15 essential acoustic tracks to add to your summer playlist

15 essential acoustic tracks to add to your summer playlist

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Is summer really summer without the perfect acoustic playlist? Here are 15 tracks that your playlist is incomplete without!

1. "Best Thing" by Haley Blais

When it comes to beautiful acoustic songs, Haley Blais is a must. "Best Thing" is super summery and sweet.

2. "Forgets Slowly" by Tom Rosenthal

Tom Rosenthal is ridiculously underrated, especially when it comes to gorgeous acoustic music. "Forgets Slowly" is one of his essential tracks.

3. "Boardwalks" by Little May

This song sounds like field-frolicking (probably) feels.

4. "Sweet Louise" by The Belle Brigade

This is my friend group's go-to road trip sing-along song! It's upbeat, catchy, and reminiscent of a sunny summer day.

5. "Nothing Arrived" by Villagers - Live Version

This song was featured in the hit TV show "Big Little Lies." Melodic and ever-so-slightly melancholic, this song is sure to win your heart this summer.

6. "Celeste" by Ezra Vine

A select few songs just completely and utterly exude pure happiness and joy, and this song is one of the few!

7. "Be Who You Are" by The Kooks - Acoustic Version

A road trip essential. I'm a loyal Kooks fan through and through, and I firmly believe that no playlist is complete without at least one Kooks track!

8. "Alonely" by PUBLIC

I found this song a few years ago, and I've been listening to it a lot this summer.

9. "Bloom" by The Paper Kites

The Paper Kites have some truly gorgeous acoustic songs. This one will fill your heart with happiness and summer vibes!

10. "Sea Green, See Blue" by Jaymay

Not many people have heard of this adorable acoustic tune!

11. "This Old Dog" by Mac DeMarco

Mac DeMarco has risen to fame (and borderline idolization) within the alternative music community over the past few years. This is the perfect chill Mac DeMarco tune for the summer months.

12. "If Your Mind Should Change" by Ryan McNulty

It's sweet, summery, and just a little bit heartbreaking. What's not to love?

13. "Piazza, New York Catcher" by Belle & Sebastian

This folk-y, upbeat song is featured in the "Juno" movie soundtrack!

14. "Ultralife" by Oh Wonder - Acoustic Version

Many people are familiar with Oh Wonder, but did you know about this beautiful acoustic rendition of their hit single?

15. "Featherstone" by The Paper Kites

This is one of my personal favorites. When it comes to summer vibes, this acoustic beauty is a must-have.

Happy listening!

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80 Nicki Minaj Lyrics Perfect For Instagram Captions

"Yo, you seen my last pic, go double-tap that for me."
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Nicki Minaj lets the world know about her amazing Instagram skills in Beyonce's "Flawless," when she raps "Instagram another flawless pic." Do you have a #Flawless Instagram picture but need a clever caption to go with it? The Queen of Rap has plenty of Insta-worthy song lyrics.

*(Some lyrics have been edited to keep this article "PG". Feel free to look up the real Nicki Minaj lyrics if you hate the radio edit.)


When you want to diss a hater:

    1. "You couldn't get a fan if it was hangin' from the ceilin."
    2. "I'm throwing shade like it's sunny."
    3. "I'm in my own lane, you ain't in my category."
    4. "These (girls) couldn’t test me even if their name was Pop Quiz."
    5. "Yo, people will love you and support you when it's beneficial. I'ma forgive, I won't forget, but I'ma dead the issue."
    6. "Not that I don't got good vision, but I don't see competition."
    7. "I’m Angelina, you Jennifer. Come on (girl), you see where Brad at."
    8. "I look like "yes" and you look like "no"."
    9. "But if you're ugly it's a no text zone."
    10. "If you are my rival, then that means you're suicidal."
    11. "Shout out to my haters, Sorry that you couldn't faze me."
    12. "Trash talk to 'em then I put 'em in a Hefty."
    13. "Like I mean I don't even know why you girls bother at this point. Like give up, it's me, I win, you lose."
    14. "All these haters mad because I'm so established."
    15. "Competition? why yes I would love some."

















