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Turkey Day Challenge!!by THREADS

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING
For everyone who is Celebrating today !! I know I’m going to be completely stuffed and probably need it but hit the gym for about 6 months to work it off ugh… But anyways
THE CHALLENGE:
Since I completely loved doing the Casper Sleep Wear Challenge I would like to continue doing those but as a twist I would actually like for my readers to give me a few challenges to show for them! It could be anything from Future THREADS buys to A Me Tag Challenge! Be creative and ask away!!! Give me your best shots I would love to hear from you!!
ENJOY THE HOLIDAYS

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Threads:Becoming a Sponsored Blogger!

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GOOD MORNING:
Hello Readers so I have amazing news!! Everyone Remember the East Dane and ShopBop Giveaway!
I AM NOW A SPONSORED BLOGGER!!
All your contributions and Comments have meant the world to me thank you so much!!

FOR THOSE WHO MISSED IT!
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East Dane is an American Fashion Company specializing in mens fashion not only by today’s signature looks but brands as well! I have completely adored their clothing as well as The accessories! They carry some of my all time favorite Euro Brands such as Cheap Monday,Scotch and Soda,and Alexander Wang!

Since I am entering Cal U in January I will be definitely shopping for new clothes for the school year as well as this chilly season!! I can’t wait to see what the future holds for myself and for threads!!

Threads: Houzz!

Well today since it is less than 3 months until I Move into Vulcan Village at California university of Pennsylvania I would like to show you a helpful app to pick things that are perfect for your room!
HOUZZ:
This amazing App was actually shown to me by a very ingenious friend of mine from The UK. She now has me addicted and I can’t wait to start shopping for it!
Houzz is a basic Interior decorating designing app! I like how you can pick from various themes and styles for your room! I myself am a black and white kind of person! I enjoy the monochrome as well as the modern boxed style looks. So I will figured I will show you some of my favorites!
ENJOY:

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Break time:

Hello to all my Threads Followers!
I definitely needed a little break from the blogging life for a day or so! So with that being said I would now like to give you all a preview of my mid week/weekend endeavors.
First off:
Since it is the season for Screams and Halloween. My group of College friends decided to take a drive to see this beauty on her silver screen debut.
ANNABELLE:

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It was not actually that terrible considering the conjuring make me laugh!
Second:
I finally got to go spend some money on myself and get ready for winter!
I bought an imported Canadian Scarf from LE31

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Very warm & Comfortable.
I also Purchased a new North Face Thermal Winterized Jacket definitely worth every penny!!

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Finally:
I made it back where I laid in bed and relaxed to Finish my Day!!

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AND…
Now we are Back to Planning More!exciting things for all of you to enjoy!

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Hope you all have a Great week! Be back tomorrow!

Last Trip for the Summer:

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[ missing it already]

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Final trip for the summer
As you can tell from the wording we did come back to Ohio once again to visit Denni’s family. I actually picked up a few things at the mall which I will be showing shortly as well as my first beer T-shirt haha!!

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STARBUCKS RUN
After we practiced soccer for a few hours since I have a soccer
Tournament in a few days….. I haven’t touched a soccer ball in 7 almost 8 years!! Yikes wish me luck !! Also worked with Sarah for a while on figuring out our next move for the magazine!!

OHIO HAUL

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I got toms! First pair and they are absolutely comfortable and they go to a good cause! Haha and my classic bud light tshirt FIRST BEER SHIRT!!

WISHING EVERYONE A GOOD DAY

Personal: Top 5 Future Visits

5. Barcelona, Spain:

Barcelona is one of the world’s major global cities. in 2009, the city was ranked as Europe’s fourth best city for business and also the third most successful city. In 1999, the city won the RIBA Royal Gold Medal for architecture. Many of the buildings in Barcelona are World Heritage Sites. Many parks, beaches, and museums have been featured from the city. It is the tenth most visited city in the world. In 2012, according to the Global Language Monitor, Barcelona was named the third most important fashion capital. Sports and transportation are important for the city. Celebrity named like Jose Lopez come from here. With the style and fashion constantly growing and changing. Barcelona is a place to pay attention to.

