A Guide to Picking the Perfect Last Minute Gift

I’m so last minute. Like, with everything, almost. I think this year was the first time I finished my niece’s advent before November 31st. Although I only finished wrapping them this morning . . .  Since I am so familiar with the last minute life style, I thought I’d share my tips to picking the perfect last minute gift that screams ‘I put effort and thought into this’ and not ‘opps, I forgot . . . again’.

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18 Annoying Things Not to Say to a Person of Mixed Race

I started this post in the notes section of my phone back in August during a fit of anger after a customer where I worked assumed I was white and then proceeded to insist I help her over my black coworker. I plastered on a fake smile and helped her pick out five or six items while she went on and on about “those people”. As a minority in a small southern town, I’ve gotten used to ignoring ignorant, narrow-minded people, but this lady really go to me. Perhaps it was that while I was used to the subtle digs at my skin tone, the seemingly innocuous remarks about my hair texture, I wasn’t used to somebody being blatantly, in my face, unapologetically racist. Continue reading “18 Annoying Things Not to Say to a Person of Mixed Race”

4 Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts

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Valentine’s Day is in just two days, ya’ll! If you just now realized that, don’t worry. If my last two years in retail have taught me anything, it’s that so many people wait until the very last minute to buy their gifts. Literally, the lunch hour on Valentine’s Day is so packed with people buying last minute ‘Oops I forgot!’ gifts. These four last minute Valentine’s Day gifts are perfect if you find yourself in this position.

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9 Valentine’s Day Date Ideas

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My favorite part of Valentine’s Day has got to be the various chocolates. So freaking delicious. But, as most people in my life can tell you, I’m not super into the whole Valentine’s Day thing. However, I am super into watching how happy it makes other people! Plus, it’s sweet to have a day where you get all about your significant other! I put together this list of fun date ideas for you and yours to enjoy this Valentine’s Day and the next.

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Banana Bread Carrot Cake :: Perfect for Breakfast

I’m obsessed with this recipe and I’m not even sorry. Pretend your grandma’s moist af banana bread had a baby with the most perfect carrot cake and you get this amazing, almost too good to be true banana bread carrot cake.

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I’m obsessed with this recipe and I’m not even sorry. Pretend your grandma’s moist af banana bread had a baby with the most perfect carrot cake and you get this amazing, almost too good to be true banana bread carrot cake.

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