When you want to tell people how awesome you are:

    16. "If I'm fake I ain't notice, cause my money ain't."
    17. "You can hate me, but why knock my hustle? I'ma be the queen, no matter how they shuffle."
    18. "Let me make this clear, I’m not difficult, I’m just ’bout my business."
    19. "I'm feelin' myself."
    20. "Excuse me honey, but nobody's in my lane."
    21. "Put me on a dollar cause I'm who they trust in."
    22. "I don’t say “Hi”, I say “Keys to the Benz.”"
    23. "I've been hot since flip phones" "Running this game for 5 years. Guess that's why my feet hurt."
    24. "Hotter than a middle eastern climate."
    25. "My money’s so tall that my Barbies gotta climb it."
    26. "No, I'm not lucky, I'm blessed, yes."
    27."I ain't gotta compete with a single soul."
    28. "'X' in the box, cause ain't nobody checking me."
    29."Excuse me, I'm sorry, I'm really such a lady."
    30. "Honestly I gotta stay as fly as I can be."














When you're hanging with your clique:

    31. "Cherish these nights, cherish these people. Life is a movie, but there will never be a sequel."
    32. "I’m with some hood girls lookin’ back at it."
    33. "We dope girls, we flawless. We the poster girls for all this."
    34. "Pretty gang, always keep them (boys) on geek."
    35. "The night is still young, and so are we!"
    36. "If you ain’t on the team, you playin’ for team D, ’Cause we A-listers, we paid sisters."
    37. "Pretty (girls) only could get in my posse."
    38. "Cause we the mean girls, y-yes we so fetch."
    39. "We fresh to death, down to the shoes."
    40. "Ain't at no wedding but all my girls cake tops."
    41. "Got a whole bunch of pretty gang in my clique."
    42. "Clap for the heavyweight champ, me, But I couldn't do it all alone, WE."
    43. "Put your drinks up, It's a celebration every time we link up."
    44. "I'm with some flawless (girls) because they be mobbin' pretty."


















When you're hanging with your significant other:

    45. "He tryna kick it like a ninja."
    46. "He could tell that I was wifey material."
    47. "Ayo, I just wanna be your first go to."
    48. "You got spark, you, you got spunk. You, you got something all the girls want."
    49. Find me in the dark, I'll be in the stars, Find me in your heart, I'm in need of your love."
    50. "They holler at me, but it's you, you."
    51. "I'm not living right, I’m not living if you’re not by my side."
    52. "I just wanna be somebody that can add to, your wife, be a friend, be a teacher and a fan, too."
    53. "I just wanna be your favorite."
    54. "He was the realest, I was the baddest, we was the illest."
    55. "I know you can save me and make me feel alive."
    56. "Yes I'll be your girl, forever your lady, You ain't ever gotta worry, I'm down for you baby."
    57. "Baby you my everything, You all I ever wanted."

















When you're single and loving it:

    58. "You could be the king, but watch the queen conquer!"
    59. "Thats why I'm crowned queen, and I ain't looking for the prom king."
    60. "I like independent, like July 4th."
    61. "I ain't never need a man, to take care of me."
    62. "He be like, "Yo, you so legendary", But he can tell just by my face he ain't getting any."
    63. "I am not Jasmine, I am Aladdin."
    64. "I don't even brake when I'm backing up, I'll swerve on a (boy) if he acting up."
    65. "So many boys in here where do I begin?"











When you're just living life:

    66. "I never worry, life is a journey. I just wanna enjoy the ride."
    67. "Tonight is the night that I'ma get twisted."
    68. "I’mma keep it movin', be classy and graceful."
    69. "So make sure the stars is what you aim for, make mistakes though."
    70. "And we gon' hangover the next day. But we will remember this day."
    71. "My only motto in my life is don't lose."
    72. "Take me, or leave me, I'll never be perfect. Believe me, I'm worth it."
    73. "I believe that life is a prize, but to live doesn't mean you're alive."
    74. "I wish that I could have this moment for life."
    75. "If I scream, if I cry, It's only 'cause I feel alive."
    76. "I can't believe it, it's so amazing. This club is heating, this party's blazing.""
    77. "It's so amazing, I figured out this world is ours for the taking."
    78. "I am not a girl that can ever be defined."
    79. "I got next, I'm gonna shine."
    80. "This is my moment I just feel so alive."















