Tips & Tricks

Putting the Fun in Fundraising

I'm studying in Amsterdam this summer! In typical Callie fashion, I made this impulse decision less than eight months from the day I would be departing from the states and six months from the time I needed to begin paying. For somebody who is notoriously early to everything, it's probably surprising that I am also… Continue reading Putting the Fun in Fundraising

Beauty & Style, Tips & Tricks

A Local Guide To Small Business Saturday

Happy Thanksgiving Week! Our family has a few Thanksgiving traditions -- we watch the Macy's parade, the dog show, and have dinner at the same time every year. One of our most recent traditions is Black Friday (and Small Business Saturday) shopping! The ladies in our family put on our tackiest Christmas sweaters and load… Continue reading A Local Guide To Small Business Saturday

Happy Holidays, Tips & Tricks

9 Halloween Costumes You Already Have In Your Closet

Growing up at my church, we had a Halloween party with one rule: the costumes are homemade. This stretched my creativity (but luckily not my wallet)! I learned how to create pop culture Halloween costumes using the resources I have, and so now I'm going to share some with you! 1) Stevie Nicks You can… Continue reading 9 Halloween Costumes You Already Have In Your Closet

Tips & Tricks

The Ultimate Fall Bucket List

First of all, I want to say a huge thank you to the response The Ultimate Eastern Kentucky Bucket List has received. Since I launched my blog in June, it has been viewed 1,073 times, making it my most successful post yet! With fall break coming up this week for me, I wanted to give… Continue reading The Ultimate Fall Bucket List

Tips & Tricks

A Tour Of My Dorm Room + Inexpensive DIY Ideas

I've been in college for like three weeks, which also means I haven't blogged in like... three weeks! I apologize. I'm trying to get back in the swing of things, but I've been so busy. I feel like college has taken over my life! I attend a work college, so by the time I complete… Continue reading A Tour Of My Dorm Room + Inexpensive DIY Ideas

Tips & Tricks

Rollin’ on the River

I'm not one to happily wake up at 6:45 in the morning on a Monday to get ready and go to school. I'm definitely not one to happily wake up at 6:45 in the morning on a Saturday to get ready and do just about anything. But, as my Instagram post* said, if it involves… Continue reading Rollin’ on the River

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50 Things To Do With The Kids You Babysit

This summer, I began a babysitting job. Now each babysitting experience is different, simply because each kid's personality is different. But whether you're a grandparent the kids are visiting with for weekend, a friend watching the kids one night, or a teenager babysitting a few days a week, it's easy to run out of things… Continue reading 50 Things To Do With The Kids You Babysit

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5 Tips for Taking the Perfect Senior Pictures

I don't know about you guys, but I could not wait to be a senior (even though it went by waaaay too fast). And honestly, the only reasons I couldn't wait to be a senior were senior skip day, senior trip, and senior pictures. I spent months planning out my pictures. I had Pinterest boards, I had… Continue reading 5 Tips for Taking the Perfect Senior Pictures