A cover letter from the old Kristen. Dear HR Person at Your Awesome Company, Hi! I'm Kristen. I'm a professional job-seeker who has spent nearly 6 months of the last 5 years unemployed. My longest stint of unemployment was 3 months. My shortest: two weeks (booyah!). I consider myself to be an expert at the following:… Continue reading Professional Job-Seeker
I'm unemployed. My husband is unemployed (but nearly done with school to become a front end web developer). We're in debt. We have a lot of financial obligations. Normally, in this situation -- and I've been faced with it before -- I would commence to FREAK THE F*CK OUT and take the first job I… Continue reading Clear Eyes, Full Heart, Can’t Lose: Reigniting My Passion for Social Media
Now that I'm working as a digital marketing manager in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, I've taken a renewed interest in digital and advertising campaigns for grocery items. Mad Men is one of my favorite shows, but I hardly ever watch it when it airs on Sunday nights, opting instead to watch a recorded… Continue reading Enchanted with Oreo’s “Wonderfilled”
I believe that social media can be a powerful force for good. Sure, some of us are definitely addicted to our social media-tethered devices, constantly checking for email and Facebook and Twitter notifications (guilty!). We bury our faces in them at social events, when what we really should be doing is making eye contact and… Continue reading My Husband’s Career at Walt Disney World All Started With a Tweet
>Quick plug and a request for you to vote for me!I've been nominated for an Academy Award as 'Most Active Neurotic Disney Wife' over at The Disney Driven Life. Certainly, I qualify for this.I would really, really appreciate your vote. I never win stuff like this, and just to be nominated is a great honor.Go… Continue reading >Vote for me! I’m a DDL Academy Award Nominee!
>Sometimes other adults ask me why I love Disney World so much. Sometimes, they get it -- they're Disney enthusiasts too and want to talk about their favorite things there, or ask for travel advice.But more often than not, they're just not theme park people, or they view going to somewhere like WDW as a… Continue reading >My Real-Life Land
>So, I've said it before, and I'll say it again, one of the reasons I am so excited about returning to Disney World for our first anniversary is for the amazing dining experiences. Before our honeymoon last year, I had not experienced fine dining at Disney. But getting on the Deluxe Dining Plan last year… Continue reading >Disney World, Part 3: FOOD! DINING! YUM!
>Countdown: 5 days til Disney World!Today, I am discussing Disney World resorts. I am a huge proponent of staying at Disney resort hotels. The resorts are like a park in themselves -- there's so much to see and do to keep you occupied. It's also common knowledge that most of the best dining at Disney… Continue reading >Disney World, Part 2: Disney resorts
>So over a week ago, I promised 3 blog posts on Disney. And drumroll, please….here is your first post!So maybe you’ve been to Disney World before, maybe not. Maybe you went as a kid in the 80s or 90s, but haven’t been back since. I was in that boat myself up until 2006. I had… Continue reading >Disney World tips and tricks