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Chicago Gems: Cheesie’s Pub & Grub

As a very responsible adult I try to be aware of what I consume in my diet – lean proteins, more fiber, less sugar, etc. – but sometimes I want a sandwich grilled in a sh*t ton of butter and filled with 5 different cheeses, and that’s okay, too. If you ever have similar urges, Cheesie’s Pub & Grub is a must try for sure. I…

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For Budget Travelers Who’ve Considered Airbnb When the Hotel Costs Too Much

A few weeks ago, my friend invited me to Berkeley, California for an impromptu vacation, of sorts. Desperately needing a break from Chicago’s 40 degree weather, I decided to go with it. Once flights and PTO were taken care of we were left with the small matter of not sleeping on park benches while we were there. We looked at several hotels in the area,…

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How to Save Money on Spirit Airlines Flights

I’m a frugal person. I like clearance racks, coupon codes, and BOGO deals. This also applies to travel. As you guys may know, I fly Spirit a lot because cheap airfare is my best friend. Well, guess what. I just learned of a way to make Spirit flights even cheaper! ALMOST FORTY DOLLARS CHEAPER to be exact! Would you like…

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Vlog: Americana Hablando Español

Hola todos! En Diciembre, yo prometí a blog en español una vez al mes. Pues, yo mentí jajaja. Pero eso cambia hoy! Aunque yo no promuevo a menudo, hago muchos videos en YouTube. El ultimo video que hice fue “Americana Hablando Español | Spanish Tag”. Hay muchos errores (de pronunciación especialmente), pero voy a seguir hablando y practicando para llegar a…

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HUIJFJEJHBNDCKEINWJDNMLWEKMSK! I’m sorry, I’m basically seizing with excitement as I type. I called my mom AND one of my best friends to share this news and neither of them picked up sooooooo you guys heard it here first! Okay, so if you’ve been reading my blog, you know I applied to teach English in Spain this winter. Well, after a 5 month wait,…

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STILL Waiting For Your Auxiliar Placement?

Okay. So for the past week the Spanish Ministry has been handing out placements for auxiliares de conversacion in the US. Have you gotten your email yet? If you have, ohmygodihateyouluckybastard congratulations! If not, don’t fret. They’re constantly updating their progress on the official website:

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