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4. Amsterdam, Netherlands:

This Dutch city is considered the commercial city as well as the cultural capital of the Netherlands. It is also one of the top financial centers in Europe. The Amsterdam Stock Exchange is the oldest stock exchange in the world. Remarkable features like the Anne Frank House and the Van Gogh Museum are home in this grand city. It is one of the best cities in Europe to locate an international business. Also one of Europe’s most popular tourist destinations, Amsterdam’s red-light district and coffee shops are famous around the globe. Modeling agencies and fashion brands rise from this city. Performing arts, music, and festivals are celebrated here. Amsterdam has been featured in many pop culture trends, like on the television show America’s Next Top Model (cycle 11) and in John Green’s hit book, The Fault in Our Stars. Amsterdam is a beautiful city meant to be visited.

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3. Paris, France:

Said to be the “City of Love” as well as one of the fashion capitals of the world, Paris looks to be an amazing city. From the iconic Eiffel Tower to the Paris metropolitan area, Paris is the fifth largest city in the European Union. It is the third most popular tourist destination, according to the MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index. A number of wonderful designers featured on this blog, such as Coco Chanel, Pierre Balmain, and Hubert de Givenchy, have a connection to this great city. Clearly, style runs deep within the streets of Paris; from everyday urban wear to high-end fashion boutiques and top designers. Paris Fashion Week is also incredibly popular, along with the International Fashion Academy Paris. The city has been called  the “international capital of style.” Paris has also been referred to as the “City of Art.” Major artists like Pablo Picasso and Vincent van Gogh are associated with the city. Theatre, museums, the Tour de France, music, and literature are among the awe-inspiring attractions to experience in Paris, France. From business and culture to fashion and the arts, this spectacular city earns a rightful spot on my list of places to see.
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2. London, England:

Magnificent, fantastic, and dazzling, the city of London is one of my favorite places. This UK world cultural capital is the world’s most visited city and has the largest city airport system. The city excels in fashion, art, entertainment, healthcare, and tourism. Over 300 languages are spoken within London. From 1831 to 1925, it held the largest population count. The oldest underground railway network in the world is in London: the London Underground. Countless of breath-taking places are home in London, including Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, the London Eye, St. Paul’s Cathedral, and the Tower Bridge. The amazing Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, has been a focus on this site. The label of Cockney has been acquired by London. Places held in the entertainment district, including the Royal Opera House, are traveled to vigorously. London is home to notable people, such as Andrew Lloyd Webber, Vivienne Westwood, Stella McCartney, and Jimmy Choo. A number of literary people and elements, like Geoffrey Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, John Keats’ Ode to a Nightingale, Sherlock Holmes stories, Charles Dickens, Virginia Woolf, and William Shakespeare. Many film settings have been in London, such as Sweeney Todd, Peter Pan, and Mary Poppins. A wide amount of actors call London their home, including Charlie Chaplin, Helen Mirren, and Keira Knightley. BBC Television is a well-known London television production. The remarkable place of London, England, is most definitely on my list of where to visit.

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1. Oslo, Norway:

My personal favorite future place to visit is the stunning city of Oslo, Norway. History of the city can be traced back over one thousand years. It is the most populous city of the country. Being the governmental and economic center of Norway, Oslo makes banking, industry, shipping and trade principal factors of the city. Oslo is also a paramount city of the Council of Europe. ECA International ranked it as the second most expensive city in 2011, then Oslo tied as the fourth most expensive in 2013, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit. fDi Magazine also ranked Oslo as number one for quality of life among European cities in 2012. It is the fasting growing major city in Europe. It is known for cultural attractions, several world-famous writers, festivals, buildings, parks, sea-sites, and museums. The Munch Museum contains Edvard Munch’s The Scream. Every year, Oslo gives out a Nobel Peace Prize. It is also home to the Viking Ship Museum. The National Theatre is the largest in Norway. Olso is supposed to be one of the safest cities in Europe. It has the most extensive public transport system in Norway. A tradition of Oslo is sending Christmas trees every year to cities like Washington D.C., New York, and London.  Attractions to see include the Royal Palace, the University of Oslo, the Oslo Cathedral, the National Gallery, and Stortinget, also known as Parliament. Different shopping centers consist of Akersgata, House of Oslo, and Oslo City. Beer is not sold on Sundays and it is illegal to drink in public areas. Oslo restaurants, pubs and bars are smoke-free. Tap water is said to be the cleanest in the world. Oslo is more of a liberal city. This brilliant and extraordinary city is number one on my list of future visits.

