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Communications coordinator for Rent frock Repeat and former Editorial Intern at Trend Hunter.

I'm a beard enthusiast and baking queen (Martha Stewart fears me).

As a sidenote, bacon is a beautiful thing.
What is unique that's not in your bio?
I have a pathological fear of chicken bones.
What's your favorite accomplishment?
My blog. It's something that I did for me, and it's a way I can express my poems/stories without fearing rejection. I think if someone can connect to my writing, then at the end of the day, it's a great accomplishment. http://carlyfoy.wordpress.com
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I think that it's more a je ne sais quoi that creates the aura of being "cool."
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Being aware of my surroundings.
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I enjoy seeing things I normally wouldn't because I live in a small town. I think it brings freshness into my otherwise dull life.
What is your favorite trend?
My favourite has to be the clear rain boots from Cheap Monday. I look forward to puddle jumping in the spring.
What are your tips for writing a juicy post?
Think about what you're writing. Remember, proper grammar is sexy.
How do you reset to be creative?
I take a look at how I feel that day, and I base it off that.
What inspires or excites you?
My life.
Predict something awesome for 2020?
The world recognizes puddle jumping as a sport. Or Gossip Girl is still on television.
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Moustachioed Manicures
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Whimsical Chocoholic Nuptials
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Biodegradable One-Time Footwear
Biodegradable One-Time Footwear
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Classic Wizardry Collections
Classic Wizardry Collections
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Creepy Joker Cakes
Creepy Joker Cakes
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Enchanting Gelatin Treats
Enchanting Gelatin Treats
Harry Potter-Inspired Fainting Fancies Will Transport You to Hogsmeade
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Portable Gelatin Shooters
Portable Gelatin Shooters
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Family Bonding Branding
Family Bonding Branding
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Bewitching Movie Beverages
Bewitching Movie Beverages
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Bewitching Sock-Puppet Songs
Bewitching Sock-Puppet Songs
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Sunbathing Sci-Fi Fighters
Sunbathing Sci-Fi Fighters
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Dark Sky Manicures
Dark Sky Manicures
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Edible Stationery Sets
Edible Stationery Sets
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Forbidden Curse Necklaces
Forbidden Curse Necklaces
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Whimsical Wizard Cartography
Whimsical Wizard Cartography
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Train Trolley Treats
Train Trolley Treats
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Social-Centric Smartphones
Social-Centric Smartphones
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Illustrated Bathroom Tissues
Illustrated Bathroom Tissues
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Sequinned Green Editorials
Sequinned Green Editorials
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Cookie-Infused Truffles
Cookie-Infused Truffles
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Ominous Occultist Raps
Ominous Occultist Raps
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Murderous Movie Recipes
Murderous Movie Recipes
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3D-Cancelling Specs
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Literal Air Band Branding
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Frozen Fruity Cereal Treats
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Doghouse-Dodging Greeting Cards
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Pixelated Gamer Illustrations
Pixelated Gamer Illustrations
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Crazy Cat-Loving Charts
Crazy Cat-Loving Charts
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Villainous Illustrative Tees
Villainous Illustrative Tees
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Comic Computer Addictions
Comic Computer Addictions
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Female Flank Tees
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Smokey Swine Snail Mail
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Pugilistic Wine Bottles
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Playful Denim Pairings
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Clustered Crystal Jewelry
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Harrowing Hamlet Writing Surfaces
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Morbid Illustrated Books
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Brotherly Buccaneer Branding
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Neat Nectar Branding
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Recycled Spectrum Art
Recycled Spectrum Art
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Water-Colored Treat Packaging
Water-Colored Treat Packaging
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Combating Social Media Sites
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