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Katie Campbell received her BA in Writing, Literature, & Publishing from Emerson College. A Baltimore, Maryland native, she now lives in Los Angeles, California where she works as an editor for Bestcovery.com. She is a passionate editor and writer with sincere interests in technology, shopping, fashion and the environment.

Blog Entries by Katie Campbell

What to Get the Dad Who Doesn't Want Anything (Purchasable)

(0) Comments | Posted June 13, 2012 | 11:23 AM


2012-06-11-4503772235_3393db8b67.jpgThere are many types of dads in this world (no surprise there): dads who like ties and razors, dads who want a jersey or autographed merchandise, dads who want video games and nerd gear, and every type of dad in between....

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Things Are Looking Up: Graduation Gifts for 2012's Surefire Superstars

(0) Comments | Posted May 25, 2012 | 3:53 PM

2012-05-16-gradmain1.jpgStudents graduating from college in 2012 have an edge over other recent grads. US News reports that employers will hire 9.5 percent more than from the class of 2011 and that 2012 grads will be paid more on average...

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Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue -- I Know What to Get My Mom for Mother's Day, Do You?

(3) Comments | Posted May 3, 2012 | 1:34 PM

So who out there has had it with uninspired Mother's Day gifts? Well, probably your mom for one, but you should be too. We've all been guilty at some point of thinking we could write our own "Roses Are Red" poem variation and that it would be great....

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Spring Cleaning Your Mind and Body

(0) Comments | Posted March 23, 2012 | 6:03 PM

On Feb. 2, 2012, our dear friend Punxsutawney Phil declared that we would have six more weeks of winter. Well, time's up! So ready your feather duster and eye up the balled-up bathing suit in the back of your closet, because spring is coming! While traditionally my OCD...

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Even Madder March Madness

(3) Comments | Posted March 7, 2012 | 4:19 PM


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My mother was the starting varsity point guard at her high school and her proudest moment is earning the first legal foul in her alma mater's new gym (the births of her four children closely follow). This means that I've...

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February 14 -- Singles Awareness Day FAQ

(2) Comments | Posted February 13, 2012 | 9:48 AM

Hey, fellow single people! If you've been whining about Valentine's Day and how you have no valentine, or crying out in disdain over the commercialization of holidays (c'mon, candy hearts said, "fax me" for years and it was hilarious), I have news for you. We've got plans on...

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Score Big With All Audiences at Your Super Bowl Party

(1) Comments | Posted February 1, 2012 | 5:18 PM


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First, a disclaimer of journalistic integrity: I am a purple-blooded Baltimore Ravens fan. And though the sting of our loss has numbed some of my enthusiasm for the big game, I am ready to put on my happy...

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Winter Beauty Retreat

(0) Comments | Posted January 26, 2012 | 4:15 PM

As women, it is our genetic right to hide under our comfy sweaters and thick socks during the winter. However, the skin-bearing spring and summer seasons will be back before you know it and there's no better time than the present to prepare. If you've covered up your scaly skin...

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Top 5 New Year's Resolutions and How to Keep Them

(3) Comments | Posted January 9, 2012 | 7:48 AM

First, I must address a peeve. New Year's Resolution (yes, I just made that a proper noun; surely that will peeve someone else), not New Years Resolution, which garners nearly 9 million Google search results. Now, I'll set the scene for you:

You had your champagne ready, your tie, hemline...

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Winning the War Against Holiday Shopping

(5) Comments | Posted December 6, 2011 | 8:40 PM


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If there's one thing I learned from growing up with an excessively Type A mother, it's that organization is the key to success. Whether it's packing for vacation or shopping for, well anything, if you organize your itemized list properly,...

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Tips to Shopping Safety and Swiftly -- A Guide to Online Shopping

(0) Comments | Posted November 16, 2011 | 3:43 PM


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Shopping online is the easiest, fastest and most convenient way to knock out your holiday shopping list. If you want to speed up the shopping process, skip the long lines, and eliminate some of the stress, consider doing your shopping...

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Fun November Holidays You May Not Know About

(2) Comments | Posted October 27, 2011 | 2:49 PM

With the last of my obscure October Holiday picks approaching, it's time to think about what there is to do in November besides pulling on your elastic waistband pants for Thanksgiving. Before you get overly full with thanks and frenzied with holiday shopping demands, take some time to...

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Creating a Nontraditional Care Package for Your College Student

(1) Comments | Posted October 11, 2011 | 5:50 PM


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There's one college tradition that is honored and valued across the boundaries of sports divisions, housing arrangements and dining hall tables. Though this tradition often comes in an unassuming brown box and the contents are rarely known in...

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Fun October Holidays You May Not Know About

(0) Comments | Posted September 29, 2011 | 3:55 PM

If you thought our picks for obscure September holidays were weird, get ready for the non-spooktacular holidays October has in store. Sure, you could wait all month to celebrate Halloween, or you could get in on the festivities happening between now and then. So move over Christopher Columbus...

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Fun September Holidays You May Not Know About

(1) Comments | Posted September 13, 2011 | 1:46 PM

Now that Labor Day is over, you may have found yourself wondering what there is to celebrate since September's major holiday was here and gone in the first week. Sure, you could recognize the return of football and the winding down of baseball season, but where's your holiday...

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Labor Day -- The Easy Way

(5) Comments | Posted September 1, 2011 | 10:34 PM

Planning a successful party or cookout takes time, resources, and scheduling. To me, that sounds pretty laborious. If your idea of celebrating Labor Day involves cooking, cleaning and setting up for hours, you've missed the point. There are plenty of things to use and tricks to try that will ensure...

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Back to School in Style

(1) Comments | Posted August 18, 2011 | 1:50 PM

First impressions are everything, right? Even if it's the second or third year at the same school, September gives students a chance to start fresh and impress people while molding the perfect look to suit their personality. Every school sends out the same version of a boring school supplies list:...

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Summer Beauty Survival Kit - 10 Tips for Looking Great and Keeping Your Cool

(2) Comments | Posted June 21, 2011 | 1:34 PM

Summer evokes a carefree spirit and brings longer days, shorter hemlines and summer love. Unfortunately, summer weather can make managing your beauty routine quite difficult. Humidity makes hair frizz and high temperatures could literally melt your face off -- cosmetically speaking of course.

Rather than getting worked up about...

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10 Father's Day Gift Ideas for The Everyman (and Everyone Else)

(21) Comments | Posted June 8, 2011 | 6:06 PM

We've all heard of the everyman, but have you ever met one? I sure haven't. Men are just as different from one another as women are. Need proof? Take a look at LeBron James and Steve Jobs. Though each of them may be able to afford nearly anything they want,...

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10 Gift Ideas for the Modern Graduate

(0) Comments | Posted May 18, 2011 | 3:06 PM

Graduation, whether it is from high school or college, is an exciting and transformative time. Caps get pinned into place (even some guys don't want to risk ruining their perfectly styled coif), gowns are steamed and professors don those odd, fluffy hats.

But what do you give to the latest...

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