Minted Review + My Holiday Cards with Taylor

You all know Taylor. She’s the one who visited me in Oxford, who I drink tea with on a daily basis, who lives next door to me and puts up with my nightly snoring through the wall. She’s one of my favorite people, and because it’s known around the dorm how close we are and how often

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My Minted Holiday Favorites + Win $125 at Minted!

Hey friends! I think it’s officially the time of year when I can wish you happy holidays! Though Thanksgiving was just a few days ago, I’m an early planner, so I’ve been shopping for my gifts and Christmas cards for the last few weeks. Today I’m sharing a few of my favorites from Minted’s holiday line,

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3 Ways to Add Joy to Your Day (Featuring Tazo Tea)

This post brought to you by Tazo® Tea. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Sara Laughed. Life can be such a roller coaster — sometimes you’re up, enjoying the outdoors, reading, or laughing with friends. The next minute, you’re stressed, tired, and worrying about a deadline or due date. Over the last few years of

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My Dorm Style (Featuring Bed Bath & Beyond)

This post is in partnership with Bed Bath & Beyond. All opinions are my own. As a college senior, I’ve had my fair share of dorm rooms by now; from an underground triple (yes, really!), to a little room in a big city, to a quiet single facing the woods. Even so, I get so excited

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12 Ways to Save Money in College

College is the first chance many of us get to live out on our own. That comes with a whole host of new expenses, as well as the stress of financial independence. Many of my friends and I are overwhelmed by expenses, but with the right approach and tips, you can find ways to get by

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How I Take Class Notes with Bamboo Spark

One of the questions I’m asked most often for this blog is how I take notes. That makes sense; note-taking helps process and absorb information, and I honestly think I’d be a much worst student without a note-taking system! Today I’m going to take you through my in-class note-taking process (including tips from my eBook How

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