• Casey Kidwell on Healthy Habits

    8 Ways Going On The Whole30 Diet Completely Changed The Way I View Food

    8 Ways Going On The Whole30 Diet Completely Changed The Way I View Food

    Confession: I’m a Paleo failure. I tried this fad diet at the peak of its popularity and lasted about a week. However, I am a Whole30 success story. Well, almost. While I still have 13 days left, this diet has been everything I dreamed of and more. I’ve always considered myself a healthy eater. I […]
  • Casey Kidwell on The College Life

    7 Questions To Ask Yourself That Could Lead To The Perfect Career Choice

    7 Questions To Ask Yourself That Could Lead To The Perfect Career Choice

    I’ll never forget the first time I visited the career development office in college. I walked in my counselor’s office to be greeted by a “so, what do you want to do?” As a senior in college, months away from graduation, I was no stranger to this familiar question. It was one I had been […]
  • Casey Kidwell in TV

    How ‘Gilmore Girls’ Helped Me Feel Proud Of Growing Up With A Single Mom

    How ‘Gilmore Girls’ Helped Me Feel Proud Of Growing Up With A Single Mom

    We all have those shows that just get us. They speak to us on a level beyond final roses or dynamic duos solving puzzles in the pursuit of a giant cash prize (but those are great, too). These shows tug at our hearts strings. We become invested in the characters and their lives. Their heartache is […]
  • Casey Kidwell on Like An Adult

    11 Stages Every New Graduate Goes Through While Looking For A Job

    11 Stages Every New Graduate Goes Through While Looking For A Job

    You just celebrated the biggest accomplishment of your life: college graduation. The past seven days have been filled with partying, family celebrations, graduation gifts and way too much cake for one person to consume. Your greatest concern has been deciding if you’re going to your friend’s party on Friday night or your boyfriend’s friend’s party. […]
  • Casey Kidwell in Women

    11 Things Women With Curly Hair Are Sick Of Explaining To People

    11 Things Women With Curly Hair Are Sick Of Explaining To People

    While my golden, curly locks have not been my defining feature my entire life, from the moment I exited puberty, I’ve been good ol’ curly-haired Casey. My hair has gone through numerous identity crises in my 22 years of life. From the black hair with blonde tips I was born with to the reddish brown bowl cut that […]
  • Casey Kidwell in Life

    Why I’ll Never Regret Starting My Career Straight Out Of College

    Why I’ll Never Regret Starting My Career Straight Out Of College

    One minute you’re at the top of the food chain, a college senior with the world in the palm of your hands. You’ve almost made it through four years of group projects, late night cram sessions, midterms, finals and everything in between. You walk around your campus with your head held high, shoulders back, laughing […]
  • Casey Kidwell on Just The Way You Are

    5 Things To Remember If You’re Freaking Out About Graduating College

    5 Things To Remember If You’re Freaking Out About Graduating College

    You’re 43 days away from graduating college, and you’re scared sh*tless. I’ve been there, done that and gotten the overpriced diploma to prove it. Despite a couple of glasses of champagne before the ceremony, one very dark spray tan and platform heels so high they practically begged me to trip and fall, I survived graduation day. […]
  • Casey Kidwell in Life

    6 Ways The Puppy You Adopt Ends Up Raising You

    6 Ways The Puppy You Adopt Ends Up Raising You

    I started begging my mom for a puppy when I was 8 years old. I took a Tweety Bird keepsake box I had, and I taped a piece of paper to the top that read, “To Prove To Mom I’m Responsible Enough For A Puppy.” For about a year, I filled that box with sacred allowance […]