Kiersten Hickman
I've always been obsessed with notebooks - filling them with ideas and random thoughts. So I decided to make a career of it. I love to write, blog, drink copious amounts of coffee, read books, cook new recipes, and travel to new places.

Kiersten’s Latest Articles

Famous Dogs To Follow On Social Media For Puppy Day

Ever since finishing school and moving to a new city, I have been pining for a small furry friend — specifically, a puppy. However, I'm unfortunately not at a place currently where I can afford to take care of a dog... so all of these famous dogs on social media will have to suffice my craving for man's best friend. Especially since National Puppy Day is on Mar. 23, and I don't think I can bear watching another person post that they got a dog in honor of this day because I so desperately want t…

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When Is Apple's Red iPhone Available?

If you've been wondering how to get your hands on Apple's new (PRODUCT)RED iPhone since you laid eyes on it, fret not: It will be in your hands in just a few weeks time! However, the day you should be ordering this new iPhone is actually much sooner. So when is Apple’s red iPhone available? This new red iPhone, for which proceeds will go toward raising money for the Global Fund for AIDS, will be ready for you to order starting Mar. 24! Although shipping won’t start until the end of the month, y…

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Vegan March Madness Recipe Ideas

OK, let me guess why you’ve clicked on this article: Your friends want to throw a huge March Madness party for the big games, and you’re frightened that you will go the whole game without eating a single lick of food from the snack table. Because, well, you’re a vegan, and your friends are constantly forgetting that small detail. I’m sure it’s not like they avoid providing vegan recipes for March Madness parties, it just kind of slipped their mind. They’ve probably been spending months dreaming …

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Easy March Madness Party Ideas

With March Madness upon us, it’s probably time to start thinking about that huge party you’re going to throw for your bracket family during the final game. It has to be a big blowout since you’re all super into seeing who wins this year — and no shindig of this caliber should be taken lightly. But of course, you probably don’t have a ton of time or resources during your busy week to plan a perfect party. Not a problem — I have put together 13 easy March Madness party ideas that will make the pla…

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What Is Everything You Do Is Right Day?

Was everything that you thought on Mar. 15 just totally, utterly, unwillingly wrong? Like, you couldn’t control how wrong you were all the time? That’s because it was National Everything You Think Is Wrong Day. But guess what? Mar. 16, the day following such a dreadful holiday, is National Everything You Do Is Right Day. Woo hoo! But now, you might be wondering — what is Everything You Do Is Right Day? National Everything You Do Is Right Day doesn’t really have an origin. It’s basically Glinda …

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How To Celebrate The Spring Equinox

The spring equinox, or more formally known as the vernal equinox, will take place on Monday, Mar. 20 of this year! So you know what that means... winter is finally almost over and warmer weather is (hopefully) right around the corner. So, what better way to kick off the season than with some festive plans to celebrate spring equinox? Spring equinox is actually the day that the angle of the sun reflecting onto the earth moves from the southern hemisphere to the northern hemisphere, and it marks t…

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St. Patrick's Day Party Ideas That Will Impress

Luck is on our side, my friends, because St. Patrick's Day lands on a Friday in 2017. In other words, this year, you don't have to wait for the weekend to have your St. Patrick's Day party, and you can instead throw one right at home after work on Friday, Mar. 17. Pumped? Then I'm sure you're going to need some St. Patrick's Day party ideas for your at-home shindig. When it comes to planning a killer St. Patrick's Day party, we have to go back to those Irish roots. This party list has all types …

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What Is Saturn Retrograde?

You probably have heard of Saturn Retrograde in two different scenarios: with an astronomical explanation, or an astrological one. Or, maybe you haven’t heard of it all and you’re curious to know if Saturn really does move backwards a few months throughout the year. So, let me just get that out of the way now: No, it does not move backwards. So what does Saturn Retrograde mean, and why do people think it moves backwards? So here’s what goes down: Since all of the planets are part of a circular s…

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13 Non-Alcoholic St. Patrick's Day Drink Ideas

Story time, people. A few years ago, it was a surprising 60 degrees in Chicago on St. Patrick’s Day, so a few friends and I decided to take advantage of it. I’m sure you can just imagine how terrible we all felt the next day... and ever since then, I’ve avoided heading back down that road by drinking non-alcoholic drinks on St. Patrick’s Day. Which is why I’m super pumped about this list of non-alcoholic St. Patrick’s Day drinks to try this year. I think the hardest thing about trying to not dri…

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How To Spend St. Patrick's Day At Home

Although some may tell you that the only way to spend St. Patrick’s Day is to get trashed in a pub, I’m here to tell you otherwise. There is absolutely nothing wrong with your desire to stay home, wear your favorite chunky green sweater, and sip on a Guinness right at home. Plus, there’s so many other ways to spend St. Patrick’s Day at home that you’re probably not even thinking of. First, make some traditional Irish food. Start the day off with a buttery loaf of Irish Soda Bread, and finish it…

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