Category Archives: LAURAP

The Art of the Birthday Speech

Speech! Speech! I’m getting to that time in life when all of my friends are turning 21. This has generally involved a party every weekend, a lot of dancing (Grease Megamix, anyone?), a lot of outfit coordination, a lot of … Continue reading

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So, You Want to Learn a Language?

So many languages to choose from! Speaking another language has long been a skill that impresses and fascinates people – and scares them completely. Learning another language requires discipline, commitment and patience. So, as busy college girls with too many … Continue reading

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It’s All in the Name…

Who’s behind all of those words? Pen names, Nom de Plumes, or Pseudonyms. They all basically mean the same thing–writing under a name that is not your own! For centuries writers and authors (and no doubt a few playwrights and … Continue reading

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A Modern Princess: Mabel Van Oranje

More gorgeous than Cinderella. When you hear princess, what do you think of? Do you think of long-haired maidens locked in tall towers, glass slippers, jewels, or tiaras and intricately embroidered gowns? Or do you think of a modern, sleek, Kate … Continue reading

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Things I Learned from The Baby-Sitters Club

What can’t you learn from books? The Baby-Sitters Club — don’t tell me you haven’t heard of them! Kristy, Claudia, Stacey, Mary Anne, Dawn, Mallory and Jessi: seven girls who revolutionized the world of baby-sitting (dial one number, and reach … Continue reading

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Meet Madonna’s Latest Project – Wallis Simpson

Not your average love story. In a couple of months, Madonna will be returning to movie screens across the world. If you weren’t a fan of Swept Away, stress less – this time she will be taking a seat behind … Continue reading

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Beginner’s Guide to Simple Scrapbooking!

Who knew buttons had so many uses? A scrapbook makes the perfect gift for the next milestone birthday/anniversary party you need to attend. Don’t have a clue where to begin? Read on for some tips from one beginner scrapbooker to … Continue reading

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Outfit Repetition – Crime or Cause for Celebration?

It’s okay to wear something twice! It’s Saturday night. You’ve got a party to go to. You’re staring at your closet, trying to decide what to wear. The problem? No, it’s not that you have nothing to wear. You have … Continue reading

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An Important Piece of Fashion Advice

Fashion = love. New York and London Fashion Weeks have been and gone, and Milan’s is on the horizon. This means that the next couple of months are going to be full of news trends, fantastic clothes, and for many … Continue reading

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Six Handy Tips to break your Bad Habits

Stop biting! According to the popular saying, there are two certainties in life: death, and taxes. What most people don’t know is that there is a third certainty: bad habits. Over the course of our lives, we all pick up … Continue reading

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