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#LADonMe: Spring Essentials for a Writer

When it comes to personal style, the two things that matter to me the most are quality and comfort — they’re my prerequisites before choosing any outfit to start my day. As a freelance writer and personal stylist, I often find myself working from cramped cafes and thrifting at mom-and-pop shops looking for style inspiration, so I’m constantly on the go.

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10 Essentials for a Baller Beach Day

Summer is here, and the beach is calling. Don’t be the dude who arrives empty-handed and has to mooch off of everyone else. For a great time, a little preparation goes a long way. As the old adage goes, don’t bring sand to the beach.

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Day Trips to End Hibernation Mode

When you were a wee lad, every night you dreamt of your class field trip. It didn’t matter whether it was to Medieval Times or the paint-drying factory—any day spent outside of the classroom was worth it. Now you’re all (mostly) grown up, and the hardest lesson you’ve had to learn is that adulthood really skimps on the field trips.

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LAD's Festival Season Survival Kit

It seems like the (natural) high of last year’s music festival season just wore off, and what do you know? Festival season has already snuck up on the world again. Whether you’re heading out to Coachella in Southern California, Lollapalooza in Chicago, Bonnaroo in Tennessee, or the Firefly Music Festival in Delaware, get excited: music festivals offer special opportunities to bond with old buddies, make new friends, and enjoy amazing music.

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Bringing Back That Spring Break Feeling

It feels like yesterday and decades ago at the same time… the days when March’s madness was interrupted by the blissful reprieve of spring break. Remember that epic bull ride in Cabo? Remember the days spent lounging poolside, your tongue wagging at every passing babe? Remember closing out the day with a keg stand and a public make-out sesh? Ah, you can almost smell the beer, sex, and suntan lotion.

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