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
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
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
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
To keep y'all in the loop in regards to the apartment search that I mentioned a few weeks ago in a different blog post, I wanted to tell you that everything has finally been settled! I kid you not, I dragged the apartment search on, not purposely, but it could have all been avoided if … Continue reading The Apartment Search is OVER.
Looking for your first job, searching for your own apartment, and scouting for your life partner. Which do you believe is the hardest? For me, I am unable to answer that question because each are extremely and entirely different, although the stress overlaps. For instance, your first job may dictate where you live and what the dating … Continue reading So the Stress Begins…
It's so crazy to say, but I have officially completed my undergraduates studies at Temple University. Family members have warned me that time flies, but it's true, especially when you're a Temple Owl. Okay fine, bad pun. Anyways, I cannot begin to state how happy I am that I am graduating from the consistently-rising Fox … Continue reading Temple Made. Temple Proud.