Category Archives: College

Information and humor about college….plus a few ideas on how to cheer your college student up (yes, we do suggest sending one of our college care packages!)

Should You Have Caffeine When You’re Studying?

 Thanks to Bryan Leeds, cofounder of Viter Energy for this informative post! Growing up I never had coffee. I hated the taste. Even growing up in Seattle, the mecca of Starbucks, I managed to avoid coffee and caffeine throughout high school. … Continue reading

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6 Great Quotes About College

There isn’t a child who hasn’t gone out into the brave new world who eventually doesn’t return to the old homestead carrying a bundle of dirty clothes.  Art Buchwald Without education we are in a horrible and deadly danger of … Continue reading

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Get an A+ in Study Posture!

Improper posture for prolonged periods of time while studying (or playing video games!) can cause a host of physiological problems including neck & back pain, brain fog, heart disease, varicose veins and even increased insulin levels. Tips for improving your … Continue reading

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Mug Cake Recipes: Some Easy, Some Not, All Delicious!

It took me a minute or two to grasp the concept of a mug cake. These tasty treats evolved from the popularity of cupcakes. Some true genius decided to create a one person cake that could be mixed and microwaved … Continue reading

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Recognizing the Symptoms of Empty Nest Disorder

Has your child recently left for college? Have you noticed an empty laundry basket? A full refrigerator? A quiet house? the plunger stays under the sink? You may be suffering from the “Empty Nest Disorder“! Here are some of the … Continue reading

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See These Movies Before Heading Off to College!

Well, who better to ask about college, and college-themed movies, than Dr Amy Sack of Admissions Accomplished? That was a rhetorical question. Amy is an expert on all things college-related. Here’s the list that Amy came up with: 1. American Pie 2 … Continue reading

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Two New College Care Packages for February Only

I believe February is the shortest month for several reasons: Reason number one-if you aren’t madly in love it can be pretty annoying to see all the cheesy commercials for lovebirds on TV. Reason number two– if you are still … Continue reading

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Pinterest Detective: 5 Favorite College Care Packages

Disclaimer: I am no expert on Pinterest! When I was told I needed to learn how to use it for business I clicked my heels and dove blindly in headfirst. My first Pinterest account is under Gay Gasser. I figured … Continue reading

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Cure for Senioritis Collegium Baffles Doctors

Doctors around the world are scrambling to find a cure for senioritis collegium. Senioritis collegium is an ailment that strikes 1 in 5 college seniors each year. Risk factors include attending a four year college or university and being between … Continue reading

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Ta Da! Movie Night College Care Package

Curtain up, light the lights! Applause builds……. Mirth in a Box presents Movie Night College Care Package! Make a stay at home night a party night with this fun box filled with plenty of popcorn and munchies, a coffee mug adorned … Continue reading

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