Author: Alysia Monet

Being young is already hard enough, coupled with learning the ends and outs of the world. I am here every step of the way. Stay tuned to see how I work my way through adulthood.

How to Pack for Summer: Pack with Me

This is how pro travelers pack for summer. I cannot believe that I am completely packed for our family’s annual trip this summer. My clothes are packed in a lightweight carry-on too. I finally mastered the art of not overdoing it. This time around I am only packing what I need. A few shirts, pants, […]

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Monthly Favorites | May

At the end of every month I liked to round up my favorite products. May brought shopping opportunities giving me the chance to try out various products. With the weather changing most of the products focus on bringing moisture to my hair and skin. Skin Product Favorites Evian Facial Spray Let’s be honest, this is […]

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What’s on My iPhone XR | Must Have Apps

Feeling nosey? Take a look at what’s on my iPhone XR A couple of months ago I switched from an iPhone 7 to an iPhone XR. The screen of the iPhone XR is noticeably larger which is a huge plus on the days I don’t feel like wearing my glasses. While I rave about the […]

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Building Credit as a College Student

Building credit is almost as important as your GPA in college. Almost. A part of becoming financially independent is having a healthy credit score. Credit lenders use the three-digit score to estimate how reliable you are. Scores can affect how much you pay for auto-insurance, auto-loans, mortgages, and even jobs! Credit scores open many doors […]

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Stranded on an Island

If you were stranded on an island what 3 things would you bring? I’ve thought about this scenario plenty of times. Being stranded could mean a lot of things. Not necessarily fight to the death. 

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6 Places to get Deals on Food

Your school ID photo is your first step in getting deals on food this summer… there are restaurants made for college student budgets. 

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Bringing your Car to College

Should You Bring Your Car to College? First off are you even allowed? Bringing a car to college can cause many problems depending on the college you are attending. Of course, you want the freedom to get around but is it really worth it? Reasons to Leave Your Car at Home Some colleges have restrictions […]

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Things to Do the Summer Before College: A Checklist

Spring Semester is practically over, and the summer is just beginning. Maybe you are experiencing new things this summer or staying at home with family. Either way, you need to be prepared for the upcoming fall semester. There’s a lot of things you can forget when going off to college. The most obvious may be […]

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Best Online Jobs for College Students in 2019

There are plenty of ways to make money online as a college student. Keep up with your studies, making money part-time around your schedule. These part-time jobs are a perfect way for college students to make money without needing special experience or skills. Previously, I curated a list of survey testing websites that provide compensation […]

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Going Dairy Free: Dairy Alternatives

I’ve become one of those people. You know, the ones that stand in the middle of the aisle analyzing food labels. Brings their own food the cookout instead of eating only from the veggie tray. Yes, that’s me. About 8 years ago, I decided to cut out red meat from my diet completely. I still […]

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