10 Signs You Are A Winter Person Stuck In Summer

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It’s safe to say that the majority of people look forward to summer. Especially here in Washington where all we get is rain, rain, and more rain ten months out of the year. Summer has many amazing features. If you’re a student or a teacher, you get three months off. Everyone gets a tan, you can wear shorts, and there are hundreds of fun activities to do outside. What is not to love? Well, if you’re like me, you are just not a summer person. I am a fall/winter gal. I love the cold weather, how crisp the air is, and how perfectly picturesque everything looks with a fresh coat of snow. Don’t even get me started on the music, lights, and football. Being able to wear oversized, comfy sweaters and boots is easily more me than wearing a crop...
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Actively Dating

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If you’re like me dinner and drinks can be nice when dating, but having a challenge or working up a sweat can be a great time in more ways than one. Li ving in Seattle we have tons of incredible stuff to do, and these date ideas are perfect for active people or anyone who wants to move their body, stay healthy and have fun while finding love. Drinks and dinner afterward totally optional. Ain't No Mountain High Enough We are surrounded by mountains and so lucky to live within 30-40 minutes of a wealth of hikes. This is a nice opportunity to unplug, break a sweat and work towards an epic view with someone you care about. Pack a picnic lunch to nosh on at the top and you have the makings for a great, fit date. Check out...
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10 Reasons Why 4th of July is the Best Holiday of the Year

10 Reasons Why 4th of July is the Best Holiday of the Year
In this crazy, busy world, it's rare we get a chance to relax, reflect and appreciate the foundation of what we have built our independence and livelihood upon... America. Well that time is here. Welcome to 4th of July weekend. Independence Day is in my opinion one of the best holidays of the year. Let me tell you the reasons why you should make it yours as well.  You are forced to take a day off from work... if lucky. Independence Day is a national holiday meaning a majority of businesses are closed. Just a bonus for you Seattleites, it's free parking for the day all throughout the city. You get to celebrate America ALL DAY long… Which means multiple BBQ invites... and a reason to eat all your favorite foods in mass quantities. There is only one beverage that...
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Things Women Say But Actually Mean

Things Women Say But Actually Mean

Louann Brizendine says it best ”Women have an eight-lane superhighway for processing emotion, while men have a small country road.” It is no secret that men and woman have a completely different way of communicating. Women can definitely be more open, but usually to cater to what we think a guy wantst to hear... not too come off as "crazy."  As a woman, I can understand how confusing we can sometimes be to a man and how confusing a man can be to a woman. I have to laugh because I tend to find myself in these situations often. But I'm here to clear it up and let you enter the "crazy" mind of a woman and we really mean what we say. When you ask if it's ok you did something wrong... “It's fine.” - It's not fine. It's...
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10 Signs You Have Real Friends

10 Signs You Have Real Friends
My father always told me “if you have only one good friend your whole life, you are a very lucky person.”  With today's technology, it has made it pretty much impossible to lose contact with any one you have met along your journey. Therefore most of us have made many friends. Friends from our childhood, friends from collage, friends from different states, even friends of friends! However, it makes real genuine friendship even harder to find. In my case whether I like it or not, my real friends, are some of the biggest assholes yet most amazing people I have ever met. Check out these 10 signs to see if you have found some real friends as well.     As real friends you only speak to each other in full blown sarcasm. "I'll never be nice to you, get...
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Valentine’s Gift Guide for Her

Valentine’s Gift Guide for Her

We have the guide to make Valentines Day shopping fun and easy. Find her personality type below and get inspired to surprise her with something new this year.   The Health Conscious Lady 1. Victoria's Secret //   Sport Essential Gym Bag   $89.50 If your lady throws all her clothes and gym accessories in a reusable tote, you are going to change her world with this bag. The Sport Essential Gym Bag has different compartments for her shoes and two mini zip pouches for her jewelry and dirty laundry. It’s machine washable and will carry all her must-haves for the gym. 2. Tory Burch // Fit Bit Bracelet $175 If your lady is part of the fit bit craze, then she’ll appreciate this thoughtful gift. Although she has a busy life and enjoys her daily workout sessions, she wants...
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10 Signs You're 30

10 Signs You're 30
It was determined by society a while back that the 30's are the new 20's, but the reality is that your body and mind don't feel the same way. Whether you have hit that age or an old soul, here are 10 signs you are in 30's or at least feel that way. When your hangover lasts two days instead of two hours. Things start happening earlier ... like going to bed and getting up. Acronyms. WTF - you don’t get them. LOL You work out twice as hard but your body only shows half of the results. You care more about your future then your social life and how “cool” people think you are. Dating... You are no longer looking for Mr./Mrs. Right Now. You want the right one for life. Your "squad" becomes smaller, but your friendships become closer. ...
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Five Stocks To Watch

Five Stocks To Watch
Today, one way to increase your disposable income is to invest in than the stock market. If you wish to be successful in the stock market, there are three important knowledge and skills that you should develop as an investor. These include knowing what stocks to buy, which stocks to sell and when you should pull the trigger, which all of these are the hardest things to predict. To help you with the one-third of this dilemma, we have narrowed down some stock options to buy in 2016. According to investorplace.com , here are five of the stocks that have received straight A’s when it comes to their quantitative, total and fundamental performance for the past year. Based on their past performances, it's predicted they will continue to rule the stock market for the upcoming months. INCR Research Holdings Inc...
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Get Your Dream Job

Get Your Dream Job
Searching and applying for a job is one long and tedious process that you must go through if you want to achieve your dreams. It may seem complicated, but you can be successful in your job search and getting the job you want by familiarizing yourself with these useful tips for each and every step of the application process. Set the Stage Before you apply for any job, it is important that you set the stage for success first. One of the best ways to do this is to fine tune your social media accounts. Today, most employers use the statuses and pictures posted in your profiles to determine how reliable and trustworthy an applicant is. Review your profiles to make sure that your online image represents how you want to be perceived by your prospective employers. Remove any unprofessional...
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Last Minute Gift Ideas Under $30

Last Minute Gift Ideas Under $30
Forget the candle and lotion gift sets! These accessories below are elegant yet budget friendly. We searched all over to find these thoughtful suggestions. Enjoy our top five gifts ideas under $30, you may want to pick one up for yourself as well. 1. CHALKBOARD CHEESE MARKERS , SET OF 4 // $19.95 A great gift idea for the friend who loves to host parties. These Baltic birch wood markers are stylishly chic with a gold accent for elegant pairing. The chalkboard, double sided writing area will help the hostess identify the fancy cheeses for her skillfully organized evening. 2. CLEAR AND GOLD BARWARE // NATE BERKUS $19.99 These bar essentials are a must have for the wine lover. The acrylic handles and stainless steel gold combo are too dashing to hide. They are not only functional but also a...
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