Top 5 Best Snacks

Top 5 Best Snacks

Some of the best snacks to keep around when in college or at home

Some of my favorite on the go or just sit down and watch TV all day snacks depend on the mood I'm in, who I'm with, where I am, the weather and just every little key factor you can think of! Here's a list of some of the best snacks to have around if you aren't sure what you're looking for, going from salty to sweet to perfect. Not sure what you really want though? Have all of them!

1. Baby Goldfish

Why baby goldfish and not regular ones you may ask? Well, the baby goldfish are a lot cuter and somehow taste better. Also, they're so small in your hand, they are seriously absolutely adorable!!

2. Pudding

I could eat pudding all day if I wanted to. The best way to eat it is without a spoon by pushing the sides of the cup together. Also to put some whipped cream in a can on top of it and you have a full course dessert practically.

3. Pretzels

This brand is hands down the brand I will go to when looking for a salty pretzel. They're so perfect and have the perfect amount of salt to pretzel ratio.

4. Nacho Cheese Doritos

Some of the best chips out there in the history of chips. You can get so creative with Doritos, such as taco salad, using them for multi-layer bean dip, just eating them plain. They are the go-to chip for all the chip needs you may have in your life. Plus, if you like cheese and chips, these are your perfect match.

5. Double Stuf Oreos

These cookies are amazing all year around, and you can't get the ones that aren't double stuf because those don't taste right. Always make sure if you aren't dipping them in milk to have a glass of milk around. Fun fact, the stuff in Oreos is spelled with one 'f' not two.

Hope you enjoyed by list of all my favorites. Happy snacking!

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A Thank You Letter To My Morning Coffee

Because where would I be without you?

Dear morning coffee,

Thank you for being there for me before everyone else. For being there for me when I’m tired and grumpy and for always making everything better. I know I can be touchy at times. I mean, a girl needs her caffeine. You have been there for me through it all, early mornings in high school and now all-nighters in college. There have been times that I’ve walked around double fisting coffees, finals week am I right.

No matter, you have been the constant in my life, you have seen me through it all.

Through all the rough mornings where I quite literally looked like a mess, to the nights that lasted too long. Test after test, you have been there to get me through it, you have made sure that I was caffeinated enough to function and ace those tests. Though there are times where you end up mostly on my shirt because I’m a klutz but you’re still there for me.

You’re there for me in every form, latte, cappuccino, black coffee, and even a mocha.

Every day for years you have been the constant in my life, the constant that I know I’ll see every morning. You have become the highlight of my mornings. Without you, I don’t know what I would do. I know I’m not the only who realizes how great that you are and are beyond grateful for all that you give us.

Pretty much every college student realizes how much you provide us with, essentially the life that we need to get through it all. In the ones that aren’t in college are even in coffee’s debt and will forever be grateful for it. Morning coffee has become this sort of ritual that almost everyone goes through, it is the way that we are able to function.

So, thank you morning coffee, thank you for always being there for me to brighten my mornings and for helping me get through all those hard times. And thank you for the support you always give me through all those weeks of all-nighters and finals.

So once again thank you morning coffee to make sure that this is not how I always look.

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The Perfect Cocktail For Every Occasion

Just thinking about it makes me thirsty.

Have a special occasion coming up and dreaming about sipping on that perfect cocktail to complement it? Or, planning a large event like a baby shower or wedding and have absolutely no idea where to start? Look no further as I’ve compiled a list of some of the most popular occasions along with its perfect liquid counterpart.


From black tie to casual, mojitos are the perfect drink for weddings all over. They are a classic and refreshing cocktail that can be taken from day to night and are sure to ease the pain of your dancing feet. To make, all you need is white rum, sugar, lime juice, soda water, and mint leaves to garnish.

Baby Shower

Mimosa's are the quintessential baby shower drink, and the great thing about them is that that they can be easily recreated for expectant mothers, otherwise known as the “Momosa.” Mommy’s-to-be can join in on the fun by using non-alcoholic champagne and orange juice, reliving the pre-pregnancy days (minus the buzz, of course). To make, all you need is orange juice and champagne.


Margaritas scream vacation. It’s one of those drinks that work whether you’re sitting oceanside basking in the sun or out to dinner after a long day of rest and relaxation. Not to mention, it is the most Instagrammed vacation cocktail. To make, all you need is tequila, triple sec, lime juice, and salt (or sugar) to rim the top of the glass.

First Date

Nothing screams “I have class” like a martini. Invented during the Gold Rush of the mid-1800s, the martini is a flirty, elegant, and sophisticated and the perfect cocktail to sip on to get through a first date. Although, not the best drink to guzzle down, so if the date isn’t going well, switch to something with a straw. To make, all you need is gin, vermouth, and a lemon peel or (blue cheese stuffed) olives to garnish.


Moscow Mules scream holidays. It could be the copper mugs or the spicy ginger beer, but something about it makes you want to sit by the fire with friends and family and celebrate the holidays. To make, all you need is vodka, spicy ginger beer, and lime juice, topped off with a lime wedge to garnish (copper mug not optional).

Do any of these cocktails ring true as your favorite cocktail for these occasions?

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