How to Kill Time at the Airport

How to Kill Time at the Airport

I think we can all agree that being stuck at the airport is one of the worst things in the world. There's nothing more frustrating than hearing that your flight has been delayed or cancelled altogether.

If I've learned anything from these situations, it's that you have to make the best of them. So, next time you're at the airport and you receive an update telling you that your flight has been delayed or cancelled, I suggest you kill time any (or all) of the following ways: 

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How to Rock a Phone Interview

How to Rock a Phone Interview

If there's one thing I know about phone interviews, it's that you can't phone them in. Literally. 

Being prepared and having an idea of questions that you may be asked will certainly pay off and help you to feel more comfortable as the interview goes on. During your call, you may encounter questions ranging from the basics like your work history and professional experience to more situational and behavioral questions. 

If you recently applied for a job and having a call with a recruiter is part of the interview process, you'll definitely want to check out these tips. Keep these in mind to ensure you rock your next phone interview: 

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Apple Orchard Engagement Photo Session

Apple Orchard Engagement Photo Session

Back when my husband and I were engaged, we did what most couples do and decided to have engagement photos taken. We brainstormed for weeks and couldn't decide where we wanted to have our photos done. Then, suddenly it clicked! My husband, Kyle, suggested we go to an apple orchard near our hometown and have our photos taken there. On our third anniversary of dating, we spent the day at this particular orchard drinking cider and eating doughnuts (seriously the best part of visiting an apple orchard, amirite?!) so it was a special place for us. 

In this post, I'll be sharing some of my favorite photos from our engagement photo session. I know it's kind of strange to share photos of a fall engagement session in February, but whatever! It's so fun to look back and see how many things have changed since we first got engaged. 

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18 Millennial Slang Words and Phrases You Need to Know

18 Millennial Slang Words and Phrases You Need to Know

Sometimes there's nothing more confusing than the vocabulary of a millennial. It seems like new slang words and phrases pop up all the time and spread like wildfire across social media. I have to admit, sometimes even I stumble across words that I totally don't understand. I put together a list of millennial slang that I've been hearing or seeing a lot lately, so if you need to brush up on the latest lingo, take a peek at this post.    

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The Best Parts of Going on a Ski/Snowboard Trip

The Best Parts of Going on a Ski/Snowboard Trip

I remember the first time I learned to ski. I was 7 years old and I was outfitted in a puffy red, pink and blue jacket paired with rented boots and skis. My sister and I were instructed by our great uncle who still gives skiing lessons to this day.

We learned all the basics like making a "pizza" to stop and spreading your arms out like an eagle to balance as you go down the hill. I'll never forget holding on to the rope to be towed up the bunny hill and my first time getting on to a chairlift. Since then, I've become an avid skier. My family and I went on ski trips almost every spring break as I grew up. 

If you know how to ski or snowboard, you can probably appreciate my take on the best parts of going on a ski/snowboard trip: 

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Seven Extra Things You Should Pack When Traveling

Seven Extra Things You Should Pack When Traveling

I'm a big fan of traveling! When I have a trip planned I always look forward to it and I literally count down the days until I depart. I love to go to new places and see new things, especially with the ones I love. 

When it comes to packing my bags, I'm always thinking ahead and planning out what I'll need based on the weather forecast at my destination, the activities I have planned and the number of days I'll be there. I feel much more comfortable being prepared and having everything I need with me when I travel. Whether you're going on a vacation soon or traveling for business, I've put together a list of extra things I pack whenever I go on a trip. 

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10 Things Every Entry-Level Employee Should Do

10 Things Every Entry-Level Employee Should Do

You did it! You perfected your cover letter and resume, applied for the job, rocked the interview, and got hired. The “real world” will suddenly begin to feel more real now that a steady paycheck will be coming your way. Starting your first job out of college is a rite of passage. Sure, you may have had summer jobs or internships between semesters and during the summers in college, but this is the real deal. This is what you worked your butt of in college for. All those late-night study sessions, group projects and exams all lead to this.

So, now that you landed the job and you’re on cloud nine, remember to do these 10 things to set yourself up for a smooth transition into the working world:  

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Four Tools I Use As a Social Media Manager

Four Tools I Use  As a Social Media Manager

If you were to ask me what I wanted to be when I grew up as a kid my immediate answer would have been a veterinarian. I would have never guessed that having a job centered around social media would be possible. Fast forward to 2017 and here we are! I’m a social media manager for an amazing company and I couldn’t be happier.

Social media plays a huge role in people’s lives. It allows us to connect to our family, friends and people who share common interests with us. People also use social media to connect with their favorite celebrities, brands and influencers by following along with status updates, tweets, photos, snaps and vlogs. As a social media manager by day, here are four tools I enjoy using:

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How I Got My iPhone Fixed For Free

How I Got My iPhone Fixed For Free

Is there anything more frustrating than buying an expensive item just to have it kick the bucket once the warranty on it expires? It’s one of the worst feelings in the world, especially if you shelled out a bunch of your hard-earned cash to purchase it. If you ever run into a situation like this in the future, you’ll know one of the options you can pursue after reading this post.

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