5 Uses For A Pumpkin You Never Thought Of

By Rachel Kurland Orange you glad it’s not burning hot outside anymore? I think we can all agree we deserved a break from the Florida heat and humidity. Fortunately, the temperature has cooled beautifully this fall. Now it’s finally pumpkin season. Pumpkins have taken over stores, food brands and Facebook profile pictures, and even though Halloween is over, this season staple isn’t going anywhere. Fortunately, … Continue reading 5 Uses For A Pumpkin You Never Thought Of

A Perennial Polish: Your Best Accessory

by Justine Giancola Seasons change and so do nail color trends. When summer ends, we bid adieu to bright, neon and pastel polishes and welcome the deep, dark shades of fall. However, one color compliments almost every outfit in any season: Essie’s Bahama Mama. The rich plum paint is my personal favorite and a constant must-have in your wardrobe of polishes. Its darker shade makes … Continue reading A Perennial Polish: Your Best Accessory

Fashion Friday: These Boots Were Made for Walking

By Alexandria Ugarte ‘Tis the season to wear boots, ladies. And we all know it’s a fairly short season around these parts, so we have to make the most of the little fall season – ahem, slightly cooler version of summer – mother nature bestows upon us. I personally own two pairs of boots that I wear more often than is probably socially acceptable during … Continue reading Fashion Friday: These Boots Were Made for Walking

Fashion Friday: One Shoe, Four Ways: The Classic Black Bootie

By Maureen Mariano The days of wearing open-toe shoes have long been over. As the weather continues to drop, now is the perfect time to invest in a pair of weather-appropriate shoes that you can wear to any casual outing or holiday event. Our choice: the classic black bootie. These bad boys are comfortable, stylish and go with almost every outfit. Although there are so … Continue reading Fashion Friday: One Shoe, Four Ways: The Classic Black Bootie

Swamp Talk: Cozy Up Your Room for Fall on a Budget

By Maureen Mariano In addition to baking my favorite fall foods and hunting for last-minute Halloween costumes, one of my favorite activities in October is redecorating my bright summer-themed room — furnished with plastic pink dahlias and white daisies resting in mason jars — to a warm and cozy one that’s perfect for fall. Despite what many people may think, it doesn’t take a lot of … Continue reading Swamp Talk: Cozy Up Your Room for Fall on a Budget

Fashion Friday: Outfit Guide For Your Favorite Fall Activities

By Karina Cuevas It’s October and, yes, Florida is still giving us dreadful 80-degree weather. But the colorful leaves on campus and the smell of pumpkin spice lattes swirling from Starbucks give us enough reasons to welcome the cozy autumn season. Aside from craving everything pumpkin-flavored and beginning my countdown until Thanksgiving break (t-minus 6 weeks!), I’m also excited for the many events I can … Continue reading Fashion Friday: Outfit Guide For Your Favorite Fall Activities

Wellness Wednesday: Taking Advantage of Pumpkin Season

By Phillip Heilman October begins the most difficult time of year when it comes to eating healthy. Halloween-themed events feature a galore of candy throughout the month before the calendar gives way to November and December — two months that include plenty of overeating. That said, it’s no wonder a recent study published in the American Journal of Public Health shows that 18 percent of … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: Taking Advantage of Pumpkin Season

Wellness Wednesday: A Guide to Seasonal Eating

By Georgia Warren The fall season is upon us, which means plenty of reasons to cook! We’re just a few months away from New Year’s resolutions but it’s never too early to start making an effort to be healthy. Bringing the fall harvest into your kitchen is a great way to mix up your meals and add some seasonal healthy picks to the pantry. Local … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: A Guide to Seasonal Eating