In an age of social media overload and over-saturation of celebrity culture, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the carefully curated lifestyles of celebrities. We all know Beyoncé’s Instagram will be heavily filtered and edited by a team of image and brand consultants who need to make her life flawless. Luckily there’s a whole slew of celebrities who go the opposite route and post their unfiltered thoughts (for better or worse) on the Internet.
Hi, I’m Freckle, 28 years old and I can still get very seriously sad when people online — especially on so-called social media — ignore me. And it embarrasses me incredibly.
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It’s the winter time in the Northern Hemisphere, so you might be sleeping with your pajamas inside out and praying for a snow day all the days. Are you also an adult without real responsibilities so you can fritter away your snow day in the most wasteful ways possible? Do you even know how to waste time anymore? Childless single people, this is your time to shine.
Years ago, I volunteered for an animal rescue. I adopted my dog from them, they asked for help, and I just fell into it. It was rewarding to help the animals, and I was new to that world. After a while, though, it wasn’t fun.
Tawna Fenske is hilarious. She’s the author I want to hang out with while drinking wine, swapping dirty jokes and digging our toes in the sand.
Ladyblogland pointed me in the direction of some truly phenomenal writing. Read More Dispatches from Ladyblogland
Stacey Ballis: the author who enlightened me that authors are nice people! Read More Interview: Author Stacey Ballis (Plus a Book Giveaway!)
My crowd funding experience began in May of 2012 when a friend and her three children were threatened with eviction from their home after months of inability to pay the rent. I told her that I had seen several people raise money on Tumblr and Facebook by posting their stories with a PayPal link. With her permission, I posted a link to her PayPal account with a short explanation of her situation: she and her children, having escaped an abusive household situation with her ex-husband, unable to find jobs, and receiving little or no child support, needed money to pay their rent lest they go homeless. Read More 10 Tips for Successful Crowd Funding