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A Realistic Post-Grad Budget

When I first graduated college, I had ZERO idea of how to budget. I knew what I would be making each year in total, but didn’t realize A: that taxes are withheld from paychecks, so I’d be taking home a lot less and B: that I needed to plan a…

Graduation Dresses

It’s about that time of year again! Graduation season is off to a start in a few weeks, and if you are graduating, start shopping for graduation dresses!

college educated, she graduated

I have been putting off this post because I didn’t want to type this out… I graduated! I am so grateful for my time at Purdue. I couldn’t have asked for a better college experience. Now, off to Chicago to start my stint in the real world!

April Favorites

It’s MAYYYYY! I hope you saw your fair share of JT memes today, haha!! Time to check in on our April Favorites. PS: Keep reading for a chance to win something fun 😉 This post may contain affiliate links. Favorite Posts 1: Graduation Dress Roundup Graduation season is here!!! This…

Spring Hair Accessories

With Valentine’s Day behind us, we’re gearing up for SPRING! Yes, there is snow on the ground in Chicago, but spring truly is on its way. You can bring in fun prints and colors with hair accessories while still wearing practical (read: warm) clothes 😉 I have been on a…

Instagram is a Game

Over the holidays, I downloaded the Game of Thrones Conquest app. I was bored, had watched everything on Netflix (no lie), and needed something else to do with my down time. I had a friend recommend the game, promising it to be “well-made” and “addictive.” Spoiler alert: It was. You…

Back to School Essentials

Back to school for all my high school, college and grad school readers! Oh how I wish I was going back to school with you… treasure your time in school and don’t wish it away. I was casually weeping reading my graduation post while writing this one LOL

24 Hopes for 24

I turn 24 tomorrow on June 23 and it seems crazy to me that I’m ACTUALLY (basically) 24. I can remember when I was in middle school and my teacher’s daughter came in one day; she was 24! She looked so old to me. Well, maybe old isn’t the right…

My Easy Health Hack

This post is sponsored by Viactiv. All opinions are 100% my own. Thank you for supporting brands that make Sophisticaition possible! One of my New Year’s resolutions was to be healthier, and I have been realizing throughout this year just how many things we do (or can do) daily that…

Summer Essential: The One Piece Swimsuit

Thank you for all your kind words about Friday’s first Summer Essential post on the LWD! Today, we are moving on to what is potentially my FAVORITE summer item for 2018 – the one piece swimsuit!

Making Friends After College

In college, meeting people is so easy. You made friends in class, walking through campus, studying in the library, at parties, in organizations… the list goes on and on. #AdultLife makes finding new friends WAY harder.

Spring Staples

Spring is upon us, finally! Time to invest in some spring staples that will help you get through to summer and easily transition your wardrobe into warmer weather.

Protecting Your Original Content

Imitation is the highest form of flattery, right? That’s what we were taught in grade school. Even before I started a blog of my own, I imitated my favorite style bloggers and drew major inspo for my sorority dance outfits and spring break packing. The goal of content creators is…


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