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Outside the Vase

Nothing is more elegant than fresh flowers and there are many creative florists that can help you create a beautiful statement… at a price that is. If you have ever purchased an arrangement from a florist, you know how expensive it is to put a substantial centerpiece on the table. As an event planner, I am constantly challenged with creating a beautiful design on a low budget—and you’d be amazed at some of the things we come up with.

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Optimizing Opportunities- 4 tips to make the most of any situation

It is impossible to avoid challenges and difficult situations. In fact, these can often present the best opportunities for us to grow if we learn to positively spin them. Here are four tips for turning any situation into a golden opportu…

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3 Reasons Why An Internship Pays Off

Summertime: While revered throughout those K-12 years as a time to relax and enjoy a fun-filled break from the educational daily grind, the entrance into college certainly changes that cycle for most.

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Is technology debasing or enhancing music’s lasting tradition?

With the new doors technology has opened for our generation, it comes as no surprise that the music industry has significantly evolved. Once the millennium occurred, the music industry was filled with new artists trying to find an identity. A mixture of new sounds and creativity filled the musical world. Technology began to flood the industry, providing listeners with an entirely new experience in regards to sound. But after 2010, electronic dance music swept the US, and that’s where we stand today. There is no denying that for the last few years, Electronic Dance Music (EDM) has claimed the short attention spans of the millennium generation; for better or for worse.

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There’s an App for that

In one of our recent posts, “Dress the Part; Be the Part,” we stressed the importance of dressing ‘the part’. Throughout the years, you have probably been advised to ‘Dress for the job you want, not the job you have.’ However, this can often be a challenge. Clothes can be expensive and buying full outfits adds up quickly.

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Who says the summer is quiet?

Here are the reasons it is absolutely NOT quiet:

Even though people take vacations, people are more plugged in than ever before. For good, and for bad, it’s entirely possible to keep efforts moving forward even when a key team decision-maker is away.

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What is social media really doing to our generation?

When you want to talk to a friend, what do you do? Do you pick up the phone and dial their number, or do you send them some sort of message via text or social media? Every generation has their preferred mode of communication. Baby boomers would much rather pick up the phone and call someone than send a virtual message. On the other hand, my generation prefers to send the virtual message. While members of generation Y are natives to the social media world, we have become undeniably dependant on these platforms as main forms of communication. But with this drastic change comes a very important question: what is social media really doing to our generation?

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Do you have enough Klout?

Let’s talk about Klout – the service that tracks your social media influence on a scale from one to 100 (i.e. the higher your score, the more influence you have). I must admit, even though it was officially launched in 2008 with a single tweet, I just recently heard about Klout – which I suppose reflects on my score, or lack thereof.

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Summer BBQ Yummy Delights

It is officially BBQ season and I have been pinning away on Pinterest some yummy, easy recipes to make any BBQ a culinary success. The following recipes will taste delicious with traditional BBQ fare of hotdogs and hamburgers. Don’t forget, no BBQ is complete without S’Mores! So check out the S’mores on a stick recipe for a fire-free alternative to the traditional ones.

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Dress the Part; Be the Part

“Dressing the part” – we hear it every day but what does it really mean? If you dress the part can you really become the part? My answer is yes and here’s why…

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