Last Friday my little sister had her Senior Gala. Every year my old high school throws this semi-formal dance at the local Glen Sanders Mansion in Scotia for the soon-to-be graduated seniors. The night is a great way to celebrate with your classmates one last time and snap a bazillion pictures. Of course, the best part of the event is shopping for it! I helped my sister find her dress at Piper Boutique in Saratoga Springs last week (when I purchased this little number) and she looked absolutely stunning in it. Definitely one of those dresses that you see a girl wearing and you think to yourself, “Darn! That’s what I should have worn!”
(p.s. I did her hair!!)
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The other day I was sitting in one of my economics courses watching some of my classmates give a presentation. It.Looked.Fantastic. What were they using? It looked like a power point, but it certainly wasn’t power point. It was emaze, a new online presentation platform. The free site allows you to choose from a dozen different presentation templates and has countless example presentations by real users for inspiration. Once you’ve selected your template theme, creating a magnificent presentation is really too easy. For each new slide emaze gives you about a dozen different slide layouts to choose from and each is completely customizable. The systems for changing font, adding graphics (they have the cutest!) and adjusting just about anything is so easy. That’s probably what the “e” in emaze stands for — easy! I honestly love this platform and will definitely be using it for my final few presentations of college (eek!)!
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