CL Thursdays + an Old Factory Candle Giveaway

Well this week’s CL Thursday is not going to go as planned. What I wanted to share with you was the following….

Most of you are entering, in, or have already been through college so I think you’ll be able to relate to this week’s College Lifestyles article. College is a wonderful place for learning about yourself, the world, and your future career. But it’s also the perfect environment to pick up some rather ‘bad’ habits. This week I sat down with a counselor to discuss some of the habits from college that stick with you and harm your health. She has some great tips on how to counter them!

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Lend a {Healthy} Hand #54: The World Needs More Love Letters!

Earlier this week I had one of the most inspirational experiences of my entire life.


As I shared last fall, I was chosen to be a Fitzpatrick Institute fellow on my campus and was entrusted with brining two speakers on to campus for the Fall and Spring semester. In the Fall, if you remember, I brought in Caitlin Boyle from Operation Beautiful and the Healthy Tipping Point blog and on Monday, I held my second event.

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Eating Healthy on a College Budget {Guest Post}

Hey friends! Hope your weekend is going well! A new blogger named Zach reached out to me about spreading the word about his newly created site through guest posting on mine! I agreed, of course!! I always like to help those who are just starting off! Here’s a bit about Zach…


Zach Spuckler is a college student, a vegan, and a fitness coach.  After losing 90 lbs and beating depression he decided it was time to start helping other’s achieve their goals!  You can visit his site at for tips, tricks and motivation during your fitness journey.

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WIAW: Day 8 of Ten Days of Giveaways!

Woof. The start of this semester was a RUDE awakening, friends.

I knew I was going to be taking some upper level/hard courses, but I didn’t imagine it would be THIS HARD. And we’re only three days in! Needless to say I’m in need of a little wordlessness this WIAW. So I’ll announce Day 8 of Ten Days of Giveaways and then get right into the food fun!

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Tuesday Tweets + Day 7 of Ten Days of Giveaways!

YOU ALL ARE INCREDIBLE! Not only did you overwhelm me with support on yesterday’s post…but the things you shared about yourselves that you’re proud of were so inspiring. Seriously, if I am ever feeling down or having a pity party for myself, I am going to refer back to the comments section in that post for a little reminder about all the things in life I have to be thankful for and proud of.

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