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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15 Ways to Give Back

Community service was a huge part of my high school years. Every week in my sophomore year of high school, I would visit senior citizens in my hometown. In my junior year, I volunteered at my public library. And in my senior year, I worked with a local group to teach English as a second

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How I Plan a Creative Project + Bamboo Spark Review

I’m a nut when it comes to creative projects. From launching an Esty shop to writing an eBook to creating a Facebook community, print book, and brand new website, I’m always working on something (if not eight things, all at once). I know that I share this with many college students, as well as with creatives

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DIY Gift: Painted Tea Chest Tutorial

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MeAndMyTea #CollectiveBias. There are few things I love more than giving gifts. I spend weeks, if not months, scouring my favorite stores and sites for the perfect thing to give someone. Sometimes, the perfect gift isn’t something you

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Penny Bennett Totes Review + Giveaway

Since the advent (haha) of my new Bible journaling challenge, I’ve been receiving many more emails about Bible journaling. Many of them are questions about the book, or asking how to get involved in the challenge; but one of them stood out to me. It was from a woman named Penny Bennett, who makes beautiful,

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College Fashion Week 2015 + Monthly Gift

When I was twelve, I wanted to be a fashion designer. I longed for the chance to create beautiful clothes – clothes that made people feel good about themselves and helped them express who they were. As I got older, the dream faded away, but I kept a love for clothing and what it can

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