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Twelve days of treats: pumpkin spice cookies

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Twelve days of treats: pumpkin spice cookies

Just because fall is over doesn’t mean the love for pumpkin has to be. Bring back some of those cozy fall flavors this holiday season with pumpkin spice cookies. Ingredients 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup (2 […]

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Twelve days of treats: Reese’s pieces peanut butter cookies

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
Twelve days of treats: Reese’s pieces peanut butter cookies

Chocolate chip cookies are an easy favorite, but try substituting Reese’s pieces for a yummy and festive twist! Ingredients 1/2 cup softened butter or margarine 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup Peanut Butter 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup Reese’s Pieces Candies […]

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Twelve days of treats: easy peanut butter cookies

| December 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Twelve days of treats: easy peanut butter cookies

Peanut butter cookies are the definition of a comfort food. They are warm, chewy and perfect when served with a cup of hot coffee on a winter day. You could buy them prepackaged or even a log of cookie dough, but everyone knows the best desserts are homemade. You do not need a pantry full […]

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Twelve days of treats: sugar cookie kisses

| December 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
Twelve days of treats: sugar cookie kisses

These cookies are a Christmas classic. For an extra festive twist, use Hershey’s candy cane kisses. Ingredients 3 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup softened unsalted butter 1 cup sugar 1 egg 1 tablespoon milk 24 Hershey’s Kisses Directions: 1. Mix the dry ingredients, the flour, baking powder and salt […]

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Build a better booty

| December 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
Build a better booty

With the recent circulation of Kim Kardashian West’s rear end on our newsfeeds and timelines and the fact that Nicki Minaj’s Anaconda video received 76 million view in one week says something about America’s current preoccupation. It seemed as if majority of tabloids, women’s and men’s magazines, reality TV shows and music videos in 2014 […]

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Beauty Review: Maybelline Baby Skin Primer

| December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Beauty Review: Maybelline Baby Skin Primer

The need for makeup primer depends purely on preference. Some say its a holy grail, a must-have product that helps makeup apply smoother and stay on longer. On the other hand, some don’t see a need for it and say it’s a waste of money. I think it really depends on which primer you are […]

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Semester rewind: 14 moments of fall 2014

| December 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
Semester rewind: 14 moments of fall 2014

This semester really flew by. Let’s take a look back at the most memorable moments of Fall 2014. Aug. 9: Ferguson controversy erupts Officer Darren Wilson fatally shot Michael Brown after Brown robbed a convenience store in Ferguson, Mo. The shooting caused violent protests. Uprisings continued even after the decision not to indict Wilson was […]

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Thirsty Thursday: crock pot apple cider

| November 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
Thirsty Thursday: crock pot apple cider

Cooler temperatures mean warmer drinks. For a festive drink, try this homemade apple cider. The prep time is short, and it is sure to be a hit at all your holiday gatherings. Ingredients 10 to 12 apples water (enough to cover the apples) 4 cinnamon sticks 15 whole cloves Nutmeg Maple syrup (to taste) Brown […]

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What to Wear on Thanksgiving Day

| November 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
What to Wear on Thanksgiving Day

For some of us, Thanksgiving is the only time we see all of our family members in one gathering which means we want to dress to impress, but at the same time, Thanksgiving ‘tis the season to eat and eat and eat which means comfort is key. Who says you have you have to sacrifice […]

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Getting a foot up on orthopedic injuries

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Getting a foot up on orthopedic injuries

Have you ever realized how much we use our feet? On a daily basis we are walking to class, climbing up and down stairs, pressing the gas pedal and brake and standing up for multiple hours at work. Although it may not occur to us, our feet are extremely vital to our everyday lives. Therefore, […]

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Beauty brush breakdown

| November 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Beauty brush breakdown

These set of six brushes will have you ready to apply makeup in any situation, ranging from your everyday makeup look to edgy evening looks. Foundation brush In it’s early stages, the popular choice of foundation brushes was the flat paddle brush. It was designed to give the same effect as painting , except instead […]

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49er tech tips episode 8: Black Friday preparation

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
49er tech tips episode 8: Black Friday preparation

With this Black Friday app, planning ahead of time will be a breeze.

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Beauty Review: Revlon Colorburst

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
Beauty Review: Revlon Colorburst

When it comes to make up, I feel like lipstick can make or break a look. It can completely change someone’s face based on the color and shade of their lips. When I ran out of my favorite YSL red lipstick, I went to CVS to look for a cheap alternative because being a college […]

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49er tech tips episode 7: Clementine Music Player

| November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
49er tech tips episode 7: Clementine Music Player

Clementine is a music player that aims at providing an all in one music hub. Will it succeed or is it too bitter to handle?

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Foodie Friday: crockpot recipes

| November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Foodie Friday: crockpot recipes

As college students, we are limited by our space, time and our finances. This is especially true when it comes to the topic of cooking for ourselves to avoid the well known Freshman 15. Finding the time to cook as a full time student can seem like a daunting task. Students choose to purchase take […]

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The guide to hair color

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
The guide to hair color

The relationship with your hair has been wonderful for the past eight weeks. You wake up every morning to style it and every night you prepare it for bed. You wash it, deep condition it and your hair loves you for all of your efforts. All is well, or is it? Every now and then […]

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Travel Tuesday: toil and trouble

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
Travel Tuesday: toil and trouble

Some of us know the history of the night that most people see as the night dominated by fake blood, pumpkins and candy. But with scarecrows, Jack ‘o’ Lanterns and cobwebs everywhere, one of my personal dreams were coming true. I was about to celebrate my very first Halloween ever! Excited couldn’t cover it. In […]

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DIY fall fashion

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
DIY fall fashion

As the leaves begin to change and weather becomes colder, we are starting to wear more layers. With more layers, we are spending more money in order to dress for the season. As college students, along with our GPAs, our bank accounts get smaller as the semester goes on. I have discovered some secrets that […]

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Don’t fall to allergies

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
Don’t fall to allergies

Spring time is notorious for the pollen that wraps its evil tendrils around our throats and sinuses, causing hacking, stuffy noses, and scratchy eyes. Everyone is relieved when premium Hay Fever season is over, but do not go outside and roll in the grass as celebration just yet. According to Web M.D., 30 million people […]

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Dating conundrums and how to solve them

| November 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
Dating conundrums and how to solve them

Dating is an age old mystery. For centuries, men have been trying to figure out women and women have been trying to figure out men. It is so hard to know what the person that you are pursuing wants. Recently, I was listening to a friend talk about a personal experience and how defining the […]

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