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November 13, 2017 by

...Ready For It? Official Music Video out Thursday night. #ReadyForItMusicVideo

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Friday morning, Taylor Swift released her long awaited sixth studio album, reputation. Buzz was high: she made iTunes history with 700,000 presale albums sold, and her early-release have spent the two months at the top of the charts. Still, as an avid Taylor Swift fan, I was nervous for the release of the entire album: Frankly, “Look What You Made Me Do” was kind of a bummer. Like a huge bummer. It felt forced and trite. Its only redeeming quality was how much Spencer Pratt loves feeding his hummingbirds to it (don’t bother having a snpachat if you don’t follow Spencer). Continue Reading

About Elaina Murphy

Cracker Barrel enthusiast.

Breaker of Chains, Master of Winter Fashion

September 4, 2017 by

Daenerys of the House Targaryen. Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea. Protector of the Realm. Lady Regnant of the Seven Kingdoms. Breaker of Chains. Mother of Dragons. With 30 titles under her belt, you can call her what you want. But with all of her dragon flying and kingdom conquering, it seem we’ve forgotten yet another title she’s earned: Flyest Dresser of the Realm. Whether she’s walking through flames or mowing down a Lannister army, never expect a hair out of place.  Continue Reading

About Elaina Murphy

Cracker Barrel enthusiast.

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.