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The Extra Mile- Xilitla, Mexico:

Although it is not on my top five list, I definitely would not pass up the opportunity to go to this beautiful place. It in a town in a city called San Luis Potosi. The landscape of the area has helped to keep it from industrialization. Most of the people living in the town are from rural villages. Most of the people speak Spanish along with Huastec. Much missionary activity takes place here and the main crops are coffee and citrus. The area is made up of many caves, rocks, cliffs, caverns, and natural springs. It is one of the most humid areas in Mexico. Las Pozas, also known as “The Pools,” is a garden in a rainforest near Xilitla. It contains natural waterfalls and pools. Creator of the area, English artist Edward James, wanted it to be like the “Garden of Eden.” This absolutely stunning place was brought to my attention from Nicole Scherzinger’s music video for “Try With Me.”

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Threads: Athletic Style

Nike- Just Do It:

This American “Just Do It” company is named after the Greek goddess of Victory, and Nike lives up to its meaning. This brand manufactures, designs, and develops a worldwide corporation of footwear, accessories, equipment, and apparel. It is the most valuable brand of sports businesses, making over ten billion dollars and employs over 44,000 people. Nike sales are one of the largest in the world for apparel and athletic shoes. Originally titled Blue Ribbon Sports, the company changed the name to Nike, Inc. on May 30th 1971. Nike products include Nike Golf, Nike Pro, Nike+, Air Jordan, Air Force 1, Nike Dunk, Foamposite, Nike Skateboarding, Brand Jordan, Hurley International and Converse. It is founded by Phillip Knight and Bill Bowerman, both from the University of Oregon, in 1964. The Nike headquarters is in Beaverton, Oregon. The Swoosh design was first used on June 18th, 1971. The “Just Do It” ad campaign in one of the top five ad slogans of the 20th century. The first “Just Do It” advertisement was shown on July 1st, 1988. The first Nike products were track running shoes. Since then, Nike produces a variety of sportswear and accessories, like jerseys, shorts, shoes, and cleats, for a number of sports including track and field, baseball, ice hockey, tennis, soccer, lacrosse, basketball, and cricket. There is more than 75 different Nike stores in the world, located in over 45 countries. Nike is also a climate-friendly company and is a partner for the RED campaign, which helps prevent HIV transmission. Nike provides a number of uniforms to teams around the world. This sports brand will continue to be used around the globe.

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Under Armour:

Clothing, footwear, sporting equipment, and accessories can all be found at this globally known, worldwide American owned company. It was founded in 1996 by Kevin Plank from the University of Maryland. Plank is best known for his design of moisture-wicking apparel. The brand first became popular when it was featured on the front page of USA Today. Soon after, Under Armour was contracting with Division 1 football teams, like North Carolina State and Arizona State University. The company then signed on with the apparel lines ColdGear, TurfGear, AllseasonGear, and StreetGear. In 1999, Warner Brothers used Under Armour apparel in the films Any Given Sunday and The Replacements. Under Armour became the outfitter for the new XFL football league in 2000. The first television commercial aired in 2003, using the logo “Protect This House.” The first store opened in 2007 in Maryland and since then has a number of stores in 39 states in the United States as well as stores outside of the US, like in Canada, China, Scotland. The brand sponsors the NFL Combine, in partnership with the company Duck Dynasty, and provided suits for the US speedskaters for the 2014 Winter Olympics. Under Armour has many branches of a campaign called UA Give Back, which efforts range from fighting breast cancer to improving the environment. Under Armour partners with many organizations like The Ronald McDonald House, The Wounded Warrior Project, and Habitat for Humanity. The brand sponsors celebrity athletes such as Tom Brady and Lindsey Vonn as well as professional teams and college athletic teams. Under Armour will continue to expand and rise in the sports world.

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