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15 Summer Jobs For The Person That Doesn’t Want To Sit At A Desk Or Work In Fast Food

School is soon coming to a close, and so are our jobs that we work during the school year.

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School is soon coming to a close, and so are our jobs that we work during the school year. If you are like me, then sitting at a desk or being trapped inside for forty hours a week sounds like hell. But do not fret, I have compiled a list of fifteen fun jobs that will keep you active and engaged all summer long…

1. Swim Instructor

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While it might seem like you have to be an insanely talented swimmer to become a swim instructor/lifeguard, it is a lot easier than you think. You just have to complete a few simple tasks that most people that are in good health will be able to carry out easily. For more information on the specific requirements, check out this website: https://americanpool.com/services/pool-management-services/red-cross-lifeguard-training/

2. City Tour Guide

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Are you from a town that fills with tourists during the summer? If so, this may be the perfect job for you! You will be able to walk around and tell people about the town that you grew up in. Easy peasy and great exercise! Plus, you can soak up the sun while getting paid. If you visit Indeed.com there will be tons of resources to find guide jobs.

3. Camp Counselor

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If you love kids, this is the job for you! You will be able to play outside and hang out with kids all day. Many camp counseling jobs also include housing and food, because of this you have the possibility to travel to a new place and be a counselor there.

4. Dog Walker

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Being a dog walker is now easier than ever. With all of the new apps hitting the market, you can be a dog walker in minutes. Apps like Rover and Wag create a platform where you can connect with dogs all over whatever city you are in. You can pick a walking job as easy as you can pick up an Uber, plus you can choose your own hours!

5. Plant Nursery Worker

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If you're like me and absolutely love plants, then this is the place for you. You can be outside, with plants, playing in the dirt. It doesn't get much better than that. Go out and find your local plant nursery. You won't regret spending for summer with the flowers! That's for sure.

6. Farmers Market Worker

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Health food, produce, and pottery! Oh My! Snag a job at your local Farmers Market. Whether that be at manning a booth or managing the event as a whole, your days will be filled with fun and energy all day! Not to mention the discounts that you can get!

7. Amusement Park Worker

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Live your childhood dream and work at an amusement park! If you live in a capital city, odds are that there is an amusement park to work at. Not only do you get to work in a super fun environment, but you can soak up the sun while doing it!

8. Babysitting

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Maybe you don't want to commit a whole summer to camp counseling, but you still love kids. You're in luck! Babysitting is a great option for you. Flexible hours and you can work anywhere. Apps like Busy Bees can even help you find jobs in your area.

9. National Park Worker

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Are you a nature person inside and out? Then being a national park worker is perfect for you. Not only do you get to spend every day in the most beautiful environments, but you also get to have full access to the park on your off days for all of the roaming that your heart desires.

10. Zoo Worker

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Every child's dream is to be able to be at the zoo all the time. Now you can! You can work at your local zoo during the summer. There are tons of jobs that you can do, from a dip and dots cashier to a sea lion feeder. The opportunities are endless!

11.  Hiking Guide

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Get your summer bikini bod while you are at work! For all of you avid hikers, this is right down your ally. You can hike all day AND get paid to do it. Name a more wonderful duo. I'll wait…

12.  Landscaping

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If you have an eye for design and a desire to get a little extra vitamin D, this job will certainly brighten up your summer. Tons of landscaping companies need more hands during the summer demand for landscape. Get in contact with your local companies and see if they have a spot for you!

13.  Freelance Writing

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Advance your career and get paid to work flexible hours? HECK YEAH! Calling all writers. This may be the job for you. Freelance writing is a great option to have complete freedom and also get paid to do what you love while sitting in a bikini by the pool.

14.  Wrangler

Cowboy, horses, dusty Park Butte Trail, Mount Baker Wilderness, Washington, USA.

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Giddy on up and get you a job as a horse wrangler. Many homesteads and ranchers need more wranglers during the summer. Many summer camps even have these jobs available. If you are looking to spend your summer riding off into the sunset, then this is just right for you!

15.  WWOOF

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Last, but certainly not least is WWOOF. WWOOF is an international company that is looking for people who desire to travel but need housing and a job as well. They are a company that will get you a job at a local organic farm and provides you housing for your work. So this summer if you want to travel, but not break the bank, this is a LIFESAVER.

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