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Treat Yoself

Treat Yoself

Hello! Mmmh Fridays… arguably the best day of the week. Friday’s are great because they allow for you to be productive during the day but once that last class lets out, it’s all systems go. Friday’s are great because you don’t have to worry about […]

Holla At Me, ENGL305 Students

Holla At Me, ENGL305 Students

“For any dirbs” was written by my five year old campers who wanted any local birds to know that the food they had left behind was intended for any and all bird interested in a light, afternoon snack.   Hello English Majors of Saint Norbert […]

Spring is Springing!

Spring is Springing!

Hello!

As I opened my eyes on this Monday morning, I felt a sense of refreshment. Was it my freshly cleaned sheets? Was it the smell of someone’s perfume in the air? Was from having slept in 15 extra minutes? All of these things added to the joy of realizing why I have an extra pep in my step: it’s beginning to feel like spring. Waking up to a warm 37 degrees here in northern Wisconsin doesn’t mean that we can hang up our snow pants quite yet, but we surely can throw open the windows a bit and leave our scarves at home for a change. This springy feeling is also a gentle reminder that spring break for SNorbs is quickly approaching. The fresh air, warm sun, and good moods, combined with the excitement of an upcoming trip, have inspired the kick-start to making lists of the spring break essentials.

I am lucky enough to be joining my family on a vacation to the beach. Although I am unreal excited, I need to begin to plan out what I am going to pack. Below are some essential pieces that will show up on my packing list.

Click Here to shop my favorite warm weather sandals! These espadrilles by Soludos found at Nordstrom are a staple to my warm weather wardrobe. They are super comfortable and are perfect for strolling around town or for the quick walk to the beach.

 

This spring, JCrew has released it’s new swimsuit line and I am OBSESSED with it! Take a click right here to see the suit of my dreams. Beaches are nothing but sand, wind, and crazy waves. This suit provides enough coverage for you to freely frolic in the salty water while providing crafty cutouts that promise to keep all of your secrets safe. *wink wink*

 

Forgetting to put sunscreen on the back of my neck is one of my personal party tricks. Not only is it painful but it can give you some nasty chills once the sun sets. This bandana from Madewell is my favorite accessory that not only looks charming but wearing it loosely around your neck keeps the chills away during any nightly endeavors. These bandanas add a great pop of color to any look or when tied around a bag or purse.

 

A nice pair of shades are critical to have if you plan on spending hours and hours in the sun. Due to my small face, I am limited to certain styles of sunglasses. I tend to gravitate towards circular glasses but THESE funky sunnies from Urban Outfitters are a cool way to spice up your frame game.

Feel free to comment what else you would like to see on my spring break lists!

Forever Mine

Forever Mine

Hello! As Valentines day has quickly come and gone, the feelings of love remain present thanks to this playlist. Forever Mine is a playlist composed of love songs shared to the world by Michelle Obama as a gift to our former president, Barack Obama. This […]

Problems I’ve Come Across

Problems I’ve Come Across

Hello! Here is a list of different things I have struggled with and the solutions I have found on different projects I am working on. WordPress: Organizing blog posts under their own menu: To get a blog post to show up under a categorized menu, […]

Warm n’ Fuzzies

Warm n’ Fuzzies

Hello!

Some may understand how nasty the weather can get in northern Wisconsin during the winters. To put it into perspective, yesterday it rained ice. The miserable weather and the brisk temperatures can make it difficult to be productive and even happy at times. Music is something that I turn to in order to boost my mood and get me back on track.

Warm n’ Fuzzies is a playlist that I love to listen to when I want to bring on the cozy vibes. This playlist is great for rainy days, roaring campfires, and a for a little rest & relaxation. It features artists such as Ben Howard, Noah and the Whale, and Gregory Allen Isakov. Listen to this playlist anywhere and everywhere.

Enjoy!

Small Table In I.T.S.

Small Table In I.T.S.

Hello! Many people become confused when I tell them that I work at the Tech Bar. The name “Tech Bar” does not really describe what I do other than I work with certain forms of technology and websites.   *Quick disclaimer, I am really not […]

Plants on Plants on Plants

Plants on Plants on Plants

Hello! Winters can get long and dreary here in northern Wisconsin. Lately, I have been missing fresh air and natural colors. In order to fix my slump, I had decided to visit our on campus greenhouse. Here are some of the super neat plants I […]

About Me

About Me

Hello and Welcome!

 

My name is Erica Kalberer. I am from Milwaukee, Wisconsin and currently studying English and Media Communications at Saint Norbert College. At school, I work at a place called the Tech Bar where we offer help on tools such as Google, WeVideo, WordPress and much more. I also work at a summer camp where I spend 11 weeks working with kids of all ages and working with staff from around the world.

 

I am also very fond of stand up comedy and all things funny. I am a big advocate for not taking myself too seriously. I love spending time in the outdoors doing activities such as skiing, rock climbing, soaking up that vitamin D, and whatever else you can do out in neature. Dogs are the light of my life (sorry not sorry cat people). I have an obscenely wide variety of tastes in music ranging from Biggie Smalls to Chicago or from 50 Cent to Bon Iver. I am a very go-with-the-flow person and a lover of, ultimately, all things.

 

On my site, you will find content on anything ranging from work I’ve accomplished at school, Tech Bar projects, and fun blog posts.

 

Enjoy!

-EK


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