Recently, I've been really interested in cooking - whether trying out new recipes or adapting/developing my own! The thing with me is is that I get intimidated by many recipes and cuisines because I still don't have the basics of cooking, or what I like to call Cooking 101. At least I think I don't, … Continue reading Experimenting in the Kitchen, My New Passion
I’m not gonna lie. It took me a whole lot longer to head over to Craftsman Row Saloon than I had anticipated. From a friend ignoring my invitation via a menu link I sent her to suffering through Passover, I thought I’d never get to experience this place, relatively soon that is. I was sold … Continue reading Go here next: Craftsman Row
Hi & Welcome! I wanted to reintroduce myself... and this blog. I'm Julie. I'm almost 23 years old. I'm Temple Made. GO OWLS! I'm single. I'm Jewish. I'm living in Philadelphia. I'm a Marketing Coordinator for an extremely cool food company. I grew up down at the Jersey Shore and appreciate every memory I've ever made … Continue reading Let’s Try This Again… Get to know the Real Julie Ozlek.
I've mentioned it countless times in my recent blog posts, but I will state it again. The past few months have been filled with some of the most stressful, but also some very rewarding times that taught me a lot about myself, what I can handle, and how to better-react to stress. Below are some … Continue reading 8 Ways to De-Stress
2017 was full of FANTASTIC music. I mean, every category soared and surpassed hits that once held a critical part of my heart (no rhyme intended). I'm starting off 2018 with some of my favorite songs that I either recently discovered or listened to over 100 times in 2017. These songs lend themselves into starting … Continue reading Monthly Music: January
Please tell me I'm not the only one who took 1 year, 4 months, and 3 days to get into NBC's Parks and Recreation after painfully trying to watch the first episode in increments of 5 minutes for 3 days. Yes, I lived a rough life. Turns out, after pushing through the first season just … Continue reading When TV Shows Become Your Life.
As I sit in Firestone waiting for my car to receive its biannual oil change, I’m reflecting over what a year 2017 has been. There have been many ups and downs, but overall, it was a solid year. I graduated Magna Cum Laude (.1 away from graduating with highest honors!) from the Fox School at … Continue reading 2017 Reflections: The Transition from Student to Employee
Depending on how well you know me, you'll know that I have a hard time getting out of my comfort zone. While I embrace challenges in the workforce and during my academic endeavors, it's always been hard for me to burst out of my comfort zone in social settings. For instance, I don't care to try … Continue reading To Accept the Opportunity to Challenge Yourself, or Keep Your Mindset Closed
Oh my goodness! It has been way too long since I've last write in a blog post. I mean, there was a lot going on this past month. I moved into my apartment, I was still adjusting to working full-time, and there was just so many different items on my list that I had to … Continue reading Monthly Music (and Update): September
Now that I have more time on my hands because I'm not juggling internship(s) with my academics and social life any longer, I finally have spare time to dedicate to blogging! I know it sounds horrible, but I used to want to just relax and do nothing when I could finally sit down to breathe. … Continue reading How to Kill Writer’s Block: Julie’s Edition