50 Signs You Are A "Basic" Girl

50 Signs You Are A "Basic" Girl

You hate being called basic but you know are.

Basic b*tches have been getting a bad rap lately, and you know what? The haters are missing out because being basic is, well, basically the best thing ever. So what if you're obsessed with pumpkin spice lattes, #manicuremonday, and Forever 21 — enjoying things that lots of other girls love doesn't make you lame. It means you have good taste, duh. It's time to shout from the rooftops (of Target because that's your fav store) and claim, "I'm a basic b*tch, and I'm proud of it!" If you're not sure you qualify for this liberating declaration, check out 50 signs that you're totes basic and loving it. . .

1) You say the exact opposite of what she is actually thinking.

2) Dances in front of the mirror.

3) Choosing sleep > hygiene

4) You eat cookie dough despite the "warning."

5) Singing drunken karaoke.

6) Telling your friends they look good in that.

7) Putting silky PJ bottoms on after shaving your legs.

8) Binge watching an entire series in a weekend.

9) Holding your friend's hair back when they've had too much.

10) Googling everything

11) Loving Instagram

12) Owning an absurd amount of leggings.

13) Owning a pair of Uggs.

14) You have a very specific Starbucks drink order.

15) You have Instagrammed your Starbucks drink.

16) You love Netflix.

17) Gilmore Girls is life.

18) You secretly love Taylor Swift.

19) You workout.

20) You can bake.

21) You own a green army jacket.

22) You can never have enough bath bombs.

23) You watch DIY's on Youtube but never really do them.

24) You can quote Legally Blonde.

25) You wear oversized sweatshirts.

26) It's always time for iced coffee.

27) You have said, "cash me ousside, howbow dah."

28) You have so much Bath & Body Works.

29) PINK is maybe 50% or more of your closet.

30) You identify more with fictional characters from TV shows than actual people.

31) Pumpkin Spice all fall long.

32) Bonfires.

33) Filters on every photo.

34) Always down for froyo.

35) You take Grey's Anatomy very seriously.

36) You went through a Twilight phase.

(Team Edward or Team Jacob?)

37) Bagels are their own food group.

38) You wind down from a stressful day with Pinterest.

39) You have tried to "smize."

(Smiling with your eyes)

40) You religiously watch The Bachelor.

( We all hated Juan Pablo.)

41) Chipotle is always on your mind.

42) It's the iPhone or no phone.

43) You blare Adele and belt it out.

44) You get excited about the Victoria Secret Fashion Show.

45) Selfies are a daily hobby.

46) You have a scarf to match every outfit.

47) You use way too many hashtags on Instagram.

48) Magic Mike XXL is on your favorites list.

49) Emoji's are a must when texting.

50) You hate being "basic," but you know you are.

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College As Told By Junie B. Jones

A tribute to the beloved author Barbara Parks.

The Junie B. Jones series was a big part of my childhood. They were the first chapter books I ever read. On car trips, my mother would entertain my sister and me by purchasing a new Junie B. Jones book and reading it to us. My favorite part about the books then, and still, are how funny they are. Junie B. takes things very literally, and her (mis)adventures are hilarious. A lot of children's authors tend to write for children and parents in their books to keep the attention of both parties. Barbara Park, the author of the Junie B. Jones series, did just that. This is why many things Junie B. said in Kindergarten could be applied to her experiences in college, as shown here.

When Junie B. introduces herself hundreds of times during orientation week:

“My name is Junie B. Jones. The B stands for Beatrice. Except I don't like Beatrice. I just like B and that's all." (Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus, p. 1)

When she goes to her first college career fair:

"Yeah, only guess what? I never even heard of that dumb word careers before. And so I won't know what the heck we're talking about." (Junie B. Jones and her Big Fat Mouth, p. 2)

When she thinks people in class are gossiping about her:

“They whispered to each other for a real long time. Also, they kept looking at me. And they wouldn't even stop." (Junie B., First Grader Boss of Lunch, p. 66)

When someone asks her about the library:

“It's where the books are. And guess what? Books are my very favorite things in the whole world!" (Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus, p. 27)

When she doesn't know what she's eating at the caf:

