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November in Review

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I can’t believe it’s already the end of November!

But these recaps are some of my favorite posts to share. I get to tell you about my favorite things from products to entertainment while also recapping all the posts from the month.

I’m still playing around with the format a bit so that’s why this month’s looks much different than the one from September or August. Make sure to let me know which elements you prefer and if there’s anything else you think I should include.

Disclaimer: Some links in this post are affiliate links. If you shop through my links, I may make a small commission at no extra charge to you.

November on the Blog

Influencer Recommendations: My Experience (Good and BAD) | Influencer marketing is such a big thing right now. Here are a few things that I’ve purchased from influencer recommendations – good and bad.

Self Care Is More Than Face Masks and Bubble Baths | Self care is more than bubble baths & face masks. It’s the little things you do to bring happiness into your life every day.

A Few of My November Favorites

Google Home Mini | Someone in a Facebook group alerted us that Spotify was giving away free Google Home Minis to new and existing premium customers. I doubted it but still gave it a try. About a week later, I received my beautiful aqua Google Home Mini! I always thought the smart speakers like this were pointless. I quickly learned how cool they actually are and how helpful they can be! I got this one for free but I would definitely purchase another in the future. They would even make a great gift this holiday season!

Samsung Chromebook 3 | It was difficult taking my full sized laptop on the go. I started thinking about getting a tablet or chromebook that would be much easier to take with me. I really liked the 2-in-1 tablets but they were more than I wanted to spend. On a trip to Erie with my boyfriend, we popped into Best Buy to check a few things out. We found their “open box” case full of laptops, chromebooks, etc. that were returned. It was a Samsung Chromebook 3, which I ended up purchasing. I spent $120 on it instead of closer to $200. It’s 11 inches and it’s SO perfect for what I wanted! Now, I’m able to do schoolwork or blog work while I’m on my break at work.

Podcast Episodes I Loved Listening to in November

Happy Hour with Gretchen Geraghty | Organizing My Life Post-Grad + Work Side of Being an Influencer

I Love You So Much with Kenzie Elizabeth | Keaton Milburn & Her Mom | Growing Your Confidence, “Momager” Probs, Healthy Mother Daughter Relationships

The Skinny Confidential | Ryan Holiday: Stillness Is The Key – How To Clear Your Mind & Find The Path to Everything

The Skinny Confidential | How To Master Essentialism With Best Selling Author Greg McKeown – The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

Pretty Basic | Healthy Relationships and How to Maintain Them

Manifest with Tori DeSimone | Manifest with Brooke Miccio: College Debate, Morning Routines, Being Self Employed, & More

Songs I’ve Had On Repeat in November

2002 | Anne-Marie

Your Side of the Bed | Loote

Like Like You | Mia Sayoko

Might Not Like Me | Brynn Elliott

Birthday | Selena Gomez

Whiskey Glasses | Morgan Wallen

Hair Tie | Niki & Gabi

BREAKING NEWS

A Dreaming Millennial is expanding! I’m starting a podcast! Get excited, we’re starting off the new year with a bang.

I’ll update you guys as soon as possible with anything major! That means a sneak peak of the cover art, an official release date, and everywhere you’ll be able to stream the podcast. I can’t wait to share the process with you guys!

I’m thankful for…

Education | I was fortunate enough to be able to go back to school at the beginning of 2019. I’m so lucky that I found a major that truly ignited my passions!

Family | I’m so thankful to have such a strong support system of family members, whether they’re blood related or not.


That’s a wrap on November!

I can’t believe it’s already December and we’re getting that much closer to 2020! What were you thankful for this Thanksgiving?! Let me know in the comments below! I’ll see you guys soon with a new post.

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