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SXSW Guide & Playlist


Festival season is upon us! So many awesome music and entertainment festivals coming up – starting with one of my all time favorites, SXSW (aka South by Southwest). I get a lot of questions about shows and which festivals I recommend, so I thought it would be fun to start by doing a breakdown of SXSW and my “pro tips”.

SXSW is a massive festival/conference filled with music, networking, and inspiration in Austin, Texas! This year’s event includes expanded access for all badge types with a ton of new opportunities for learning, networking, and discovery. There are a ton of different way’s to experience SXSW and there’s a ton of information online. I highly recommend starting by browsing Pinterest. There are tons of tips, recaps & ideas. But where do you begin?

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How To Throw an Epic Galentine’s Day Party

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Valentine’s Day can be kind of a buzz kill. Not everyone has a significant other. Not everyone gets to spend V-day with the one they love. Not all Valentinexpectations are always fulfilled. But you know what everyone does have… a squad. So whether you’ve got plans with your boo or are looking for something to keep yourself preoccupied, you should totally celebrate your favorite friends! This year, I’m all about Galentine’s Day. Because let’s be real, girls are the only ones who really care about the holiday anyways. 

In the words of Leslie Knope… It’s wonderful and it should be a national holiday.

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Rock & Roll Romance

It’s that time of year… you know what I’m talking about. When everything shifts from snow covered candy canes to pink fluffy hearts. It’s the season of love. Valentine’s Day is approaching. Whether you’re single or taken, why not get in the mood with some lovey dovey jams. Obviously, these aren’t your average love songs. 

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Not So Silent Night: A Very Punk Rock Christmas

It’s going to be a Not So Silent Night in our house this year! When I dragged the Christmas decorations out of the closet this year I had an idea, why not decorate with a little angst and edge? I threw on some Bad Religion, put on my thinking Santa hat & decided to give our house a Punk Rock Christmas makeover!

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Music Monday: Girl Power Playlist

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Happy Monday! Feeling the after weekend blues? I’ve got a little something to put some extra pep in your step… a playlist! The ULTIMATE playlist for all my ladies who would rather crawl back into bed and watch some Gossip Girl with a cup of cocoa instead of work/school/life! I give you… the Girl Power Playlist! You can listen to it now on Spotify!

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Festy Besty: The Best Music Festivals left in 2016

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So this next weekend, I’m headed across the country and am going to check out Rock Allegiance Festival! Which got me thinking, maybe I should research all of the upcoming music festivals and share them with my internet friends, so no one misses out!? So, today I’m bringing you… the best Music Festivals for the rest of 2016! (better late than never right?)

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Music is Good for Your Soul: It’s Science

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Alright, so yesterday’s self improvement prompt was to listen to your favorite album. You’re probably thinking, that’s easy… I already do that every day. Or, how is listening to my favorite music going to improve my thought process?

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