The Dublin To-Do List: 6 things to do on your visit

When you move to another country, it’s only natural that people are going to come visit you. The only hard part about that is figuring out what to do with them when they get there. I never did the whole tourist thing when I visited Dublin because all I wanted to do was spend time…

10 things from Amazon that you maybe (definitely) want (need)

We all get lost in the black hole better known as the Internet from time to time, but I think most of us can agree that one of the best websites to waste time on is Amazon. From cameras to board games, desktop decorations to wine glasses, Amazon has everything that you want to need….

Twitter & diets, Instagram’s new update, WhatsApp statuses & more…

Social networking sites/apps are constantly churning out new updates, from minor bug fixes to major roll-outs, but the small changes are nothing new to the avid social media user. It’s the more major updates and news about different platforms, however, that usually gets people talking. So, let’s talk social media! Instagram’s Newest Feature Instagram’s newest and…

MIA in DUB

It’s been over a month since my last blog post, oops! Time flies when you’re having fun – and even when you’re not. The past month and a half has been crazy for me, from knocking out a major presentation and two papers, to flying home to Chicago for two weeks to spend time with…

5 Stocking Stuffers for Her

No two women are the same – thank god for that – but this can make things difficult when shopping for the girlfriends, sisters, moms, or gal pals in your life during the holiday season or… ever, really. Lucky for you, I’ve put together a few ideas for stocking stuffers that will have her holiday spirit on…

5 Things You’ll Miss About Chicago When You Leave

When you move away from a city as amazing as Chicago, you’re bound to get those punch-in-the-gut longings for home at some point. Busy streets, bright lights, wonderful people, an all around radiant atmosphere – the stereotypical “there’s no place like home” saying really rings true when it comes to the Windy City. Whether you…

The Art of Grieving 

It has no color, no sound, no shape. It can come and go as it pleases, or it can stay like an unwelcome house guest for long periods of time. It doesn’t care who you are or how much money you have. It knows no bounds and it doesn’t abide by the “rules.” It doesn’t…

BLOGGERCONF Recap

Just two blog posts in and unsure if I was even allowed to classify myself as a blogger yet, I decided to take the plunge and attend BloggerConf this past weekend. I originally heard about the event through the Facebook group ‘Irish Bloggers,’ which I joined in order to get in touch with some bloggers for…

Minding Your Mind

Between school, work, kids, friends, and maintaining the daily grind, life can kick us around once in awhile, and unless you’re super human, stressful situations can take their toll. I mean, you wouldn’t believe me if I told you how many meltdowns I’ve had since starting grad school in September. Thanks to an on-going class project, I’ve…