108 for Montclair State

This Spring, I was tasked with executing a large-scale, one-day campaign, or a Day of Giving. For those unfamiliar, Days of Giving are becoming increasingly popular at universities and colleges across the nation. Started by Columbia University, these campaigns are usually 12-24 hours in length and focus on reaching a donor and donation goal. Our…

Put It On

Here’s a simple, quick post to help those wondering the best way to apply all of your fabulous products: Layering: The rule of thumb is to apply your products from thinnest to thickest. Here’s an example: After washing your face, use toner, serum, moisturizer, then eye cream / sunscreen / or night cream. Don’t rub…

Ch-ch-ch-chia!

I know, I’m late to the chia seed party, but I’m here and I am loving it. Bless these little things! As any Pinterest loving person knows, chia seeds are all the rage, so I decided to give them a try. After falling deeper and deeper down the rabbit hole that is Pinterest, I decided…

Red Hawk Day of Thanks

Much of the work I do as an Assistant Director of Alumni Relations at Montclair State involves working with students. As part of my work in the realm of Student Engagement and Philanthropy, I am the staff adviser and creator of our student alumni council, Students Today Alumni Tomorrow (STAT). For the third year in…

Leap Year and Craft Beer

Last weekend and Monday, we celebrated Andy’s 7th birthday. No, really! My boyfriend, Andy, is a leap year baby. His 28th birthday is really only the 7th birthday he has ever had. In honor of this big birthday, we kicked off the celebrations on Friday, 2/26, with a Craft Beer Tasting Party. I printed out…

Can you feel it?

Whether you are a parent, caregiver, pre-school teacher or cool aunt, you spend a lot of time with kids. Maybe sometimes, you feel like they’ve had enough time on the iPad or in front of a Disney movie, and are looking for something different to try. Sensory activities are a great way for kids to…

Started from the bottom…

What comes to mind when you hear the words skin care? Most people think of facials, scrubs and masks for your face. But what about the rest of your body? Did you know that your skin is the largest organ in your body? So shouldn’t we take care of it? No area of skin on…