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An Office Update


by Caroline Hurley
Have I told you I love my apartment? Well I do. I'm trying to cherish this stage in life because things are going to change big time in 6 months! Patrick and I probably won't be living in this apartment so I don't want to do any major (read expensive) updates to the space. But there are still areas of my apartment that haven't been touched since I moved in that could use some TLC.  My desk was one of those areas...or what I can now call my office! On top of this blog I work from home so it will Read more [...]

Quick and Easy Waves with a Curling Iron


by Caroline Hurley
  Who doesn't love having their hair look nice? I always feel so much better when I take the time to do something to my hair instead of throwing it up in a bun when its wet. It is definitely a time commitment but it makes me feel much more put together. I typically spend less time messing with it throughout the day if I do it right the first time. In this post I show you how I get quick and easy waves with a curling iron. My hair is naturally thick and frizzy. So not fair. ESPECIALLY Read more [...]

Strawberry Vanilla Bean Sangria Recipe


by Caroline Hurley
Let me introduce to you my favorite drink of all time. It's Strawberry Vanilla Bean Sangria y'all. They serve this drink at a restaurant in Raleigh called Cantina 18. I had it a while back when it was on special on a Friday and I've never met a drink I like better. I am not a wine person at all. I might be the only college girl who does not love wine. In my year of being 21 I have never ordered a glass of wine at a restaurant. I have no problem drinking it if it is served to me but I will usually Read more [...]

Chipotle Chicken Tacos


by Caroline Hurley
  These chipotle chicken tacos are out of this world good. Make double the amount you think you'll need because you'll definitely want it. You can make theses tacos with steak and they'll be just as good. Here's the recipe. Chipotle Chicken Tacos Serves two-three 6 mini flour tortillas 1/2 cup grated quesadilla or monterey jack cheese  1 Avocado 2 chicken breasts that have been halved. 1 Tablespoon cilantro 1 Tablespoon mayo 2 Tablespoons sour cream 1- 1.5 Tablespoons Read more [...]

Carry On Essentials


by Caroline Hurley
Guys.. This is a big day. A big sad day. My big brother is moving OVER A THOUSAND MILES AWAY FROM ME. I mean sure...hes gotta grow up yada yada but this really sucks a giant lemon. Kip don't get confused if you're reading this. You're still a twerp. But you are my twerp and I will miss you a lot. Also...I'm really proud of you. Go forth and shine bright like the diamond you are. Okay I'm done. Anyway... As my mom and I were both hysterically crying in really high pitched voices over the Read more [...]