How to Make Money as a Teen (from a teen entrepreneur)

How to Make Money as a Teen - from a teen FB

The paradox goes like this: you need experience for a job, but you need a job for experience. Here are the top ways I made money in high school, and how other teens can make money or start a business in high school! Your teen years are a great time to start building a portfolio/resume/experience, earning extra cash for your future, and exploring potential careers. (Here are 10 reasons why I believe teens should start a business) 1. Swagbucks, Ibotta, and other apps In my early teens, I used Swagbucks all the time. From March 2014 to the present, I've raked in … [Read more...]

Fried Chicken Sliders with Asiago Cheese and Ranch Dressing

Fried Chicken Sliders FB

For an outdoor BBQ, quick dinner or easy appetizer, try these crowd-pleasing fried chicken sliders with thick slices of asiago cheese and ranch! Their miniature size and finger food style make them ideal for parties, open houses, and graduations, and offer a unique breaded chicken twist to typical sandwiches or sliders. Since we don't like dry chicken, Ranch is great for keeping it moist and flavorful. Fried Chicken Sliders with Asiago Cheese and Ranch Dressing Ingredients • 1 large Organic Chicken Breasts • ½ cup Bread Crumbs • ½ cup Half & Half … [Read more...]

How to Clean Up Your Internet Profile

How to Clean Up Your Internet Profile FB

Whether it is for privacy concerns or a prospective job interview, it's never a bad idea to clean up your internet profile. Here are some tips to avoid embarrassment and tighten privacy on the web! Social media and the Internet have changed our society and how we communicate. Prospective employers often turn to social media for more information on a person. And why not? What people post on Facebook says a lot about themselves, their passions, and their maturity. With the Internet, there's also the concern of digital privacy. Consumer Reports has a great … [Read more...]

Why I Gave Up Instagram for A Month

Giving up Instagram

I've never really been a huge fan of Instagram, but still had the app to keep up with friends and family. A little over a month ago, when Instagram changed its feed to their "new and improved" algorithm instead of chronological, I finally decided to just delete the app. I had the app deleted for about 6 weeks, and honestly, only missed it once, and I was able to log in on my computer to view my feed. Why did I decide to give up Instagram for a month? 1. Posting with purpose I recently wrote an article on how I've become a firm believer in living with purpose. I … [Read more...]

American Civil War Books for Kids

American Civil War Books for Kids FB

I love learning history without a textbook, and throughout elementary school and middle school gained a wealth of knowledge about the American Civil War. Nothing brings history to life quite like an intricate story, and characters with stories, backgrounds, thoughts, hopes, and fears. Informing and inspiring, here is a list of American Civil War books for kids! American Civil War Books The Last Brother: A Civil War Tale by Tricia Hakes Noble The bloodiest battle of the Civil War, the Battle of Gettysburg, rages on. Eleven year old Gabe is a bugler for the … [Read more...]