5 Affordable DIY Halloween Dorm Decorations

5 Affordable DIY Halloween Dorm Decorations

It's October and you know what that means...

With Halloween right around the corner, there are so many cute, affordable, and fun ways to decorate your dorm room/house. Pinterest is always my go-to for DIY and affordable gifts and decorations, so here are 5 of my favorites!

1. Spooky Frame

What you will need:

Foam/plastic skull

Fake flowers


Fake spiders

Hot glue gun

2. Balloon Spider

What you need:




3. Boo Sign

What you need:

Wooden/plastic letters




4. Mummy Jars

What you need:


Googly eyes

Mason Jar

Tea light

5. Mummy Pillow

What you need:

White pillow

Fabric marker


All of these and many more can be found at www.pinterest.com

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52 Instagram Captions Perfect For Your Next Beach Vacation

Perfect for those beach daze.

Summer is officially in full swing. We are all looking forward to the adventures that await us. A lot of us have been dreaming about the day when we finally get to kick our feet up and relax by the ocean. If you find yourself getting ready for a trip to the beach then read these quotes to help get your in the mood for your vacation. Whether you are looking for an Instagram caption or are just trying to settle a bad case of wanderlust, here are 52 quotes on summer:

1. "Hello summer."

2. "I'm happiest when I'm floating in the ocean."

3. "May you always have a shell in your pocket, and sand in your toes."

4. "Life is better with palm trees."

5. "Sandy toes. Sun-kissed nose."

6. "Balmy nights, pink sunsets, and salty air."

7. "Talk to the sand."

8. "Live in the sunshine. Swim in the sea. Drink the wild air." -Emerson

9. "Everyone should believe in something. I believe I should go to the beach."

10. "Spontaneity is the best kind of adventure."

11. "The ocean is calling and I must go."

12. "Here comes the sun."

13. "If it requires a bikini, my answer is yes."

14. "I'm just a beachy kinda girl."

15. "As free as the ocean..."

16. "As endless as the ocean, as timeless as the tides..."

17. "Life's a beach. Enjoy the waves."

18. "A pineapple a day keeps the worries away."

19. "Let the currents guide your heart."

20. "Happiness comes in waves."

21. "Let's go somewhere where the stars kiss the ocean."

22. "My favorite color is sunset."

23. "I lost my heart to the sea."

24. "Sun, sand, and surf."

25. "Salt in the air. Sand in my hair."

26. "Smell the sea, and feel the sky. Let your soul and spirit fly." -Van Morrison

27. "High tides and good vibes."

28. "Mermaid kisses and starfish wishes."

29. "Stop and smell the ocean."

30. "I'm happy anywhere I can see the ocean."

31. "Tropical state of mind."

32. "Forever chasing the sun."

33. "Girls just wanna have sun."

34. "Some of the best memories are made in flip flops." -Kellie Elmore

35. "Good times and tan lines."

36. "Palm trees, ocean breeze, salty air, sun-kissed hair, endless summer, take me there."

37. "The ocean is calling."

38. "Love you to the beach and back."

39. "Paradise found."

40. "Seas the day."

41. "Live in the sunshine, swim in the sea, drink the wild air..." -Ralph Waldo Emerson

42. "Eat. Beach. Sleep. Repeat."

43. "I never met a sunset I didn't like."

44. "Beach daze always."

45. "Catch me by the sea."

46. "Only worry in the world is the tide gonna reach my chair." -Zac Brown Band

47. "Stay salty."

48. "Done adulating- let's be mermaids."

49. "Find me under the palm trees."

50. "Sea you soon."

51. "Hello sunshine."

52. "Don't mind me... I'm just chasing the sun."

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National dog day and 6 other August 'Holidays' to round out your summer

Close out summer the right way.


As August creeps up on us we must make the most of the last days as possible. Back to school season can be stressful, exciting, and sometimes even bittersweet. Why not celebrate a few random holidays throughout the month to relax? These can remind us that even if summer is ending, the fun doesn't have to.

1. August 1st: National Girlfriends Day

Show your girlfriend some extra love!

2. August 4th: National Mustard Day

Mustard is a major #MOOD

3. August 10th: National S'mores Day

Have a bonfire!

4. August 20th: World Mosquito Day

Have a bonfire again and wear bug spray!

5. August 26th: National Dog Day

Cuddle with your furry friend.

6. August 27th: Global Forgiveness Day

I don't know if this means everyone should be forgiving or if we should forgive the world but why not try both?

7. August 31th: National Eat Outside Day

Grab some friends and head to the quad to enjoy one of your first meals of a new semester!

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