Posts Written ByJennifer Gerlock

Prioritize your tasks in one hour per week!

  A few years ago I stumbled across a strategy that forever changed how I operated my life. This strategy came from Kate White, the author of my two favorite career books: Why Good Girls Don’t Get Ahead But Gutsy Girls Do and I Shouldn’t Be Telling You This. She was also the editor-in-chief of five major U.S. magazines, including Working Woman, Redbook and, for 14 years, Cosmopolitan. She. Is. A. Badass. And she’s filled with wisdom that any woman, in any stage of life, can benefit from. Drain the swamp as you slay the alligators. It’s not phrase you hear very often —…

How To Know If You're A Die-Hard "Supernatural" Fan: 15 Tips!

  Okay, you guys. Okay. I have a confession. A secret that, up until now, I’ve been a tad ashamed of … and that I’ve only told a few select people about. It involves two brothers, one angel, the King of Hell, and a ’67 Chevy Impala. Some of you are nodding your heads right now. You know where I’m going with this. I’m a Supernatural fan. No, strike that. I’m a die-hard Supernatural uber-fan. It all started innocently enough. One of my kids suggested we give it a try, so we watched an episode or two. AS IF one could…

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Tips, Tricks and Easter Eggs!

  To say that I’m a Harry Potter fan is an understatement. I’ve read all of the books (multiple times), own all of the movies, and have dug into online fan fiction more times than I care to admit as an adult. I wouldn’t say I’m the ultimate fan; however, I’m definitively in the uber fan category. I can wax poetic with the best of them about themes and subtext. (For the record, I always knew Snape was a hero.) Visiting The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando® has been on my bucket list for quite some time, so when the…

Beauty Tips: Beat The Heat And Stay Beautiful This Summer!

  It’s summer and you know what that means: beaches, pool parties and vacations! And while that’s all well and good, it also means you’ll need a radically different approach to your beauty routine. (Because layers of heavy makeup melting off your face is never a good thing.) We’ve gathered together some tips to keep you gorgeous from now all the way to Labor Day. Here’s how to start… Summer Beauty Tips Skin: Let’s start with the basics here. The first and most important summer beauty rule is simple: drink plenty of water! Drinking water will be way more beneficial to you than any makeup product I…

Why You Should Give Snapchat A Try

  I’m not supposed to like Snapchat. I’m absolutely the wrong demographic. Snapchat’s supposed to be something that only Millennials “get.” I’m GenX. (I remember a time when the internet wasn’t invented, for crying out loud.) And yet here I am. Obsessed. I’m all in, with three — yes, THREE — different accounts: personal, blog and one for my job. I’ve become quite addicted. And I’m here to tell you why you should finally give Snapchat a try. Stick with me… Breaking it down for the newbies Snapchat is an app you download on your smart phone. It allows you to take pictures and…