12 Trends Every Quirky Yet Girly Personality Will Love This Summer

12 Trends Every Quirky Yet Girly Personality Will Love This Summer

"Look in your mom's closet for your summer supply of shorts."
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Whether it's 2018 or 1988, some of these trends may never leave. Some of us will argue that for our own lives, the fanny pack will always be a necessity.

1. The fanny pack

If you're the "mom" friend of the group (you know who you are) you probably couldn't be more excited about this trend. You can now carry snacks and the pack of kleenex from your car on a hike, in vogue. Some of these suckers are even waterproof and come with a built-in Bluetooth speaker.

2. One-piece bathing suits

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They're back, dad's across the nation are happy, and some of us question why they left in the first place.

3. Waterproof Bluetooth speaker

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If you're not a fanny pack person, of course.

4. Roller Blades

Your new favorite cardio for the summer (or maybe your first ever favorite form of cardio). When in doubt, roll out.

5. Retro Sunnies


These cute sunnies will brighten your day.

6. On-the-go hammock

There's always the chance someone might text you and ask if you want to go hammock in the sun.

7. High waisted shorts

Go ahead and go through your moms closet and her stash of clothes from her twenties. You might find your summer supply of shorts.

8. The overall-shorts duo

You wouldn't believe these were originally meant to work on the farm.

9. Go graphic, stay comfy

Your favorite graphic tees are always acceptable. Yes, you can even pull out your 7th grade Justin Beiber tee (too far?) or even a Star Wars tee. Pair it with the high waisted shorts or overall shorts and top knot buns. Cute AND quirky accomplished.

10. The attachable, professional camera lens

Because we all know you're dog/cat is photo ready 24/7. But, not everyone can afford the iPhone x's picture quality so the quality is now available to you. much. cheaper.

11. Off the shoulder is indeed, off the hook


These tops can be dressed up or down. Nonetheless, you'll always be comfortable.

12. Mini-backpacks

For those of us that feel awkward wearing a purse, mini-backpacks fill the void and lift our smiles. Not to mention the ease of hiking, shopping, or a day at an amusement park.

Trends these days make it seem like just about anything is acceptable. As long as your trending with your heart, you'll pull off those quirky outfits you "just don't know about."

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20 Small Tattoos With Big Meanings

Tattoos with meaning you can't deny.
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It's tough to find perfect tattoos with meaning.

You probably want something permanent on your body to mean something deeply, but how do you choose a tattoo that will still be significant in 5, 10, 15, or 50 years? Over time, tattoos have lost much of their stigma and many people consider them a form of art, but it's still possible to get a tattoo you regret.

So here are 20 tattoos you can't go wrong with. Each tattoo has its own unique meaning, but don't blame me if you still have to deal with questions that everyone with a tattoo is tired of hearing!

SEE RELATED: "Please Stop Asking What My Tattoos Mean"

1. A semicolon indicates a pause in a sentence but does not end. Sometimes it seems like you may have stopped, but you choose to continue on.


2. "A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor."


3. Top symbol: unclosed delta symbol which represents open to change. Bottom symbol: strategy.


4. "There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls."


5. Viking symbol meaning "create your own reality."


6. Greek symbol of Inguz: Where there's a will, there's a way.

7. Psalm 18:33 "He makes my feet like the feet of a deer; he causes me to stand on the heights."


8. 'Ohm' tattoo that represents 4 different states of consciousness and a world of illusion: waking (jagrat), dreaming (swapna), deep sleep (sushupti), transcendental state (turiya) and world of illusion (maya).


9. Alchemy: symbolizes copper, means love, balance, feminine beauty, and artistic creativity.


10. The Greek word “Meraki" means to do something with soul, passion, love, and creativity or to put yourself into whatever you do.


11. Malin (Skövde, Sweden) – you have to face setbacks to be able to go forward.

12. Symbol meaning "thief" from "The Hobbit." It was the rune Gandalf etched into Bilbo's door so the dwarves could find his house.


13. “Lux in tenebris" means “light in darkness."

14. Anchor Tattoo: symbolizing strength and stability, something (or someone) who holds you in place, and provides you the strength to hold on no matter how rough things get.

15."Ad Maiora" is translated literally as “Towards greater things." It is a formula of greeting used to wish more success in life, career or love.


16. A glyph means “explore." It was meant as a reminder for me to never stop exploring.

17. "Aut inveniam viam aut faciam," meaning roughly, "Either I shall find a way, or I will make one."


18. Lotus Flower. It grows in muddy water, and it is this environment that gives forth the flower's first and most literal meaning: rising and blooming above the murk to achieve enlightenment.

19. The zen (or ensō) circle to me represents enlightenment, the universe and the strength we all have inside of us.

20. Two meanings. The moon affirms life. It looks as if it is constantly changing. Can remind us of the inconsistency of life. It also symbolizes the continuous circular nature of time and even karma.


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12 Items To Buy From Five Below That Will Inexpensively Modernize Your Dorm Room

You would be amazed at what you can get at this store!

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When you're redecorating your bedroom, you might not think to stop by Five Below, considering everything is $5 and under. But you would be amazed at what you can find in that store.

I went not to long ago to get those cube storage boxes, that go into the shelf, and I left with almost $200 worth of stuff. Now mind you, I've been to this store a million and one times and never have spent this much, but while I was there I figured I would get Easter basket things for my niece and then the idea to redecorate dorm rooms popped into my head as I was looking around. Because let’s be real we all could use a more modern dorm....even if you school just bought new furniture. So here’s 12 things you need to buy from Five Below to modernize your dorm.

1. Wall shelves

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Use command strips to hang these up because you can’t drill into the walls at school!!

2. 3 clip photo frame

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Okay so one isn't out of its package yet, but this is what Five Below's website showed for it.

3. A white fuzzy rug

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4. Cordless hexagon cage lamp

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5. Cute storage basket

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6. Light up sign box

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7. Letter board

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8. An initial light

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So this I've had for years but I'm 100% positive it came from Five Below.

9. 3 piece frame set

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10. Salt rock lamp

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Mines pretty big, but they have smaller ones.

11. An ottoman

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12. A mini cactus

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Or any plant really. They have basil, roses, daisy, strawberries, etc.

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