"Basic Girl" Things No one should be ashamed of

"Basic Girl" Things No one should be ashamed of

Because you know... everyone loves making fun of "basic girls"

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We've all been there-- minding our own business with our Starbucks cup in hand when we hear the infamous words-- "Oh my God, you are so basic!" Here are some instances where I've been totally basic, and have had no problem admitting it.

Starbucks

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Okay, this one I can't stress enough. I will carry my reusable Starbucks cup with no shame because I'm sorry, Dunkin just does not do it for my caffeine addiction. I need the hard stuff. GIVE ME ESPRESSO.

Acai/Playa Bowls

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I didn't get the obsession with this until I tried one. I love fruit, and not only are Playa bowls, smoothies, and juices totally Instagram worthy, they are delicious and packed with natural ingredients.

Leggings

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Besides work where I am required to wear jeans, you'll hardly catch me in them. Leggings are just so comfortable and versatile in any outfit... I'm not even sure why the "leggings as pants" controversy even exists.

Grey's Anatomy

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Shonda Rhimes is a genius and although she rips your heart out more and more with each season, we love the pain. I just relate to "dark and twisty" Meredith, and all of the scandal at the hospital.

Hyping Other Women Up

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I will scream, hurl, comment, and post compliments towards my fellow ladies until my fingers are numb and my face turns blue, thank you very much.

Not Eating Meat

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While Veganism and Vegetarianism are seen as a "rich white woman" thing, its not. It is a lifestyle choice made by people of all race, gender, and levels of basic-ness. It is healthier, more eco-friendly and better for our furry friends!

The Ombre Hair Color

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One simple reason for this-- when my dark roots grow in, I don't have to run to the salon to touch them up because it looks like it's on purpose!

Kale

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Yes, I know, I was skeptical about this one too. But kale is your friend! It is a superfood, and a wonderful leafy green. I used to judge anyone who would drink a green smoothie, until I realized they are delicious and packed with nutrients!

Talking About Astrology

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Its just interesting okay! Do I get bonus basic points for my Aquarius constellation tattoo?

Planning Instagram Captions Ahead of Time

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I can't help it. Puns, lyrics, and quotes are my forte.

Studying Abroad

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Studying abroad was the experience of a lifetime, and probably the most exciting thing to happen to me in 22 years of existence. So yeah, I'm going to talk people's ear off about it. And if you have a problem with that, get a life!

The Messy Bun

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Your girl does NOT have time to constantly tame and style her frizzy mane. So you better believe I will be rocking the messy bun.

Bath Bombs and Lush in General

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Baths are the best and most relaxing experience ever (that doesn't involve spending hundreds at a spa or masseuse). So I'm going to be dropping my bubble bar in there, lighting some candles, turning on an episode of Grey's, and sinking in. And yeah, I will probably Snapchat it too.

Winged Eyeliner

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The eyeliner wing is my signature look. My friends and coworkers lose their mind when I'm not sporting it (and I have to hear "you look tired" all day). Plus, it took my years to perfect.

Having an iPhone/insert Apple product here

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Call me basic, but I worked hard to earn the money to buy my expensive Mac products. Sure they cost a lot of money, but they work just as well as the day I first bought them, which was not something I could say about my android or HP.

My Love For Wine

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I'm not talking Franzia here. I mean red wine, rose, and white wines-- for the most part. I don't discriminate.

Listening to Drake

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Fun fact about me-- I love Drake and will go in on a verse of his any time and any place. Basic? Maybe. But Drake knows how to put down some incredible lines. Draking and driving? Guilty as charged.

Snapchat and Snap Filters

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I wasn't very into Snapchat for a while, but now I take my streaks very seriously. Is it pointless and a waste of time-- yes. But aren't so many other things in life? We let guys have Fortnite, let us ladies have our snap filters and go.

My Nose Ring

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I've had my nose pierced since I was 16. Since then, its been a booming trend, and one that I stand behind. Rock it ladies!

Watching Fitness and Makeup YouTubers

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I draw so much inspiration from the young ladies who are content creators on Youtube. I especially love finding fitness gurus who are vegetarian-- it gives me so many new healthy recipe ideas to try!

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14 Stages Of Buying Jonas Brothers Concert Tickets As A 20-Something In 2019

"Alexa, play "Burnin' Up" by the Jonas Brothers."

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In case you missed it, the Jonas Brothers are back together and, let me tell you, they're giving us some major jams. For those of us who were there when it all began back in 2007 with their first album, It's About Time, this has been one of the most important events of the year. But nothing, and I mean nothing can rival the excitement every twenty-something felt as the Jonas Brothers announced their Happiness Begins tour. I, for one, put my name in for ticket presale, have been following every single social media site related to the tour/group, and, of course, listening to the Jonas Brothers on repeat. And if you did manage to snag tickets, then you know that this is how your brain has been ever since they announced the tour.

1. Finding out that they're going on tour

2. Hopefully entering your name into the lottery to get presale tickets

3. Finding out that you actually get to buy presale tickets

4. Impatiently waiting for your presale tickets by listening to their songs on repeat

5. And remembering how obsessed you used to be (definitely still are) with them

6. Trying to coordinate the squad to go to the concert with you

7. Waiting in the Ticketmaster waiting room...

8. ...And feeling super frantic/frustrated because there are about 2000 people in line in front of you

9. Actually getting into the site to buy the tickets

10. Frantically trying to find seats you can actually pay for because, let's be real, you're twenty-something and poor

11. Managing to actually get the seats you want

12. Joyfully letting your squad know that you've done it

13. Crying a little because all of the dreams you've had since 2007 are coming true

14. Listening to every single Jonas Brothers song on repeat (again)

If you, like me, have finally fulfilled one of your dreams since childhood, then congrats, my friend! We've made it! Honestly, of all the things I've done in my adult life, this might be the one that child me is the most proud of.

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11 Amazing TV Shows That Are Ending in 2019

All good things must come to an end.

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It might just be the beginning of 2019 but there are many TV series wrapping up already. There are many breathtaking and original pilots around along with several reboots coming. This might be one of the greatest year for TV.

However, all good things must come to an end. Some series have been planned out and are going to be finished while others have been cut short. Sadly, here's a list of TV series to say goodbye to this year.

1. The Big Bang Theory (CBS)

Final Date: May

12 Seasons//279 episodes

2. Orange is the New Black (Netflix)

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Final Date: End of 2019

7 seasons//91 episodes

3. Jane the Virgin (CW)

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Final Date: Mid-late 2019

5 seasons//100 episodes

4. Games of Thrones (HBO)

HBO

Final Date: Summer

8 Seasons//73 episodes

5. Broad City (Comedy Central)

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Final Date: March

5 seasons//50 episodes

6. VEEP (HBO)

HBO

Final Date: Spring

7 seasons//67 episodes

7. Homeland (Showtime)

Showtime

Final date: Summer

8 seasons//96 episodes

8. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix)

Final date: January 25

4 seasons//52 episodes

9. The Affair (Showtime)

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Final Date: End of 2019

5 seasons//42 episodes

10. Friends From College (Netflix)

Final Date: End of 2019

2 seasons//16 episodes

11. Crashing (HBO)

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Final Date: End of 2019

3 seasons//24 episodes

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