How to Make Single's Awareness Day (Valentine's Day) Tolerable

How to Make Single's Awareness Day (Valentine's Day) Tolerable

"Just break out the Ben and Jerry's pretend your Bridget Jones for the whole day"

We all try and admit that as a single person we are not at all bothered by Valentine's day. I mean do we really need a significant other to make one day out of the year special for us? Seriously, there are plenty of other days throughout the year that are much better than this one that you get way more things out of it (Christmas, Easter, Birthday, and Halloween). Yet still for some reason being single on this very expensive and to lovey dovey of a holiday is just the worst. It just feels as if you should just break out the Ben and Jerry's pretend your Bridget Jones for the whole day.

Well fear not because it's time to put the Ben and Jerry's down, well actually never mind keep that around because it's delicious and you do not want to waste a good ice cream, and stop cry singing to that 1975 hit by Eric Carmen/Covered by Celine Dion. I am here to tell you how to make Valentine's Day (Single's Awareness Day) tolerable and in fact lets make it even fun because really who doesn't love a good pick me up kind of day?


They call it the most important meal of the day for a reason. With Valentine's Day just basically being a day about chocolate and sweets I suggest you start it out with a doughnut. Mainly a Krispy Kreme or any huge doughnut chain doughnut due to this fun fact.

Heart shaped doughnuts are going to be a big thing at any doughnut store you go to, so buy three (because one doughnut is not enough) and enjoy not only the satisfying treat but also the ability to break it in half as you evil laugh at the thought of not having to share this with anyone.

(Gasp) A present? For me!!!!!!

Honestly, I'm not entirely sure why some people get presents on this day that aren't related to the actual holiday. However, that doesn't mean you can't take part in this gift giving as well. A couple days before Valentine's day be money conscious and buy that one thing you want online. Make you sure you do some over dramatic excited faces to trick everyone into thinking you didn't actually know you were receiving this gift. Look to Taylor Swift for some inspiration on how to make this face.

Let's watch a movie but no kissing stuff ok.

I love a good romantic film as much as the next person. However, when I'm feeling at my loneliest, watching to people adorabley fall in love is the last thing I want to see. Sorry Princess Bride but you will not be on viewing list February 14th.

Instead here is a list of some great films to enjoy to almost make you forget what day it is.

1. Star Wars- A New Hope: There is almost zero romance in this and it's my classic go to nerd film

2. Deadpool: Yes I know its got some romance plot to it but there's so much epic violence in it that you kind of forget about it.

3.Finding Nemo: If you need a good cry, this is the one to use it on, and it won't be about being single.

4.The first three Harry Potter films

Dessert Time

Next to breakfast, dessert is another big deal of a meal on this day. Go for the messiest no judgement worthy dessert you can find and enjoy!

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College Student Costume Party Ideas & Tips

Are you thinking of throwing a costume party on or off campus with your fellow classmates?

Before you start doing any planning, you’ll need to come up with some kind of a theme. As long as it’s something that would appeal to the majority of college students, it can be just about anything. Once you’ve decided what yours will be, you can start telling all your friends about the great party you’re about to throw for them. Here are some ideas to get you there.

Pirate Theme

Dressing like a pirate has become a popular trend nowadays and not without good reason. Pirates are respected individuals of the past and have a reputation for being both mysterious and in touch with their wild side. Can you think of anyone like this? As college students, you and your friends may find these to be familiar traits of your own, too. A room full of young people dressed as pirates sounds downright intriguing. Your guests are sure to play their roles well even if they aren’t any good at acting.

Medieval Characters

If you’re not into the whole pirate theme, you can always try a Medieval costume party. I’ve seen plenty of these on offer at Costume Collection so you shouldn’t have trouble finding the one to match your party theme. Since the costumes are quite unique and inviting all on their own, you won’t have to rely so much on your actual invitations for getting your friends to come. Whether you or your classmates choose to be a Medieval princess or a simple peasant, you can further set the theme, by using glassware that looks just like the ones that were used in that era. 

As a matter of fact, you can incorporate the theme into the food you’ll be serving in a few different ways. Cupcake sword and shield toppers, for example, will both excite and amuse your guests like nothing else will. You can be extremely creative with the Medieval theme. For this reason, your party will be a big success with even your hardest to please college friend.

Anime Characters

Your anime lover friends will absolutely love you for this, so don’t be afraid to clearly overdo it on this one. Ninjas, school girls, and demons, are all welcome guests at this party. White, vampire inspired candles with dripping blood and ninja star napkins are sure to impress these partygoers. If you want to make your costume party stand out from the others your friends have been to, you can try some of these ideas. You’ll make the overall atmosphere of the party even more fun, by getting everyone together to act out a scene or two from your favorite anime or manga.

What kind of a costume party do you want to throw? Now that you have some ideas, you can choose your favorite one and start planning for it. Whether you decide to go with the pirate, Medieval, or anime theme, your goal should be to make your party truly memorable. By achieving this, you can be confident that your guests will come to your next one and to the one after that. Also, it'll be great to be remembered as that cool college guy or girl that knew how to throw the best parties. By following these tips, you can make your party successful and your reputation shine.

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30 Classic Vines To Awaken Your Once-Lifeless Soul

Vine is coming back and so is my happiness.

Vine, the beloved social media outlet that could turn six, short seconds into endless laughter. Every time someone quotes a vine, my once lifeless soul, is shortly awoken. When I hear the sweet sounds of "He on X games mode" or "I'm in me mum's car, broom broom," my eyes lighten-up and my heart skips a beat.

On behalf of society, I think it's reasonable for me to say: We miss you Vine.

We miss Gavin, Jared, Mrs. Kesha, and all the other weirdos Vine has blessed us with. But, as it's said, "in every darkness there's a light," and this light is Vine 2. Since there has been talk of Vine making a comeback, I have decided to create a list of some iconic vines that make me feel less deceased on the inside. Here are 30 Vines everyone needs in their life!

^ Vine resurrecting from its Internet grave and coming back into our lives.

1. "I love you biiiiitch, I ain't ever gonna stop loving you, BIIITCH"

This vine taught me that chivalry is, in fact, not dead.

2. "What up, I'm Jared, I'm 19.."

To this day I wonder if Jared ever learned how to read.

3. Take On Me Girl

4. The adorable avocado kid

This kid that taught all of us to always appreciate our Christmas gifts, even if it is just a single avocado.


6. "Hi, my name is Trey"

We are all rooting for you Trey. I hope you still have shoe game.


I say "I AM CONFUSION" about 50 times a day.


9. Corbin Bleu from Jump In?

An honest mistake.

10. Wow

I cannot say the word "wow" without saying it in his voice.

11. I can't swim

12. Barbecue Sauce

A personal favorite.

13. "Okay"

14. Chipotle

This one's for all my basic girls out there.^

15. Gavin

The poster child of Vine.

16. Adam!

17. This is my jam

Everyone loves a good dad joke.

18. Would you please not eat my pants?

College is the goat and I am the woman.

19. It's freakin bats

God bless the seasonal vines.

20. Mrs. Kesha

Everyone loves Mrs. Kesha.

21. Chili's

This is gold.

22. Saxophone King

Such beauty. Such grace.

23. A potato flew around my room

Wow. What a deep song.

24. If your name is Junior

We all deserve to be as confident as Junior.

25. That is not correct

26. I wanna take a nap

Me 24/7.

27. Country boy I love you

This is actually me from when I was in middle school.

Just kidding.

28. When no one in the group chat answers you

Happens to all of us.

29. Two shots of vodka

30. Hello

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