“I peeked inside the bread. I stared and stared for a real long time. 'Cause I didn't actually recognize the meat, that's why. Finally, I ate it anyway. It was tasty...whatever it was." (Junie B., First Grader Boss of Lunch, p. 66)

When she gets bored during class:

“I drew a sausage patty on my arm. Only that wasn't even an assignment." (Junie B. Jones Loves Handsome Warren, p. 18)

When she considers dropping out:

“Maybe someday I will just be the Boss of Cookies instead!" (Junie B., First Grader Boss of Lunch, p. 76)

When her friends invite her to the lake for Labor Day:

“GOOD NEWS! I CAN COME TO THE LAKE WITH YOU, I BELIEVE!" (Junie B. Jones Smells Something Fishy, p. 17)

When her professor never enters grades on time:

“I rolled my eyes way up to the sky." (Junie B., First Grader Boss of Lunch, p. 38)

When her friends won't stop poking her on Facebook:

“Do not poke me one more time, and I mean it." (Junie B. Jones Smells Something Fishy, p. 7)

When she finds out she got a bad test grade:

“Then my eyes got a little bit wet. I wasn't crying, though." (Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus, p. 17)

When she isn't allowed to have a pet on campus but really wants one:


When she has to walk across campus in the dark:

“There's no such thing as monsters. There's no such thing as monsters." (Junie B. Jones Has a Monster Under Her Bed, p. 12)

When her boyfriend breaks her heart:

“I am a bachelorette. A bachelorette is when your boyfriend named Ricardo dumps you at recess. Only I wasn't actually expecting that terrible trouble." (Junie B. Jones Is (almost) a Flower Girl, p. 1)

When she paints her first canvas:

"And painting is the funnest thing I love!" (Junie B. Jones and her Big Fat Mouth, p. 61)

When her sorority takes stacked pictures:

“The biggie kids stand in the back. And the shortie kids stand in the front. I am a shortie kid. Only that is nothing to be ashamed of." (Junie B. Jones Has a Monster Under Her Bed, p. 7)

When she's had enough of the caf's food:

“Want to bake a lemon pie? A lemon pie would be fun, don't you think?" (Junie B. Jones Has a Monster Under Her Bed p. 34)

When she forgets about an exam:

“Speechless is when your mouth can't speech." (Junie B. Jones Loves Handsome Warren, p. 54)

When she finds out she has enough credits to graduate:

“A DIPLOMA! A DIPLOMA! I WILL LOVE A DIPLOMA!" (Junie B. Jones is a Graduation Girl p. 6)

When she gets home from college:

"IT'S ME! IT'S JUNIE B. JONES! I'M HOME FROM MY SCHOOL!" (Junie B. Jones and some Sneaky Peaky Spying p. 20)

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12 Items To Buy From Five Below That Will Inexpensively Modernize Your Dorm Room

You would be amazed at what you can get at this store!


When you're redecorating your bedroom, you might not think to stop by Five Below, considering everything is $5 and under. But you would be amazed at what you can find in that store.

I went not to long ago to get those cube storage boxes, that go into the shelf, and I left with almost $200 worth of stuff. Now mind you, I've been to this store a million and one times and never have spent this much, but while I was there I figured I would get Easter basket things for my niece and then the idea to redecorate dorm rooms popped into my head as I was looking around. Because let’s be real we all could use a more modern dorm....even if you school just bought new furniture. So here’s 12 things you need to buy from Five Below to modernize your dorm.

1. Wall shelves

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Use command strips to hang these up because you can’t drill into the walls at school!!

2. 3 clip photo frame

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Okay so one isn't out of its package yet, but this is what Five Below's website showed for it.

3. A white fuzzy rug

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4. Cordless hexagon cage lamp

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5. Cute storage basket

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6. Light up sign box

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7. Letter board

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8. An initial light

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So this I've had for years but I'm 100% positive it came from Five Below.

9. 3 piece frame set

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10. Salt rock lamp

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Mines pretty big, but they have smaller ones.

11. An ottoman


12. A mini cactus

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Or any plant really. They have basil, roses, daisy, strawberries, etc.

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