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Need cheep date ideas? Suggestions of fun things to do with your friends? Ideas for solo-adventuring? I gotcha covered! :) Where I live in Texas, the weather usually fluctuates between two things: long unbearably hot summers and short but cold winters. The times when we have nice weather outside are few and far between, but when it does feel nice outside I jump on the opportunity to be out of doors as much as possible! Thus, I compiled the following more »

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The following is a guest post by my roommate/ best friend, Michaela “Aww, you’re in a relationship?? Congrats! You’ve finally met that wonderful person that makes your heart sing and your soul fly!” She squeals. She continues, “The two of you will spend lots of time together, going on casual coffee dates during the week and romantic dinner dates on the weekend. You’ll get to know each other better as you spend that quality time together on a regular basis, more »

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Hi I’m Whitneye! I’m 30 years old, a teacher, and enjoy reading, spending time with family and friends, and writing. What’s your singleness story? My singleness story is pretty simple. I’ve been the girl that’s always been the friend guys wanted to hang out with but not the girl they wanted to date or marry. I’ve never had a boyfriend or been on an actual date. I’ve always watched my other friends date or been the third wheel. I’ve always more »

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When I was in the eight grade, I was head over heels for a guy. Let’s call him Relad. Relad and I weren’t in the same classes, so the only time I could see him is when we would pass each other in the hallways. I looked forward to those times so much, I eventually memorized his schedule so I would know when exactly we would pass each other. (Not my finest moment.) I was super shy around guys then, more »