20 Items Every College Girl Goes To Target For At Some Point In Every Semester

20 Items Every College Girl Goes To Target For At Some Point In Every Semester

Target is a gift from God.

Target is literally a gift from the gods.

If you beg to differ, please stop reading, I will not hear anything bad about it. I mean, who could hate it, most of them have a Starbucks in them and they now have the fancy cup holders that you can attach to your cart!! I can go to Target just to walk around, spend three hours doing so and walk out with a pack of gum. I think that it should literally be considered one of the Wonders of the World it is that amazing.

That being said, Target plays to the college-age demographic HEAVILY! They have good prices, wonderful customer service, AMAZING hours of operation- literally, the Target in Kennesaw is open until midnight on Saturdays- and they offer everything a girl could need. Here a just a few of them:

1. Calendars

Large planners, regular sized planners, pocket planners, wall calendars, dry erase calendars, they make them all just for you! AND they have them for all price ranges, you can get a wall calendar for $3 or one for $20, the choice is yours. But these are so amazing because what girl doesn't want to pretend to have her life together?

2. Pens/Pencils

With every color imaginable offered, whether it is in store or online, this will make taking notes, or writing in your planner that much more enjoyable.

3. Leggings

What girl doesn't love stretchy pants that you can wear with an oversized t-shirt to class and then a cute sweater to dinner with the girls? I'll wait.

4. Workout Clothes

Again, pretending to have your life together involves pretending you workout every day.

5. Candles

So. Many. To. Choose. From. Whatever scent you like, you can find in the majestic aisle of candles, but be warned you will want more than one.

6. Blankets

I think they literally use clouds to make them they are so soft.

7. Pillows

Decorative or just ones for your bed, they make them all for such a wonderful price.

8. Anything from the home goods section actually

Especially with Chip and Joanna's new line.

9. Or anything from the dollar spot

Cute string lights, fuzzy socks, holiday decorations, this section is literally meant to decorate your dorm room on a budget.

10. Snacks

They literally make the best pickles in a pouch, believe me or don't believe me- please don't believe me so I can keep them all to myself.

11. New books

Between offering all of the hottest celeb books to self-help/motivation, they have anything you could ever want to read.

12. Bathing Suits

I don't know about all Targets but, all of the ones I go to have some year-round so you never have to go on that winter cruise without a new bikini.

13. MUGS

Because what college girl isn't obsessed with drinking coffee or tea?

14. E.L.F.

Eyes. Lips. Face. They offer everything you could want for a FANTASTIC price AND they DON'T test on animals AND are a CRUELTY-FREE brand.

15. And all of the other makeup they have to offer

Want the new NYX color, they have it. Want the newest face masks, they have it.

16. Vitamins

Again, what would a grown adult do without their vitamins? It just makes you feel extra that you got them at Target.

17. Plants

From the dollar spot or not, you feel like you have a real green thumb when you look around and see all of the greenery in your dorm (even though half of them are probably fake).

18. Organizational Shit

From sticky notes, to file folders, to filing cabinets, they have you covered from your first step to your last.

19. Anything with an inspirational quote on it

Because starting your morning with something that will make you smile is worth spending your money.


Honestly, anything that you find at Target is probably worth your money, and if it isn't I'll still buy it anyway because it came from Target.

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14 Fraternity Guy Gifts Ideas, Since He Already Has Enough Beer

Frat boys are a species of their own and here are some exciting gifts they will be ecstatic to receive!


What more do frat boys love than alcohol, partying, and just acting stupid? Here are some gifts that help fulfill all of those needs for the frat boy in your life!

1. Beer holster belt

Whats better than one beer? Six beers! This fashionable camouflage accessory can be used for tailgates, beach days, formals and everything in between.

Price: $8.49 (one pack), $14.99 (two pack)

2. Phone juul holder 

You know those cardholders everyone sticks on the back of their phones? Well, now a Juul holder for your phone is on the market! This will save your favorite frat boy from ever again losing his Juul!

