Author Archives: Ginny Gaylor

How to help others—volunteering during the holidays

Tis the season to give … and that means more than gift cards and wrapped packages. Volunteering during the holidays is a great way to get more involved with your local community and give back to those who are less … Continue reading

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How to avoid holiday weight gain

Cookies and candies and cocoa … oh my! Nothing says the holidays like the extra five pounds of eggnog and peppermint chocolates that we pack on from Thanksgiving through the New Year. Want to not have to ask Santa for … Continue reading

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Health tips for the holiday season—how to avoid getting sick

You know you need to get that flu shot. And you try to sneeze into your elbow and wash your hands regularly. But are there other things you can be doing so illness passes you by this holiday season? Read … Continue reading

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DIY presents—Make your own homemade holiday gifts

You love receiving presents—desperately trying to unknot the bow, giving up and sliding it off the box, ripping the paper and then casting aside the lid to reveal the thoughtful treasure your loved one has imagined you would adore. But … Continue reading

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Do it yourself: Speed cleaning tips for dorm life

No one likes it, but sometimes you gotta do it. Whether it is because mom and dad are coming to scope out your dorm life or because something green is growing in the tub, there comes a time when you … Continue reading

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How to go green on campus—environmental ideas for college students

College life is all about studying, meeting new people, having some fun, figuring out who you are and … recycling? Well, while how to go green on campus may not be what first springs to mind for college students, there … Continue reading

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How to land a job: Successful interview tips for college students

As you prep for the so-called “real world,” nothing occupies more of your waking thoughts than how to land a job after you graduate. Sure you have a great personality, decent grades and any employer would be lucky to have … Continue reading

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Surviving Thanksgiving away from home—Quick and easy dinner ideas

The Thanksgiving holiday is fast approaching. If you aren’t able to make it home to engage in the all-day turkey fest followed by a glutenous shopping trip that commences in the wee-small hours of the morning, never fear. Surviving Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Home from college? Holiday travel tips for college students

Classes starting to get you down? Are you tired of sharing a shower with what feels like a gazillion people? If you see one more line at your favorite dining hall option will you scream? Then you might be ready … Continue reading

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DIY workout—how to start an exercise program

You may think nothing of strapping on the ‘ole sneakers and heading out for a 5K in your spare time. Or maybe you think that changing position on the sofa is all the fitness routine you need. No matter if you love … Continue reading

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