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Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Erin Condren. All opinions are my own and honest.*

If you don’t know: I’m a big planner.

Between being a full-time student, social media manager, and blogger…my days are pretty full. And, I never want to forget any important dates/events. Because of this, I’ve been a little bit of a

Because of this, I’ve been a little bit of a planner addict for the past couple years. However, I’ve never had a planner that I absolutely loved. That is, until the Erin Condren LifePlanner™!

I’m going to walk you through my Erin Condren LifePlanner™ on the blog and show you how I use it to organize my life and spark my creativity. Seriously, you are going to be blown away by how beautiful this planner is. (I know I was!) Erin Condren also hosted a VIP Influencer event in Chicago that I was lucky enough to attend. I’ll be detailing the event and telling you a little bit more about the Erin Condren brand later on in this post.

My Erin Condren LifePlanner™

When I first opened my Erin Condren package, I have to admit: I was blown away. I didn’t know a planner could actually be so beautiful 😂

But everything about the Erin Condren brand and planner is carefully curated for both functionality and beauty. My LifePlanner has seamlessly fit into my lifestyle and it makes me so happy to have finally found a planner that I get excited to use.

The Erin Condren website has tons of different planners to choose from and even more importantly: different planner covers.  Choosing from all the different covers was hard, but I finally settled on the metallic painted petals LifePlanner™ in the linen color. I love the silver coil that goes along with the covers color scheme, and also how beautifully my name is painted on the cover.

Erin Condren LifePlanner

The LifePlanner™ is the only planner you’ll ever need. The planner comes with:

  • one stunning vellum overlay sheet
  • one designer cover page
  • two-page opening quote spread
  • two-page 2017/2018 “mini-month” spread
  • two-page goal setting spread
  • two-page monthly calendar
  • weekly spreads for each week of the month
  • and so, so much more!

Everything inside the planner is extremely cute and creative. I was (and am still) blown away by how much thought and design must have gone into creating this planner. Along with space to plan your weeks/months, the LifePlanner™ also comes with fun stickers to use for decorating your months. A lot of the stickers are gold-foiled, which makes them even more attention-grabbing! You can see all of the LifePlanner™ designs at www.ErinCondren.com. 

(Note: some of the stickers shown below were from separate sticker packs that may not come with the planner but can be purchased separately.)

Erin Condren Chicago Influencer Event

On Thursday, June 8th, I got to attend an Erin Condren event! The event was held at Dylan’s Candy Bar in downtown Chicago (mmm…candy!)

I got to meet some new bloggers + friends at the events while reconnecting with old friends. There were lots of Erin Condren products out on display, and I loved flipping through the different planner layouts!

The event had yummy cocktails + candy for everyone to enjoy. Events are one of my favorite parts of being a blogger – and the Erin Condren event was definitely one of my all-time favorites.

Looking to get organized this year? Use the discount code GETSOCIAL15 for 15% the entire Erin Condren website until July 31!

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Thank you Codenames: Deep Undercover for sponsoring this post. Find “Codenames: Deep Undercover” now available at your local Target or online here!

If you don’t know by now, I live in an apartment in Chicago with 4 of my best friends. Because we are all in college, we’re always looking for ways to have fun together without having to break the bank/spend a lot of money.

We like to play cards together, but let’s face it: it can get boring after awhile.

I recently was introduced to the Codenames: Deep Undercover Board Game, so my housemates and I got together one night for a girl’s night in and decided to try it out. It was an absolute blast! We laughed so hard that night and can’t wait to share it with our other friends.

Girls Night In with Codenames: Deep Undercover Board Game

What is Codenames: Deep Undercover?

A new spin-off of the hit game Codenames takes players Deep Undercover with all-new words, art, and mature play.

Codenames (the original game) has been a smash hit since its release, it was most recently nominated for the prestigious Spiel des Jahres and the won the Origins Awards for Game of the Year, Best Family Game and Fan Favorite. This version combines the original gameplay with an adult theme making it perfect for bachelor/bachelorette parties, ladies nights in, or game night at the local bar!

Codenames: Deep Undercover can be played by itself, or combined with other versions of the game. It’s recommended to be played by adults 18 and up because there is some adult language.

Where can it be purchased?

Codenames: Deep Undercover is available exclusively in North America at Target and Target.com. You can also purchase it by clicking here.

Girls Night In Essentials

Girl’s Night In is only as successful as you make it 😉 Here are some of my essentials:

  • a solid Spotify playlist (think 90’s hits)
  • your best girlfriends
  • popcorn/pretzels/chips
  • cozy blankets + fairy lights
  • chocolate/ice-cream
  • a good game that everyone likes to play

What’s your perfect girl’s night in like?


 

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*This is a sponsored post. All opinions are my own and honest.*

June 18th is quickly approaching, and nailing the perfect last-minute Father’s Day gift can be hard to do.

