21 Things I’d go back in time to tell my 21-year-old Self

21 Things I’d go back in time to tell my 21-year-old Self

September is my half-birthday month (which is nuts to me – halfway to 25?!)! And especially with a bub on the way, I’ve been in a pretttttty reflective mood as of late. So, today I’m…

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8 Unexpected Ways to Save Money in College

8 Unexpected Ways to Save Money in College

With so many huge life events happening all at once at these rosy headquarters (ie: graduate UPenn, launch a business, buy a house, get hitched), it’s safe to say that I’ve gotten *really* pro at…

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Back to School Survival with Campus Shevival

Back to School Survival with Campus Shevival

J and I made the unfortunate mistake of attempting to grab a few things at Wal-Mart yesterday. It. was. HAVOC. Apparently everyone and their mothers waited until the day before school started to pick up…

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8 Productivity Hacks to Totally Transform your Day

8 Productivity Hacks to Totally Transform your Day

ATTENTION! ATTENTION! New studies show that a human’s attention span is officially less than that of a goldfish. A goldfish’s attention span is 9 seconds. …and humans can now only pay attention for 8. HA,…

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How I Deal with Panic Attacks: Notes on Anxiety

How I Deal with Panic Attacks: Notes on Anxiety

Whoa, heavy hitter post. Coming Up Roses is always meant to be a positive, uplifting space, where we can all blossom and grow together. But here’s the thing: Life isn’t *always* coming up roses. Roses…

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How to Handle Burnout (+ prevent it from happening to you!)

How to Handle Burnout (+ prevent it from happening to you!)

Tee: Burlington // Fringe Skirt (promo code AROSTYLE to get this skirt for under $28) // Wedges (similar, similar) // Kate Spade Bag (similar) Exhaustion. Overcommitment. Melt Down. Breaking Point. Whatever the symptoms, the diagnosis…

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9 Essential Organization Tools for College + Entrepreneurship

9 Essential Organization Tools for College + Entrepreneurship

Bossladies, unite. As a recent UPenn grad + entrepreneur, I feel like I’ve had my fair share of organizational needs. I’ve also had my fair share of complete organizational disasters and s***shows, and I’m here…

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Senior Formal, Bachelorette Party, Penn Graduation + an ANNOUNCEMENT

Senior Formal, Bachelorette Party, Penn Graduation + an ANNOUNCEMENT

WHAT A WEEK. WHAT A CRAZY WHIRLWIND OF A WEEK. If you’re a CUR loyalist (hey there! I love you!), you might’ve noticed no post on Friday, no email Sunday night (get free inspiration every…

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24 things every College Grad needs to Succeed at Life.

24 things every College Grad needs to Succeed at Life.

Dress [c/o] (Use code Roses10 for 10% off!) // Clutch (similar) // Heels (similar) Check out all gorgeous new arrivals from Raelynn’s Boutique here! (P.S. use your discount code!) Graduation season is upon us! Friends, I’m freaking out. This…

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Lessons Learned at UPenn: what I would tell my freshman year self…

Lessons Learned at UPenn: what I would tell my freshman year self…

Dress: c/o Adorn Apparel (Use code ERICA10 at checkout for 10% off your whole order!) // Heels: c/o Mint Julep Boutique Sometimes I get a hot sec to sit back and (not) relax and realize a few facts: It’s…

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10 things you need to know before Spring Break

10 things you need to know before Spring Break

Ah, SPRING BREAK. It’s the sugarplum vision that dances in every college kids head from, um, Christmas onwards. Ha! But ’tis the season, and we’re all hella pumped to break outta the academic confines and…

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Post-Grad Plans

Post-Grad Plans

Black jumpsuit: LOFT (Similar from Ann Taylor) // Teal blazer: c/o Apricot Lane // Cork Tiny Tote: c/o Dagne Dover // Heels: Franco Sarto Alright, alright, alriiiiiiiiight – let’s get down to business! The above…

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The 8 Best Time Management Tips for College

The 8 Best Time Management Tips for College

Ah, time. It’s that crazy thing we always swear we need “more ” of, even though there are always and will always be 24 hours at our disposal every day. CRAY, right?? When we find ourselves…

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How to Not Get Sick in College: 13 Tips

How to Not Get Sick in College: 13 Tips

*This how to not get sick post has been sponsored by Massive Sway and Kleenex Brand. As always, all opinions and thoughts are entirely my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that support Coming…

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The Perfect Breakfast for the College Girl On-the-Go

The Perfect Breakfast for the College Girl On-the-Go

*This post is sponsored by Zing Zero and Her Campus Media. As usual, all thoughts and opinions expressed are entirely my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that support Coming Up Roses!   I’m…

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20 minute Pampering Routine for 20-somethings

20 minute Pampering Routine for 20-somethings

*This post is sponsored by Unilever. As usual, all thoughts and opinions expressed are entirely my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that support Coming Up Roses! Being a 20-something in this “Millennial” day…

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How to Keep your Desk Organized

How to Keep your Desk Organized

*This post is sponsored by Office Depot, Inc. and Her Campus Media. As usual, all opinions and thoughts are entirely my own. Thank you for supporting the brands support Coming Up Roses!   Back-to-school isn’t a…

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11 Back-to-School Beauty & Body Essentials

11 Back-to-School Beauty & Body Essentials

Back in the day, heading “back to school” meant stocking up on colored pens and highlighters, sparkly notebooks and stretchy Book Sox (remember those??). Now, it’s all about making sure your storage containers are full…

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3 Ways to Minimize Student Loan Payments

3 Ways to Minimize Student Loan Payments

**Thanks to Her Campus Media and College Ave Student Loans for sponsoring this post. As usual, all opinions and thoughts are entirely my own. #collegeaveloans Happy Monday! I kicked off the week last night with…

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How to Perfect your Resumé

How to Perfect your Resumé

  I don’t think I need to actually explain how important it is to have a bangin’ resumé. It’s like dressing the part for an interview or first date – it’s a no brainer. But…

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