisions and doing it with purpose.

Victoria’s Secret’s CEO: On for-now decisions and doing it with purpose.

One of the many reasons why I love going to Wharton is the total privilege of getting to see extraordinarily successful men and woman on the reg. One day it’s the founder of Twitter, then…

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Happy Birthday, blog! (+ $75 Visa Card GIVEAWAY.)

Happy Birthday, blog! (+ $75 Visa Card GIVEAWAY.)

Today, two of my freshmen saw a squirrel jump through the open window of another resident’s uninhabited room. They didn’t teach us about squirrel removal in training, but I’m thinking peanut butter and the sticky…

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10 Things I’d Tell Teenage Girls {Pt. 2}

10 Things I’d Tell Teenage Girls {Pt. 2}

Happy…Thursday? Hope you’re enjoying this non-Hump-Day mix-up on Coming Up Roses – I’m finding this beyond fun. The countdown to 2-0 is set, but I know why you’re here. You’ve seen 10 Things I’d Tell…

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10 Things I’d Tell Teenage Girls {Pt. 1}

10 Things I’d Tell Teenage Girls {Pt. 1}

For a few more days, I’m 19. So by no means am I an expert on teenage-hood or anything that comes with it (besides eating ice cream, because I’ve definitely mastered that). Most days I…

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January: Links I Love

January: Links I Love

CAN YOU BELIEVE JANUARY 2014 IS ALREADY OVER?!?!?! This is insane, people. Doesn’t life feel like it’s flying by? Regardless, it’s time for this month’s Links I Love, and there’s some pretty darn nifty ones…

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Blogging helps happiness blossom.

Blogging helps happiness blossom.

Today’s prompt: “Discuss ways that blogging or social media has changed you.” After a two-day Blogtember hiatus, I absolutely had had HAD to pounce on this prompt. It was going to eventually make its debut…

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Advice and spice and everything nice.

Advice and spice and everything nice.

Today’s Prompt: “Pass on some useful advice or information you learned and always remembered.”  Having things to pass on is such a cool idea. You received something from someone near and dear to you, and that something was…

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