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Elaina Murphy

Home Alone: Easter Weekend Activities

April 14, 2017 by

The mass exodus that is Easter break is upon us. Not everyone, however, is heading home. Though we are few and far between, a handful of us are sticking out the long weekend right here in Dallas–and there’s plenty to do. From festivals to shows, Dallas is bustling no matter the weekend. Grab whoever’s left around and hit the town: we know how to cure those Easter weekend blues.  Continue Reading

About Elaina Murphy

Cracker Barrel enthusiast.

Bikini Season Preparation Guide

February 20, 2017 by

In just under a month, the students of SMU will skip town for blue oceans and warm weather. Whether you’re destination is the BVIs, St. Barts, or Cabo, one thing holds true: Bikini season is upon us. If you’re like me–and not to be dramatic–you’d rather get punched in the face than put on a swimsuit right now. However, with a month to spare, there might be hope for us yet. I’ve compiled five tips and tricks guaranteed to make you do that Kiini justice. It’s crunch time, everyone. (Pun intended. I am so sorry.) Continue Reading

About Elaina Murphy

Cracker Barrel enthusiast.

Zara at a Glance: A First Timer’s Opinion

February 15, 2017 by

This past weekend I stepped foot in a Zara for the very first time. Now I know what you’re thinking: How dare you. How dare you write about style, ignorant to one of this decade’s fashion cornerstones. Not on my campus (style blog). I understand the contempt—there was so much I didn’t understand. While Zara was everything I imagined it to be, my visit raised a question (perhaps a dangerous one for the fashion community): Why are we still spending money on clothes? Continue Reading

About Elaina Murphy

Cracker Barrel enthusiast.