I’m sure that any dad would appreciate any gift their daughter/son would give them, but why not get him something he will actually use every day?

This year, I’m giving my dad a shave set from Harrys.com. Yes, the same Harry’s you’ve probably seen advertised online for selling super-affordable razors.

Father's Day Gift

About Harry’s

Harry’s is a shaving company that wants to “fix shaving.” Their company and razors are made for real men, who want to get a quality shave at a fair price.

Unlike the big-name retailers, Harry’s doesn’t overcomplicate or overcharge. Their razors and shave products are designed by professionals that use only the finest materials and ingredients.

Harry’s also donates 1% of their sales and volunteers up to 1% of their time to organizations that prepare people for personal and professional success.

The Father’s Day Shave Set

Harry’s is offering a shave set this year, specifically for Father’s Day, for only $30. It’s at the perfect price point for us college students and is still a great quality and thoughtful Father’s Day gift.

The gift set comes already nicely packaged and ready to impress. One thing I love about Harry’s is their intense attention to detail. As you can see from the photos, each piece in the set has a “Harry’s” engraved somewhere on it. You can even get your Dad’s name engraved onto the razor stand for just $10 more.

Father's Day Gift

 

Father's Day Gift

Each Father’s Day set comes with:

  • 1 Limited-Edition Storm Gray Truman Razor Handle
  • 1 Harry’s Razor Stand
  • 1 Shave Gel (4.0oz)
  • 3 German Engineered Blade Cartridges
  • 1 Travel Blade Cover

The best part? All orders over $10 ship for free in the U.S., so you don’t have to pay extra for shipping. And if you are super last minute to shopping this year, you can pay for expedited shipping.

Father's Day Gift

 

Father's Day Gift

Interested in the Father’s Day set? Check it out by clicking here.


What are you getting your dad for Father’s Day this year? I’d love to know!

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Survey sites are an awesome resource to use for making extra income. While taking surveys won’t replace your full-time income, they do help with earning extra cash. Instead of surfing the web endlessly for hours, why not give your opinions to companies and earn money while doing it?

Surveys are easy to complete and can even be fun! If you complete all of the survey opportunities sent your way, you can make $100+ per month.

I’ve used lots of different survey sites, and today I am rounding up my 3 favorite sites to use. All of the sites below are completely FREE to sign up for, so I would recommend registering to all of them (more opportunities to earn cash!)

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Best Online Survey Sites

3 Best Online Survey Sites to Use for Making Extra Money

1. Pinecone Research

Pinecone Research is one of the best online survey sites out there, and they also have high payout rates for each survey they offer. The more time you invest into taking surveys, the more money you can make!

Another cool thing about Pinecone Research is that you can be sent free products to review for them. This can be anything from shampoo, body lotion, etc.

Easily sign up for Pinecone Research here.

Best Online Survey Sites

2. Opinion Outpost

If you haven’t heard about Opinion Outpost yet, you’re missing out. Opinion Outpost is probably one of my favorite survey websites ever because of how easy it is to use, and how many opportunities you get to take surveys.

I like Opinion Outpost because they email you whenever a new survey is ready for you, which eliminates the waiting game. For every survey you complete, you earn points. 100 points = $10, and each survey is usually worth 5-20 points. It’s easy to accumulate points with Opinion Outpost (yay!) Opinion Outpost can also pay you via PayPal, or your points can be turned into gift cards.

Start earning with Opinion Outpost by clicking here.

3. Swagbucks

I LOVE SWAGBUCKS. There, I said it.

If you are looking to make some extra cash without much effort, Swagbucks is the site for you. And guess what? You get $5 just for signing up here!

While there are lots of different ways to earn with Swagbucks, one of my favorites is with surveys. Swagbucks has lots of different surveys that you can take on their website, and then redeem your bucks for rewards like Amazon gift cards, PayPal cash, Walmart gift cards, and more. They even have certain rewards that go on sale, meaning you can get more cash for fewer Swagbucks than normal.

Get $5 just for signing up by clicking here.

Join Swagbucks!
You Can Get Free Gift Cards For Shopping, Searching and Discovering What’s Online at Swagbucks.com

Tips for Taking Online Surveys:

  • Always be honest when you are answering your surveys. It will only hurt you to be inconsistent in your answers since brands are looking for a specific type of person for some surveys. If you answer what your age is differently every time, you probably won’t get recruited for any new surveys.
  • Sign up for as many different survey websites as possible. There can be dry spells in the online survey world where you may not get a new survey opportunity for awhile. To avoid this, make sure you are registered with multiple websites.
  • Tell your friends + family about your favorite surveys sites! A lot of times, you can earn extra points/cash just for referring people under your name.

Do you use survey websites? What do you think are the best online survey sites? There are lots of websites out there, so I would love to hear about your favorites in the comments. 

*This post does contain referral links. All opinions are my own.*

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