Price: $10.98

3. Animal house poster 

This Animal House poster is a classic staple for any frat boy. This poster will compliment any frat house decor or lack thereof.

Price: $1.95

4. The American Fraternity book

Does the frat boy in your life need a good read for Thanksgiving or winter break? Look no farther, this will certainly keep his attention and give him a history lesson on American fraternity heritage and tradition.

Price: $28.46

5. Beer pong socks 

These snazzy socks featuring beer pong will be loved by any frat boy. As for the way to any frat boy's heart may, in fact, be beer pong.

Price: $12.00

6. Condom case

This condom carrying case will not only protect condoms from damage but also make frat boys more inclined to practice safe sex, which is a win-win situation!

Price: $9.99

7. Frat house candle

Ahhh yes, who does not like the smell of stale beer in a dark, musty frat house basement? Frat boys can make their apartment or bedroom back home smell like their favorite place with the help of this candle.

Price: $16.99

8. "Frat" sticker

Frat boys always need to make sure everyone around them knows just how "fratty" they are. This versatile stick can go on a laptop, car, water bottle, or practically anywhere their little hearts desire.

Price: $6.50

9. Natty Light t-shirt 

Even I will admit that this shirt is pretty cool. The frat boy in your life will wear this shirt at every possible moment, it is just that cool!

Price: $38.76-$41.11

10. Natty light fanny pack 

This fanny pack can absolutely be rocked by any frat boy. The built-in koozie adds a nice touch.

Price: $21.85

11. Bud Light Neon Beer Sign 

A neon beer sign will be the perfect addition to any frat boys bedroom.

Price: $79.99

12. Beer Opener

Although most frat boys' go to beers come in cans, this bottle opener will be useful for those special occasions when they buy nicer bottled beers.

Price: $7.99

13. Frat House Dr. Sign

Price: $13.99

Forget stealing random street signs, with this gift frat boys no longer have to do so.

14. Beer Lights 

Lights are an essential for any party and these will surely light up even the lamest parties.

Price: $17.19

Please note that prices are accurate and items in stock as of the time of publication. As an Amazon Associate, Odyssey may earn a portion of qualifying sales.

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Girls, If You Haven't Heard Of Sweet Olive Boutique, You're Missing Out

While they may only have store locations in Indiana, you can purchase cute clothes for low prices by the touch of a laptop key!


I first found out about their company through Instagram.

You know those sponsored ads that you think most people hate just as much as you do? I used to hate them, but now I've come to appreciate them, even if my bank account doesn't always love them. This is because it's how I found Sweet Olive Boutique.

Sweet Olive Boutique is a hip, fashionable shop with a total of four locations in the state of Indiana, as well as a pretty successful social media platform and online store.

They offer trendy fashion options that are still conservative and cute, and they work for any age, which I love. I'm a 20-year-old in college and, while I don't have to stress about what I wear currently, it's crossed my mind a few times concerning what I'll wear in the future, specifically what age is "too old" for me to wear the clothes I currently do.

With Sweet Olive, ladies no longer need to worry about that! I've only purchased two sweaters, one orange and one red, so far in my experience with them. However, everything from the ordering process to the delivery and overall quality of the clothing is SPECTACULAR. They are genuinely my favorite sweaters, and they were both only $35 dollars!

Anyone who shops at stores like Loft and American Eagle (like I do) knows that these stores continue to hike up their prices when it comes to warmer articles of clothing. Heck, a pair of jeans at American Eagle costs $50 dollars when they're not on sale!

However, they don't just sell sweaters! They have everything from cardigans to jeans to fancy dresses for work parties, in addition to shoes and other accessories like jewelry. And all nationwide shipping is free!

While some of their clothing can be on the same pricing range as the stores listed above, Sweet Olive does offer discounts and they are constantly updating their sale items to include newer items at a lower cost.

If you're looking for affordable clothing but still want that fresh runway look, check out Sweet Olive Boutique. I promise you won't regret it!

Visit Sweet Olive Boutique's locations in Indiana if you live close enough, or head on over to their website at https://www.shopsweetolive.com.

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