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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